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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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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.
Ambassador also requested Minister to depute a delegation for the upcoming India-Africa Trade Ministers meeting in South Africa on 30 September-1 October, 2013.
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.
Summary: Two dozen trade ministers are meeting to review progress on finishing the Doha round.
Trade ministers from Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) have pressed on with the stalled Doha talks on global trade and planned to relay the political momentum from this to a G20 meeting later this month.
State Minister for foreign trade Zafer Caglayan held a press conference ahead of the Istanbul Summit of Trade Ministers held on the sidelines of the "Turkey-World Trade Bridge 2010" organized by Turkish Foreign Trade Undersecretariat and the Turkish Businessmen's and Industrialists' Confederation (TUSKON).
Summary: A draft agreement providing for the setting up of a mechanism to settle commercial disputes was signed Wednesday between Tunisia and the European Union, on the sidelines of the 8th Conference of Euro-Mediterranean trade ministers held in Brussels.
The official spokesman for the Basra governor, Salem Taqi, had said that Turkish foreign and trade ministers, accompanied by around 150 Turkish businessmen, arrived on Friday in Basra to open the Turkish consulate.
Trade Representative Ron Kirk will travel to Singapore next week to attend a meeting of trade ministers of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum, his office said Wednesday.
Vice Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Harufumi Mochizuki told reporters that Japan is instead considering sending senior officials to the two-day meeting of trade ministers of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum starting Tuesday.