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Trade Minister

A general term for a government official responsible for international trade. The trade minister may negotiate trade agreements, advise the administration on trade policy, and promote the country's products on the world stage. The trade minister may be a cabinet level official, but this is not always the case.
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Before his participation in the conference the minister took part in the meeting of the Arab Group Trade Ministers and the meeting of the African Group Trade Ministers in Geneva, as well as in the ministerial conferences of the Islamic Development Bank and the International Organisation of the Francophonie (OMF).
Vietnam will host a meeting of TPP ministers later in the month during the APEC Trade Ministers meeting and has asked Mr McClay to co-chair the meeting of TPP countries.
Ali bin Masoud al- Sunaidi, Minister of Commerce and Industry led the Sultanate's delegation in the 54th Trade Cooperation Committee meeting of the GCC Trade Ministers and the 24th meeting of the GCC Standardization Organization (GSO), which were held in Riyadh today.
The minister met select group of trade ministers in Oslo (Norway) in which 25 out of 164 members were invited to deliberate on the trade and economic challenges faced by global community.
Countries in the Committee of Foreign Trade Ministers of Agadir are negotiating with the European Union (EU) to fund the fourth phase of the technical unit of the Agadir Agreement programmes with at least e1/44m.
What to look for: The meeting of trade ministers of key World Trade Organization member-countries, on the sidelines of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development meeting, will discuss the pending issues of the Doha round and finalise the agenda for the Nairobi ministerial meeting in December.
Sydney: G20 trade ministers reaffirmed yesterday their commitment to free trade as a central driver of growth and to streamline the flow of goods through borders.
India's insistence that it be allowed to stockpile and subsidise grain for its millions of hungry poor has emerged as a major stumbling block at a conference of trade ministers in Bali.
The member states' trade ministers are sticking to their position: a global trade deal in Bali must be struck, but in order for the Union to agree to a package of texts, it must get its way on trade facilitation.
Beijing, May 7 (Xinhua-ANI): Trade ministers of China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (ROK) are scheduled to meet here Saturday to discuss a range of trilateral trade issues.
NEW DELHI, March 28 (KUNA) -- Trade ministers of five BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and S.
The following is the text of a joint statement released Sunday after a trilateral meeting of trade ministers from Japan, China and South Korea in Tokyo.