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EUROPE READY TO HELP WITH WTO REFORM
A multilateral effort needs to be made to save the World Trade Organization (WTO), the European Union’s Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström said at the Atlantic Council in Washington on January 10, noting that the twenty-four-year-old intergovernmental body to regulate international trade is “under increasing pressure.” “So we need to save it,” Malmström said, warning “it is quite urgent,” Malmström spoke following a January 9 trilateral meeting in Washington between the US, Japanese, and EU trade officials to discuss reform plans for the WTO. The effort was the fifth of its kind and was born out of an initiative started by the respective trade ministers on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires late last year. DAVID A. WEMER READ MORE