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WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo. 
Photo: WTO.WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo. Photo: WTO
Last updated: 11.04.2014 //

The WTOs Trade Negotiations Committee met on Monday 7 April 2014. The meeting was convened to discuss the progress concerning the drawing up of a work-program, which is scheduled to be completed by the end of this year.

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Last updated: 03.04.2014 //

“I am pleased that China has today confirmed that it would like to participate in the negotiations on an international Trade in Services Agreement,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Last updated: 17.03.2014 //

A three-day oral hearing of the seals dispute before the WTO Appellate Body started today, Monday 17 March

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Last updated: 07.03.2014 //

Thank you Mr Chairman, Initially, I would like to thank the Government of Malaysia and the WTO Secretariat for the excellent and thorough reports that form the basis for this review.  I would also like to thank Malaysia for the responses to our questions. We will look into the answers and revert to them if necessary. Norway is pleased to note that Malaysia’s economy is characterised by growth

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Last updated: 19.02.2014 //

Trade growth projections for 2014 are much improved, hovering somewhere between 4.0% and 4.5% "but this is still below the historical average since 1990 of 5.5%", said WTO Director-General at the presentation of the global trade-monitoring report Monday 17 February.

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 Ambassador Kwok and Ambassador Neple at the meeting on the Special Session of the Committee on Trade and Development. 
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Last updated: 26.03.2014 //

In a meeting of the Special Session of the Committee on Trade and Development (CTD SS) at the WTO in Geneva 25 March, Ambassador Neple was formally elected as the new Chairman of the CTD SS.

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Last updated: 07.03.2014 //

Geneva, 3 March 2014

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Ambassador Mr. Harald Neple at Malaysia's 6th Trade Policy Review. 
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Last updated: 07.03.2014 //

The Norwegian Ambassador Harald Neple was the discussant at Malaysia’s 6th Trade Policy Review which was held on 3 March and 5 March 2014 at the WTO in Geneva.

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The Norwegian Deputy of Foreign Affairs Mr. Morten Høglund at WTOs Minister Conference in Bali, December last year. 
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Last updated: 18.02.2014 //

The Norwegian Deputy of Foreign Affairs Mr. Morten Høglund visited Geneva February 12 and 13 February.

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