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Cancún, Mexico - 2003

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Statements from member countries

Given at the Fifth WTO Ministerial Conference in Cancún, Mexico from 10 to 14 September 2003.

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Other WTO Ministerials:
> Doha 9–14 Nov. 2001
> Seattle 30 Nov–3 Dec 1999
> Geneva 18 & 20 May 1998
> Singapore 9–13 Dec. 1996

  • Albania — Statement by H.E. Mr Ilir Ciko Deputy
    Minister of Economy
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  • Angola — Statement by H.E. Mr Vitorino Domingos Hossi
    Minister of Commerce
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  • Australia — Statement by the Honourable Mark Vaile, MP
    Minister for Trade
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  • Austria — Statement by H.E. Dr. Martin Bartenstein
    Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Labour
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  • Bahrain — Statement by H.E. Mr Ali Bin Saleh Al-Saleh
    Minister of Commerce
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  • Bangladesh — Statement by the Honourable Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury, MP
    Minister for Commerce
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  • Barbados — Statement by the Honourable Billie A. Miller Senior
    Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade
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  • Belgium — Statement by H.E. Mr Louis Michel
    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs
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  • Belize — Statement by the Honourable Eamon Courtenay
    Minister of Investment and Foreign Trade
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  • Benin — Statement by H.E. Mr Fatiou Vibotgbé Akplogan
    Minister of Industry, Trade and Employment Promotion
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  • Bolivia — Statement by H.E. Dr Carlos Saavedra Bruno
    Minister of Foreign Affairs and Worship
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  • Botswana — Statement by the Honourable Jacob D. Nkate, MP
    Minister of Trade and Industry
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  • Brazil — Statement by H.E. Mr Celso Amorim
    Minister of External Relations
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  • Brunei Darussalam — Statement by the Honourable Pehin Dato Abdul Rahman Taib
    Minister of Industry and Primary Resources
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  • Bulgaria — Statement by H.E. Mrs Lidia S. Shouleva
    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy
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  • Burkina Faso — Statement by H.E. Mr. Benoît Ouattara
    Minister of Trade, Enterprise Promotion and Handicrafts
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  • Burundi — Statement by H.E. Mr Charles Karikurubu
    Minister for Trade and Industry
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  • Cameroon — Statement by H.E. Mr Maïgari Bello Bouba
    Minister of State, Ministry for Industrial and Trade Development
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  • Canada — Statement by Honourable Pierre S. Pettigrew
    Minister for International Trade
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  • Central African Republic — Statement by H.E. Mrs Yacinthe Wodobode
    Minister of Commerce, Industry and Promotion of the Private Sector
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  • Chad — Statement by H.E. Dr Ahmed Mahamadi
    Minister of Trade, Industry and Handicrafts
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  • Chile — Statement by H.E. Mrs Maria Soledad Alvear
    Minister for Foreign Affairs
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  • China — Statement by H.E. Mr. Lu Fuyuan
    Minister of Commerce
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  • Colombia — Statement by H.E. Mr Jorge Humberto Botero
    Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism
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  • Congo — Statement by H.E. Mrs Adelaïde Moundele-Ngollo
    Minister for Trade, Consumer Affairs and Supplies
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  • Congo, Democratic Republic of the — Statement by H.E. Mr Roger Lumbala
    Minister of Foreign Trade
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  • Costa Rica — Statement by H.E. Dr. Alberto J. Trejos
    Minister for Foreign Trade
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  • Côte d'Ivoire — Statement by H.E. Mr Amadou Soumahoro
    Minister for Commerce
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  • Croatia — Statement by H.E. Mr Ljubo Jurčić
    Minister of Economy
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  • Cuba — Statement by H.E. Mr Ricardo Cabrisas Ruíz
    Minister of Government
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  • Cyprus — Statement by H.E. Mr Yiorgos Lillikas
    Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism
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  • Czech Republic — Statement by H.E. Dr Miroslav Somol
    Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade
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  • Denmark — Statement by H.E. Dr Per Stig Møller
    Minister for Foreign Affairs
