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  • October 5, 2022
    Members accept third Korean-US request for more time to...
    WTO members agreed at a special meeting of the Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) on 5 October to give the...
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  • October 5, 2022
    Trade growth to slow sharply in 2023 as global...
    World trade is expected to lose momentum in the second half of 2022 and remain subdued in 2023 as...
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  • October 5, 2022
    Trade Policy Review: Mexico
    The seventh review of the trade policies and practices of Mexico takes place on 5 and 7 October 2022....
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  • October 5, 2022
    Dior Beauty names Joseph Quinn face of Gris Dior
    THE WHAT? Dior Beauty has announced British actor Joseph Quinn as the first global ambassador for its Gris Dior...
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  • October 5, 2022
    Shilla Duty Free and Lauder to debut consultations via...
    THE WHAT? Shilla Duty Free has teamed up with The Estee Lauder Companies to launch a video-based online consultation...
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  • October 5, 2022
    L’Oréal Paris takes over the runway at Paris Fashion...
    THE WHAT? L’Oréal Paris staged its own runway show in the center of Paris to mark the French capital’s...
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  • October 5, 2022
    Mibelle completes Mirexus asset deal
    THE WHAT? Mibelle Biochemistry has announced that it has successfully completed an asset deal with Mirexus. The transition is...
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  • October 5, 2022
    Drunk Elephant to open pop-up in Paris
    THE WHAT? Shiseido-owned Drunk Elephant is poised to open a pop-up store in Paris in partnership with LVMH-owned Sephora,...
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  • October 4, 2022
    The Estee Lauder Companies names GM for Balmain Beauty
    THE WHAT? The Estee Lauder Companies has named Nathalie Berger Duquene as Senior Vice President, Global General Manager, Balmain...
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  • October 4, 2022
    Billie Eilish: I won’t be launching skin care anytime...
    THE WHAT? Billie Eilish has revealed that she has no plans to launch a skin care or make-up line...
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  • October 4, 2022
    Clarins debuts sustainable hotel amenities
    THE WHAT? Clarins has partnered with Groupe GM to relaunch its Eau Dynamisante hotel line as a more sustainable...
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  • October 4, 2022
    L’Occitane to showcase full portfolio at TFWA Cannes for...
    THE WHAT? L’Occitane Group will showcase its full travel retail offer at the upcoming TFWA in Cannes. For the...
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  • October 4, 2022
    The Lip Bar closes US$6.7 million funding round
    THE WHAT? The Lip Bar has announced that it has raised an oversubscribed US$6.7 million funding round to further...
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  • October 3, 2022
    WTO, WCO publication looks at how new technologies can...
    A joint publication entitled “Study Report on Disruptive Technologies” was launched by WTO Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and World Customs...
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  • October 3, 2022
    First meeting on fossil fuel subsidy reform held at...
    WTO members seeking to phase out inefficient fossil fuel subsidies explored ways to increase transparency and fulfil long-term sustainability...
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  • October 3, 2022
    Johnson & Johnson names new Consumer Health Company Kenvue
    THE WHAT? Johnson & Johnson has announced Kenvue as the name for its planned New Consumer Health Company. The...
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  • October 3, 2022
    Unilever pilots electric HGVs in move towards zero-emission vehicles
    THE WHAT? Unilever has added one of the world’s first heavy-duty electric trucks to its fleet. The 44-tonne Volvo...
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  • October 3, 2022
    Macy’s launches digital marketplace
    THE WHAT? Macy’s has launched a digital marketplace on its macys.com website providing customers with a curated assortment of...
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  • October 3, 2022
    Kao joins Geno as Founding Member
    THE WHAT? Kao has joined as a Founding Member of Genomatica (Geno), a venture to scale and commercialize plant-based...
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  • October 3, 2022
    P&G’s Febreeze targets interiors addicts with ‘scent styling’
    THE WHAT? P&G-owned Febreeze is promoting its Air collection with a fresh new concept known as ‘scent styling’ aimed...
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  • October 2, 2022
    INOLEX: HempHair Hydrating Shampoo
    Listen and learn how to formulate @inolexbeauty HempHair Hydrating Shampoo Click through to www.inolex.com to find out more about this...
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  • October 2, 2022
    Consumer Trend Video Street Talk 2022: Millennial Makeup
    Watch Street Talk 2022 episode 5 and discover why Georgie prioritizes makeup over skincare any day of the week. The...
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  • September 30, 2022
    Public Forum session highlights importance of youth engagement in...
    A Public Forum session on 30 September entitled “The Missing Peace” looked into how to involve youth in trade,...
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  • September 30, 2022
    Working Party welcomes strong commitment by Timor-Leste to join...
    WTO members noted the decisive steps taken by Timor-Leste over the past few months towards concluding WTO accession negotiations...
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  • September 30, 2022
    Former Walgreens Boots Alliance executive to join LetterOne board?
    THE WHAT? Former Walgreens Boots Alliance executive Alex Gourlay is set to take seat on the board of Holland...
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  • September 30, 2022
    Revlon creditors seek rehearing following US$500 million Citigroup win
    THE WHAT? Some Revlon creditors who were mistakenly sent US$900 million by Citigroup have requested a rehearing from a...
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  • September 30, 2022
    L’Oréal USA to open new Research & Innovation Center...
    THE WHAT? L’Oréal USA today announced that it will be opening a new, state-of-the-art Research & Innovation (R&I) Center...
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  • September 30, 2022
    Shiseido to acquire microbiome skincare care brand Gallinée
    THE WHAT? Shiseido is set to acquire the outstanding shares of microbiome skincare brand Gallinée. THE DETAILS London-based Gallinée offers...
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  • September 30, 2022
    Tangle Teezer announces record sales of £43.5 million; expansion...
    THE WHAT? Tangle Teezer has announced record results of £43.5 million in 2021, up 47 percent YOY, with the...
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  • September 29, 2022
    With right tools and policies, women can break the...
    A high-level session held on Day 3 of the Public Forum showcased the experiences of women entrepreneurs in overcoming...
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  • September 29, 2022
    Public Forum explores role of trade in accelerating transition...
    Leading representatives from international organisations, the private sector and academia discussed on 29 September how trade rules can be...
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  • September 29, 2022
    Virtual workshop on import licensing and notifications concludes
    A total of 71 government officials from developing and least-developed countries (LDCs) attended the WTO Workshop on Import Licensing...
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  • September 29, 2022
    Coty focuses on skincare; unveils strategy to double skincare...
    THE WHAT? Coty has unveiled a focus on skincare, with a strategy to double skincare sales by FY25. THE...
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  • September 29, 2022
    Judge dismisses L’Oréal appeal against wrinkle-smoothing collagen class action...
    THE WHAT? A Manhattan Judge has refused L’Oréal’s objection to a class action law suit regarding two topical collagen...
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  • September 29, 2022
    PZ Cussons reports preliminary 2022 results; price hikes drive...
    THE WHAT? PZ Cussons has reported preliminary 2022 results, with pre-tax profit falling 8.7 per cent to £65.3m, with...
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  • September 29, 2022
    Estée Lauder Companies ANZ announces new Executive Leadership appointments
    THE WHAT? The Estée Lauder Companies ANZ has announced two Executive Leadership Team appointments, with Damian McDermott and Henry...
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  • September 29, 2022
    Sephora grows North Las Vegas distribution centre; to offer...
    THE WHAT? Sephora is set to expand its North Las Vegas distribution centre, with the expansion adding a further...
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  • September 28, 2022
    High-level panel explores the need to leverage technology to...
    New technologies can help businesses play a bigger part in world trade but more needs to be done to...
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  • September 28, 2022
    Put landmark Fisheries Subsidies Agreement into motion, governments urged...
    WTO members must seize the opportunity to take a major step forward for ocean sustainability by setting into motion...
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  • September 28, 2022
    Chanel to host fragrance event in Paris
    THE WHAT? Chanel has announced that it is set to host an event designed to showcase its scents in...
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  • September 28, 2022
    Europe to amend labelling rules; adds 56 fragrance allergens
    THE WHAT? The European Commission has published a draft amendment, which will set an extra labelling requirement for some...
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  • September 28, 2022
    LG H&H to withdraw from wet wipes market
    THE WHAT? LG H&H has announced that it is pulling its wet wipes offer from shelves after it was...
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  • September 28, 2022
    Ball completes sale of Russian packaging business
    THE WHAT? Ball Corporation has announced the completion of the sale of its beverage packaging business in Russia to...
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  • September 28, 2022
    P&G and Engie partner on renewable energy project
    THE WHAT? Procter & Gamble and Engie North America have announced a 200 MW Power Purchase Agreement from Engie’s...
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  • September 27, 2022
    Public Forum 2022 opens with DG Okonjo-Iweala warning against...
    The WTO’s 2022 Public Forum opened on 27 September with Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala warning that the world faces multiple...
