Delegates attending the 11th World Trade Organisation (WTO) Ministerial Conference (Photo VNA)

Buenos Aires (VNA)
– Entrepreneurs and politicians from World Trade Organisation (WTO) member nations gathered at a business forum in Argentina on December 12 to promote dialogue between State and private businesses.

The forum is part of the 11th WTO Ministerial Conference, which is taking place in Buenos Aires from December 10-14, with more than 400 delegates from 164 member countries in attendance.
 
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Participants affirmed their determination to promote dialogues between state and private firms to remove barriers for global trade and establish a framework suitable with globalisation.

Director-General of the WTO Roberto Azevedo said business activities have impacted trade exchanges, fuelling the development of economies, generating jobs, promoting entrepreneurship and innovation to boost growth and prosperity.

He underlined the significant role of e-commerce for newly-established enterprises.

President of the host country Mauricio Macri said states and businesses should enhance dialogues to bring benefits for people.

He called on WTO member countries to remove trade barriers and promote sustainable growth by using modern technologies.

He emphasised focusing investment on poverty reduction, food security and gender equality.-VNA