THE WTO MINISTERIAL MEET 2022: DEVELOPING COUNTRIES' VOICES UNHEARD The four-day Ministerial Conference started at WTO headquarters in GENEVA Switzerland on Sunday 12th June 2022. This type of meeting is held every four-year to find some consensus among the various trading member countries. Negotiators from 162 nations sought to have convergence on a range of issues including WTO’s response to future pandemics and an IP waiver for vaccines, fisheries subsidies, WTO reforms, agriculture, food security, and e-commerce . India's Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal was the man in the spotlight at the WTO's 12th gathering of trade ministers (MC12). In order to have concessions on different issues, the meet was extended for one more day, that is, Thursday16th June. Everybody at the conference was hopeful that some positivity on issues will emerge at the end of the 5th extended day. FISHING SUBSIDIES & NON-SPECIFIC FUEL SUBSCIDIES: INDIA and many other countries
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