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WTO Warns of ‘Deep’ Uncertainty Over Global Trade

WTO: World trade to rebound in 2017 and grow by 2.4 percent, but outlook clouded by downside risks and policy…

WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement Ratified

The agreement seeks to expedite the movement, release and clearance of goods across borders.

China’s Xi Jinping Champions WTO Rules, Open World Economy

The pro-economic globalization remarks by Xi mark a turning point in multilateral diplomacy.

USTR Urges Trade Reforms From China

While citing some positive developments, the overall picture currently presented by China's WTO membership…

WTO Trade Partners Hail U.S. Economy Amid Concern Over Protectionist Talk

A number of top WTO envoys used the session to voice their apprehensions about growing antitrade sentiment.

PVH Signs Two UN Environmental Accords

Earlier this year PVH signed the U.N. Women's Empowerment Principles to reinforce its commitment to gender…

China Derails WTO Environmental Goods Agreement

Some trade experts viewed the 11th hour move by China in the closing stage of the two-day ministerial talks…

WTO Nears Trade Facilitation Agreement Enactment

The number of countries ratifying the TFA reached 100 on Nov. 29 when Dominica and Mongolia finalized their…

WTO Establishes Panel on China’s Export Restraints

The move by the WTO advances a case the U.S. filed against China in July.

U.S. Requests WTO Panel on China’s Export Restraints

The U.S. filed a case against China at the WTO in July charging that it is using unfair trade practices that…

Russia Urged to Liberalize Trade Policy at WTO

Russia is the world's 10th largest apparel import market with shipments valued at more than $5.6 billion last…

WTO Revises Trade Forecast Downward for 2016

WTO trade economists also cut the trade growth forecast for 2017 to between 1.8 and 3.1 percent, down from…

Gains in Apparel Fuel Growth in El Salvador’s Exports

During the review session, WTO members commended El Salvador's robust export performance.

Afghanistan Joins the World Trade Organization

Afghanistan becomes the ninth Least Developed Country to accede to the WTO since the organization's…

WTO Report Urges Members to Resist Protectionism

The report shows that 22 new trade-restrictive measures were initiated by WTO members per month during the…