WTO Negotiation Dashboard
Click here to read our blog on this subject. After two decades of negotiations, a partial ban on capacity-enhancing (i.e., harmful) fisheries subsidies is finally within the World Trade Organization’s reach. Some countries will be exempt from this ban. The thresholds retained to be exempt might be subject to change as the current WTO negotiations develop. Our interactive dashboard allows users to determine which countries would be exempt from the potential ban, by changing the four criteria below (as identified in the current draft text). In the current draft (default screen below), 39 countries accounting for 11% of global capture seafood production are likely to be exempt from the potential ban. For optimal display please click the fullscreen button in the bottom right corner.