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Business - Economy
4/10/2024 4:40:47 PM
The World Trade Organization said Wednesday that global trade should rebound this year from an unexpected slump in 2023, but warned that regional conflicts, geopolitical tensions, and economic policy uncertainty risked darkening the picture.

Opinion - Economy
2/27/2024 10:18:16 PM
Egypt is advocating reforms to the World Trade Organisation to give developing countries a greater role in the decision-making and dispute-settlement system, writes Sherif Erfan

World - International
2/27/2024 3:49:32 PM
The world's trade ministers were locked in tough negotiations on Tuesday at a WTO meeting in Abu Dhabi, with fisheries and agriculture taking center stage.

World - Region
2/26/2024 10:52:57 AM
The World Trade Organization opened a high-level ministerial meeting in Abu Dhabi Monday with calls for consensus as geopolitical tensions and the looming US election undermine chances of a breakthrough.

Business - Economy
1/17/2024 2:10:40 PM
The World Trade Organization's chief Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on Wednesday said she was "less optimistic" about world trade in 2024, pointing to tensions in the Red Sea.

World - War in Ukraine
9/18/2023 10:20:47 PM
Kyiv on Monday said it had filed lawsuits at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) against its three EU neighbours, Poland, Slovakia and Hungary, over their bans on Ukrainian grain imports.

World - International
8/16/2023 9:28:57 PM
World Trade Organization experts ruled Wednesday that tariffs imposed by China on billions' worth of US imports in retaliation for Washington's steel and aluminium tariffs violated international trade rules.

World - International
3/27/2023 10:47:10 PM
Russia has no plan to leave the World Trade Organization (WTO), despite attempts by some countries to "squeeze" it out, a Russian diplomat said in an interview with RIA Novosti on Monday.

Business - Economy
3/8/2023 2:27:50 PM
European Central Bank (ECB) president Christine Lagarde said Wednesday she will do whatever it takes to bring down high inflation and restore price stability.

Business - Economy
12/22/2022 12:09:32 AM
The United States is flouting international trade rules by labeling imports from Hong Kong as those from China, the World Trade Organization ruled Wednesday, an outcome that Washington rejects.

Business - Economy
10/5/2022 2:11:49 PM
The World Trade Organization on Wednesday dramatically lowered its global trade forecast for 2023, as Russia's war in Ukraine and other shocks take their toll on the world economy.

Business - Economy
8/11/2022 7:37:23 PM
The European Union expressed concern Thursday that a new US tax credit plan aimed at encouraging Americans to buy electric vehicles would discriminate against European producers and break World Trade Organization rules.

Life & Style - Health
6/18/2022 1:15:17 PM
The World Trade Organization agreed Friday to temporarily lift patents on Covid-19 vaccines after two years of bruising negotiations, but experts expressed scepticism that the deal will have a major impact on global vaccination inequality.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
6/13/2022 10:11:16 PM
The United Nations on Monday begged world trade ministers meeting at the WTO not to impose export restrictions on food for humanitarian purposes, amid a food security crisis.

World - International
6/12/2022 2:57:14 PM
The World Trade Organization chief voiced cautious optimism Sunday as global trade ministers gather to tackle food security threatened by Russia's invasion of Ukraine, overfishing and equitable access to Covid vaccines.

World - International
6/11/2022 5:14:21 PM
Long-sought WTO agreements on fisheries subsidies and a Covid vaccine patent waiver moved a step closer to completion Saturday after negotiators finalised texts for ministerial review, but significant obstacles remained in hammering out a final deal.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/10/2022 4:27:59 PM
Egypt submitted on Thursday a draft resolution to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to strengthen its response to food security challenges in net food-importing developing countries and least developed countries (LDCs).

Business - Economy
5/22/2022 6:37:00 PM
For years, global trade has been facing major challenges that were magnified in 2020 due to the onset of the coronavirus pandemic that affected the global economy.

World - International
12/2/2021 9:46:27 PM
A group of 67 countries, including the United States, China and EU members, reached a deal at the World Trade Organization Thursday on facilitating trade in services.

World - Africa
9/28/2021 5:36:41 PM
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday asked the World Trade Organization to suspend intellectual property rights for Covid-19 vaccines to bridge the huge gap in vaccination rates worldwide.

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