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Vietnam files WTO complaint vs US over anti-dumping duties on fish

Vietnam has filed a complaint against the U.S. with the World Trade Organization (WTO), challenging  Washington’s anti-dumping measures against Vietnam’s exports of fish fillets. The...

VN steel makers seek gov’t backing in US probe of steel...

The Vietnam Steel Association (VSA) has asked for assistance from the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) in the anti-dumping (AD) investigations launched by...

Peter Sutherland, first WTO Director-General, passes away

Peter Sutherland, the first Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), has passed away in his home city of Dublin. He was 71. Mr Sutherland...

Removing quantitative restriction on PH rice imports to cut prices

The lifting of the quantitative restriction (QR) on Philippine rice imports in favor of tariffs will bring several benefits to the economy, including slashing...

PH presses for inclusion of MSMEs, farmers in WTO agenda

The Philippines has identified key priority measures for the country as it pushes for inclusive globalization during the recent 11th World Trade Organization (WTO)...

US imposes import duties on Vietnam steel products

The U.S. Department of Commerce slapped heavy import duties on some steel products from Vietnam after it decided they originated in China, violating the...

A look at PH customs chief’s first 100 days

Reforms geared towards eradicating corruption and increasing revenues marked the first 100 days in office of Philippine Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña, a Bureau of...

WTO members apply fewer trade restrictions despite volatile economy

World Trade Organization (WTO) members introduced fewer trade-restrictive measures from mid-October 2016 to mid-October 2017 compared to the previous year, according to the organization’s...

New ICC business guide demystifies international trade agreements

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the world business organization, has released the first volume of Business Guide to Trade and Investment, a nuts...

Latest WTO outlook indicator: Trade growth will moderate in Q4 2017

The WTO’s latest World Trade Outlook Indicator (WTOI) suggests that global merchandise trade growth will likely moderate in the fourth quarter of 2017. The...