Brazil WTO Trade Policy Review

UK Permanent Representative to the World Trade Organization in Geneva, Simon Manley, makes a statement during the WTO trade policy review.

Mr. Chairman, I warmly welcome the Brazilian delegation led by Minister Fernando Meirelles de Azevedo Pimentel.

In his speech, he said, "I thank the Government of Brazil and the WTO Secretariat for their report and, in particular, for your insightful comments to the Chair and Discussant."

The President looks forward to continuing to work closely with the incoming government after the Brazilian elections.

To explore bilateral opportunities and advance multilateral solutions.

The review in written questions sought to gain a deeper understanding of import and customs requirements, sustainability measures, UK Geographical Indications.

According to the TPR of 2017, to some extent Brazil is an internal oriented economy.

He was pleased to see the development of Brazil.