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  • September 27, 2022
    WTO, FIFA team up to use trade and football...
    The WTO and FIFA have agreed to work together to examine how international trade and football can serve as...
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  • September 27, 2022
    Gender Research Hub highlights WTO’s growing role in making...
    Women’s economic empowerment is making further inroads into the WTO’s work, according to experts speaking at the third Think...
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  • September 27, 2022
    The Estee Lauder Companies scores Balmain beauty license
    THE WHAT? The Estee Lauder Companies has announced that it has entered into a license agreement with Balmain to...
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  • September 27, 2022
    Unilever CEO announces retirement
    THE WHAT? Unilever CEO, Alan Jope has announced that he intends to retire from the company at the end...
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  • September 27, 2022
    South Korea lifts last animal testing requirement  
    THE WHAT? South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety has lifted its requirement for mandatory animal testing on...
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  • September 27, 2022
    UK brings back duty free shopping
    THE WHAT? The UK’s new finance minister, Kwasi Kwarteng has announced that he intends to reverse the previous chancellor’s...
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  • September 27, 2022
    L’Oréal acquires Skinbetter Science
    THE WHAT? L’Oréal has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Skinbetter Science, a US derma skin...
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  • September 26, 2022
    DG Okonjo-Iweala thanks outgoing Chair, urges members to build...
    At an informal meeting of the Negotiating Group on Rules on 26 September, WTO members bid farewell to Ambassador...
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  • September 26, 2022
    Ambassador Alan Wolff discusses WTO reform in second Chiedu...
    Former WTO Deputy Director-General Alan Wolff was on 26 September the guest speaker of the second lecture in a...
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  • September 26, 2022
    DDG Paugam: “Clear that sustainability is at the heart...
    In opening remarks delivered to the Graduate Institute’s “Geneva Trade Week” on 26 September, Deputy Director-General Jean-Marie Paugam underlined...
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  • September 26, 2022
    Winners of Small Business Champions Competition announced
    The winners and runners-up of the 2022 edition of the Small Business Champions Competition were announced today (26 September)...
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  • September 26, 2022
    Faith in Nature appoints ‘Nature’ to its board
    THE WHAT? Faith in Nature is claiming to be the world’s first company to appoint Nature to its Board...
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  • September 26, 2022
    NGOs implore P&G investors to vote against Moeller’s reelection...
    THE WHAT? Several environmental not-for-profit organizations, including the Natural Resources Defense Council, have teamed up in a bid to...
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  • September 26, 2022
    Shiseido unveils See, Say, Do sustainability initiative
    THE WHAT? Shiseido has developed a new sustainability initiative, named the See, Say, Do Project. The project falls under...
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  • September 26, 2022
    Walmart to connect with online shoppers via social channels
    THE WHAT? Walmart Connect has announced a series of Innovation Partners, namely TikTok, Snap Inc, Firework, TalkShopLive and Roku,...
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  • September 26, 2022
    Coty expands partnership with Cruelty Free International
    THE WHAT? Coty has extended its strategic partnership with Cruelty Free International. The US beauty giant’s Rimmel, Manhattan and...
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  • September 25, 2022
    Consumer Trend Video Street Talk 2022: Gen Z...
    Watch Street Talk 2022 episode 4 and find out why Kim prefers to use Korean skin care products. The...
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  • September 23, 2022
    Chair urges members to find common ground on development...
    WTO members were urged on 23 September to use the success of the WTO’s 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) as...
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  • September 23, 2022
    Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of...
    The WTO Secretariat has circulated a meeting notice and list of items proposed for the next meeting, on...
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  • September 23, 2022
    Walmart to employ 40,000 additional seasonal staff across the...
    THE WHAT? Walmart is set to employ an additional 40,000 staff in seasonal and full time roles across the...
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  • September 23, 2022
    E.l.f. Beauty keeps prices low on cheapest items; raises...
    THE WHAT? E.l.f Beauty has maintained the low prices on its cheapest items despite increasing prices for two-thirds of...
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  • September 23, 2022
    Ashland increases prices by up to 15 percent due...
    THE WHAT? Specialty ingredients company Ashland has announced that is to increase prices by up to 15 percent due...
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  • September 23, 2022
    IFRA India Liaison office opens; heralds ‘era of development’...
    THE WHAT? TheInternational Fragrance Association’s (IFRA) has opened a new India liaison office, which is said to herald a...
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  • September 23, 2022
    Amorepacific agrees to sell 60 percent stake in packaging...
    THE WHAT? Amorepacific has announced it is to sell a 60 percent stake in its packaging making affiliate Pacific...
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  • September 22, 2022
    Members consider five regional trade agreements
    WTO members considered five regional trade agreements (RTAs) at the 22 September meeting of the Committee on Regional Trade...
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  • September 22, 2022
    Advanced Thematic Course on General Agreement on Trade in...
    A group of 33 participants from 32 developing countries and customs territories are taking part in an Advanced Course...
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  • September 22, 2022
    Members agree next steps on trade and gender work...
    Members of the Informal Working Group on Trade and Gender agreed to intensify work and organise focused discussions under...
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  • September 22, 2022
    Investment facilitation negotiators reaffirm aim of concluding text-based talks...
    Participants in the investment facilitation for development (IFD) negotiations on 22 September reiterated their strong commitment to the objective...
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  • September 22, 2022
    WTO Chairs Programme launches activities at Universidad de los...
    The WTO Chairs Programme saw the launch of trade capacity-building activities at the Universidad de los Andes (UDLA) in...
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  • September 22, 2022
    JCPenney announces JCPenney Beauty U.S. nationwide rollout 
    THE WHAT JCPenney has announced a U.S. nationwide rollout of JCPenney Beauty in its stores, which follows the initial...
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  • September 22, 2022
    Barneys New York returns as beauty and wellness brand
    THE WHAT? Barneys New York is returning as a beauty and wellness brand, with South Korea-based Gloent Group launching...
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  • September 22, 2022
    Ulta Beauty announces MUSE Accelerator cohort featuring 8 BIPOC...
    THE WHAT? Ulta Beauty has announced the MUSE Accelerator cohort, which features eight BIPOC beauty brands. THE DETAILS The...
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  • September 22, 2022
    Egyptian Company for Cosmetics (ECC) acquires beauty e-commerce platform...
    THE WHAT? Local Egyptian company Egyptian Company for Cosmetics (ECC) has acquired beauty e-commerce platform Source Beauty, according to...
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  • September 22, 2022
    Amorepacific takes Laneige brand to Japanese market 
    THE WHAT? Amorepacific has launched its Laneige brand onto the Japanese market via Atocosme Online and Atocosme’s Harajuku branch...
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  • September 21, 2022
    Agency heads call for urgent action to address global...
    Heads of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, International Monetary Fund, World Bank Group, World Food Programme and the...
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  • September 21, 2022
    DG Okonjo-Iweala: Global trade a powerful instrument for improving...
    Global trade has been, and remains, a powerful instrument for improving the lives of girls and women around the...
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  • September 21, 2022
    Sustainable Swedish start-up launches Kickstarter to expand to UK
    THE WHAT? Swedish sustainable start-up, Nowa Drops has launched a Kickstarter campaign in order to bring its plant-based powders...
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  • September 21, 2022
    Unilever teams up with Tiny Island Productions and Ape...
    THE WHAT? Unilever has partnered with Singapore Tiny Island Productions and Ape Kids Club to design a series of...
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  • September 21, 2022
    Robertet launches online sales platform for essential oils
    THE WHAT? Robertet has unveiled e-Robertet, a B2B online sales platform for natural raw materials. THE DETAILS Professionals will be...
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  • September 21, 2022
    Maharashtra FDA revokes licence for Johnson & Johnson talc
    THE WHAT? The FDA for Maharashtra state has barred Johnson & Johnson from selling its branded talcum powder in...
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  • September 21, 2022
    Natura &Co: We have no plans to sell The...
    THE WHAT? Natura &Co has quashed rumors that it is considering the sale of The Body Shop or the...
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  • September 20, 2022
    The Body Shop launches Youth Collective to amplify young...
    THE WHAT? The Body Shop has announced the launch of a Youth Collective, designed to bring young people into...
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  • September 20, 2022
    Sephora to cut ribbon on Store of the Future...
    THE WHAT? Sephora has announced the opening of its first Store of the Future concept in Asia, located at...
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  • September 20, 2022
    Patanjali plans IPO for four units
    THE WHAT? Patanjali is said to be planning to list its four consumer goods divisions, according to a report...
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  • September 20, 2022
    Clarins names General Manager, France
    THE WHAT? Clarins has named Nicolas Prieur as General Manager for its home market, according to a report published...
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  • September 20, 2022
    Revlon bosses to be paid US$36 million in bankruptcy...
    THE WHAT? A judge has given Revlon the nod, allowing the US beauty giant to pay out up to...
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  • September 19, 2022
    DDG Ellard: Trade multilateralism needed to address challenges of...
