statement On 9 December 2013, H. E. Secretary Gregory Domingo, Department of Trade and Industry, delivered the Philippines’ statement during the 9th World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial Conference held in Bali, Indonesia. After rigorous negotiations from 3 to 7 December 2013, ministers adopted the “Bali Package”, a series of decisions aimed at streamlining trade, allowing developing countries more options for providing food security, boosting least-developed countries’ trade and helping development.