News from abroad

News from a selection of international sources.

  • December 18, 2018
    Sweden gives CHF 1 million to help developing countries...
    Sweden is contributing SEK 10,000,000 (just over 1,100,000 CHF) in 2019 to help developing and least-developed countries (LDCs) participate...
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  • December 18, 2018
    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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  • December 18, 2018
    WTO issues panel report regarding US duties on Turkish...
    On 18 December the WTO circulated the panel report in the case brought by Turkey in “United States —...
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  • December 17, 2018
    DDG Wolff: Efforts to maintain and improve the multilateral...
    Speaking at the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington D.C. on 17 December, Deputy Director-General Alan Wolff outlined...
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  • December 17, 2018
    France pledges EUR 4.5 million to strengthen trade skill...
    France is donating a total of EUR 4.5 million (CHF 5 million) to finance technical assistance programmes and training...
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  • December 17, 2018
    Trade Policy Review: United States of America
    The fourteenth review of the trade policies and practices of the United States of America takes place on 17...
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  • December 14, 2018
    New book chronicles history, evolution of GATT dispute settlement
    The dispute settlement system under the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) 1947 functioned for nearly 50 years...
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  • December 14, 2018
    Appellate Body issues report on revised US “dolphin-safe” tuna...
    On 14 December the Appellate Body issued its report in the cases brought by Mexico and the United States...
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  • December 14, 2018
    India appeals panel ruling in dispute with Japan over...
    India filed an appeal on 14 December concerning the WTO panel report in the case brought by Japan in...
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  • December 13, 2018
    Appellate Body issues report regarding Brazil tax measures
    On 13 December the Appellate Body issued its report in the cases by the European Union and Japan in...
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  • December 12, 2018
    General Council meeting
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  • December 11, 2018
    DG Azevêdo: Economic research vital to strengthen trade cooperation
    Addressing a WTO economic conference on 11 December 2018, entitled ‘Updating Trade Cooperation: An Economic View’, Director-General Roberto Azevêdo...
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