Timor-Leste remains actively engaged in WTO accession talks despite MC12 postponement

A large delegation from Timor-Leste, led by Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs and WTO Accession Chief Negotiator, Mr Joaquim Amaral, visited Geneva between 27 November and 4 December, holding bilateral meetings with WTO members, the WTO Secretariat and development partners despite the postponement of the 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12). They also participated in roundtable discussions on the country’s accession to the WTO.