    In a keynote address on “Restoring Multilateralism — Making International Trade Work for All” delivered at an event organized...
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  • September 19, 2022
    DG Okonjo-Iweala: Trade policy must catalyse green transformation, support...
    Trade and trade policy must act as catalysts for the transformation of how we produce, consume and live if...
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  • September 19, 2022
    Turn DOWN the heat: Louis Vuitton dials down the...
    THE WHAT? LVMH’s signature fashion brand, Louis Vuitton has announced that it will be adjusting the thermostats and turning...
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  • September 19, 2022
    Blackpink member, Rose named as new face of Sulwhasoo
    THE WHAT? AmorePacific-owned Sulwhasoo has named BlackPink member, Rose as Global Ambassador, according to a report published by Marketing...
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  • September 19, 2022
    Sunlight partners with Bboxx to expand clean energy reach...
    THE WHAT? Unilever-owned Sunlight has partnered with energy services platform Bboxx in a bit to up the availability of...
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  • September 19, 2022
    Puig ups stake in Kama Ayurveda
    THE WHAT? Puig has consolidated its presence in both the Indian market and wellness category with the announcement that...
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  • September 19, 2022
    Modiface names new CEO as Aarabi steps down
    THE WHAT? L’Oréal-owned ModiFace has named Jeff Houghton as its Chief Executive Officer, effective October 1, 2022. A three-month...
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  • September 18, 2022
    Consumer Trends Video Street Talk 2022: Gen X Natural...
    Watch Street Talk 2022 and listen to Jess describe her shift to natural beauty products and the brands she...
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  • September 16, 2022
    Public Forum programme is now available
    This year’s Public Forum, entitled “Towards a sustainable and inclusive recovery: ambition to action”, will feature 144 sessions from...
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  • September 16, 2022
    WTO concludes second phase of advanced workshop on agriculture...
    Twenty-three government officials participated in phase two of the Advanced Agriculture Notification Workshop taking place from 13 to 16...
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  • September 16, 2022
    Members share lessons learned on export restrictions during COVID-19...
    The Committee on Market Access held on 16 September the fourth of a series of experience-sharing sessions on trade...
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  • September 16, 2022
    Estée Lauder Companies announces ‘Organisational Evolution’ of brand portfolio...
    THE WHAT? The Estée Lauder Companies has announced an ‘organization evolution’ of its brand portfolio leadership. THE DETAILS? Effective...
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  • September 16, 2022
    Schwarzkopf to launch hair care packaging recycling programs in...
    THE WHAT? Henkel-owned Schwarzkopf has partnered with Terracycle to launch hair care packaging recycling programs. THE DETAILS? The professional hair...
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  • September 16, 2022
    Zara owner Inditex set to offset soaring costs with...
    THE WHAT? Zara owner Inditex has announced it is planning an autumn price hike as it aims to offset...
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  • September 16, 2022
    Johnson & Johnson announces US$5 billion share repurchase program 
    THE WHAT? Johnson & Johnson has announced a repurchase of up to US$5 billion of the company’s common stock,...
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  • September 16, 2022
    Shiseido launches open innovation program Fibona in China 
    THE WHAT? Shiseido has launched its open innovation program Fibona in China, which is led by the Shiseido Research...
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  • September 15, 2022
    E-commerce talks resume following summer break, Mauritius joins the...
    Participants in the negotiations on e-commerce continued to seek convergence on various topics in the negotiations during their 12-15...
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  • September 15, 2022
    Agriculture meeting highlights food security, urgency of implementing MC12...
    Food security was the main focus of the meeting of the WTO’s Committee on Agriculture on 14-15 September as...
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  • September 15, 2022
    BASF monitors fragile gas supply; ready to cut production...
    THE WHAT? BASF is said to be monitoring its fragile gas supply and is ready to cut production further....
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  • September 15, 2022
    Estée Lauder Companies opens tender for management of advertising...
    THE WHAT? The Estée Lauder Companies has opened tender for the management of advertising media in the EMEA region....
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  • September 15, 2022
    Walgreens Boots Alliance strengthens tech leadership team with new...
    THE WHAT? Walgreen Boots Alliance has strengthened its tech leadership team with the appointments of Inderpal Bhandari to its...
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  • September 15, 2022
    BeautyHealth opens two new Hydrafacial Experience Centers in Paris...
    THE WHAT? BeautyHealth has announced the opening of two new Hydrafacial Experience Centers in ‘key beauty markets’ Paris and...
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  • September 15, 2022
    L’Oréal Paris names Anushka Sharma as latest brand ambassador...
    THE WHAT? L’Oréal Paris has named Actress and entrepreneur Anushka Sharma as its latest brand ambassador in India. THE...
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  • September 14, 2022
    WTO Chairs Programme sees launch of trade capacity-building activities...
    Trade capacity-building activities under the WTO Chairs Programme were launched at the Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar (UASB) in Quito,...
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  • September 14, 2022
    Could Boots and Clarins lose their Royal Warrant? Queen’s...
    THE WHAT? Brands that enjoyed the use of Queen Elizabeth II’s coat of arms on their marketing materials stand...
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  • September 14, 2022
    Shiseido named among Japan’s top 10 in gender parity...
    THE WHAT? Shiseido has been named among the companies with the highest percentage of female directors in fiscal 2021,...
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  • September 14, 2022
    Real Madrid and Nivea Men renew global sponsorship deal...
    THE WHAT? Beiersdorf-owned Nivea Men and Spanish soccer club Real Madrid have renewed their global sponsorship agreement until 2025....
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  • September 14, 2022
    Quadpack names new CEO
    THE WHAT? Quadpack has named Alexandra Chauvigne as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Chauvigne replaces Co-Founder Tim...
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  • September 14, 2022
    The Honest Co launches in China
    THE WHAT? The Honest Co has partnered with SuperOrdinary to enter the Chinese market for the first time, according...
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  • September 13, 2022
    WTO, OECD to redouble collaborative efforts in addressing challenges...
    A high-level delegation of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), led by Secretary-General Mathias Cormann, visited the...
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  • September 13, 2022
    L’Oréal Professional offers free D&I training to Canadian hair...
    THE WHAT? L’Oréal Canada’s Professional Products division is set to launch a free online Diversity and Inclusion training program,...
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  • September 13, 2022
    Beiersdorf and Bayer settle Coppertone class action for US$2.3...
    THE WHAT? Beiersdorf and Bayer will pay our some US$2.3 million to settle a class actions suit bought against...
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  • September 13, 2022
    Procter & Gamble to invest US$180 million in St...
    THE WHAT? Procter & Gamble has indicated that it will invest some US$180 million to upgrade its St Louis...
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  • September 13, 2022
    LVMH names new Group President, North Asia
    THE WHAT? LVMH has named Michael Schriver as Group President, North Asia, effective immediately, according to a report published...
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  • September 13, 2022
    Magnolia Bakery teams up with Tula Skincare
    THE WHAT? New York’s iconic Magnolia Bakery has announced a partnership with P&G’s Tula Skincare to launch a body...
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  • September 12, 2022
    WTO to provide coaching help to developing country team...
    Coaching assistance will be made available by the WTO to coaches of teams from developing and least developed countries...
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  • September 12, 2022
    Citi wins Revlon appeal
    THE WHAT? Citigroup has persuaded a US Second Circuit of Appeals judge that Revlon lenders should repay the significant...
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  • September 12, 2022
    Nadiya Hussein named as brand ambassador for It Cosmetics
    THE WHAT? The Great British Bake Off star, Nadiya Hussein has been named as the new face of It...
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  • September 12, 2022
    A mark of respect: Burberry and Raf Simons cancel...
    THE WHAT? Following the death of Queen Elizabeth II last week, British brand Burberry and designer Raf Simons have...
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  • September 12, 2022
    Reliance buys majority stake in Insight Cosmetics
    THE WHAT? Reliance Retail Ventures has acquired a majority stake in Insight Cosmetics in a deal said to be...
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  • September 12, 2022
    Target CEO signs up for another three years
    THE WHAT? Target has announced that CEO Brian Cornell has committed to a further three-year term in the top...
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  • September 11, 2022
    Street Talk 2022:  Millennial Skin Care 
    Watch Street Talk 2022 and find out which skin care product Lorna still can’t find. The post Street Talk 2022:...
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  • September 9, 2022
    DG Okonjo-Iweala expressed sorrow on the passing of HM...
    Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala issued the following statement on the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II:All copyrights for this...
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  • September 9, 2022
    Kim Kardashian enters private equity investing sphere; starts new...
    THE WHAT? Reality star Kim Kardashian has entered the private equity investing world, having partnered with Carlyle Group executive...
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  • September 9, 2022
    U.S. TV personality Michael Strahan launches skin care collection 
    THE WHAT? U.S TV personality and sportsperson Michael Strahan is set to launch a skin care collection, Michael Strahan...
