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WTO forecasts "strong but uneven" post-COVID trade recovery

Global trade volumes are set to increase by eight percent this year, helped by a lower than expected decline during the pandemic in 2020.


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What does China's RCEP ratification mean for Asia-Pacific trade?

China's early ratification of the RCEP could help cement its dominant position in the Asia-Pacific region by facilitating more trade.


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Suez canal blockage 'to have major impact' on world trade

Experts have warned of major knock-on effects to world trade and supply chains due to the blockage of the Suez canal.


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Canada and UK ratify free trade agreement

Canada and the UK have ratified an interim trade deal that ensures there are no new tariffs on goods traded between the two countries.


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Australia escalates China trade dispute to WTO panel

Australia has asked the WTO to convene a new panel to rule on an ongoing trade dispute with China.


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US set to hit 18 countries with aluminum anti-dumping duties

A total of 18 countries around the world could be hit by new anti-dumping measures on aluminum imports to the US.


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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala cleared to be new WTO leader

Nigeria's Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala should now be the leader of the World Trade Organization.


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Expanding CPTPP - which countries could join the agreement?

What are the chances of the likes of China, the US and the UK joining the CPTPP free trade agreement?


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EU proposes deal to end tariffs on US imports

The EU's ambassador to the US has suggested both sides could look to de-escalate the ongoing subsidies row by agreeing to remove key tariffs.


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World trade volumes bounce back to pre-pandemic levels

New data indicates that global trade volumes returned to pre-pandemic levels in late 2020.