Much of modern international trade and investment is driven by human know-how, knowledge, creativity and innovation.
Speaking at the Peterson Institute for International Economics on Monday, WTO Deputy Director-General Alan Wolff gave nine reasons to be optimistic about global efforts for WTO reform.
The U.S. rejected the European Union’s proposal to reform the World Trade Organization, dealing a blow to international efforts to bolster the Geneva-based body.
The report shows a significant increase in trade coverage of trade restrictive measures by WTO members from mid-October 2017 to mid-October 2018.
« Nous devons poursuivre la désescalade » des tensions commerciales et améliorer le système des échanges, la patronne du FMI a dit.
WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo strongly welcomed the communiqué agreed by G20 leaders at the summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina on 1 December.