Trade Minister

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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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At the seventh RCEP Intersessional Meeting, trade ministers of the negotiating economies affirmed their collective determination to conclude talks this year.
President Rodrigo Duterte called on Asean-member states for the 'swift' conclusion of the China-backed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) after Asia-Pacific trade ministers failed to reach their year-end target of a 'substantial conclusion' during the economic ministers' meeting here.
I will visit Canada and the United States between 23 and 26 October, to represent Australia at a meeting of trade ministers on World Trade Organization (WTO) reform, and to meet Canadian and US leaders in government and business.
LONDON -- UK and Pakistan Trade Ministers welcomed almost APS100 million of new British business investment into Pakistan Thursday.
Malaysian Trade Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed said he will raise the issue when he meets with EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem on the sidelines of an Association of South-east Asian Nations (Asean) trade ministers' meeting in Singapore.
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).
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.
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.
Summary: Featuring: India-EU FTA talks, PM Narendra Modi's visit to Bangladesh, WTO trade ministers' meeting and OPEC meet.
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.