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  • September 9, 2022
    Dow receives four Sustainability Awards from the Business Intelligence...
    THE WHAT? Dow has received four sustainability awards from the Business Intelligence Group, which ‘honors people, teams and organizations...
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  • September 9, 2022
    Airport Authority Hong Kong Airport showcases annual sustainability highlights...
    THE WHAT? Airport AuthorityHong Kong has released its annual sustainability report, which showcases the highlights for the 2021/22 period....
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  • September 9, 2022
    Estée Lauder Chairman William Lauder settles lawsuit with ex-mistress
    THE WHAT? Estée Lauder Chairman William Lauder has settled a lawsuit with his ex-mistress Taylor Stein over a US$7...
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  • September 8, 2022
    WTO announces winner of 2022 Essay Award for Young...
    The winner of the 2022 WTO Essay Award for Young Economists is Mathilde Muñoz of Berkeley Stones Center, University...
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  • September 8, 2022
    UK health and beauty retailer Boots launches new online...
    THE WHAT? UK health and beauty retailer Boots is set to launch a new online marketplace, which will introduce...
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  • September 8, 2022
    Church & Dwight to acquire Hero, creator of the...
    THE WHAT? Church & Dwight has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Hero Mighty Patch brand (Hero) and...
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  • September 8, 2022
    Ella China Editor-in-Chief Nicole Xue to leave the publication...
    THE WHAT? Elle China Editor-in-Chief Nicole Xue is set to leave the Hearst-owned publication after almost three years, according...
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  • September 8, 2022
    Kering Americas appoints Kate Shone into the newly created...
    THE WHAT? Kate Shone has been appointed into the newly created role of Vice President of Communications and Community...
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  • September 8, 2022
    Actor Ranveer Singh invests in Indian beauty brand Sugar...
    THE WHAT? Actor Ranveer Singh has invested in Indian beauty brand Sugar Cosmetics, which follows a US$50 million Series...
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  • September 7, 2022
    DDG Zhang: Both AfCFTA and WTO are important to...
    Trade is a fundamental driver of growth, and both the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and the WTO...
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  • September 7, 2022
    Judge approves Revlon’s bid to break Park Avenue lease
    THE WHAT? Revlon has succeeded in persuading a judge to approve its early exit from lease agreements for retail...
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  • September 7, 2022
    Gwen Stefani’s GXVE brand debuts new lip shades
    THE WHAT? Gwen Stefani’s GXVE make-up brand has released 10 new lip shades, according to a report published by...
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  • September 7, 2022
    China Tourism Group Q2: revenue plummets as a result...
    THE WHAT? China Tourism Group saw revenue plummet 38 percent yoy to CNY10.868 million in the second quarter of...
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  • September 7, 2022
    Treatwell and Uala announce merger
    THE WHAT? Online beauty booking platform, Treatwell and Uala have announced that they will be joining forces to form...
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  • September 7, 2022
    Oak Street in talks to acquire Kohl’s real estate...
    THE WHAT? Oak Street Real Estate and Kohl’s are said to be in talks with a view to the...
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  • September 6, 2022
    Argentina initiates WTO dispute complaint targeting Peruvian duties on...
    Argentina has requested WTO dispute consultations with Peru concerning anti-dumping and countervailing duties imposed by Peru on imports of...
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  • September 6, 2022
    Chantecaille names new CEO
    THE WHAT? Beiersdorf-owned Chantecaille has named Emily Coleman as Chief Executive Officer. Coleman will succeed Founder Sylvie Chantecaille, effective...
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  • September 6, 2022
    Bed, Bath & Beyond team ’profoundly saddened’ by death...
    THE WHAT? Bed, Bath & Beyond has announced the death of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Gustavo...
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  • September 6, 2022
    MyFace Cosmetics acquires PierreMichelBeauty.com
    THE WHAT? MyFace Cosmetics has announced that it has purchased the PierreMichelBeauty.com domain and will merge its platform with...
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  • September 6, 2022
    Thai FDA on kratom in cosmetics: Public safety is...
    THE WHAT? Thailand’s Food and Drugs Authority has revealed that it has restricted the use of kratom in food...
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  • September 6, 2022
    Sephora opens applications for 2023 Accelerate program
    THE WHAT? Sephora will be accepting applications for its 2023 Accelerate program from today through September 26, 2022. THE DETAILS...
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  • September 5, 2022
    Integrate trade into climate strategies, DG Okonjo-Iweala says at...
    Trade policies should be integrated into global climate action as an amplifying force for financing and other climate-related support...
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  • September 5, 2022
    The Estee Lauder Companies poised to secure Balmain beauty...
    THE WHAT? The Estee Lauder Companies and Balmain are said to be negotiating terms of a potential deal that...
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  • September 5, 2022
    Reckitt announces interim CEO as Laxman Narasimhan steps down
    THE WHAT? Reckitt has announced that its CEO, Laxman Narasimhan will step down from his role on September 30,...
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  • September 5, 2022
    ASA rules Unilever ad’s eco claims ‘ambiguous’
    THE WHAT? The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ruled that an ad for Unilever-owned Persil that claims the...
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  • September 5, 2022
    AmorePacific announces acquisition of Tata Harper
    THE WHAT? AmorePacific has announced the acquisition of Tata Harper Alchemy for an undisclosed sum. The deal is expected...
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  • September 5, 2022
    WBA appoints SVP, ESG and Chief DEI Officer
    THE WHAT? Walgreens Boots Alliance has announced that it has appointed Alethia Jackson as SVP, ESG (environmental, social and...
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  • September 2, 2022
    FuTure Proof: Wellness & Beauty
    A recent McKinsey report estimated the global wellness market to be US$1.5 trillion, with an annual growth rate somewhere...
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  • September 2, 2022
    STREET TALK 22 : NATURAL AFRO HAIR 
    Watch Street Talk 22 and find out what products Lesley uses on her natural afro hair. The post STREET TALK...
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  • September 2, 2022
    Street Talk 2022: Gen X Natural Afro Hair
    Watch Street Talk 2022 and find out what products Lesley uses on her natural hair. The post Street Talk 2022:...
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  • September 2, 2022
    DG Okonjo-Iweala mourns the passing of Central African Republic...
    Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on 2 September expressed her condolences on the passing of Ambassador Léopold-Ismaël Samba of the Central...
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  • September 2, 2022
    The Estee Lauder Companies announces new Travel Retail leadership...
    THE WHAT? The Estee Lauder Companies has announced that Patrick Bouchard has been promoted to Senior Vice President /...
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  • September 2, 2022
    BASF partners with China’s Ingredi
    THE WHAT? BASF has announced an innovation partnership with Chinese start-up Ingredi, including a strategic equity investment. THE DETAILS Ingredi...
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  • September 2, 2022
    Conde Nast to take Allure digital-only
    THE WHAT? Conde Nast has announced that it will cease to publish a print version of Allure magazine from...
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  • September 2, 2022
    Brazil wants research partners, da Silva tells EU
    THE WHAT? Brazil presidential hopeful, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is appealing to the European Union in a bid...
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  • September 2, 2022
    Parlux ordered to pay US$6.78 million to Jay-Z in...
    THE WHAT? Parlux has been ordered to pay US$6.78 million to Jay-Z by a New York court after losing...
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  • September 1, 2022
    Kate Moss launches into wellness space with debut of...
    THE WHAT? Kate Moss has unveiled a new wellbeing brand, named Cosmoss. Described as ‘self-care created for life’s modern...
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  • September 1, 2022
    Miss England contestant vows to go make-up free for...
    THE WHAT? Miss England contestant, Melisa Raouf is set to become the first person to compete for the coveted...
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  • September 1, 2022
    LG Group to form AI ethics group for all...
    THE WHAT? LG Group has announced the launch of an AI ethics group. Ahead of the launch, the Korean...
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  • August 29, 2022
    Public Forum registration closes on 7 September
    Online registration for this year’s in-person Public Forum must be completed no later than 7 September 2022. Last-minute and...
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  • August 29, 2022
    Türkiye states intention to implement findings in pharmaceuticals dispute...
    At a meeting of the WTO’s Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) on 29 August, Türkiye stated its intention to implement...
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  • August 29, 2022
    Public Forum registration closes on 7 September
    Online registration for this year’s in-person Public Forum must be completed no later than 7 September 2022. Last-minute and...
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  • August 29, 2022
    Türkiye states intention to implement findings in pharmaceuticals dispute...
    At a meeting of the WTO’s Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) on 29 August, Türkiye stated its intention to implement...
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  • August 29, 2022
    Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of...
    The WTO Secretariat has circulated a meeting notice and list of items proposed for the next meeting, on...
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  • August 29, 2022
    Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of...
    The WTO Secretariat has circulated a meeting notice and list of items proposed for the next meeting, on...
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  • August 27, 2022
    DG Okonjo-Iweala — “enormous scope” for Africa to benefit...
