Canadian Agri Food Trade Alliance


CAFTA welcomes agriculture and WTO reform outcomes at MC12

Geneva, Switzerland – June 16, 2022– Greg Northey, Vice President of the Canadian Agri-Food
Trade Alliance and head of CAFTA’s delegation to MC12 in Geneva, today issued the following
statement regarding outcomes at the first WTO Ministerial Meeting in over five years.

“Overall, amid rising global tensions and ever-increasing food security challenges, Canada’s agri-food exporters were expecting meaningful outcomes on agriculture at MC12.

“We thank Minister Ng, Ambassador De Boer and Canadian officials for their constructive work
and diligent attempts to secure ambitious results over the past several days. The effort to find
solutions to many of the challenges the world is facing were appreciated by Canadian agri-food
exporters that depend on free and rules-based trade.”

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