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PRESS/38
13 December 1995

Election of WTO Chairpersons for 1996

At the WTO General Council meeting on 13 December 1995, the following were elected Chairpersons of their respective WTO bodies:

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General Council: Ambassador William Rossier (Switzerland)

Dispute Settlement Body: Ambassador Celso Lafer (Brazil)

Council for Trade in Goods: Ambassador Srinivasan Naranayan (India)

Council for Trade-Related Aspects

of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPs): Ambassador Wade Armstrong (New Zealand)

Council for Trade In Services: Ambassador Lilia Bautista (Philippines)

Trade Policy Review Body: Ambassador Anne Anderson (Ireland)

Committee on Trade and Environment: Ambassador Juan C. Sanchez Arnau (Argentina)

Committee on Trade and Development: Ambassador Nacer Benjelloun-Touimi (Morocco)

Committee on Budget, Finance and Administration: Mr Jun Yokota (Japan)

Committee on Balance-of-Payments Restrictions: Mr Peter Witt (Germany)