Momentum rising in WTO discussions on plastics trade, DDG Paugam notes at high-level event

WTO members’ interest in addressing the environmental implications of plastics trade has intensified in recent years, leading to a better understanding of how trade policies can be better directed towards supporting a transition to a sustainable plastics economy, Deputy Director-General Jean-Marie Paugam said on 2 September at a high-level event on global action to tackle plastic pollution.