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Israel Trade and Economic Office, Embassy of Israel

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WTO report: “G20 trade restrictions reach highest monthly level since the crisis”

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The WTO’s fifteenth trade monitoring report on G20 trade measures, issued today, shows the application of new trade-restrictive measures by G20 economies increased compared to the previous reporting period, reaching the highest monthly average registered
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Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of Dispute Settlement Body

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The WTO Secretariat has circulated a meeting notice and list of items proposed for the next meeting, on 22 June 2016. You can find the airgram here
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TBT Committee June 2016

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Earliert this week, at the Technical Barriers to Trade Committee meeting on 14-16 June 2016, WTO members discussed how complying with standards can promote trade in energy efficient products and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. At
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TO opens online registration for the 2016 Public Forum

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Today, online registration for the 2016 Public Forum opened on the WTO website. (you can access it here). The Forum will be held at the WTO’s headquarters in Geneva from 27 to 29 September.
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WTO issues 2016 Annual Report

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The WTO has published its 2016 Annual Report covering the organization’s activities in 2015 and early 2016. The Report begins with a message from Director-General Roberto Azevêdo, who looks back at a memorable year for
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Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of the DSB

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The WTO Secretariat has circulated a meeting notice and list of items proposed for the next meeting, on 23 May 2016, of the Dispute Settlement Body. You can see the agenda here
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China requests consultations with US over compliance in countervailing duties dispute

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Today, China notified the WTO that is requesting consultations with the United States over the United States’ alleged non-compliance with the recommendations and rulings of the Dispute Settlement Body in the dispute over countervailing duties on
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Mexico requests consultations with US over second compliance panel in tuna dispute

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Today, Mexico notified the WTO that is requesting consultations with the United States over the United States’ alleged non-compliance with the recommendations and rulings of the Dispute Settlement Body in the dispute over importation, marketing and
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India appeals panel report in dispute with US over solar cells and solar modules

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Today, India filed a notice of appeal in the dispute (DS456) with the United States concerning “certain measures relating to solar cells and solar modules”. India appeals certain issues of law covered by the panel
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US appeals panel report on large residential washers from Korea

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Today, the US filed a notice of appeal in a dispute (DS464) with Korea concerning “anti-dumping and countervailing measures on large residential washers from Korea”. You can find more information here
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