World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference of 2011

The WTO General Council held an eighth WTO ministerial conference session in Geneva from 15–3 December 2011.

Membership agreement where made for Russia, Samoa, and Montenegro, dependent on the ratification of those countries.[1] The consent of Russia`s membership was seen as important, since the country had been the largest major economy outside the organization since the accession of China in 2001.

WTO Ministerial Conference of 2011
Events --
Opening ceremony 15 December 2011
Closing ceremony 17 December 2011
Conference venue Geneva, Switzerland
Website [1]
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World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference of 2011
Location of Geneva
Ministerial Conference 2011
Pascal Lamy of France, director general of the World Trade Organization (left) and Olusegun Olutoyin Aganga of Nigeria, chairman of the Eight Session


  1. ^ "Day 3: Samoa and Montenegro join Russia with membership agreed, as ministers wrap up conference". WTO. 17 December 2011. Retrieved 8 December 2013.

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