Although trade representatives from many countries agree World Trade Organization talks should restart on a technical level, U.S. Trade Representative Susan Schwab does not expect any breakthroughs soon.
"Just as the last several months have been months of very intensive, quiet consultations and discussions, I suspect the next several months will be characterized by much of the same," Susan Schwab told reporters at the World Trade Organization.
Schwab did not advance any proposals on agricultural issues, which were a large part of the reason talks collapsed in July. The European Union does not believe
"Clearly we have a lot of work to do to find a landing zone where we have convergence because we haven't identified that," she says.
However, Schwab does say that trade negotiators at last week's World Economic Forum in
Source: United Press International