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Trade Minister Yoo meets with WTO director-general at Davos 2020 2020-01-28

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    Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee (left) met with the WTO Director-General Roberto Azevedo (right) at the 2020 World Economic Forum held in Davos, Switzerland, on January 23 (local time), to discuss the restoration of the WTO-centered multilateral trading system and the contributions Korea can make to this end.

     

    Trade Minister Yoo emphasized the need for the normalization of the WTO Appellate Body and the WTO reform. She went on to point out that because Korea is well placed to understand the positions of both developed and developing countries, it can make constructive contributions to the maintenance of the multilateral trading system represented by the WTO.

     

    Trade Minister Yoo also held bilateral meetings with about 10 key figures, including the economic and trade ministers of major countries, the EU Trade Commissioner, and the CEOs of innovative companies.