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H.E. Ambassador Lundeg Purevsuren
403.   Brazil appreciates the contribution by the African Group, Cuba, India and Oman. We also thank the statement made by the EU. 404.   Brazil is in favour of enhancing transparency and strengthening notifications in the WTO. We are ready to engage in discussions to explore alternative ways to address the issue and ensure a good combination of incentives for enhanced transparency, which should permeate all areas of the WTO. 405.   As an example, this current week in the General Council, Brazil joined the United States in a statement for more transparency in the dispute settlement system. As noted in the statement, greater transparency can be promoted in different ways, all of them consistent with existing rules.
The Council took note of the statements made.
62.   The Chair indicated that this item had been put on the agenda at the request of the African Group, Cuba, India and Oman. These delegations had also submitted a communication on this topic, which had been circulated in document JOB/IP/33/Rev.2, in order to allow Members to prepare for the discussion. He invited the co-sponsors to introduce their communication.
63.   The representatives of South Africa, India, the European Union; China; Brazil; and Japan took the floor.
64.   The Council took note of the statements made.
IP/C/M/93, IP/C/M/93/Add.1