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  • Dominica — Statement by the Honourable Francis Osborne Riviere
    Minister of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Marketing
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  • Dominican Republic — Statement by H.E. Mr Orlando Jorge Mera
    Minister for Telecommunications
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  • Egypt — Statement by H.E. Dr Youssef Boutros-Ghali
    Minister of Foreign Trade
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  • El Salvador — Statement by H.E. Mr Miguel E. Lacayo
    Minister of Economy
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  • Estonia — Statement by H.E. Mr Priit Kolbre
    Permanent Under-Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
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  • European Communities — Statement by Mr Pascal Lamy
    Commissioner for Trade
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  • Fiji — Statement by the Honourable Kaliopate Tavola, MP
    Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade
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  • Fiji — on behalf of Small Vulnerable Economies
    Statement by the Honourable Kaliopate Tavola
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  • Finland — Statement by H.E. Ms Paula Lehtomäki
    Minister for Foreign Trade and Development
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  • Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) — Statement Circulated by H.E. Mr Ilija Filipovski
    Minister of Economy
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  • France — Statement by H.E. Mr. François Loos
    Minister Delegate to Foreign Trade
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  • Gabon — Statement by H.E. Mr Paul Biyoghe Mba
    Minister for Commerce and Industrial Development, in Charge of NEPAD
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  • Georgia — Statement by H.E. Mrs. Tamar Beruchashvili
    Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs
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  • Germany — Statement by H.E. Dr Alfred Tacke State Secretary,
    Federal Minister of Economics and Labour
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  • Ghana — Statement by the Honourable Alan John Kwadwo Kyerematen
    Minister of Trade, Industry and President's Special Initiatives
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  • Greece — Statement by H.E. Dr Georgios Zanias
    Secretary General, Ministry of Economy and Finance
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  • Grenada — Statement by H.E. Dr Patrick Antoine
    Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the WTO
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  • Guatemala — Statement by H.E. Ms Patricia Ramírez Ceberg
    Minister of Economy
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  • Guinea — Statement by H.E. Mrs Hadja Mariama Déo Baldé
    Minister of Commerce, Industry and Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
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  • Guyana — Statement by the Honourable Clement James Rohee, MP
    Minister of Foreign Trade and International Cooperation
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  • Haiti — Statement by H.E. Mr. Jean-Claude Roche
    Minister of Commerce and Industry
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  • Honduras — Statement by H.E. Mr. Norman García
    Secretary of State, Department of Industry and Commerce
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  • Hong Kong, China — Statement by H.E. Mr. John C. Tsang, JP
    Secretary for Commerce, Industry and Technology
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  • Hungary — Statement by H.E. Dr Peter
    Gottfried State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
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  • Iceland — Statement by H.E. Mr. Halldór Asgrimsson
    Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade
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  • India — Statement by H.E. Mr Arun Jaitley
    Minister of Commerce and Industry and Law and Justice
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  • Indonesia — Statement by H.E. Mrs Rini M.S. Soewandi
    Minister of Industry and Trade
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  • Ireland — Statement by H.E. Mr Michael Ahern
    Minister for International Trade and Commerce
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  • Israel — Statement by H.E. Mr Ehud Olmert
    Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Industry, Trade, Labour and Communications
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  • Italy — on behalf of the Presidency of
    the European Union

    Statement by H.E. Mr. Antonio Marzano
    Minister for Productive Activities
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  • Jamaica — Statement by the Honourable Keith Desmond Knight
    Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade
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  • Japan  — Statement by H.E. Mrs. Yoriko Kawaguchi
    Minister for Foreign Affairs
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    Statement by H.E. Mr. Takeo Hiranuma
    Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry
