World Trade Organization

China warns WTO facing 'existential crisis' amid US trade moves 

Trump, who began the standoff last year complaining about unfair Chinese trade practices, has specifically blasted the WTO for slighting US trade interests to the benefit of China.

published on : 14th May 2019

US warns of World Trade Organization action over 'discriminatory' new digital taxes

That overhaul is expected next year at the earliest, assuming a consensus can be reached among the 127 countries taking part in the talks.

published on : 12th March 2019

Preparing agenda for WTO; likely to be discussed in Davos: Suresh Prabhu

Key trade ministers from countries including from India would meet next month on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum Summit at Davos to discuss the road ahead for the WTO.

published on : 23rd December 2018

A look at what happened at the G-20 summit in Argentina

Here are some of the main developments at the Group of 20 summit, which wrapped up Saturday.

published on : 3rd December 2018

WTO's discussion agenda must include old, new issues: Suresh Prabhu

Prabhu said that there were challenges before the global trade and their impact would have implications on the world economy.

published on : 19th November 2018

China asks for WTO authorization to impose sanctions on US goods

China considers that "no substantive effort and progress has been made" by the US to fulfill its implementation obligation.

published on : 12th September 2018

China seeking trade sanctions against US in anti-dumping case: World Trade Organisation

The use of anti-dumping duties are permitted under international trade rules as long as they adhere to strict conditions, and disputes over their use are often brought before the WTO.

published on : 11th September 2018

'Shape up or we'll quit', US President Donald Trump tells WTO

Trump made the threat as Washington presses challenges at the WTO against trading partners that have fought back against tariffs on importers that were imposed by the Trump administration.

published on : 31st August 2018

China blasts US solar tariffs, takes World Trade Organization action

China's commerce ministry accused Washington of erecting trade barriers while subsidising its domestic industry.

published on : 15th August 2018

Donald Trump demands more fairness from WTO

"The era of economic surrender for the United States is over, it's over," Trump said at a White House 'Made in America' event, as he demanded fairness from World Trade Organization.

published on : 24th July 2018

As major economies put up protectionist barriers, WTO's credibility, survival at risk: Report

The report issued by the Bertelsmann Foundation comes amid a deepening trade dispute between China and the United States which has engulfed other major trading partners.

published on : 18th July 2018

China files World Trade Organization challenge to US $200 billion tariff plan

The Trump administration has criticized the WTO as unable to deal with the problems posed by China, suggesting a challenge there might have little impact in Washington.

published on : 16th July 2018

Donald Trump threatens action on WTO after reports he wants to withdraw

Trump has complained frequently that the United States is treated unfairly in global trade and has sharply criticized the WTO for letting that happen.

published on : 3rd July 2018

European Union sends legal challenge to WTO against US, China

EU struck back at the US a day after President Trump's administration angered its major allies by slapping duties of 25 per cent and 10 per cent on imports of aluminium and steel. 

published on : 1st June 2018

China challenges US over steel, aluminium tariffs at WTO

US President Donald Trump decided in March to impose steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, primarily to target China.

published on : 10th April 2018
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