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COVID-19 triggers massive decline in global trade, UNCTAD data shows

The coronavirus pandemic cut global trade values by 3% in the first quarter of this year, according to...

MSMEs to benefit from ITC-WCO Rules of Origin Facilitator

The World Customs Organization (WCO) and the International Trade Centre (ITC) recently unveiled a new initiative that will enable micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs)...

ICC pushes for unimpeded cross-border movement of empty containers

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is asking the World Customs Organization (WCO) to work with the private sector and set guidelines for return-refill...

WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement now in force

The World Trade Organization Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) entered into force on Feb 22, with Rwanda, Oman, Chad and Jordan as the latest to...

WTO’s Azevêdo urges caution on protectionism

Attending the World Economic Forum in Davos, World Trade Organization Director-General Roberto Azevêdo welcomed the strong desire shown by ministers and the private sector...

Singapore lowers growth cap for 2016, takes modest outlook for 2017

Singapore’s trade ministry has narrowed its growth forecast for the national economy in 2016, citing weak global trade as GDP expansion in the third...

Digital economy offers “phenomenal” opportunities

The digital economy offers phenomenal opportunities to engage more individuals and small businesses in the global economy, but it also risks opening up new...

Tackling “non-tariff measures”, the new frontier for global trade

This article is from the unctad.org. In 2016, the growth of world trade will be at its slowest since the financial crisis of 2008, reports the...