    There is “enormous scope” for Africans to benefit from regional and global trade, but this requires investment and support...
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  • August 27, 2022
    DG Okonjo-Iweala — “enormous scope” for Africa to benefit...
    There is “enormous scope” for Africans to benefit from regional and global trade, but this requires investment and support...
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  • August 25, 2022
    WTO concludes first online Regional Trade Policy Course for...
    Twenty-four participants representing 14 governments completed on 25 August the WTO’s first online Regional Trade Policy Course (eRTPC) for...
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  • August 25, 2022
    WTO concludes first online Regional Trade Policy Course for...
    Twenty-four participants representing 14 governments completed on 25 August the WTO’s first online Regional Trade Policy Course (eRTPC) for...
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  • August 23, 2022
    Goods Barometer points to stagnating global trade growth
    The latest WTO Goods Trade Barometer issued on 23 August was steady but below the recent trend line for...
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  • August 23, 2022
    Goods Barometer points to stagnating global trade growth
    The latest WTO Goods Trade Barometer issued on 23 August was steady but below the recent trend line for...
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  • August 11, 2022
    Ireland gives EUR 400,000 to strengthen developing countries’ participation...
    Ireland is donating EUR 400,000 (close to CHF 395,000) to help developing countries and least— developed countries (LDCs) increase...
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  • August 11, 2022
    Ireland gives EUR 400,000 to strengthen developing countries’ participation...
    Ireland is donating EUR 400,000 (close to CHF 395,000) to help developing countries and least— developed countries (LDCs) increase...
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  • August 3, 2022
    Applications open for 2022 Trade and Public Health Workshop
    The WTO will hold its annual Trade and Public Health Workshop in Geneva from 28 November to 2 December...
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  • August 3, 2022
    Applications open for 2022 Trade and Public Health Workshop
    The WTO will hold its annual Trade and Public Health Workshop in Geneva from 28 November to 2 December...
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  • July 29, 2022
    South Africa initiates WTO dispute complaint challenging EU citrus...
    South Africa has requested WTO dispute consultations with the European Union concerning certain measures imposed by the European Union...
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  • July 29, 2022
    WTO issues new edition of World Tariff Profiles
    The WTO issued today (29 July) the 2022 edition of “World Tariff Profiles”, which provides comprehensive information on the...
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  • July 29, 2022
    South Africa initiates WTO dispute complaint challenging EU citrus...
    South Africa has requested WTO dispute consultations with the European Union concerning certain measures imposed by the European Union...
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  • July 29, 2022
    WTO issues new edition of World Tariff Profiles
    The WTO issued today (29 July) the 2022 edition of “World Tariff Profiles”, which provides comprehensive information on the...
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  • July 29, 2022
    WTO Advanced Trade Policy Course (ATPC) concludes in Geneva
    A total of 26 government officials from developing and least-developed countries completed on 29 July an eight-week Advanced Trade...
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  • July 29, 2022
    WTO advanced course on economic analysis of trade policy...
    Twenty-five participants from developing and least-developed countries attended the sixth edition of the WTO Advanced Course on Economic Analysis...
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  • July 29, 2022
    WTO Advanced Trade Policy Course (ATPC) concludes in Geneva
    A total of 26 government officials from developing and least-developed countries completed on 29 July an eight-week Advanced Trade...
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  • July 29, 2022
    WTO advanced course on economic analysis of trade policy...
    Twenty-five participants from developing and least-developed countries attended the sixth edition of the WTO Advanced Course on Economic Analysis...
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  • July 28, 2022
    Aid for Trade must adapt to channel resources for...
    Trade initiatives must keep up with the evolving needs of developing and least developed countries (LDCs) in order to...
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  • July 28, 2022
    Aid for Trade Global Review 2022 — Session 28...
    Opening Remarks by DDG ZhangAll copyrights for this article are reserved to Cosmetics design Europe
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  • July 28, 2022
    WTO issues latest edition of Annual Report
    The WTO has published the latest edition of its Annual Report, providing a comprehensive account of the organization’s activities...
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  • July 28, 2022
    Aid for Trade must adapt to channel resources for...
    Trade initiatives must keep up with the evolving needs of developing and least developed countries (LDCs) in order to...
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  • July 28, 2022
    Aid for Trade Global Review 2022 — Session 28...
    Opening Remarks by DDG ZhangAll copyrights for this article are reserved to Global Cosmetic news
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  • July 28, 2022
    WTO issues latest edition of Annual Report
    The WTO has published the latest edition of its Annual Report, providing a comprehensive account of the organization’s activities...
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  • July 28, 2022
    DG Okonjo-Iweala highlights success of Nigeria’s Growth Platform in...
    Digital technologies can play an instrumental role in helping businesses in Africa engage in international trade, stressed a number...
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  • July 28, 2022
    DG Okonjo-Iweala highlights success of Nigeria’s Growth Platform in...
    Digital technologies can play an instrumental role in helping businesses in Africa engage in international trade, stressed a number...
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  • July 28, 2022
    DDG Ellard: Conclusion of Fisheries Agreement creates positive momentum...
    Deputy Director-General Angela Ellard participated on 28 July in a discussion organized by the Washington International Trade Association (WITA)...
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  • July 28, 2022
    WTO launches database on gender equality provisions in regional...
    Commitments for gender equality in trade agreements are cardinal to advancing development objectives as they ensure that women and...
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  • July 28, 2022
    DDG Ellard: Conclusion of Fisheries Agreement creates positive momentum...
    Deputy Director-General Angela Ellard participated on 28 July in a discussion organized by the Washington International Trade Association (WITA)...
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  • July 28, 2022
    WTO launches database on gender equality provisions in regional...
    Commitments for gender equality in trade agreements are cardinal to advancing development objectives as they ensure that women and...
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  • July 27, 2022
    Report of the TPRB from the Director-General on trade-related...
    Remarks by DG Okonjo-IwealaAll copyrights for this article are reserved to Cosmetics design Europe
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  • July 27, 2022
    In a world of polycrisis, Aid for Trade Global...
    In a world buffeted by the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, the war in Ukraine, food insecurity and climate change, the...
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  • July 27, 2022
    WTO members show restraint in trade-restrictive measures despite economic...
    The Director-General’s mid-year report on trade-related developments covering mid-October 2021 to mid-May 2022 shows WTO members continued to exercise...
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  • July 27, 2022
    Report of the TPRB from the Director-General on trade-related...
    Remarks by DG Okonjo-IwealaAll copyrights for this article are reserved to Global Cosmetic news
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  • July 27, 2022
    In a world of polycrisis, Aid for Trade Global...
    In a world buffeted by the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, the war in Ukraine, food insecurity and climate change, the...
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  • July 27, 2022
    WTO members show restraint in trade-restrictive measures despite economic...
    The Director-General’s mid-year report on trade-related developments covering mid-October 2021 to mid-May 2022 shows WTO members continued to exercise...
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  • July 27, 2022
    Chairs Programme Conference concludes with call for enhanced cooperation...
    The WTO Chairs Programme (WCP) concluded its three-day annual conference on 27 July, wrapping up fruitful discussions on a...
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  • July 27, 2022
    WTO high-level event examines how international cooperation can tackle...
    Top officials of six global organizations have called for greater coordination among relevant national and international bodies in the...
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  • July 27, 2022
    Heads of multilateral agencies outline central role in addressing...
    The WTO, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and...
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  • July 27, 2022
    Chairs Programme Conference concludes with call for enhanced cooperation...
    The WTO Chairs Programme (WCP) concluded its three-day annual conference on 27 July, wrapping up fruitful discussions on a...
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  • July 27, 2022
    WTO high-level event examines how international cooperation can tackle...
    Top officials of six global organizations have called for greater coordination among relevant national and international bodies in the...
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  • July 27, 2022
    Heads of multilateral agencies outline central role in addressing...
    The WTO, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and...
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  • July 27, 2022
    DG calls for increased investment on cotton projects, welcomes...
    At a Partners Conference on cotton on 27 July, Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala urged donor agencies to mobilise resources in...
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  • July 27, 2022
    Aid for Trade Global Review 2022 — Session 35...
    Remarks by DG Okonjo-IwealaAll copyrights for this article are reserved to Cosmetics design Europe
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  • July 27, 2022
    DG Okonjo-Iweala calls for more support for sustainable fisheries,...
    Financial assistance must be expanded to help developing and least-developed country (LDC) members establish sustainable fisheries in light of...
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  • July 27, 2022
    DG calls for increased investment on cotton projects, welcomes...
    At a Partners Conference on cotton on 27 July, Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala urged donor agencies to mobilise resources in...
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  • July 27, 2022
    Aid for Trade Global Review 2022 — Session 35...
    Remarks by DG Okonjo-IwealaAll copyrights for this article are reserved to Global Cosmetic news
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  • July 27, 2022
    DG Okonjo-Iweala calls for more support for sustainable fisheries,...
