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Summary of the results of the 12th WTO Ministerial Conference


The 12th WTO Ministerial Conference (MC12), originally scheduled to be held in Geneva, Switzerland, from June 12 to 15, 2022, was eventually extended for another two days and closed on June 17, local time. For an agency that has been unable to reach a deal for nearly a decade, reaching an agreement amid difficult geopolitical tensions is a noteworthy achievement. The package also compromised on ambition on some issues, but members pledged to continue negotiations. The results are summarized as follows.

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