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Cairns Group Farm Leaders reaffirm the importance of The Open, Fair and Rules-Based Trade of Agricultural Goods to Food Security during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Cairns Group Farm leaders strongly support the joint statement issued on the 31 March by the heads of the World Trade Organization (WTO), the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) which calls on governments to minimise the impact of COVID-19 related border restrictions on trade in food.
Friday, 5 June 2020

The Cairns Group Farm Leaders issued the following statement saying, "Free, fair and open trade between nations under an international rules-based system is key to ensuring food security is not compromised in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic."

The Cairns Group Farm Leaders represents Australia, Argentina, Brazil, New Zealand and Uruguay. The group strongly support the joint statement issued on the 31st of March by the heads of the WTO, the UN FAO and the WHO which calls on governments to minimise the impact of COVID-19 related border restrictions on trade in food.

Read the full statement here: https://www.tradeworks.org.nz/cairns-group-farm-leaders-reaffirm-the-importance-of-the-open-fair-and-rules-based-trade-of-agricultural-goods-to-food-security-during-the-covid-19-pandemic/