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23 мая, 20:00

Australia first to eliminate farm export subsidies from its WTO schedule of commitments

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Australia has become the first WTO member with export subsidies entitlements to eliminate them from its WTO schedule of commitments, in line with the landmark 2015 commitment by WTO members to eliminate farm export subsidies.

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22 мая, 19:34

Joint Statement between Japan and the World Trade Organization

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Three Cornerstones for the Promotion of Free Trade

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22 мая, 19:34

DG Azevêdo welcomes Japan’s leadership to strengthen global trade

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Director-General Roberto Azevêdo praised Japan’s leadership in the multilateral trading system during his visit to Tokyo on 22 May, where he discussed the WTO’s future work with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, high-level government officials and private sector representatives.

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22 мая, 17:58

DG Azevêdo briefs APEC trade ministers on preparations for MC11

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Speaking at an APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) trade ministers’ meeting in Hanoi, Viet Nam, on 20 May, Director-General Roberto Azevêdo reported on the state of play in WTO work and on preparations for the WTO’s 11th Ministerial Conference in Buenos Aires, in December this year.

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19 мая, 20:00

Russia files WTO complaint against Ukraine over restrictions on trade and transit for goods and services

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On 19 May, the Russian Federation notified the WTO Secretariat that it had requested WTO dispute consultations with Ukraine regarding alleged restrictions, prohibitions, requirements and procedures adopted and maintained by Ukraine in respect of trade in goods and services from Russia, as well as transit.

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19 мая, 14:23

General Council advances preparations for MC11

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At the reconvened General Council meeting on 18 May, WTO members agreed a number of steps in preparation for the 11th Ministerial Conference (MC11), to be held in Buenos Aires this December. The General Council formally elected Argentina’s Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra as Chair of MC11, agreed arrangements for the attendance of observers and heard an appeal for donations to a special trust fund to support the participation of least-developed countries in the Ministerial Conference. During the meeting the official logo for the Conference was also unveiled to members. The logo was developed as a joint endeavour between Argentina and the WTO Secretariat.

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18 мая, 11:55

WTO opens online registration for 2017 Public Forum

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Online registration for the 2017 Public Forum is now open. Entitled “Trade: Behind the Headlines”, the Forum will provide an opportunity for participants to go beyond the rhetoric and examine the opportunities trade can offer and the challenges it can bring. The Forum will be held at the WTO headquarters in Geneva from 26 to 28 September.

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17 мая, 20:00

Viet Nam launches safeguard investigation on mineral or chemical fertilizers

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On 17 May 2017, Viet Nam notified the WTO’s Committee on Safeguards that it initiated on 12 May 2017 a safeguard investigation on mineral or chemical fertilizers.

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17 мая, 11:52

Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of Dispute Settlement Body

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The WTO Secretariat has circulated a meeting notice and list of items proposed for the next meeting, on 22 May 2017, of the Dispute Settlement Body, which consists of all WTO members and oversees legal disputes among them. The meeting notice is circulated in the form of a document officially called an “airgram”.

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16 мая, 18:19

Committee on Trade Facilitation meets for first time

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WTO members gathered on 16 May for the inaugural meeting of the Committee on Trade Facilitation, the body responsible for overseeing implementation of the WTO’s historic Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA).