Actas - Consejo de los ADPIC en Sesión Extraordinaria - Ver detalles de la intervención/declaración

Ambassador Eui-yong Chung (Korea, Republic of)
26. The representative of Singapore said that his delegation broadly supported the organization of work, which was to start with a fact-finding stage followed by a negotiating phase. It was a business-like method of implementing the Doha mandate. His delegation agreed to the flexible approach suggested in regard to timing and could go along with the group, bearing in mind the time constraints. On the shape of the system to be adopted, Singapore's preliminary view was that it should be restricted to wines and spirits, be voluntary, simple, cost-effective and its implementation should not unnecessarily burden countries.