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  • Jordan — Statement by H.E. Dr. Moh'd S. Abu-Hammour
    Minister of Industry and Trade
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  • Korea, Republic of — Statement by H.E. Mr Hwang Doo-yun
    Minister for Trade
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  • Kuwait — Statement by H.E. Mr Abdullah A. Al-Tawil
    Minister of Commerce and Industry
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  • The Kyrgyz Republic — Statement by H.E. Mr Sadriddin Djienbekov
    Minister of External Trade and Industry
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  • Latvia — Statement by H.E. Mr Maris Riekstinš
    State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
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  • Lesotho — Statement by the Honourable Mpho Meli Malie
    Minister of Trade, Industry and Marketing
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  • Liechtenstein — Statement By H.E. Mr Ernst Walch
    Minister for Foreign Affairs
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  • Lithuania — Statement by H.E. Mr Darius Jurgelevičius
    Under Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
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  • Luxembourg — Statement by H.E. Mrs Lydie Polfer
    Vice-Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade
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  • Macao, China — Statement by Mr Francis P.Y. Tam
    Secretary for Economy and Finance
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  • Madagascar — Statement by H.E. Mr. Mejamirado Razafimiihary
    Minister of Industry, Trade and Development of the Private Sector
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  • Malawi — Statement by H.E. Mr Samuel John Mpasu
    Minister of Commerce and Industry
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  • Malaysia — Statement by the Honourable Dato' Seri Rafidah Aziz
    Minister of International Trade and Industry
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  • Mali — Statement by H.E. Mr Choguel Kokalla Maiga
    Minister of Industry and Commerce
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  • Malta — Statement by the Honourable Edwin Vassallo
    Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs
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  • Mauritania — Statement by H.E. Mr Isselmou Ould Abdel Kader
    Minister of Commerce, Handicrafts and Tourism
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  • Mauritius — Statement Circulated by the Honourable Jaya Krishna Cuttaree
    Minister of Industry and International Trade
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  • Mauritius — on behalf of the African Union
    Statement by the Honourable Jaya Krishna Cuttaree
    Minister of Industry and International Trade
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  • Moldova — Statement by H.E. Mr Dumitru Croitor
    Ambassador to the United Nations at Geneva
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  • Mongolia — Statement by H.E. Mr Chimiddori Ganzorig,
    Minister for Industry and Trade
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  • Morocco — Statement by H.E. Mr Mustapha Mechahouri
    Minister of Foreign Trade
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  • Mozambique — Statement by H.E. Mr Carlos Alberto Sampaio Morgado
    Minister for Industry and Trade
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  • Myanmar — Statement by H.E. Brigadier General Pyi Sone
    Minister for Commerce
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  • Namibia — Statement by the Honourable Jesaya Nyamu
    Minister of Trade and Industry
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  • Netherlands — For the Kingdom in Europe and for the Netherlands Antilles — Statement by H.E. Mr Laurens Jan Brinkhorst,
    Minister of Economic Affairs
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  • New Zealand — Statement by the Honourable Jim Sutton
    Minister for Trade Negotiations
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  • Nicaragua — Statement by H.E. Mr José Agusto Navarro
    Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Affairs
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  • Nigeria — Statement by the Honourable Adamu Danjuma Idris Waziri
    Minister of Commerce
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  • Norway — Statement by H.E. Mr Jan Petersen
    Minister of Foreign Affairs
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  • Oman, Sultanate of — Statement Circulated by the Minister of Commerce and Industry
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  • Pakistan — Statement by H.E. Mr. Humayun Akhtar Khan
    Minister for Commerce
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  • Panama — Statement by H.E. Mr. Joaquín E. Jácome Diez
    Minister of Commerce and Industry
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  • Papua New Guinea — Statement by the Honourable Allan Savenat Mesak Marat
    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Trade and Industry
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  • Paraguay — Statement by H.E. Mrs. Leila Rachid de Cowles
    Minister for Foreign Relations
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  • Peru — Statement by H.E. Mr Jorge Voto-Benales Ambassador,
    Head of Delegation