    Financial assistance must be expanded to help developing and least-developed country (LDC) members establish sustainable fisheries in light of...
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  • July 25, 2022
    DG stresses at Chairs Programme Annual Conference importance of...
    Opening the WTO Chairs Programme (WCP) Annual Conference on 25 July in Geneva, Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala encouraged participants to...
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  • July 25, 2022
    DG Okonjo-Iweala urges members to build on MC12 success...
    Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala called on WTO members to build on the substantive outcomes reached at the 12th Ministerial Conference...
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  • July 25, 2022
    Arbitrators notify award in EU-Türkiye pharmaceuticals dispute
    On 25 July 2022, arbitrators circulated to WTO members their award in which they reviewed certain findings of the...
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  • July 25, 2022
    DG stresses at Chairs Programme Annual Conference importance of...
    Opening the WTO Chairs Programme (WCP) Annual Conference on 25 July in Geneva, Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala encouraged participants to...
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  • July 25, 2022
    DG Okonjo-Iweala urges members to build on MC12 success...
    Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala called on WTO members to build on the substantive outcomes reached at the 12th Ministerial Conference...
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  • July 25, 2022
    Arbitrators notify award in EU-Türkiye pharmaceuticals dispute
    On 25 July 2022, arbitrators circulated to WTO members their award in which they reviewed certain findings of the...
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  • July 25, 2022
    DDG Paugam calls on WTO Chairs Programme to contribute...
    Food security has increasingly taken centre stage at the WTO as members have explored next steps in agriculture reforms,...
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  • July 25, 2022
    DDG Ellard urges prompt acceptance of Fisheries Subsidies Agreement
    Addressing a session of the Annual Conference of the WTO Chairs Programme (WCP) on 25 July, Deputy Director-General Angela...
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  • July 25, 2022
    DDG Paugam calls on WTO Chairs Programme to contribute...
    Food security has increasingly taken centre stage at the WTO as members have explored next steps in agriculture reforms,...
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  • July 25, 2022
    DDG Ellard urges prompt acceptance of Fisheries Subsidies Agreement
    Addressing a session of the Annual Conference of the WTO Chairs Programme (WCP) on 25 July, Deputy Director-General Angela...
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  • July 21, 2022
    Members urged to find new ways to rejuvenate agriculture...
    At a committee meeting on 21 July, WTO farm negotiators reflected on the outcomes on food and agriculture achieved...
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  • July 21, 2022
    Tunisia launches safeguard investigation on iron or non-alloy steel...
    On 21 July 2022, Tunisia notified the WTO’s Committee on Safeguards that it initiated on 19 July 2022 a...
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  • July 21, 2022
    Members urged to find new ways to rejuvenate agriculture...
    At a committee meeting on 21 July, WTO farm negotiators reflected on the outcomes on food and agriculture achieved...
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  • July 21, 2022
    Tunisia launches safeguard investigation on iron or non-alloy steel...
    On 21 July 2022, Tunisia notified the WTO’s Committee on Safeguards that it initiated on 19 July 2022 a...
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  • July 21, 2022
    Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of...
    The WTO Secretariat has circulated a meeting notice and list of items proposed for the next meeting, on...
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  • July 21, 2022
    Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of...
    The WTO Secretariat has circulated a meeting notice and list of items proposed for the next meeting, on...
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  • July 20, 2022
    Preparations under way for high-level event on environmental sustainability...
    At a plenary meeting on 19-20 July, WTO members taking part in the Trade and Environmental Sustainability Structured Discussions...
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  • July 20, 2022
    Preparations under way for high-level event on environmental sustainability...
    At a plenary meeting on 19-20 July, WTO members taking part in the Trade and Environmental Sustainability Structured Discussions...
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  • July 20, 2022
    WTO issues updated note on trade in medical goods...
    The WTO Secretariat has updated the information note on trade in medical goods in the context of tackling COVID-19,...
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  • July 20, 2022
    WTO issues updated note on trade in medical goods...
    The WTO Secretariat has updated the information note on trade in medical goods in the context of tackling COVID-19,...
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  • July 20, 2022
    Trade Policy Review: Moldova
    The second review of the trade policies and practices of Moldova takes place on 20 and 22 July 2022....
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  • July 20, 2022
    Trade Policy Review: Moldova
    The second review of the trade policies and practices of Moldova takes place on 20 and 22 July 2022....
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  • July 18, 2022
    Members share experiences on measures adopted to ease trade...
    At the third experience-sharing session organized by the Committee on Market Access on 18 July, WTO members shared practices...
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  • July 18, 2022
    Members share experiences on measures adopted to ease trade...
    At the third experience-sharing session organized by the Committee on Market Access on 18 July, WTO members shared practices...
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  • July 17, 2022
    DG Okonjo-Iweala to African Union: MC12 outcomes will make...
    The WTO’s successful 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) has produced outcomes that will have a material impact on the lives...
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  • July 17, 2022
    DG Okonjo-Iweala to African Union: MC12 outcomes will make...
    The WTO’s successful 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) has produced outcomes that will have a material impact on the lives...
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  • July 15, 2022
    Standards committee showcases work on transparency, discusses digital and...
    At a meeting of the Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) on 12-15 July, transparency was the focus...
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  • July 15, 2022
    Standards committee showcases work on transparency, discusses digital and...
    At a meeting of the Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) on 12-15 July, transparency was the focus...
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  • July 15, 2022
    DG Okonjo-Iweala underlines vital role of trade in addressing...
    Cooperation on trade will be vital in tackling the current food insecurity crisis, and the WTO “is determined to...
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  • July 15, 2022
    Heads of agencies call for urgent action to address...
    A joint statement calling for urgent action to address the global food security crisis was issued by the heads...
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  • July 15, 2022
    Working group on small business reflects on way forward...
    At a meeting of the Informal Working Group on Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs), held on 15 July,...
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  • July 15, 2022
    DG Okonjo-Iweala underlines vital role of trade in addressing...
    Cooperation on trade will be vital in tackling the current food insecurity crisis, and the WTO “is determined to...
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  • July 15, 2022
    Heads of agencies call for urgent action to address...
    A joint statement calling for urgent action to address the global food security crisis was issued by the heads...
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  • July 15, 2022
    Working group on small business reflects on way forward...
    At a meeting of the Informal Working Group on Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs), held on 15 July,...
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  • July 15, 2022
    Working Party chair commends Timor-Leste’s commitment to WTO accession...
    The chair of the Working Party on the Accession of Timor-Leste, Ambassador Rui Macieira of Portugal, visited Dili from...
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  • July 15, 2022
    Working Party chair commends Timor-Leste’s commitment to WTO accession...
    The chair of the Working Party on the Accession of Timor-Leste, Ambassador Rui Macieira of Portugal, visited Dili from...
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  • July 14, 2022
    DG Okonjo-Iweala welcomes Cabo Verde Prime Minister H.E. José...
    Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala welcomed Cabo Verde’s Prime Minister, José Ulisses Correia e Silva, to the WTO on 14 July....
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  • July 14, 2022
    DG Okonjo-Iweala welcomes Cabo Verde Prime Minister H.E. José...
    Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala welcomed Cabo Verde’s Prime Minister, José Ulisses Correia e Silva, to the WTO on 14 July....
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  • July 14, 2022
    E-commerce talks mark new phase in negotiations
    The co-convenors of the negotiations on e-commerce — Australia, Japan and Singapore — told the participants on 12-14 July...
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  • July 14, 2022
    E-commerce talks mark new phase in negotiations
    The co-convenors of the negotiations on e-commerce — Australia, Japan and Singapore — told the participants on 12-14 July...
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  • July 13, 2022
    Improved online platform launched to ease access to product...
    An improved version of the online alert system ePing was launched on 13 July, providing a single-entry point for...
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  • July 13, 2022
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  • July 8, 2022
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    The Council for Trade in Goods discussed 44 trade concerns maintained or newly introduced by WTO members at its...
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  • July 7, 2022
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    Members accept Korean-US request for further time for talks...
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  • July 6, 2022
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    DG Okonjo-Iweala welcomes Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez to...
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  • July 6, 2022
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  • July 5, 2022
    Launch of the work programme on the preparation of...
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    DDG Zhang: Turkmenistan’s WTO accession process, domestic reform are...
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    Launch of the work programme on the preparation of...
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    DDG Zhang: Turkmenistan’s WTO accession process, domestic reform are...
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  • July 5, 2022
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  • July 2, 2022
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  • June 30, 2022
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    DDG Ellard discusses significance of multilateralism, MC12 outcomes
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  • June 30, 2022
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    Members welcome MC12 commitment to address dispute settlement
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  • June 29, 2022
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    Trade thoughts, from Geneva, by DDG Anabel González
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    WTO Members marked the 5th anniversary of the entry into force of the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), with a...
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  • June 28, 2022
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  • June 28, 2022
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  • June 28, 2022
    EIF partnership helping LDCs enhance trade capacities, Annual Report...
