Today, 95% of companies across the globe are MSMEs, accounting for 60% of the world’s total employment. However, MSMEs face a number of obstacles when seeking to participate in international trade. To address these obstacles,
Israeli medical start-up company, Innoventric, was recently awarded the Horizon Europe grant for developing a transcatheter solution that treats Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation, which is a type of heart valve disease that affects
Today, at a meeting of the Negotiating Group on Rules at the Head of Delegation level, the chair of the fisheries subsidies negotiations, Ambassador Santiago Wills of Colombia, introduced a second revision of the draft
At today’s meeting of the Council for Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS), WTO members agreed on a draft ministerial decision on so-called non-violation and situation complaints in the area of intellectual property (IP).
In the wake of the UN Climate Conference, COP26, to be held in Glasgow from 31st October to 12th November, environmental discussions at the WTO continue to gain traction, with several initiatives running concurrently, working
In this installment of a series of posts on WTO Online Tools we look at different resources designed to assist in finding tariff data. First, the Tariff Analysis Online, that offers tariff rates on products
Today, Turkey notified the WTO’s Committee on Safeguards that it initiated on 9 October 2021 a safeguard investigation on grinding balls and similar articles for mills. In the notification Turkey indicated, among other things, as
The new GATT Disputes database provides an interactive platform to access, research and visualize detailed information relating to dispute settlement under the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) 1947, the predecessor of the WTO.
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