WTO Conference News LIVE Updates: Four-day WTO ministerial meet likely to be extended in light of impasse on various matters - The Economic Times

WTO Ministerial Conference News Live: The Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has proposed to extend the ministerial conference by one day. Member countries of the organisation have gathered here to finalise an agreement on disciplining subsidies to promote sustainable fishing, and a package in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.India has expressed its concerns over slow movement on finding a permanent solution to the issue of public stock holding of grains for food security programmes, stating that one cannot tread the path of trade on an empty stomach.It has also expressed concerns over the way some developed countries are nitpicking on the proposal of patent waiver to deal with the Covid pandemic under the aegis of the WTO.

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