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

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

category: General
The WTO Secretariat has circulated a meeting notice and list of items proposed for the next meeting, on 31 May 2022, of the Dispute Settlement Body. You can find the agenda here
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WTO opens online registration for 2022 Public Forum

WTO opens online registration for 2022 Public Forum

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Online registration for the 2022 Public Forum is now open. The theme for this year’s Forum is “Towards a sustainable and inclusive recovery: ambition to action”. The Forum will be held at the WTO’s headquarters
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Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of Dispute Settlement Body

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

category: General
The WTO Secretariat has circulated a meeting notice and list of items proposed for the next meeting, on 8 April 2022, of the Dispute Settlement Body, you can find it here
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WTO Members reach consensus on the final decision on Bali tariff rate quota underfill mechanism

WTO Members reach consensus on the final decision on Bali tariff rate quota underfill mechanism

WTO members reached an important agreement on 31 March which will help address continued “underfill” of tariff rate quotas (TRQs) on agricultural imports. The decision by the General Council marks the end of long discussions
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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

category: General
The WTO Secretariat has circulated a meeting notice and list of items proposed for the next meeting, on 28 March 2022, of the Dispute Settlement Body. You can find the airgram here  
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TRIPS Council March 2022

TRIPS Council March 2022

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At yesterday’s TRIPS Council meeting, WTO members were updated on the high-level political consultations taking place to try to find a landing zone on the intellectual property-related aspects of a WTO COVID-19 response. Additionally, Members
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Ongoing Negotiations to conclude an Agreement on Investment Facilitation for Development

Ongoing Negotiations to conclude an Agreement on Investment Facilitation for Development

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In December 2021, 112 WTO members co-sponsored a Joint Statement on Investment Facilitation for Development, in which they recognize the Consolidated Document by the Coordinator (so-called ‘Easter Text (Revision 5)’) as the basis for their ongoing
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EU initiates WTO dispute complaint regarding Chinese restrictions on trade with Lithuania

EU initiates WTO dispute complaint regarding Chinese restrictions on trade with Lithuania

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Yesterday, the European Union requested WTO dispute consultations with China concerning alleged Chinese restrictions on the import and export of goods, and the supply of services, to and from Lithuania or with a link to
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Arbitrator issues decision in US-China dispute over subsidy duties

Arbitrator issues decision in US-China dispute over subsidy duties

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Today, a WTO arbitrator issued a decision on the level of countermeasures China may request in its dispute with the United States regarding US countervailing duties on certain products from China (DS437). You can find
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Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of the DSB

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
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