WTO Archive

MAJOR GLOBAL AGREEMENT COMES INTO FORCE MAKING TRADE CHEAPER, EASIER AND FASTER

Geneva, 22 February 2017 – Members of the World Trade Organization, supported by UNCTAD, commit to streamlining procedures that will significantly increase international trade, reduce corruption and boost development. Waiting times at customs points for trucks bringing goods into the East African nation of Rwanda dropped from an astonishing 11 days in 2010 to 34

EUROFER welcomes EU & US raw materials case against China at WTO

Brussels, 20 July 2016 – The US has launched a trade enforcement action against China at the WTO concerning China’s export duties on several different raw materials. The EU intervened in this WTO challenge, a move that has been welcomed by the European Steel Association (EUROFER). When China joined the WTO in 2001, the country

Services Sector Clocks Double Digit Growth 

Economic Survey says Services Sector Negotiations at WTO Crucial, Seeks Removing Market Access Barriers and Domestic Regulations India’s dynamic Services Sector clocked double digit growth rate of 10.6 per cent as per the Advance Estimate during the current financial year, as compared to 9.1 per cent in the last fiscal (FY 2013-14). Contributing almost 72.4