WTO | 2023 News items

DISPUTE SETTLEMENT The WTO Secretariat has circulated a meeting notice and list of items proposed for the next meeting, on 30 May 2023, of the Dispute Settlement Body, which consists of all WTO members and oversees legal disputes among them. The meeting notice is circulated in the form of a document officially called an “airgram”.  More...

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By Larry Pham On Monday, May 29th, 2023

DDG Ellard highlights importance of Fisheries Subsidies Agreement at workshop in Malaysia

At the WTO regional workshop on fisheries subsidies held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on 23-25 May, Deputy Director-General Angela Ellard underlined the importance of the new WTO Fisheries Subsidies Agreement for More...

By Larry Pham On Sunday, May 28th, 2023

Trade Policy Course underway in Mexico for Latin American countries

A total of 25 government officials from 15 WTO members are attending the WTO’s Regional Trade Policy Course for Latin American countries taking place from 15 May to 7 July in Mexico City. Co-organized by the More...

By Larry Pham On Saturday, May 27th, 2023

New report looks at WTO technical assistance activities in post-pandemic era

The recently published 2022 report on WTO technical assistance outlines how the WTO Secretariat has responded to the training needs of WTO members and observer governments since the ending of COVID-19 restrictions. More...

By Larry Pham On Friday, May 26th, 2023

Argentina initiates WTO dispute complaint regarding US measures on certain tubular goods

Argentina has requested WTO dispute consultations with the United States regarding certain US anti-dumping measures on oil country tubular goods (OCTG) from Argentina as well as Section 771(7)(G) of the US Tariff More...

By Larry Pham On Thursday, May 25th, 2023

WTO | Trade policy review -Liberia2023

The following documents are available: Secretariat report A detailed report written independently by the WTO Secretariat.   Government report A policy statement by the government  More...

By Larry Pham On Wednesday, May 24th, 2023

WTO | 2023 News items

Ambassador Alparslan Acarsoy of Türkiye, the chair of agriculture negotiations, facilitated the discussion on the trade aspects of cotton on 16 May while Deputy Director-General Jean-Marie Paugam, acting More...

By Larry Pham On Monday, May 15th, 2023

DDG Ellard urges prompt ratification of Fisheries Subsidies Agreement

Deputy Director-General Angela Ellard on 15 May encouraged parliamentarians from around the globe to promptly ratify the Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies so that it can start delivering its benefits for the ocean More...

By Larry Pham On Friday, May 12th, 2023

Members advance work to identify, address challenges in implementing SPS Agreement

WTO members have discussed progress in undertaking the Work Programme of the MC12 Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Declaration aimed at identifying and addressing challenges in the implementation of the Agreement More...

By Larry Pham On Thursday, May 11th, 2023

DDG Paugam urges ministers to harness WTO potential for advancing agricultural innovation

Deputy Director-General Jean-Marie Paugam emphasized the role of the WTO in supporting climate-friendly innovation in agriculture on 9 May at the “Agriculture Innovation Mission (AIM) for Climate Summit” in More...