The World Trade Organization's Ministerial Conference of 1996 was held in Singapore on December 9 - December 13, 1996. The inaugural meeting for the organisation since its formation. The event was hosted by the government of Singapore at the Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre in Suntec City. The conference established four permanent working groups: transparency in government procurement, trade facilitation (customs issues), trade and investment, and trade and competition. These groups collectively are called the Singapore issues.


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*http://www.wto.org/english/thewto_e/minist_e/min96_e/min96_e.htm Category:1996 in Asia Category:1996 conferences Category:World Trade Organization ministerial conferences Category:Events in Singapore Category:Economic history of Singapore Category:Diplomatic conferences in Singapore Category:20th-century diplomatic conferences Category:1996 in international relations Category:December 1996 events in Asia {{International-trade-stub