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SUNS # 9603 Monday  27 June 2022


Trade: WTO Fisheries Subsidies Agreement may take time for ratification (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The developing countries appear to have locked themselves into what several WTO members reckon as a "toothless" Fisheries Subsidies Agreement that was concluded at the World Trade Organization's 12th ministerial conference (MC12) on 17 June, said people familiar with the decision.

Trade: Services trade continues to recover despite Ukraine conflict (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
World services trade continued to grow into the second quarter of 2022, indicating its resilience to the conflict in Ukraine and signaling a possible shift in consumption patterns away from goods and back toward services following the easing of the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Trade Organization (WTO) has said.

Climate: The agenda fight over Glasgow Dialogue on Loss and Damage (PRIV)
(Meena Raman, Penang)
Parties failed to reach consensus on the agenda item on "Matters relating to the Glasgow Dialogue (GD) on loss and damage" at the recently held 56th Session of the UNFCCC's Subsidiary Bodies (SBs) in Bonn that took place from 6-16 June.

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