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Verily Life Sciences opens R&D center in Israel

Verily Life Sciences opens R&D center in Israel

Last month, Verily Life Sciences, an Alphabet company based in California, focusing on data science, healthcare and technology, announced the opening of its new research and development center in Israel. The company will work with
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WTO ONLINE TOOLS: UNTCAD Non-tariff Measures (NTM) programme

WTO ONLINE TOOLS: UNTCAD Non-tariff Measures (NTM) programme

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This is the second installment on a series of posts on WTO Online Tools that will provide information to all types of stakeholders in trade, including government agencies, producers, exporters, importers, service providers and so
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Due to COVID-19 some our work has shifted online, like a Webinar we organized with ABB

Due to COVID-19 some our work has shifted online, like a Webinar we organized with ABB

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Due to the travel restrictions arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, our office has sought alternative virtual channels to create opportunities for technological and business collaboration between Israeli tech companies and foreign entities. As such, we
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Ukraine launches safeguard investigation on PVC profile

Ukraine launches safeguard investigation on PVC profile

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Today, Ukraine notified the WTO’s Committee on Safeguards that it initiated on 1 September 2021 a safeguard investigation on PVC (polyvinyl chloride) profile. n the notification Ukraine indicated, among other things, as follows: “Notice of
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WTO panel issues report regarding US safeguards on imported photovoltaic cells from China

WTO panel issues report regarding US safeguards on imported photovoltaic cells from China

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Today, the WTO circulated the panel report in the case brought by China in “United States — Safeguard Measure on Imports of Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Products” (DS562). You can find the summary of the key
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WTO ONLINE TOOLS ePing! Tracking and reacting to Members’ measures and notifications

WTO ONLINE TOOLS ePing! Tracking and reacting to Members’ measures and notifications

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Products entering a market need to be in line with that market’s product requirements. As a producer, trader or government official, it is important to be informed when a government is planning to revise regulations
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WTO Public Forum on ‘Trade Beyond COVID-19: Building Resilience’

WTO Public Forum on ‘Trade Beyond COVID-19: Building Resilience’

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The Public Forum, which is the WTO’s largest annual outreach event, will take place from 28th September to 1st October 2021. Serving as a platform for over 1,500 stakeholders, the Forum welcomes participants from all
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Call for papers issued for WTO Trade for Peace Programme

Call for papers issued for WTO Trade for Peace Programme

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A call for papers is being issued for a new publication examining linkages between trade and peace. The initiative is part of the research agenda undertaken by the WTO’s Trade for Peace Programme. Papers must
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Morocco appeals panel report regarding duties on school books from Tunisia

Morocco appeals panel report regarding duties on school books from Tunisia

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Today, Morocco has notified the Dispute Settlement Body of its decision to appeal the panel report in the case brought by Tunisia in “Morocco — Definitive Anti-Dumping Measures on School Exercise Books from Tunisia” (DS578).
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DDG Zhang welcomes selection of new projects for WTO Chairs Programme

DDG Zhang welcomes selection of new projects for WTO Chairs Programme

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Deputy Director-General Xiangchen Zhang welcomed the selection of new projects for the WTO Chairs Programme. Eleven research and outreach projects were selected for funding following the extension of capacity building agreements with the Netherlands and
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