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WTO panel issues report regarding US duties on Canadian softwood lumber

WTO panel issues report regarding US duties on Canadian softwood lumber

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Yesterday, the WTO circulated the dispute panel report in the case brought by Canada in “United States — Countervailing Measures on Softwood Lumber from Canada” (DS533). You can find the findings and conclusions here
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WTO issues new report on how COVID-19 crisis may push up trade costs

WTO issues new report on how COVID-19 crisis may push up trade costs

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The WTO Secretariat has published a new information note warning of possible increases to trade costs due to COVID-19 disruptions. The note examines the pandemic’s impact on key components of trade costs, particularly those relating
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WTO report draws attention to impact of COVID-19 trade disruptions on women

WTO report draws attention to impact of COVID-19 trade disruptions on women

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Women are likely to be harder hit than men by trade disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the dangers are particularly acute in developing countries according to a new information note from the WTO
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General Council agrees guidelines for final stage of DG selection

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Yesterday, the General Council agreed on the steps to be taken in the final stage of the process for selecting a successor to departing Director-General Roberto Azevêdo. The Council also agreed to extend the tenures
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