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First General Council meeting 2012

First General Council meeting 2012

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The first General Council meeting of the year appeared to be short from the agenda, but lasted several hours. The majority of the statements by the Member
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AB Report in China – Raw Materials

AB Report in China – Raw Materials

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The WTO published the AB Report in the high-profile dispute, China-Raw Materials (WT/DS394/AB/R, WT/DS395/AB/R and WT/DS398/AB/R) on January 30, 2012, brought forth by Mexico, the US and the EU as co-complainants.
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Summary of OECD 2011 economic review of Israel

Summary of OECD 2011 economic review of Israel

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A report by the Economic and Development Review Committee (EDRC) of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on the State of Israel was released on December 12, 2011.The report provided focus-areas where further
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January’s DSB regular meeting

January’s DSB regular meeting

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This month’s regular meeting of the Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) had a few interesting developments: three panels were established, an Appellate Body (AB) report was adopted, and an AB
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What is the World Trade Organization?

What is the World Trade Organization?

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The World Trade Organization (WTO) is a global intergovernmental organization, much like the United Nations (UN), and the only one of its type to deal with the rules of trade between
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