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WTO upgrades 2021 goods trade forecast on strong rebound

World merchandise trade volume is expected to grow 10.8% in 2021 and to slow to a 4.7% growth in 2022Quarterly trade growth...

Services trade recovery to extend into Q3—WTO

The Services Trade Barometer index has risen above the baseline value of 100, suggesting the continued recovery in the volume of services...

Intermediate goods exports from Asia rises 28% in Q1

Global exports of intermediate goods rose by 20% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2021, with exports from Asia increasing the mostChina...

WTO goods index hits record high as trade recovery strengthens

The latest goods barometer reading is the highest on record and up more than 20 points year-on-year The rise reflects both the...

Trade policy restraint helped limit COVID harm to global economy—WTO

Of the 384 COVID-19-related trade measures implemented by economies, 65% were trade-facilitating while 35% could be considered trade restrictive84% of the trade-restrictive...

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...