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News from a selection of international sources.

  • April 23, 2019
    WTO Forum looks at addressing food safety concerns through...
    WTO rules on food safety play an important part in enabling governments to protect their citizens while ensuring trade...
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  • April 23, 2019
    International Forum on Food Safety and Trade
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  • April 18, 2019
    WTO issues panel report regarding Chinese tariff rate quotas...
    On 18 April the WTO circulated the panel report in the case brought by the United States in “China...
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  • April 17, 2019
    Mexico Chair participates in workshop on women’s economic empowerment...
    Mexico’s co-chairholder in the WTO Chairs Programme, Dr Amrita Bahri, presented a research paper entitled “Economic Empowerment of Women:...
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  • April 16, 2019
    Colombia launches safeguard investigation on sheets of cardboard and...
    On 16 April 2019, Colombia notified the WTO’s Committee on Safeguards that it initiated on 9 April 2019 a...
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  • April 15, 2019
    Report sheds light on impact of digital technologies on...
    Global value chains (GVCs) have regained momentum in recent years, leading to the creation of new jobs and increased...
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  • April 15, 2019
    Marrakesh milestone — 25th anniversary of the WTO’s...
    Twenty-five years ago, on 15 April 1994, representatives from more than 120 nations gathered in Marrakesh, Morocco, to sign...
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  • April 13, 2019
    Azevêdo urges finance ministers to take coordinated steps to...
    Meeting with finance ministers and Central Bank presidents from around the world at the IMF and World Bank Spring...
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  • April 12, 2019
    Members call on EU and UK to use Brexit...
    After the European Union and the United Kingdom agreed to give themselves more time to finalize the UK’s departure...
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  • April 12, 2019
    Registration opens for screening of second compliance panel meeting...
    At the request of the parties in the dispute “European Communities and Certain Member States — Measures Affecting Trade...
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  • April 12, 2019
    WTO’s Trade Policy Review Mechanism turns 30
    The WTO marked on 12 April the 30th anniversary of the Trade Policy Review Mechanism (TPRM), which over the...
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  • April 11, 2019
    DDG Wolff: This is a time of serious risks...
    In a speech delivered at the Universidad Complutense in Madrid on 11 April, Deputy Director-General Alan Wolff said that...
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