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WTO fisheries subsidies: India, Sri Lanka demand to postpone deadline gains support

India and Sri Lanka have discovered help from numerous other Globe Trade Organization (WTO) associates, this sort of as Namibia, Indonesia, South Africa and the ACP Group, in expressing uncertainties more than concluding the on-likely negotiations for curbing fisheries subsidies by the stop of this calendar year, thanks to the continuation of the Covid-19 pandemic.

This is a beneficial improvement for India as a shifting of deadline will make it possible for it much more time to negotiate a well-well balanced package deal with distinctive carve-outs for artisanal fishers although protecting status quo on the present subsidy programmes until it is accomplished.

“Since the July assembly, when it was agreed that associates will get the job done toward concluding the fisheries package deal by the stop of this calendar year, numerous much more associates extra their voices to individuals who have expressed uncertainties about finishing get the job done by

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