The Ninth
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Ministerial Conference was held in
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from 3 to 7 December 2013. The conference was chaired by the Indonesian Trade Minister
Gita Wirjawan
Gita Wirjawan
. In this conference, 159 members of World Trade Organization agreed to the Bali Package which aims to ease barriers to international trade.Bali Ministerial Declaration and decisions
at WTO official website. Accessed 31 December 2013
Yemen's agreement was also registered, dependent on the country's membership ratification.


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Ninth WTO Ministerial Conference
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