5 reasons why gender equality in trade matters

Hopes are high for the launch of an historic Declaration on Trade and Gender at the 11th World Trade Organization (WTO) ministerial meeting taking place in Buenos Aire...





EU's Malmstrom sees Mercosur trade deal by early 2018

Trade talks between the European Union and South America’s Mercosur bloc are closing on a deal which could come early in the new year, European Trade Commissione...READ MORE


EFTA and the Federal Republic of Nigeria sign Joint Declaration on Cooperation

On 12 December 2017 in Buenos Aires, Representatives from the Member States of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) – Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Sw...READ MORE


ITC, UNCTAD, WTO launch Global Trade Helpdesk

The International Trade Centre (ITC), the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the WTO today unveiled an innovative tool to help businesses,...READ MORE


WTO Ministerial Launches, As Regional Leaders Make Public Call for Support of Multilateral System

The WTO’s Eleventh Ministerial Conference formally began on Sunday 10 December, with leaders from various countries issuing the “Buenos Aires Declaration,&...READ MORE


RTAs and the Economics of Disintegration

The growing appeal of populist messages and doubts about the benefits of globalization materialized into two major developments in 2016: the referendum that led to dec...