WTO Members Hold a Press Conference on the Ministerial Statement of the Coordinator of the “Plastic Pollution and Environmentally Sustainable Plastics Trade” Initiative

International Business News  –  On June 13, 2022, the “Plastic Pollution and Environmentally Sustainable Plastics Trade” (IDP) initiative held a press conference on the Coordinating Minister’s Statement at the WTO to issue the IDP Coordinating Minister’s Statement, introducing “Plastic Pollution and Environmentally Sustainable Plastics Trade”. The implementation of the Ministerial Statement since its release at the end of 2021 clarifies the key points of the next step in the implementation of the Ministerial Statement. Many international media have participated and interacted with the issuer.

Ambassador Li Chenggang attended the meeting and delivered a speech. He introduced the measures and achievements China has taken in the control of plastic pollution, affirmed the positive progress made by the IDP since the issuance of the ministerial statement, thanked the active participation of WTO members and stakeholders, and proposed that the next step of the IDP will be Adhere to the priority of development, adhere to the people-centered, adhere to inclusive and inclusive, adhere to innovation-driven, adhere to the harmonious coexistence of man and nature, adhere to the action orientation, and strive to play a unique role in the joint efforts of all walks of life in the world to deal with plastic pollution. WTO Deputy Director-General Zhang Xiangchen, Ecuadorian Deputy Foreign Minister and Australian Ambassador delivered speeches at the meeting, affirmed the progress made by the IDP, and shared their views on the next steps.