Turkey's Caglayan attends WTO trade ministers meeting

Caglayan said that Turkey had a gross domestic product of 730 billion USD, and it was the 16th biggest economy of the world

Turkey's Caglayan attends WTO trade ministers meeting

Turkish State Minister for foreign trade Zafer Caglayan attended trade ministers meeting of World Trade Organization (WTO) which was held within the scope of Davos Summit in Switzerland on Saturday.

Caglayan said that Turkey had a gross domestic product of 730 billion USD, and it was the 16th biggest economy of the world, adding that Turkey targeted to reach 500 billion USD of export on the 100th year of the foundation of Republic.

The recent situation in Doha Development Agenda Negotiations are being discussed in WTO meeting.

Noting that Doha negotiations was an opportunity to bring new openings in international trade, Caglayan said that Turkey was aware of the importance of the market opening which would be provided by Doha package.

He added that it would be positive to provide some flexibility to developing countries to help them adjust in more competitive conditions which would appear due to liberalization in trade.

Trade ministers and high-level officials from Australia, EU Commission, Brazil, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, South Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Peru, South Africa, Thailand and the U.S. are attending the meeting.

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