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Reference ID Created Released Classification Origin
07MANILA1450
2007-05-04 09:13
2011-08-30 01:44
UNCLASSIFIED//FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY
Embassy Manila

VZCZCXRO5383
OO RUEHCHI RUEHDT RUEHHM
DE RUEHML #1450 1240913
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 040913Z MAY 07
FM AMEMBASSY MANILA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 6385
RUCPDOC/USDOC WASHDC IMMEDIATE
INFO RUEHZS/ASEAN COLLECTIVE PRIORITY
RUEHGV/USMISSION GENEVA PRIORITY 2190
RUEHBS/USEU BRUSSELS PRIORITY
UNCLAS MANILA 001450

SIPDIS

STATE FOR EAP/MTS AND EEB/TPP/MTA/MST (ASCHIEBE)
STATE PASS TO USTR FOR BNORTON
COMMERCE FOR DMENDOZA AND EBRZYTWA

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ETRD ECON WTRO RP
SUBJECT: Philippines Still Considering WTO Taft Poposal

REF: State 57995

Sensitive but unclassified. Please protect accordingly.

(SBU) On May 4, EconOff presented reftel demarche to Angelo S.
Benedictos, Assistant Director of the Bureau of International Trade
Relations of the Department of Trade and Industry. Benedictos
replied that the GRP continues to prepare its agenda for the May 7
discussions on non-tariff barriers in Geneva, and is both aware of
and studying the U.S. proposal on textiles, apparel, footwear, and
travel goods. At this stage, he does not rule out Philippine
co-sponsorship of the proposal.

Kenney

   

 

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