23 But should the Ministry of Foreign Affairs remain responsible for international trade issues? 19 Objective: to promote international trade, in particular the trade of developing countries (www.TranslateEN.com), with a view to accelerating economic development. Thirteen proofs of the growing importance of international trade and finance are all around us. What drove you to look for trade deals? Please let us know where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible). 1 It was a hectic day during the international trade negotiations in Brussels. Britannica.com: Trade Agreement Encyclopedia Articles 26 When environmental measures raise issues of fairness in international trade, they should be recognized and discussed.