November 2018

WTO chief warns of worst crisis in global trade since 1947

BBC, November 30, 2018

The head of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has said global free trade is facing its “worst crisis” since 1947. More…

Africa seeks cheaper, faster and easier trade at forum

UNCTAD, November 26, 2018

A landmark forum, co-organized by UNCTAD, focuses efforts by African countries seeking ways to ease inter-regional and international trade. More…

US adviser hints at evicting China from WTO

BBC, November 21, 2018

One of President Trump’s top economic advisers has suggested there could be a case for “evicting China” from the World Trade Organisation (WTO). More…

WTO members adopt roadmap for reducing technical barriers to trade

WTO, November 16, 2018

WTO members achieved a breakthrough at a 14-15 November meeting of the Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) by agreeing on a list of recommendations that aim at reducing obstacles to trade and improving implementation of the WTO’s TBT Agreement. More…

Australia takes India to WTO over sugar subsidies

The Economic Times, November 16, 2018

CAustralia said that it was taking legal action against India, the world’s second-largest sugar producer, at the WTO over subsidies which it said caused a “significant downturn” in world sugar prices and hurt Australian producer. More…


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