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    Costa Rica National University launches activities under WTO Chairs...
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  • June 28, 2022
    Fisheries subsidies deal will contribute to sustainable blue economy:...
    The recent agreement by WTO members to eliminate the most harmful fisheries subsidies will contribute to the development of...
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    Costa Rica National University launches activities under WTO Chairs...
    A high-level event on 28 June formally launched the activities of the Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica under the...
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    Fisheries subsidies deal will contribute to sustainable blue economy:...
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  • June 27, 2022
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  • June 27, 2022
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  • June 27, 2022
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    Agriculture meeting discusses MC12 outcomes, food security, Nairobi and...
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  • June 24, 2022
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  • June 23, 2022
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  • June 23, 2022
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  • June 22, 2022
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  • June 22, 2022
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  • June 21, 2022
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    Uzbekistan reaffirms commitment to intensify WTO accession efforts
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  • June 21, 2022
    Australia pledges AUD 2.9 million to boost developing-country exports...
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  • June 21, 2022
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  • June 21, 2022
    DDG González: “Now more than ever, business needs the...
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  • June 21, 2022
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    Trade Policy Review: Ghana
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  • June 20, 2022
    Trade thoughts, from Geneva, by DDG Anabel González
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    Trade thoughts, from Geneva, by DDG Anabel González
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    Development Committee welcomes MC12 decision on e-commerce work programme
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  • June 17, 2022
    MC12 Closing Session
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    WTO members secure unprecedented package of trade outcomes at...
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  • June 17, 2022
    MC12 Closing Session
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    WTO members secure unprecedented package of trade outcomes at...
    WTO members successfully concluded the 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) in Geneva on 17 June, securing multilaterally negotiated outcomes on...
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  • June 15, 2022
    WTO 12th Ministerial Conference extended by one day to...
    The 12th WTO Ministerial Conference (MC12) has been extended by one day, until Thursday 16 June, in order to...
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  • June 15, 2022
    WTO 12th Ministerial Conference extended by one day to...
    The 12th WTO Ministerial Conference (MC12) has been extended by one day, until Thursday 16 June, in order to...
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  • June 15, 2022
    DG Okonjo-Iweala meets with business, civil society representatives on...
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  • June 15, 2022
    DG Okonjo-Iweala meets with business, civil society representatives on...
    WTO Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on 15 June exchanged views with civil society representatives on the state of play of...
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  • June 14, 2022
    DG Okonjo-Iweala: Time is running out to reach credible...
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  • June 14, 2022
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  • June 14, 2022
    WTO Fisheries Funding Mechanism readied to provide support for...
    Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on 14 June introduced the WTO Fisheries Funding Mechanism, which is envisioned to support developing and...
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  • June 14, 2022
    DG Okonjo-Iweala: Time is running out to reach credible...
    Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala called today (14 June) on members to go the extra mile to find convergence on the...
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  • June 14, 2022
    Parliamentarians show strong support for WTO and role of...
    A delegation of parliamentarians presented Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala with a statement today (14 June) expressing strong support for the...
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  • June 14, 2022
    WTO Fisheries Funding Mechanism readied to provide support for...
    Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on 14 June introduced the WTO Fisheries Funding Mechanism, which is envisioned to support developing and...
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  • June 13, 2022
    Georgia, Timor-Leste and United Arab Emirates join initiative on...
    At a press conference held on 13 June during the 12th Ministerial Conference, Georgia, Timor-Leste and the United Arab...
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  • June 13, 2022
    Co-convenors welcome good progress in e-commerce talks, launch capacity-building...
    Ministers of Australia, Japan and Singapore — co-convenors of WTO e-commerce negotiations — have welcomed the good results achieved...
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  • June 13, 2022
    Georgia, Timor-Leste and United Arab Emirates join initiative on...
    At a press conference held on 13 June during the 12th Ministerial Conference, Georgia, Timor-Leste and the United Arab...
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  • June 13, 2022
    Co-convenors welcome good progress in e-commerce talks, launch capacity-building...
    Ministers of Australia, Japan and Singapore — co-convenors of WTO e-commerce negotiations — have welcomed the good results achieved...
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  • June 13, 2022
    Trade ministers present early results, pledge to advance plastics...
    Trade ministers representing the six co-coordinators of the Informal Dialogue on Plastics Pollution and Environmentally Sustainable Plastics Trade —...
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  • June 13, 2022
    WTO response to the pandemic, trade and food security...
    WTO members today (13 June) engaged in intense discussions and negotiations to get closer to meaningful outcomes on the...
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  • June 13, 2022
    DG Okonjo-Iweala welcomes trade ministers’ efforts to build a...
    At a 13 June meeting on the margins of the 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12), WTO Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala met...
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  • June 13, 2022
    WTO members share early results and plans to ramp...
    Co-sponsors of three separate environmental talks at the WTO announced on 13 June, at the 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12),...
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  • June 13, 2022
    Trade ministers present early results, pledge to advance plastics...
    Trade ministers representing the six co-coordinators of the Informal Dialogue on Plastics Pollution and Environmentally Sustainable Plastics Trade —...
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  • June 13, 2022
    WTO response to the pandemic, trade and food security...
    WTO members today (13 June) engaged in intense discussions and negotiations to get closer to meaningful outcomes on the...
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  • June 13, 2022
    DG Okonjo-Iweala welcomes trade ministers’ efforts to build a...
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  • June 13, 2022
    WTO members share early results and plans to ramp...
    Co-sponsors of three separate environmental talks at the WTO announced on 13 June, at the 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12),...
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  • June 12, 2022
    Members urged to address needs of women entrepreneurs at...
    WTO members must step up work to ensure that trade and trade rules better serve women amid disruptions posed...
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  • June 12, 2022
    MC12 Opening Session: Opening remarks by the Director-General
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  • June 12, 2022
    Ministers’ statements published as MC12 kicks-off in Geneva
    Pre-recorded and written statements delivered by trade ministers and heads of delegation have been posted on the WTO website...
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  • June 12, 2022
    Members urged to address needs of women entrepreneurs at...
    WTO members must step up work to ensure that trade and trade rules better serve women amid disruptions posed...
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  • June 12, 2022
    MC12 Opening Session: Opening remarks by the Director-General
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  • June 12, 2022
    Ministers’ statements published as MC12 kicks-off in Geneva
    Pre-recorded and written statements delivered by trade ministers and heads of delegation have been posted on the WTO website...
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  • June 12, 2022
    Trade and gender co-chairs affirm commitment to gender equality...
    The three co-chairs of the Informal Working Group on Trade and Gender — Botswana, El Salvador and Iceland —...
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  • June 12, 2022
    Members urged to demonstrate the WTO can deliver for...
    WTO members were urged at the opening session of the 12th WTO Ministerial Conference in Geneva on 12 June...
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  • June 12, 2022
    Trade and gender co-chairs affirm commitment to gender equality...
    The three co-chairs of the Informal Working Group on Trade and Gender — Botswana, El Salvador and Iceland —...
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  • June 12, 2022
    Members urged to demonstrate the WTO can deliver for...
    WTO members were urged at the opening session of the 12th WTO Ministerial Conference in Geneva on 12 June...
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  • June 11, 2022
    LDC trade ministers welcome renewed cooperation between WTO and...
    WTO Director-General, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, and Mr Sandagdorj Erdenebileg of the UN High Representative for Least-Developed Countries signed a...
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  • June 11, 2022
    WTO, Commonwealth Secretariat strengthen efforts to boost trade capacity...
    The WTO and the Commonwealth Secretariat signed today (11 June) a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen cooperation between the...
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  • June 11, 2022
    Australia contributes CHF 70,000 to support LDCs’ participation in...
    Australia is contributing just over CHF 70,000 to help government officials from least-developed countries (LDCs) take part in the...
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  • June 11, 2022
    LDC trade ministers welcome renewed cooperation between WTO and...
    WTO Director-General, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, and Mr Sandagdorj Erdenebileg of the UN High Representative for Least-Developed Countries signed a...
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  • June 11, 2022
    WTO, Commonwealth Secretariat strengthen efforts to boost trade capacity...
    The WTO and the Commonwealth Secretariat signed today (11 June) a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen cooperation between the...
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  • June 11, 2022
    Australia contributes CHF 70,000 to support LDCs’ participation in...
    Australia is contributing just over CHF 70,000 to help government officials from least-developed countries (LDCs) take part in the...
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  • June 10, 2022
    Draft texts on WTO response to pandemic, IP response...
    Negotiators in Geneva finalized their work on 10 June regarding two draft texts setting out a WTO response to...
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  • June 10, 2022
    Japan gives CHF 125,000 to help LDCs engage in...
    Japan is contributing CHF 125,000 in 2022 to cover the travel expenses of officials traveling to Geneva to participate...
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  • June 10, 2022
    Draft texts on WTO response to pandemic, IP response...
