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News from a selection of international sources.

  • October 26, 2020
    United States appeals panel report regarding US tariffs on...
    The United States notified the Dispute Settlement Body on 26 October of its decision to appeal the panel report...
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  • October 26, 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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  • October 23, 2020
    Negotiations on e-commerce continue, eyeing a consolidated text by...
    WTO members participating in the negotiation of rules on e-commerce shared updates on the work done to streamline the...
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  • October 23, 2020
    Services trade drops 30% in Q2 as COVID-19 ravages...
    Global trade in services in the second quarter of 2020 plunged by a record 30% year-on-year, with the travel...
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  • October 23, 2020
    WTO hails United Nations on its 75th anniversary
    As the United Nations commemorates the 75th anniversary of its creation, its partner, the World Trade Organization, pays tribute...
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  • October 21, 2020
    WTO workshop on health, trade and intellectual property: an...
    The WTO held on 21 October 2020 the first edition of the technical workshop on “An Integrated Health, Trade...
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  • October 21, 2020
    Members discuss proposals on trade in environmental and agricultural...
    WTO members debated market access issues related to agricultural and environmental services at an informal meeting of the Special...
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  • October 21, 2020
    Members cite role of trade facilitation in ensuring access...
    The COVID-19 pandemic was a recurring theme at the meeting of the WTO’s Committee on Trade Facilitation on 20-21...
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  • October 20, 2020
    Members discuss intellectual property response to the COVID-19 pandemic
    At the meeting of the Council for Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) on 15-16 October 2020, WTO...
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  • October 20, 2020
    New portal reveals progress in attaining trade-related Sustainable Development...
    The Sustainable Development Goals Trade Monitor was launched on 20 October by the WTO, the United Nations Conference on...
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  • October 16, 2020
    Short Answers to Big Questions on the WTO and...
    Remarks by DDG WolffAll copyrights for this article are reserved to WTO news
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  • October 16, 2020
    New WTO publication addresses common questions about trade and...
    The WTO launched a new publication to answer commonly raised questions about trade and the environment at a virtual...
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