Today, Turkey notified the WTO’s Committee on Safeguards that it initiated on 11 June 2020 a safeguard investigation on polyethylene terephthalate chips. In the notification Turkey indicated, among other things, as follows: “The interested parties
Today, Ukraine notified the WTO’s Committee on Safeguards that it initiated on 28 May 2020 a safeguard investigation on fresh cut roses. In the notification Ukraine indicated, among other things, as follows: “The contact point
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
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
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
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
Today, the WTO has issued a call for candidates for the 2021 Young Professionals Programme (YPP). Candidates up to the age of 32, as of 1 January 2021, from eligible developing and least-developed countries are
Today, an Arbitrator issued his award regarding the “reasonable period of time” for implementing the recommendations and rulings of the Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) in the dispute “Ukraine — Anti‑Dumping Measures on Ammonium Nitrate” (WT/DS493).