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EU-led WTO group to downgrade Russia’s trade status, paving way for new sanctions

By Joanna Sopinska
  • 09 Mar 2022 15:20
  • 09 Mar 2022 15:20
A group of like-minded countries led by the EU is working on a joint declaration aimed at stripping Russia of “most-favored nation” status at the World Trade Organization, MLex has learned. The document is likely to be endorsed at a meeting of EU government leaders later this week.
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Joanna Sopinska

Senior Correspondent

Joanna covers trade in Brussels. Formerly trade editor of EU Trade Insights, she has many years' experience reporting on trade, investment policy and foreign affairs. Before that, she spent nine years at Europolitics news agency writing on trade, agriculture policy and foreign affairs. Before moving to Brussels in 2006, Joanna worked as an analyst at the Polish Institute of International Relations (PISM) in Warsaw.

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