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Members start September-December fisheries subsidies talks under intensified work programme

Members start September-December fisheries subsidies talks under intensified work programme

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Today, Heads of WTO member delegations, at the meeting of the Negotiating Group on Rules, voiced their strong commitment to creative, constructive engagement in the fisheries subsidies negotiations based on the intensified work programme for September
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Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of the Dispute Settlement Body

Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of the Dispute Settlement Body

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The WTO Secretariat has circulated a meeting notice and list of items proposed for the next meeting, on 26 September 2018, of the Dispute Settlement Body. You can find the agenda here
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US initiates WTO dispute complaint against Russian duties on US imports

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Today, the US has requested WTO dispute consultations with the Russian Federation concerning additional duties applied by Russia on certain imports of US goods. The US claims that the additional duties are inconsistent with provisions
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US files appeal in dispute with Canada over US paper duties

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Today, the United States filed an appeal concerning the WTO panel report in the case brought by Canada in “United States — Countervailing Measures on Supercalendered Paper from Canada” (DS505). The panel circulated its report
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The Dominican Republic files appeal against WTO panel ruling on tobacco plain packaging requirements

The Dominican Republic files appeal against WTO panel ruling on tobacco plain packaging requirements

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The Dominican Republic filed an appeal on 23 August against a WTO panel report in the case brought by Honduras, the Dominican Republic, Cuba and Indonesia in “Australia — Certain Measures Concerning Trademarks, Geographical Indications
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Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of the Dispute Settlement Body

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The WTO Secretariat has circulated a meeting notice and list of items proposed for the next meeting, on 15 August 2018, of the Dispute Settlement Body, which consists of all WTO members and oversees legal
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Morocco launches safeguard investigation on coated wood board

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Today, Morocco notified the WTO’s Committee on Safeguards that it had decided to initiate on 31 July 2018 a safeguard investigation on coated wood board. In the notification Morocco indicated, among other things, that: All
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Trade Lecture Sessions @ the WTO, July 2018 with Tecnologico de Monterrey and the Hebrew University

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Thrilled to have successfully concluded our 8th lecture in our series the Trade Lecture Sessions @ the World Trade Organization. The Embassy of Israel in Switzerland Economic and Trade Department partnered with the Permanent Mission
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WTO issues panel report regarding US duties on Canadian paper

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Today, the WTO circulated the panel report in the case brought by Canada in “United States — Countervailing Measures on Supercalendered Paper from Canada” (DS505). You can find the summary of the key findings
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Russia initiates WTO dispute complaint against US steel, aluminium duties

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Today, the Russian Federation has requested WTO dispute consultations with the United States regarding US duties on certain imported steel and aluminium products. Russia claims the US duties of 25% and 10% on imports of
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