The Chamber-led Brazil-U.S. Business Council will host a luncheon, Prospects for the WTO Doha Round, a Forum Brasil, featuring speakers John Veroneau, Deputy U.S. Trade Representative, and Clodoaldo Hugueney, Brazil's Ambassador to the World Trade Organization. Hugueney will appear via videoconference from Geneva.
Veroneau and Hugenuey will offer their perspectives on the outlook for reviving the WTO talks as well as on the future of the Brazil-U.S. trade relationship in the second term of the Lula administration.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world's largest business federation representing more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions. It includes hundreds of associations, thousands of local chambers, and more than 100 American Chambers of Commerce in 91 countries.
The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations. At its heart are the WTO agreements, negotiated and signed by the bulk of the world's trading nations and ratified in their parliaments. The goal is to help producers of goods and services, exporters, and importers conduct their business.
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