News from abroad

News from a selection of international sources.

  • November 15, 2019
    WTO issues compliance panel report regarding US duties on...
    On 15 November the WTO circulated the compliance panel report in the case brought by India in “United States...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Businesses want more transparent and predictable services regulations —...
    In his opening address to a workshop organized by the governments of Mexico, Indonesia, South Korea, Turkey and Australia...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Norway gives NOK 20.4 million to reinforce poorer countries’...
    The government of Norway is contributing NOK 20.4 million (just over CHF 2 million) over a period of three...
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  • November 13, 2019
    DDG Wolff: “There is a proven correlation between...
    In a speech delivered to the 2019 Paris Peace Forum on 13 November, Deputy Director-General Alan Wolff said...
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  • November 11, 2019
    Second workshop on trade and environment held in Geneva...
    Representatives of least developed countries (LDCs) participated in a workshop on trade and environment at the WTO on 11...
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  • November 8, 2019
    SPS Committee addresses new trade concerns, hears update on...
    WTO members discussed a number of new trade concerns at the meeting of the Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary...
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  • November 8, 2019
    New chair highlights importance of concluding fisheries subsidies negotiations
    The Negotiating Group on Rules elected on 8 November its new chair, Ambassador Santiago Wills (Colombia), who will lead...
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  • November 8, 2019
    WTO members consider EU-Japan, Turkey-Singapore trade agreements
    The European Union and Japan presented WTO members with the details of their new Economic Partnership Agreement, which entered...
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  • November 7, 2019
    Deadline for registering for Trade Policy Review Conference extended...
    The deadline for registering for a conference at the WTO to mark the 30th anniversary of the WTO’s Trade...
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  • November 6, 2019
    WTO members continue efforts to facilitate LDCs’ exports
    At a meeting of the Sub-Committee on Least-Developed Countries (LDCs) on 6 November 2019, WTO members focused on measures...
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  • November 5, 2019
    WTO prepares for new Aid for Trade work programme,...
    On 5 November 2019, WTO members started the process of developing a new Aid for Trade work programme for...
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  • November 5, 2019
    Registration opens for public hearing in “Canada — Measures...
    At the request of the parties in the dispute “Canada — Measures Governing the Sale of Wine” (DS537), the...
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