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Sunday, 18 December 2011

WAM | UAE calls on WTO members to remove trade barriers

The UAE firmly believes that World Trade Organization member states must continue removing obstacles to trade to maintain the function of global commerce as an engine of growth, of jobs, of development, and of poverty reduction, Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of Foreign Trade, told the WTO's 8th Ministerial Conference here.

Delivering the UAE address, Sheikha Lubna drew attention of the highest WTO's gathering to the UAE initiative to liberalize raw materials and aluminum sectors and call upon your support to adopt this initiative.

''Given the urgency of the global challenges we are facing, our meeting represents an issue of utmost importance. Circumstances are always changing, so it is crucial that institutions like the WTO continue to adapt to new realities.