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World - International
6/13/2024 11:43:33 AM
China said Thursday it "reserves the right" to file a suit with the World Trade Organization over planned new EU tariffs on imports of its electric vehicles.

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.

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.

Opinion -
8/29/2023 11:54:21 AM
According to figures from the World Trade Organization, the economies of the BRICS countries will account for roughly $26 trillion in global output in 2022, control about 17 percent of global commerce, and account for 27 percent of the planet's surface area.

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
6/27/2023 4:24:58 PM
Japan announced a decision Tuesday to reinstate South Korea as a preferred nation with fast-track trade status starting July 21, virtually ending a four-year economic row that was further strained during their bitter historic disputes.

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
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.

World - International
11/7/2022 5:13:48 PM
The European Union threatened Monday to take retaliatory measures against the United States for electric car subsidies that favour domestic manufacturers.

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.

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 - Africa
2/14/2022 9:08:19 PM
The EU on Monday stood by its refusal to lift patent protections on Covid vaccines, just days ahead of a summit with African Union countries who see the issue as a priority.

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.

World - International
9/16/2021 7:18:44 PM
EU Executive Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis called for reform of the WTO's investment facilitation and subsidy rules, including industrial and agricultural subsidies

World - Africa
5/10/2021 2:03:42 PM
South Africa and India have been pushing for a waiver on some intellectual property (IP) rights for vaccines and medicines at the World Trade Organization

World - International
10/29/2020 8:07:44 PM
Trump has described the WTO as 'horrible' and biased towards China and threatened to leave

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