The EU, together with other countries, has pledged to launch negotiations in the World Trade Organization (WTO) on liberalising trade in so-called 'green goods'. The aim of this initiative is to eliminate tariffs on green goods.

As EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht stated: "I'm delighted to launch this 'green goods' initiative," declared EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht. "The EU is firmly committed to promoting and liberalising trade in 'green goods and services'. All WTO members need ...


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