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BREAKING: 75 Countries Launch WTO Talks Towards Global E-Commerce Rules

  Ministers from 75 countries – including China and the US — launched talks towards drawing up global e-commerce rules amid growing calls for technology to be more closely regulated internationally, a statement said. The talks were announced by the EU’s top trade official, Cecilia Malmstrom, on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in … Continue reading BREAKING: 75 Countries Launch WTO Talks Towards Global E-Commerce Rules …

WTO chief has never talked to Trump, but agrees trade reforms needed

The head of the World Trade Organization talks frequently to world leaders, including those from France, Germany, Japan and Britain, but he has never spoken to President Donald Trump, despite the intense US focus on trade. Even so, WTO Director General Roberto Azevedo said he agrees that the global trading system needs reforms, and soon. […] …

WTO is unfair to America, Trump alleges

WTO is unfair to America, Trump alleges

US President Donald Trump teed up a fight with the World Trade Organisation Friday, claiming the 164-country body was biased against the United States. A day after China asked the WTO to referee a rapidly escalating trade fight with Washington, Trump questioned the organisation’s impartiality. “China, which is a great economic power, is considered a […] …

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