9 hrs ago
EU asks World Trade Organization to rule on dispute with Russia over exports of vans
The European Union wants the World Trade Organization to rule on its dispute with Moscow over tariffs on vans exported from the EU to Russia, the WTO said today. The EU originally took the dispute to the WTO in May, seeking to force Moscow to scrap the duties on vans from Germany and Italy.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Nepal reaps benefit of Regional Trade Policy Course in India
The Centre for World Trade Organization studies, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade and World Trade Organization is conducting Regional Trade Policy course for developing nations to understand and implement the World Trade Organization agreements in Trade Policy. 27 government officials from 18 developing countries participated in the Regional Trade Policy course.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
The Heritage Foundation
Foreign Export Credit Subsidies: Kill Them, Don't Copy Them
Many supporters of the U.S. Export-Import Bank assert that the bank serves a legitimate purpose as a response to export subsidies provided by foreign governments. But reauthorizing the Ex-Im Bank would do absolutely nothing to reduce the use of export credit programs by China and other countries.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Voice of America
US Firms Concerned by China Anti-Monopoly Crackdown
An anti-monopoly crackdown involving foreign firms in China has caused concern within the U.S. business community. It's not yet clear how the issue will play out in the coming months.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
United States Claims Victory As WTO Appellate Body Issues Report In...
On August 7, 2014, the World Trade Organization Appellate Body upheld a March 2014 Panel decision regarding China's export restrictions on rare earth materials including tungsten, molybdenum, and other rare earth elements. This decision was welcomed by the United States, the European Union and Japan, each of which filed a complaint with the WTO in 2012.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
EU urged to convert TV frequencies to mobile broadband
The EU should convert a whole spectrum of television and radio frequencies for use by mobile broadband by around 2020 as smartphone use soars, a report said on Monday.
Russia not to to get out of the WTO - S.Lavrov
Russia will more actively develop tools of the World Trade Organization, announced Sergei Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, on September 1. Also, S.Lavrov stressed that in the case of imposition of new sanctions against Russia, Russia will protect its economy and businesses, but not come out from the WTO.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Business Forum: Are China and Russia 'irresponsible' traders?
Were Western nations naive to think that China and Russia would become responsible trade partners in the global trading system? Whatever our hopes may have been, these two giants have been irresponsible since joining the World Trade Organization.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Climate Crisis Connects Us, Climate Justice Demands Unity
What do rigged corporate trade agreements like the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Paris Treaty, an international climate agreement to be signed in 2015, have in common? They are both tools being pushed by the power elite to rip away our hopes for democracy and to commodify all things to monetize them for profit.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Officials remain mum on COOL ruling, threatened tariffs
Canadian threats of retaliatory tariffs for U.S. apples and cherries remain on the table as federal officials in North America mull a ruling by the World Trade Organization expected to be made public next month.
U.S. Reportedly Loses Labeling Case Before WTO
The U.S. has lost a key round at the World Trade Organization in a trade dispute with Canada and Mexico over meat labeling, according to sources familiar with the situation.
Communists say Russia should throw off 'strangling noose' of WTO
CPRF activists protest against Russia's joining the World Trade Organization on Revolution Square in Moscow.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Our free trade treaties such as the World Trade Organization and the North American Free Trade Agreement are all promoted as providing more American jobs from exports, plus foreign stability of our partners.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Buenos Aires Herald
Argentina to - immediately appeal' WTO ruling
Argentina will appeal the World Trade Organization ruling that urged the country to "respect international trade laws" following the complaint issued by the US, the European Union and Japan questioning its "protectionist measures."
Fri Aug 22, 2014
US Steel Producers Win Anti-dumping Case
The U.S. International Trade Commission on Friday voted to impose anti-dumping duties against steel pipe imports from seven countries, exempting two, handing a victory to domestic producers who had complained that the cheap imports were undercutting their prices.
China Appeals Trade Ruling on Solar Panel Dispute With US
China has appealed against a WTO dispute panel report on anti-dumping duties applied on certain Chinese products by the United States, the World Trade Organization said on Friday.
APEC Continues Work To Reduce Green Goods Tariffs
A recent meeting of its senior officials was assured that Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation member countries are continuing their work to ensure the realization of their commitment to boost free trade in environmental goods, while also laying a foundation for the opening of this sector with other World Trade Organization members.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
The Western Producer
Canada's economic growth could be homegrown
Technology has been the great enabler of globalization, but globalization is a human construct and is therefore neither inevitable nor irreversible.
Wall Street Journal
WTO Panel Decides Against U.S. in Meat-Labeling Dispute
The U.S. has lost a key round at the World Trade Organization in a trade dispute with Canada and Mexico over meat labeling, according to people familiar with the WTO's findings.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
EU to examine Polanda s complaint over Russian embargo
The European Commission accepted Poland's motion to file a complaint with the World Trade Organization against Russia's trade embargo for EU food exports, Agriculture Minister Marek Sawicki said on Tuesday.