Masisi calls for equitable trade

Speaking out: Masisi
Speaking out: Masisi

President Mokgweetsi Masisi says trade patterns in the world are skewed and favour developed countries at the expense of the less developed.

Delivering a presidential lecture at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in Geneva, Switzerland this week, Masisi said the imbalance left less developed countries with no option but to continue surviving on the crumbs that fall from the tables of developed countries.

“Africa expects the WTO to facilitate fair trade that allows African countries to participate equally in the global world of trade,” the President said.

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