Yesterday, the Council for Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) met to mark the entry into force of the first amendment to WTO rules since the organization was established. The amendment secures a legal
Today, the WTO issued the panel report in the case brought by the European Union in “Russia — Anti-Dumping Duties on Light Commercial Vehicles from Germany and Italy” (DS479). You can find the summary of the
Today, the Russian Federation notified the WTO Secretariat that it had requested WTO dispute consultations with the European Union regarding anti-dumping duties imposed by the EU on imports of certain cold-rolled flat steel products originating
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