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    WTO prolongs shutdown, bars staff from premises over virus

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:44pm on March 15, 2020

    The World Trade Organisation announced on Sunday that it would prolong its meeting shutdown over COVID-19 until the end of April, and said that it...

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    US opposition pushes global trade court to brink of collapse

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on December 09, 2019

    The World Trade Organisation’s capacity to settle international disputes, a core function throughout the body’s 25-year history, is on the brink of collapse following relentless...

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    This is what democracy looked like

    Chris Borte and Julia Steele Allen | Updated at 12:00am on December 02, 2019

    In the process of working throughout the South, and going to jail, and getting beat, and being in mass meetings, and singing, this one particular...

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    G20 has put up ‘historically high levels’ of trade barriers: WTO

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on November 23, 2019

    G20 economies slapped on 28 new barriers between mid-May and mid-October covering trade worth an estimated $460.4 billion, mainly via tariff increases and import bans,...

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    WTO clears US to target EU goods with tariffs over Airbus

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on October 15, 2019

    The World Trade Organisation formally authorised the United States on Monday to impose tariffs on up to $7.5 billion of imports of EU goods after...

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    China lodges tariff case at WTO against US

    Reuters . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:00am on September 03, 2019

    China has lodged a case against the United States with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) over US import duties, the Chinese commerce ministry said on...

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    Bangladesh ranks 2nd in WTO export growth index

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on August 09, 2019

    Bangladesh has secured second position in export growth among emerging economies and first among South Asian nations in the last decade despite its narrow export...

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    BGMEA seeks Tk 5.5cr from WTO fund for R&D

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 23, 2019

    The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association has initiated a move for research and development, innovation, product diversification and value addition for the future sustainability...

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    African leaders launch free-trade zone

    Reuters . Niamey | Updated at 12:00am on July 08, 2019

    African leaders met on Sunday to launch a continental free-trade zone that if successful would unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc...

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    Brazil asks for WTO investigation of Indonesia on poultry trade

    Reuters . Sao Paulo | Updated at 12:20am on June 16, 2019

    The Brazilian government has formally asked the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to open a panel to investigate Indonesian policies on Brazil’s poultry exports, the Agriculture...