Trade rules loopholes affecting Pacific states

Fisheries is the lifeline of many Pacific Island economies and dominated meetings of the World Trade Organisation (W.T.O.) . Picture: Forum Fisheries Agency.

APIA, 17 SEPTEMBER 2018 (SAMOA OBSERVER) – There are loopholes in the World Trade Organisation (WTO) rules that affect the exports of its Pacific member countries including Samoa, says Pacific Islands Forum Permanent Representative to the WTO, Merewalesi Falemaka. Falemaka, who is based in Geneva, is one of the facilitators of a two-week WTO regional […]

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