LLDC ministers adopt declaration on trade-related priorities in run-up to MC12

Trade ministers from landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) adopted at a meeting at the WTO on 4 November a declaration outlining their trade priorities ahead of the 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) to be held at the end of November. Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala underscored in her opening address the challenges faced by LLDCs and reiterated her commitment to promoting a more inclusive multilateral trading system.