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WTO 10h
DDG Wolff: The future belongs to trade agreements of varying geometries
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WTO 13h
: In April, the WTO Secretariat released a report highlighting the tools & resources for WTO members for sharing information. This is crucial for gov'ts & traders in the context of 👉
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WTO Aug 10
Technical Barriers to Trade👇 The 2nd event of the TBT@40 Dialogue Series, entitled "TBT Committee and regulatory measures: prevention, not litigation," takes place on 2 Sep. ! Find out what speakers will discuss at this event and sign up here 👇
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WTO Aug 10
As of 31 July: These are the trade measures on goods, which WTO members have introduced in response to the pandemic according to the Secretariat's informal list. Full information here:
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WTO Aug 10
Are you interested in participating in the 19th edition of the Jackson Moot Court Competition? The is co-organizing a webinar providing an overview of the competition & useful information for team coaches on 12 August 2020. Sign up here 👉
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WTO Aug 9
: In May, the WTO Secretariat released this report on the early impact of on trade in services. Services that require the proximity of consumers and suppliers to each other were largely paralyzed. Read the full report here:
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WTO Aug 8
: This report by the WTO Secretariat released in April provides an overview of trade flows and tariffs of medical goods, including those that appeared to be in shortage during the crisis. Read here:
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WTO Aug 7
Tourism activities have decreased significantly this year due to restrictions. Women working in the industry are bearing the brunt, as they are very active in this sector. This calls for gender-inclusive economic recovery strategies. Read more:
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WTO Aug 7
Replying to @wto
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WTO Aug 7
has ratified the Agreement! Find out how the TFA helps deliver easier trade for developing countries here:
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WTO Aug 7
WTO members discuss cotton development assistance, impact of COVID-19 on cotton trade
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WTO Aug 6
WTO members push for increased transparency on COVID-19 measures in farm trade
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WTO Aug 5
WTO Members have adopted the Fifth Review of the Operation and Implementation of the SPS Agreement. To read about the new SPS-related work and progress made, see:
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Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation Aug 4
As businesses involved in the global movement of goods, you know best where the barriers to lie and how to tackle them.‍ Share your experience of trading during and help us make a reality!👉 📧covid19@tradefacilitation.org
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WTO Aug 5
Replying to @TradeEconomista
WTO economists chatted with last week on how women are more disadvantaged during the crisis and in wider trade issues as well. Watch:
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WTO Aug 5
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In services, more women than men also tend to work in industries that are more exposed to trade disruptions such as in tourism. Full report:
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WTO Aug 5
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Women tend more than men to hold jobs in the manufacturing industries that experienced the largest fall in export growth during the first few months of the pandemic. Full report:
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WTO Aug 5
WTO report draws attention to impact of COVID-19 trade disruptions on women
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WTO Aug 5
In the latest issue of the WTO Accessions Newsletter, find out the most recent developments in the accessions process, including for Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan! Read more here:
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WTO Aug 4
WTO members adopt report on food safety, animal and plant health, paving way for new work
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