WTO advocates a more inclusive global trade

The Director General of the WTO, Roberto Azevedo, called for a more inclusive global trade, through the use of digital technology to help more exchanges between small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

In a meeting held in Hangzhou, China, with President of the Working Group G20 Development of SMEs, Jack Ma, the head of the World Trade Organization (WTO) also he stressed that the exchange can contribute to economic growth global.

According to Azevedo, the trading system can be more inclusive and encourage the development of the countries with the help of digital technology.

He noted that the need to facilitate increased online access to trading platforms, was one of the main points discussed in the dialogue with the executive of the G20 and also one of the proposals to the leaders of the bloc in the recent meeting conducted in China.

The WTO, which is based in Geneva, Switzerland, held on 27 and 28 this month a public forum, which is aimed at promoting a more inclusive exchange.

At a time when the business environment is changing and global growth slows, the Forum will provide an opportunity to analyze in more than 100 sessions, how you can achieve that trade is truly inclusive, Azevedo said.

This means, he added, that trade would allow small businesses, women and innovative organizations, play an active role in the global trading system.

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