WTO | 2023 Press Releases – Canada donates CAD 1.4 million to WTO Fisheries Funding Mechanism

Director-General Okonjo-Iweala said: “I would like to extend my sincere gratitude to Canada for its generous contribution towards the implementation by developing and least-developed countries of the WTO Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies. Support for the Fisheries Funding Mechanism is about strengthening the world’s collective ability More...

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By Larry Pham On Friday, April 21st, 2023

DG Okonjo-Iweala: WTO must contribute solutions to economic challenges the world is facing

WTO members need to do more to boost global trade growth by investing in multilateral cooperation and contributing solutions to the economic challenges the world is facing, Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala More...

By Larry Pham On Thursday, April 20th, 2023

WTO, World Bank, WEF launch joint effort to provide tailored trade and climate analysis

The World Trade Organization, the World Bank Group and the World Economic Forum on 20 April launched “Action on Climate and Trade” (ACT), a new initiative that aims to help participating developing economies, More...

By Larry Pham On Wednesday, April 19th, 2023

Trade policy review -El Salvador2023

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 Tuesday, April 18th, 2023

WTO | 2023 News items

What is the purpose of the workshop? The workshop will facilitate exchange on prevailing trends in the sphere of IP-related assistance. Drawing upon Article 67 of the TRIPS Agreement, the event will aim to More...

By Larry Pham On Sunday, April 16th, 2023

DDG Paugam: Ensuring safe agriculture trade crucial for a sustainable future

Deputy Director-General Jean-Marie Paugam emphasised the importance of the Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF) in finding solutions and testing novel approaches for improving developing countries’ More...

By Larry Pham On Saturday, April 15th, 2023

New report calls for G20 coordination to address causes of food insecurity

A new report issued by the WTO, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Bank Group (WBG) on 13 April urges the G20 to coordinate efforts on tackling the root causes of food insecurity. The More...

By Larry Pham On Friday, April 14th, 2023

WTO Blogs | Data Blog

By Monia Snoussi-Mimouni and Edvinas Drevinskas There has been a clear downward trend in tariffs since the WTO was established in 1995. Since 1996, global trade in goods has more than quadrupled, reaching More...

By Larry Pham On Thursday, April 13th, 2023

WTO offers venue for cooperation amid geostrategic competition, says DDG González

Without trade cooperation we cannot make meaningful progress toward climate and other global development goals, Deputy Director-General Anabel González said at “The New Face of Globalization” event held at More...

By Larry Pham On Wednesday, April 12th, 2023

WTO | 2023 News items

The Director-General asked members to build on the positive progress made at the 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) last June and take the negotiations to the “next step” in addressing the food security More...