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Stories that are tagged 'World Trade Organisation (WTO)'

EU Hails Victory In WTO Russia Tariff Dispute

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Monday, June 26, 2017

The EU has said that, as a result of dispute proceedings it launched in 2014, Russia has lowered tariffs on certain paper, refrigerators, and palm oil products. Read Full Story


WTO Rules On Latest EU-US Boeing Dispute

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Last updated 41 hours ago | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Both the EU and the US have claimed victory in response to the latest WTO ruling in a long-running dispute over alleged US subsidies to Boeing. Read Full Story


Irish Firms Lack Expertise To Manage 'New UK Border'

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Chartered Accountants Ireland has said that businesses in both the Republic and Northern Ireland are concerned about the implications of any reintroduction of tariffs post-Brexit. Read Full Story


WTO Reviews Trade Policies In Switzerland, Liechtenstein

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Saturday, May 27, 2017

The WTO has published its fifth review of the trade policies and practices of Switzerland and Liechtenstein, in which it noted that the trade regimes in both countries remain generally open. Read Full Story


Canadian Businesses Concerned Over NAFTA

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Thursday, May 11, 2017

The head of the Business Council of Canada has written to the Prime Minister to express concern over the future of Canada's trading partnership with the US and Mexico. Read Full Story


Mexican Tax Reforms Have Significantly Boosted Revenues: WTO

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Mexico increased tax collections from 9.7 percent of GDP in 2013 to 13.1 percent of GDP in 2015 after introducing a series a tax reforms, the World Trade Organisation has said. Read Full Story


UK Gov't Must Anticipate Possible EU Free Trade Deal Void

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

The UK Government needs to be prepared for the "worst case" result of Brexit negotiations: leaving the European Union without having reached a trade deal, members of parliament have said. Read Full Story


Irish Farmers Call For Free Access To UK Post-Brexit

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Groups representing the Irish food and drink and dairy industries have called for free and unfettered post-Brexit access to the UK market for Ireland. Read Full Story


Australian Miners Seeking New Free Trade Deals

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The Minerals Council of Australia has called on the Government to pursue further trade liberalization through a range of bilateral and regional trading agreements. Read Full Story


WTO To Probe Colombia's Compliance With Tariff Ruling

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Thursday, March 9, 2017

The Dispute Settlement Body of the World Trade Organization has agreed to determine whether Colombia has complied with an earlier WTO ruling regarding its import tariffs on textiles, apparel, and footwear. Read Full Story




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