NEWS FROM ABROAD

News from a selection of international sources.
  • January 26, 2023
    DG Okonjo-Iweala welcomes Switzerland’s President Alain Berset to the...
    Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala met with Swiss Confederation President Alain Berset on 26 January. They discussed the importance of multilateralism...
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  • January 26, 2023
    Indonesia initiates WTO dispute complaint regarding EU steel duties
    Indonesia has requested WTO dispute consultations with the European Union regarding EU anti-dumping and countervailing duties imposed on imports...
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  • January 24, 2023
    Trade Policy Review: Dominican Republic
    The fifth review of the trade policies and practices of the Dominican Republic takes place on 24 and 26...
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  • January 21, 2023
    DDG Paugam: Trade is crucial to ensure sustainable food...
    Addressing a group of ministers on 21 January at the Agriculture Ministers’ Conference 2023, Deputy Director-General Jean-Marie Paugam highlighted...
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  • January 20, 2023
    Switzerland is first WTO member to formally accept new...
    On 20 January, Switzerland became the first WTO member to formally submit its acceptance of the WTO’s new Agreement...
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  • January 20, 2023
    WTO must bolster cooperation in a fragmented world —...
    At the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos this week, Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala urged governments to respond to...
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  • January 19, 2023
    Members commend Comoros’ efforts to clear final hurdles on...
    At the eighth meeting of the Working Party on the Accession of the Union of the Comoros on 19...
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  • January 18, 2023
    Trade thoughts, from Geneva, by DDG Anabel González
    A new WTO deal to facilitate investment could be ready in 2023. It could not be more timely.All copyrights...
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  • January 17, 2023
    Austria gives EUR 200,000 to Chairs network to boost...
    The government of Austria has contributed EUR 200,000 (approximately CHF 200,000) in 2023 to the Global Trust Fund to...
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  • January 13, 2023
    The Netherlands commits CHF 4.3 million to extend Netherlands...
    The Netherlands has committed just over CHF 4.3 million to extend the Netherlands Trainee Programme for another five years,...
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  • January 12, 2023
    Applications invited for WIPO-WTO advanced course on intellectual property
    The WTO and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) will hold an advanced course on intellectual property (IP) for...
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  • January 12, 2023
    Liechtenstein gives CHF 40,000 to help developing countries participate...
    Liechtenstein contributed CHF 40,000 in December 2022 to help developing countries and least-developed countries (LDCs) boost their trading capacities....
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