10 Dec 2019

World trade without rules? US shuts down WTO appeals court

The World Trade Organization was shut down on Tuesday at midnight, as the terms of two of the last three judges of the appellate body ended. Their departure effectively deprives the de facto Supreme Court of world trade of its ability to issue rulings, leaving the court to face what

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31 Aug 2018

Trump considers pulling the US out of WTO

“US President Donald Trump said in an interview on Thursday that he was thinking about pulling the United States out of the World Trade Organization if ‘they don’t shape up.’ The president has often complained that the United States is treated unfairly in global trade, and has blamed the WTO for allowing

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