Seventh China Round Table on WTO Accessions puts Eurasia in the
WTO, September 28, 2018
In closing the 7th China Round Table on WTO Accessions in Astana,
Kazakhstan, WTO Director-General Roberto Azevędo underscored the
need to fully integrate Eurasian economies into the global trading
system through WTO accessions. More...
WTO downgrades global trade growth forecast for 2018
Livemint , September 27, 2018
Global Merchandise Trade is expected to decline 3.9% in 2018 from
the previous year, as a result of escalating trade tensions between
the US and China and the Trump administration’s decision to target
imports from Canada with crowbar tariffs. More...
WTO members review two regional trade agreements covering Africa,
the Caribbean and the European Union
WTO, September 18, 2018
WTO members reviewed Seychelles’ accession to the South African
Development Community (SADC) trade protocol and the economic
partnership agreement between the European Union and Cariforum
states at the 18 September meeting of the Committee on Regional
Trade Agreements. Members welcomed progress being made in the
economic integration of the African region. More...
G20 trade ministers say WTO reform ‘urgent’ as new Trump tariffs
CNBC, September 15, 2018
Trade and investment ministers from the G20 countries meeting in
Argentina said in a joint statement, there was an “urgent need” to
improve the World Trade Organization. More...