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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...

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...