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China donates $1M to support Trade Facilitation Agreement implementation

China is contributing US$1 million (approximately CHF 1 million) to help developing and least-developed countries implement the WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement and to support...

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...

New handbook provides up-to-date guidance on WTO dispute settlement proceedings

A new edition of A Handbook on the World Trade Organization (WTO) Dispute Settlement System, co-published by the WTO and Cambridge University Press, was...

WTO upgrades forecast for 2017 as trade rebounds strongly

World Trade Organization (WTO) economists have issued a strong upward revision to their forecast for 2017 trade expansion following a sharp acceleration in global...

WTO members record lowest monthly average in new trade restrictions

World Trade Organization (WTO) members implemented 74 new trade-restrictive measures from mid-October 2016 to mid‑May 2017, the lowest monthly average since the financial crisis...

Business groups present recommendations on tackling trade barriers

Business leaders on 3 July presented a set of recommendations on how the World Trade Organization (WTO) can help both small and large companies...

WTO records moderate rise in G20 trade restrictions

The World Trade Organization's 17th monitoring report on Group of 20 (G20) trade measures shows that trade restrictions in G20 economies have risen at...

Political uncertainty imperils trade recovery in 2017-18, says WTO

The World Trade Organization (WTO) said it expects world trade to grow 2.4% in 2017, up from a very weak 1.3% in 2016, but...

Merkel, leaders of five multilateral agencies seek answers to globalization challenges

German Chancellor Angela Merkel played host to her annual meeting involving the chiefs of the World Trade Organization, the International Monetary Fund, the World...

Azevêdo secures second term as WTO Director-General

At a meeting of the General Council on 28 February, World Trade Organization members agreed by consensus to appoint Roberto Azevêdo for a second...