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News from a selection of international sources.

  • July 1, 2020
    Heads of WTO and development banks voice support for...
    The heads of the WTO and six multilateral development banks on 1 July issued a joint statement promising to...
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  • June 29, 2020
    Panels established to review Indian tech tariffs, Colombian duties...
    WTO members agreed at a meeting of the Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) on 29 June to a request from...
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  • June 29, 2020
    WTO report on G20 shows moves to facilitate imports...
    While import-restrictive measures introduced by Group of 20 (G20) economies continue to cover a growing share of trade, the...
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  • June 29, 2020
    DDG Wolff: WTO acceding governments reconfirm value of multilateral...
    At a time when the WTO is under heightened scrutiny and reform of the WTO is a subject of...
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  • June 29, 2020
    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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  • June 28, 2020
    WTO awards winners of John H. Jackson Moot Court...
    The WTO and four academic institutions on 28 June awarded winners of the John H. Jackson Moot Court Competition...
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  • June 26, 2020
    Members discuss possible SPS Declaration for WTO’s 12th Ministerial...
    WTO members have discussed a possible Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Declaration for the WTO’s 12th Ministerial Conference next year...
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  • June 26, 2020
    DG Azevêdo: Tackling challenges facing MSMEs is critically important
    Addressing a webinar on micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) held on 26 June to mark MSME Day, Director-General...
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  • June 26, 2020
    WTO, UNCTAD, ITC chiefs announce rollout of revamped trade...
    The heads of the WTO, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the International Trade Centre...
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  • June 25, 2020
    Fisheries subsidies negotiations chair introduces draft consolidated text to...
    At the 25 June meeting of the Negotiating Group on Rules concerning the fisheries subsidies negotiations, the chair, Ambassador...
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  • June 25, 2020
    DDG Wolff: Openness, balance and trust are underlying values...
    Openness, balance and trust are some of the key underlying values of the WTO that will support future reform...
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  • June 24, 2020
    Members underline importance of facilitating safe agri-food trade in...
    WTO members stressed the importance of providing a coordinated response to global crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic and...
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