Trade unions demand that developing countries stand up and be counted in WTO talks

Original Publication Date: 
25 July, 2008

Media release - For immediate use
Geneva, July 26, 17.30 pm

Trade unions demand that developing countries stand up and be counted in WTO talks

Speaking at a press conference reacting to the latest in the WTO talks in Geneva, developing country trade unions called on their governments to resist the pressure being placed on them to give way and make cuts to industrial tariffs, whilst accepting a bad deal on agriculture.