G8 St Petersburg Trade: Statement

Sectors : International trade: market access, subsidies and aid for trade, Regional trade
Organisation : G8
Date made: 
2006

Commitments in: Trade - Regional trade

“4. We are fully committed to the development dimension of Doha and the need to improve the participation of developing countries, including through south-south trade and enhanced regional integration…”

Scope: 
International

Commitments in: Trade - International trade: market access, subsidies and aid for trade

“3. We renew our commitment to pursue a high level of ambition in all areas of the DDA with a view to reaching a meaningful and balanced outcome. We commit ourselves to substantial improvement in market access for trade in both agricultural and industrial products and to expanding opportunities for trade in services…

…6. We acknowledge the importance of Aid for Trade as essential in helping many developing economies to benefit from trade. We expect spending on Aid for Trade to increase to $4 billion, including through enhancing the Integrated Framework…We reaffirm our commitment to Aid for Trade and Trade Capacity Building. We will promote trade-related technical assistance through training and education…”

Scope: 
International