Investment facilitation negotiators welcome substantive progress in Draft Agreement

At a plenary meeting on 4 May following two days of consultations, WTO members participating in the negotiations on investment facilitation for development (IFD) commended the substantive progress made in the Draft Agreement since the start of this year. The co-coordinators of the talks, Ambassador Sofía Boza of Chile and Jung Sung Park of the Republic of Korea, introduced the latest revision of the draft text, which reflects solid progress towards the objective of finalizing the negotiations by mid-2023.