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  • Philippines — Statement by the Honourable Manuel Roxas
    Secretary of Trade and Industry
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  • Poland — Statement by H.E. Mr Miroslaw Zielinski Vice
    Minister, Ministry of Economy, Labour and Social Policy
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  • Portugal — Statement by H.E. Mr António Martins Da Cruz
    Minister for Foreign Affairs
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  • Qatar — Statement by H.E. Sheikh Hamad Bin Faisal Al-Thani
    Minister of Economy and Commerce
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  • Romania — Statement by H.E. Mr Eugen Dijmarescu,
    Minister of Commerce
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  • Rwanda — Statement by H.E. Dr Alexandre Lyambabaje
    Minister of Commerce, Industry, Investment Promotion, Tourism and Cooperatives
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  • Saint Kitts and Nevis — Statement by Mr Horatio Versailles Permanent Secretary, Ministry of International Trade and CARICOM Affairs
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  • Saint Lucia — Statement by the Honourable Calixte George
    Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
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  • Saint Vincent & the Grenadines — Statement by H.E. Mr Ellsworth John
    Ambassador to the United States
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  • Senegal — Statement by H.E. Mrs. Aichatou Agne Pouye
    Minister of Trade
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  • Sierra Leone — Statement by H.E. Dr Kadi Sesay
    Minister of Trade and Industry
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  • Singapore — Statement by H.E. Mr George Yeo
    Minister for Trade and Industry
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  • Slovak Republic — Statement by H.E. Mr László Pomothy
    State Secretary of the Ministry of Economy
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  • Slovenia — Statement by H.E. Dr Tea Petrin
    Minister of the Economy
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  • Solomon Islands — Statement by H.E. Mr Trevor Olavac
    Minister of Commerce, Industries and Employment
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  • South Africa — Statement by the Honourable Alexander Erwin
    Minister of Trade and Industry
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  • Spain — Statement by H.E. Mr Rodrigo de Rato y Figaredo
    Second Vice-President and Minister of the Economy
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  • Sri Lanka — Statement Circulated by the Honourable Sanoresh Ravinora Karunanayake
    Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
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  • Sweden — Statement by H.E. Ms Lotta Fogde State
    Secretary for Trade
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  • Switzerland — Statement by H.E. Mr Joseph Deiss Federal Counsellor
    Head of the Federal Department of Economic Affairs
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  • Chinese Taipei — Statement by H.E. Mr. Lin Yi-fu
    Minister of Economic Affairs
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  • Tanzania — Statement by the Honourable Juma Aifa Ngasongwa
    Minister of Industry and Trade
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  • Thailand — Statement by H.E. Dr Adisai Bodharamik
    Minister of Commerce
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  • Togo — Statement by H.E. Mr. Tanktadja Lalle
    Minister of Commerce, Industry, Transport and Free-Zone Development
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  • Trinidad and Tobago — Statement by the Honourable Kenneth Valley
    Minister of Trade and Industry and Minister in the Ministry of Finance
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  • Tunisia — Statement by H.E. Mr Mohsen Laroui
    Secretary of State to the Minister of Tourism, Commerce and Handicrafts, in Charge of Trade
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  • Turkey — Statement by H.E. Mr Kürşad Tüzmen,
    State Minister in Charge of Foreign Trade and Customs
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  • Uganda — Statement by the Honourable Professor Edward B. Rugumayo
    Minister of Tourism, Trade and Industry
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  • United Arab Emirates — Statement by H.E. Mr Sheikh Fahim Bin Sultan Al-Qasimi
    Minister of Economy and Commerce
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  • United Kingdom — Statement by Mr Mike O'Brien
    Minister for Trade, Investment and Foreign Affairs
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  • Uruguay — Statement by H.E. Dr Didier Opertti Badan
    Minister for Foreign Affairs
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  • Venezuela — Statement by H.E. Mr Ramón Rosales Linares
    Minister of Production and Trade
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  • Zambia — Statement by the Honourable Dipak Patel
    Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry
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  • Zimbabwe — Statement by H.E. Dr Samuel Creighton Mumbengegwi
    Minister of Industry and International Trade
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