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Services trade slump persists but transport posts Q1 gains

Services trade fell 9% year-on-year in the first quarter after posting a 21% decline for the full year of 2020In contrast, global...

Goods trade continues recovery amid growing regional imbalance—WTO

World merchandise trade volume grew 4.3% year-on-year in the first quarter, and a bigger increase is expected in the second quarter due...

Goods trade recovery accelerating: WTO

The goods barometer rose to 109.7, nearly 10 points above the baseline value of 100 and up 21.6 points year-on-yearAll component indices...

WTO reports marked decline in trade restrictions amid COVID-19 pandemic

Economies introduced the lowest number of non-COVID trade-related measures from mid-October 2019 to mid-October 2020 since 2012Trade coverage of import-facilitating measures...

ASEAN commits to seamless flow of essential goods during pandemic

ASEAN member economies have agreed not to impose restrictive trade measures on essential goods and supplies in the region during the pandemicThey...

WTO launches new import licensing database

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has launched a new import licensing database—a one-stop shop for members and interested parties seeking to access...

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...