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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...

COVID-19 crisis raising trade costs—WTO report

The World Trade Organization (WTO) in a new report is warning of possible increases to trade costs due to responses, policies, and...

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 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...

PH Lower House approves agricultural tariffication bill

The House of Representatives approved on third and final reading House Bill (HB) No. 7735, which seeks to liberalize rice imports by replacing quantitative...

WTO PH trade policy review: CMTA commendable but business environment stands...

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has welcomed the Philippines’ implementation of the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA) and other trade facilitation measures, but...

PH trade policy undergoes WTO review

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) led an inter-agency delegation to represent the Philippines for its Fifth Trade Policy Review by the World...

Korea mulls WTO case if US slaps heavy duties on steel

South Korea’s trade ministry is considering filing a complaint with the World Trade Organization (WTO) should the United States decide to impose heavy duties...

Trade growth to sustain momentum in Q1 2018

The World Trade Organization's (WTO) latest World Trade Outlook Indicator (WTOI) suggests that the trade recovery of 2017 should continue, with solid trade volume...

China donates $1M to support Trade Facilitation Agreement implementation

China is contributing US$1 million (approximately CHF 1 million) to help developing and least-developed countries implement the WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement and to support...