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Q2 world goods trade dives in volume, value amid lockdown

Strict COVID-19 containment measures imposed by economies around the world throughout the second quarter caused merchandise trade volumes to decline by 14.3%...

e-library of WTO schedules of concessions launched

The World Trade Organization (WTO) announced the launch of its new e-library, an online platform that facilitates access to the legal instruments...

WTO services trade index hints at some resilience in key sectors

The World Trade Organization’s (WTO) latest Services Trade Barometer released mid-September shows modest gains in some key sectors even as the industry...

Agricultural exports improve 2.5% in Q1 despite COVID-19—WTO

Trade in agricultural products fared better than other sectors amid the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 crisis, as both agricultural exports and...

WTO goods trade barometer falls to lowest in 13 years

The World Trade Organization’s (WTO) latest Goods Trade Barometer reading fell to 84.5—the lowest on record since 2007, and on par with...

71% of new trade related measures imposed linked to pandemic—WTO report

About 363 new trade and trade-related measures were implemented by countries worldwide from mid-October 2019 to mid-May 2020, of which 71% were...

WTO goods barometer flashes red as COVID-19 disrupts world trade

The volume of world merchandise trade is likely to fall precipitously in the first half of 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic disrupts...

WTO issues report on treatment of medical products in regional trade...

The World Trade Organization Secretariat has published a new report on the treatment of medical products in regional trade agreements (RTAs) amid...

Trade to plunge in every region, sector due to COVID-19—WTO

World trade is expected to fall from 13% to 32% in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with nearly all regions to...

WTO report: tariffs on face masks, soaps among highest for COVID-19...

Imports and exports of medical products totalled about US$2 trillion in 2019, which represented about 5% of total world merchandise trade last...