WTO: US duties on Chinese goods are illegal | NOW

The World Trade Organization (WTO) is blaming the United States. The import duties on Chinese goods that the country imported in 2018 are in violation of international trade rules, according to the trade organization. According to the WTO, the US has not been able to demonstrate that the measures were necessary. In 2018, the US … Read more

WTO in search of new Director General

The Brazilian Roberto Azevedo is leaving his post of Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Monday, leaving an institution in crisis and without a captain, in the midst of the global economic slump caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Lhe premature departure of Azevdo, a year before the end of his mandate for … Read more

Washington deplores WTO report on Canadian lumber favorable to Ottawa

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Monday criticized the findings of a Canadian-friendly WTO lumber report amid long-standing US-Canada litigation . • Read also: Softwood lumber with the United States: WTO report largely proves Canada right He said in a statement that the World Trade Organization dispute settlement panel issued “a misinterpretation by the Appellate … Read more