    Negotiators in Geneva finalized their work on 10 June regarding two draft texts setting out a WTO response to...
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  • June 10, 2022
    Japan gives CHF 125,000 to help LDCs engage in...
    Japan is contributing CHF 125,000 in 2022 to cover the travel expenses of officials traveling to Geneva to participate...
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  • June 10, 2022
    Revised draft agreement on fisheries subsidies sets stage for...
    The chair of the fisheries subsidies negotiations, Ambassador Santiago Wills of Colombia, on 10 June submitted to WTO members...
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  • June 10, 2022
    Revised draft agreement on fisheries subsidies sets stage for...
    The chair of the fisheries subsidies negotiations, Ambassador Santiago Wills of Colombia, on 10 June submitted to WTO members...
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  • June 9, 2022
    WTO Chairs Programme activities launched in Peru
    A high-level launch event was held on 9 June by Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú to mark the start...
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  • June 9, 2022
    WTO Chairs Programme activities launched in Peru
    A high-level launch event was held on 9 June by Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú to mark the start...
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  • June 9, 2022
    DG Okonjo-Iweala, Chair urge members to support draft agriculture...
    WTO Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala urged members to move ahead on the basis of three revised draft negotiating texts introduced...
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  • June 9, 2022
    DG Okonjo-Iweala, Chair urge members to support draft agriculture...
    WTO Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala urged members to move ahead on the basis of three revised draft negotiating texts introduced...
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  • June 8, 2022
    WTO report highlights role of trade in meeting SDGs...
    The WTO has highlighted the role of trade in helping countries recover from the COVID-19 pandemic in a report...
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  • June 8, 2022
    DG Okonjo-Iweala and negotiations chair join call to ‘stop...
    On the occasion of World Ocean Day on 8 June, Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Ambassador Santiago Wills, chair of...
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  • June 8, 2022
    WTO report highlights role of trade in meeting SDGs...
    The WTO has highlighted the role of trade in helping countries recover from the COVID-19 pandemic in a report...
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  • June 8, 2022
    DG Okonjo-Iweala and negotiations chair join call to ‘stop...
    On the occasion of World Ocean Day on 8 June, Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Ambassador Santiago Wills, chair of...
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  • June 8, 2022
    Working group on small business launches Trade4MSMEs network
    The Informal Working Group on Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) on 8 June launched the Trade4MSMEs network, a...
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  • June 8, 2022
    Working group on small business launches Trade4MSMEs network
    The Informal Working Group on Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) on 8 June launched the Trade4MSMEs network, a...
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  • June 7, 2022
    DG Okonjo-Iweala urges members to seize opportunity at MC12...
    WTO Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has called on WTO members to make one final effort to deliver substantive results at...
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  • June 7, 2022
    WTO updates joint indicative list of critical COVID-19 vaccine...
    The WTO Secretariat has updated the joint indicative list compiling information on critical inputs for the manufacturing, distributing and...
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  • June 7, 2022
    DG Okonjo-Iweala urges members to seize opportunity at MC12...
    WTO Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has called on WTO members to make one final effort to deliver substantive results at...
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  • June 7, 2022
    WTO updates joint indicative list of critical COVID-19 vaccine...
    The WTO Secretariat has updated the joint indicative list compiling information on critical inputs for the manufacturing, distributing and...
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  • June 7, 2022
    WTO resumes in-person training courses in Geneva
    A group of 26 government officials from developing countries and least-developed countries started the first in-person training course at...
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  • June 7, 2022
    WTO resumes in-person training courses in Geneva
    A group of 26 government officials from developing countries and least-developed countries started the first in-person training course at...
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  • June 7, 2022
    DDG Paugam highlights WTO role in promoting sustainable agriculture
    At the 2022 edition of the International Grains Conference on 7 June, Deputy Director-General Jean-Marie Paugam stressed the...
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  • June 7, 2022
    DDG Paugam highlights WTO role in promoting sustainable agriculture
    At the 2022 edition of the International Grains Conference on 7 June, Deputy Director-General Jean-Marie Paugam stressed the...
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  • June 4, 2022
    Chair introduces streamlined agriculture negotiation texts for MC12
    At a meeting on 4 June, the chair of the agriculture negotiations, Ambassador Gloria Abraham Peralta (Costa Rica), introduced...
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  • June 4, 2022
    Chair introduces streamlined agriculture negotiation texts for MC12
    At a meeting on 4 June, the chair of the agriculture negotiations, Ambassador Gloria Abraham Peralta (Costa Rica), introduced...
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  • June 3, 2022
    Madagascar launches safeguard investigation on paints
    On 3 June 2022, Madagascar notified the WTO’s Committee on Safeguards that it initiated on 1 June 2022 a...
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  • June 3, 2022
    WTO-World Bank publication stresses key role of trade in...
    Trade plays a critical role in ensuring access to medical goods and services during global health crises such as...
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  • June 3, 2022
    WTO launches first online Regional Trade Policy Course for...
    Twenty-four government officials from 14 WTO members and observers are attending the WTO’s first online Regional Trade Policy Course...
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  • June 3, 2022
    Madagascar launches safeguard investigation on paints
    On 3 June 2022, Madagascar notified the WTO’s Committee on Safeguards that it initiated on 1 June 2022 a...
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  • June 3, 2022
    WTO-World Bank publication stresses key role of trade in...
    Trade plays a critical role in ensuring access to medical goods and services during global health crises such as...
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  • June 3, 2022
    WTO launches first online Regional Trade Policy Course for...
    Twenty-four government officials from 14 WTO members and observers are attending the WTO’s first online Regional Trade Policy Course...
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  • June 2, 2022
    DG Okonjo-Iweala: Time for members to show restraint and...
    At an agriculture negotiating meeting for delegation heads on 1-2 June, Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and the chair of the...
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  • June 2, 2022
    DG Okonjo-Iweala: Time for members to show restraint and...
    At an agriculture negotiating meeting for delegation heads on 1-2 June, Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and the chair of the...
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  • June 2, 2022
    New report highlights positive impact of WTO technical assistance...
    The WTO Technical Assistance Annual Report, published on 2 June, outlines how the WTO Secretariat delivered training activities to...
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  • June 2, 2022
    New report highlights positive impact of WTO technical assistance...
    The WTO Technical Assistance Annual Report, published on 2 June, outlines how the WTO Secretariat delivered training activities to...
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  • June 1, 2022
    Deadline for submitting proposals for 2022 Public Forum extended...
    The deadline for submitting proposals for this year’s Public Forum — entitled “Towards a sustainable and inclusive recovery: ambition...
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  • June 1, 2022
    Trade thoughts, from Geneva, by DDG Anabel González
    From confrontation to cooperation on subsidies. Let’s start with conversation.All copyrights for this article are reserved to Cosmetics design...
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  • June 1, 2022
    Deadline for submitting proposals for 2022 Public Forum extended...
    The deadline for submitting proposals for this year’s Public Forum — entitled “Towards a sustainable and inclusive recovery: ambition...
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  • June 1, 2022
    Trade thoughts, from Geneva, by DDG Anabel González
    From confrontation to cooperation on subsidies. Let’s start with conversation.All copyrights for this article are reserved to Global Cosmetic...
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  • June 1, 2022
    Trade Policy Review: New Zealand
    The sixth review of the trade policies and practices of New Zealand takes place on 1 and 3 June...
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  • June 1, 2022
    Trade Policy Review: New Zealand
    The sixth review of the trade policies and practices of New Zealand takes place on 1 and 3 June...
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  • May 31, 2022
    WTO members discuss key findings of Aid for Trade...
    WTO members and Aid for Trade partner organizations discussed at a workshop on 31 May the key findings of...
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  • May 31, 2022
    WTO members discuss key findings of Aid for Trade...
    WTO members and Aid for Trade partner organizations discussed at a workshop on 31 May the key findings of...
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  • May 31, 2022
    Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of...
    The WTO Secretariat has circulated a meeting notice and list of items proposed for the next meeting, on...
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  • May 31, 2022
    Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of...
    The WTO Secretariat has circulated a meeting notice and list of items proposed for the next meeting, on...
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  • May 31, 2022
    Members adopt panel reports in fresh avocados, steel safeguards...
    At a meeting of the Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) on 31 May, WTO members adopted two panel reports, one...
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  • May 31, 2022
    Members adopt panel reports in fresh avocados, steel safeguards...
    At a meeting of the Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) on 31 May, WTO members adopted two panel reports, one...
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  • May 30, 2022
    In Davos, DG Okonjo-Iweala calls for global solidarity in...
    At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala urged government and business leaders to come together through...
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  • May 30, 2022
    In Davos, DG Okonjo-Iweala calls for global solidarity in...
    At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala urged government and business leaders to come together through...
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  • May 25, 2022
    Deadline of 1 June for submitting proposals for 2022...
    Proposals for this year’s Public Forum — entitled “Towards a sustainable and inclusive recovery: ambition to action” — must...
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