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WTO Reviews Trade Policies In Switzerland, Liechtenstein

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-news.com, 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, Tax-news.com, 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, Tax-News.com, 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, Tax-News.com, 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, Tax-news.com, 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, Tax-news.com, 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, Tax-News.com, 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

 


South Korean Firms Urged To Anticipate US Trade Spat

by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

South Korean exporters have been urged to put in place strategies to deal with potential changes to trading conditions with the United States. Read Full Story

 


WTO's Trade Facilitation Agreement Enters Into Force

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, February 23, 2017

The European Union has welcomed the entry into force of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement, which aims to modernize and simplify customs and border procedures. Read Full Story

 


Russia Files WTO Complaint Against EU Duties

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Russia has requested World Trade Organisation dispute consultations with the EU in a case involving EU anti-dumping duties on certain steel products. Read Full Story

 

 

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