US embassy cable - 02AMMAN2302

JORDAN'S THANKS ON WTO SUBSIDY ISSUE

Identifier: 02AMMAN2302
Wikileaks: View 02AMMAN2302 at Wikileaks.org
Origin: Embassy Amman
Created: 2002-05-09 14:50:00
Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Tags: ETRD JO WTRO
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UNCLAS AMMAN 002302 
 
SIPDIS 
 
USTR FOR NED SAUMS 
 
E.O. 12958: N/A 
TAGS: ETRD, JO, WTRO 
SUBJECT: JORDAN'S THANKS ON WTO SUBSIDY ISSUE 
 
REF: AMMAN 2040 
 
Samer Tawil, the Secretary General of the Ministry of 
Industry and Trade, called to express Jordan's appreciation 
for the way the U.S. delegation in Geneva handled the issue 
of Jordan's request that the WTO agree to an extension of 
Jordan's tax break for corporate profits earned from exports. 
 Tawil said that the bilateral meetings between the U.S. and 
Jordanian delegations had been very constructive.  He 
appreciated the chance to explain Jordan's point of view and 
understood the broader considerations the U.S. delegation had 
to take into account.  Post adds its thanks for the efficient 
handling of this issue. 
BERRY 

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