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G20 trade ministerial: WTO reforms, supply chains may dominate agenda

Minister Goyal is expected to hold bilateral meetings with counterparts from member countries

Piyush Goyal

India has already signed two trade agreements earlier this year with the UAE and Australia

Shreya Nandi New Delhi
Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal is set to attend the three-day Group of 20 (G20) nations’ trade, investment, and industry ministerial, which begins on Wednesday in Bali, Indonesia. Member nations are expected to thrash out key trade issues related to market access, building sustainable supply chains, reform of the World Trade Organization (WTO), among others.

There could also be discussions on industry’s responses to pandemics, digital trade, and sustainable investment for global economic recovery.

The meeting takes place at a time when the world is yet to fully recover from the Covid-19 pandemic’s shock and is staring at recession,

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First Published: Sep 20 2022 | 7:20 PM IST

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