Official account of the World Trade Organization. Check also: @OMC_fr en français; @OMC_es en español. Roberto Azevêdo tweets at @WTODGAZEVEDO
This week, the Technical Barriers to Trade Committee met in person & virtually to outline their work for the coming months. Upcoming discussions will focus on labelling, technical assistance, conformity assessment & a workshop on gender& standards👉 #WTOTBT
Would you like to participate in the 2021 Jackson Moot Court Competition? The case for the 19th edition has been released! Register by 1 Dec 2020👉 Read the case here👉 Regional rounds will take place virtually in Feb-May 2021.
#DataFriday : What can analyses of the tone in news reports tell us about public sentiment on the state of the global economy? This chart suggests that views are improving, although still predominantly negative. The latest Goods Barometer elaborates:
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Chair of the Board of Gavi and Nigeria’s former Finance Minister, has been nominated by #Nigeria as a candidate for the post of WTO Director-General. @NOIweala @TradeInvestNG @AbujaMFA #WTODG
BREAKING: World trade is expected to fall by between 13% and 32% in 2020 due to the #COVID19 pandemic according to the new #WTOForecast . Full report: Follow us next on our virtual press conference, happening soon.
What economics textbooks got right about global trade and what politics got wrong. tells it all at the #WTOPublicForum