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WTO issues new edition of World Tariff Profiles

WTO issues new edition of World Tariff Profiles

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The WTO issued the 2022 edition of “World Tariff Profiles”, which provides comprehensive information on the tariffs and non-tariff measures imposed by over 170 countries and customs territories. The report was jointly prepared with the
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South Africa initiates WTO dispute complaint challenging EU citrus fruit measures

South Africa initiates WTO dispute complaint challenging EU citrus fruit measures

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Today, South Africa has requested WTO dispute consultations with the European Union concerning certain measures imposed by the European Union on the importation of South African citrus fruit. South Africa is challenging recently enacted changes
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TESSD plans for high-level event in December

On 19 th and 20 th July, TESSD held its last plenary session before the summer break. Members welcomed the United Arab Emirates and Brazil to the group. The Facilitators for each of the four
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WTO circulates arbitration decision in US-Canada paper dispute

WTO circulates arbitration decision in US-Canada paper dispute

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Today, a WTO arbitrator issued its decision on the methodology Canada may use to fix the level of suspension of concessions or other obligations in the goods sector vis-à-vis the United States if, in the
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DSB Special Session

DSB Special Session

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Today, WTO members agreed at a special meeting of the Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) to give Korea and the United States further time to discuss a possible settlement in the dispute initiated by Korea regarding
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WTO members secure unprecedented package of trade outcomes at MC12

WTO members secure unprecedented package of trade outcomes at MC12

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WTO members successfully concluded the 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) in Geneva on 17 June, securing multilaterally negotiated outcomes on a series of key trade initiatives. The “Geneva Package” confirms the historical importance of the multilateral
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Israel’s statement at MC12

Israel’s statement at MC12

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Following the Opening Ceremony of MC12 on 12 June, Ministers and Heads of Delegation delivered statements to WTO Members as part of the Session on the Challenges Facing the Multilateral Trading System. Ahead of the
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Members urged to demonstrate the WTO can deliver for international community

Members urged to demonstrate the WTO can deliver for international community

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WTO members were urged at the opening session of the 12th WTO Ministerial Conference in Geneva on 12 June to demonstrate that the WTO can deliver for the international community and the people it serves.
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Co-convenors welcome good progress in e-commerce talks, launch capacity-building framework

Co-convenors welcome good progress in e-commerce talks, launch capacity-building framework

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Ministers of Australia, Japan and Singapore — co-convenors of WTO e-commerce negotiations — have welcomed the good results achieved by the participants in the initiative. In a statement issued during the 12th WTO Ministerial Conference,
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Plastics dialogue discusses MC12 plans and next steps to implement Ministerial Statement

Plastics dialogue discusses MC12 plans and next steps to implement Ministerial Statement

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At a meeting of the Informal Dialogue on Plastics Pollution and Environmentally Sustainable Plastics Trade (IDP) on 24 May, participants discussed plans for the 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) on 12-15 June and the next steps
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