Today, the United States notified the WTO Secretariat that it requested dispute consultations with China regarding alleged subsidies provided by China to its producers of primary aluminium. The United States alleges that loans and other financing
Today, the General Council Chairperson, Ambassador Harald Neple of Norway, informed WTO members that no further nominations for the position of Director-General had been received by the deadline of 31 December 2016 and that the
WTO members have agreed that the organization’s Eleventh Ministerial Conference (MC11) will take place from 11 to 14 December 2017 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The dates were endorsed at yesterday’s meeting of the WTO’s General Council.
Ministers and senior officials from the 18 participants in the Environmental Goods Agreement (representing 46 WTO members) met in Geneva this weekend to work towards liberalizing trade on a range of important environmental goods. Constructive
The WTO Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) agreed today to appoint Ms Zhao Hong of China and Mr Hyun Chong Kim of Korea as members of the Appellate Body, for four-year terms, respectively, beginning on 1 December
Today, the General Council Chairperson, Ambassador Harald Neple of Norway, informed WTO members of the process to appoint the WTO Director-General after the current term of office comes to an end on 31 August 2017.
A large majority of participants in the newly-expanded Information Technology Agreement (ITA) have now implemented their tariff commitments under the deal, with full implementation on track for the near future. Reporting on behalf of the