symbol

Articles

General
>
<

Ukraine launches safeguard investigation on certain types of cheese

category: General
Today, Ukraine notified the WTO’s Committee on Safeguards that it initiated on 24 December 2021 a safeguard investigation on certain types of cheese. In the notification Ukraine indicated, among other things, as follows: “Address for
Read more

Peru launches safeguard investigation on clothing

category: General
Today, Peru notified the WTO’s Committee on Safeguards that it initiated on 24 December 2021 a safeguard investigation on clothing. In the notification Peru indicated, among other things, as follows (provisional translation): “All communications from
Read more

Israel’s Drones ecosystem among the top ones on civilian purposes

category: General
Since interest in drones has been growing in exponential pace worldwide for at least the past ten years, Israel became one of the world’s largest exporter of unmanned aircraft, in terms of the number of
Read more

Israel partakes in the successful negotiations on services domestic regulation

category: General
On 2 December 2021, Israel was one of 67 WTO Members participating in the Joint Initiative on Services Domestic Regulation to announce the successful conclusion of the first services related outcome at the WTO in
Read more

Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of the DSB

category: General
The WTO Secretariat has circulated a meeting notice and list of items proposed for the next meeting, on 20 December 2021, of the Dispute Settlement Body. You can find the agenda here
Read more

WTO circulates panel reports in dispute complaints targeting Indian sugar subsidies

category: General
Today, the WTO circulated the panel reports in the cases brought by Brazil, Australia and Guatemala in “ India — Measures Concerning Sugar and Sugarcane” (DS579, DS580, DS581). You can find the Report here
Read more

Lao PDR joins information technology agreements

category: General
The Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) has become a new participant of both the WTO’s Information Technology Agreement (ITA) and ITA Expansion (ITA II), making it the first least developed country to join these agreements.
Read more

MC12 postponed indefinitely

category: General
With days left to go before its long-awaited Twelfth Ministerial Conference, the WTO announced on Friday (26th November) that it would postpone the event due to the uncertainty surrounding the Omicron Covid-19 variant. Recent measures
Read more

Israel’s Video Games Industry

category: General
The video games industry has grown to be a cultural and economic boom and has outpaced the growth of other established modes of entertainment, such as film and music, across many regions in the globe
Read more

Good news for small businesses leading up to the WTO’s 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12)

category: General
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,
Read more