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2020 WTO Public Forum cancelled

2020 WTO Public Forum cancelled

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The WTO has decided to cancel this year’s WTO Public Forum, scheduled for 29 September to 2 October. This decision responds to the complexities around planning to host thousands of people from around the world
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DG Azevêdo announces he will step down on 31 August

DG Azevêdo announces he will step down on 31 August

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Today, at a virtual meeting of all WTO members, WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo announced that he would step down on 31 August, cutting his second term short by exactly one year. He said that bringing
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WTO issues report on trade impacts for WTO members graduating from LDC status

WTO issues report on trade impacts for WTO members graduating from LDC status

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Today, the WTO issued a new report seeking to help least developed countries (LDCs) better understand the trade-related implications of graduation from LDC status. The product of a joint effort between the WTO and the
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WTO report looks at role of e-commerce during the COVID-19 pandemic

WTO report looks at role of e-commerce during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Today, the WTO has published a new information note looking at how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected e-commerce, including the implications for cross-border trade. It notes the increased use of e-commerce as consumers adapt to
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