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WTO Launched Three Ministerial Statements on Trade Environment and Sustainable Development

Source: Department of Trade / Updated: 2021-12-23

On December 15, the press conference of WTO ministerial statements on trade, environment and sustainable development was held online. This joint event launched three ministerial statements, namely, Trade and Environmental Sustainability (TESSD), Plastics Pollution and Environmentally Sustainable Plastics Trade (IDP) and Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform (FFSR). The event opened with a keynote address by WTO Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. China joined 2 of the three statements. The Department of Trade and the Department of Resource Conservation and Environmental Protection of NDRC participated in related study and this event.