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Qatar launches WTO complaint against trade boycott - media

Qatar launches WTO complaint against trade boycott - media

Qatar filed a wide-ranging legal complaint at the World Trade Organization to challenge a trade boycott by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and United Arab Emirates, the director of Qatar's WTO office Ali Alwaleed al-Thani said. …

 Turkey complained to WTO about US

Turkey complained to WTO about US

The US decision to introduce anti-dumping duties on Turkey's steel production caused discontent with the Ankara authorities. Turkey appealed to the World Trade Organization (WTO) with a complaint to the United States.  Turkish …

Kazakh Ambassador becomes head of WTO Trade Committee

Kazakh Ambassador becomes head of WTO Trade Committee

Zhanar Aitzhanova, Kazakhstan's Ambassador to Switzerland, permanent representative of the republic at the UN Office in Geneva, became the head of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Committee on Trade and Environment, the …

Russia appeals to WTO over EU duties

Russia appeals to WTO over EU duties

Russia appealed to the World Trade Organization to settle a dispute with the European Union over anti-dumping duties imposed on its steelmakers, the Russian Ministry of Economic Development said. "The reason for the suit was …

Azerbaijan elected as chair of UNWTO Executive Council

Azerbaijan elected as chair of UNWTO Executive Council

Azerbaijan has been elected as chair of the Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) at its meeting held in Luxor, Egypt. Zambia and Serbia were elected first and second deputy chairs respectively. Speaking …

Putin: consequences of global crisis still persisting

Putin: consequences of global crisis still persisting

The global economic and financial situation remains difficult, with the consequences of the global financial crisis still persisting, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with Sputnik and the IANS news …

Trump threatens to pull US out of WTO

Trump threatens to pull US out of WTO

Donald Trump has threatened to pull the US out of the World Trade Organisation if he enters the White House, as the Republican presidential nominee branded the body a "disaster". When asked how he would …

 Azerbaijan to discuss accession to WTO in Geneva

Azerbaijan to discuss accession to WTO in Geneva

The next round of talks on Azerbaijan’s accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) will be held in Geneva on July 21-22, the Azerbaijani Deputy Foreign Minister, Mahmud Mammadguliyev, said. The deputy …

Turkmenistan and  WTO discuss cooperation

Turkmenistan and WTO discuss cooperation

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan held a meeting with the Director of the Department to join the World Trade Organization (WTO), Chidu Osakwe, at which the parties discussed the possibilities of a mutually …

Russia adopts amendments to WTO agreement

Russia adopts amendments to WTO agreement

Russia has adopted a protocol on amendments to the Marrakesh agreement on the establishment of the World Trade Organization (WTO), which are aimed at simplification of WTO trade procedures. The corresponding law was signed today by President …

 Turkmen Foreign Minister meets with WTO Director General

Turkmen Foreign Minister meets with WTO Director General

The Turkmen authorities are studying possibilities of joining WTO. The Deputy prime minister, minister of foreign affairs of Turkmenistan, Rashid Meredov, has held a series of meetings with heads of international organizations, …