Today, the WTO has released a new report on trade in medical products critical for the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The report traces trade flows for products such as personal protective products, hospital
Today, the WTO has set up a dedicated webpage to help governments, business, the media and the public track the latest information on trade-related responses to the COVID-19 outbreak. The webpage will provide up-to-the-minute information,
Today, Turkey has requested WTO dispute consultations with the European Union regarding the EU’s safeguard measures on imported steel products. Turkey claims that the EU safeguard measures, in the form of tariff-rate quotas and additional
At yesterday’s General Council, WTO members agreed to establish a working party for the accession of Curaçao to the organization. Situated in the southern part of the Caribbean Sea and with a population of 163,000
Today, the WTO General Council, noted the consensus on a slate of names of chairpersons for WTO bodies. You can find the information below: General Council H.E. Dr. David WALKER (New Zealand) Dispute Settlement Body
Today, Ukraine notified the WTO’s Committee on Safeguards that it initiated on 25 February 2020 a safeguard investigation on polymeric materials. In the notification Ukraine indicated, among other things, as follows: “Address for correspondence: Ministry
Today, Japan has requested WTO dispute consultations with Korea regarding alleged subsidies provided by the Korean government to its shipbuilding industry. The request is the second filed by Japan concerning support measures for Korea’s shipbuilders.
Today, the Appellate Body issued its report in the case brought by Canada in “United States — Countervailing Measures on Supercalendered Paper from Canada” (DS505). You can find the further information here