Judit Rius, a legal policy adviser for the Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) organization, said that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement will have an immediate global impact, with medicine price increases, which "will make it much more difficult for MSF patients to have access to affordable medicines."
The United States and the EU member states could further their discussion on establishing the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) at a multilateral level, the President of the World Farmers' Organization (WFO) told Sputnik on Saturday.
The World Trade Organization (WTO) Public Forum 2015, which took place in Geneva under the slogan "Trade Works," has wrapped up addressing the most pressing issues, though leaving the question of what the WTO future is going to be like unanswered.
European dairy farmers are calling for a multilateral World Trade Organization (WTO) approach to establishing fair trade rules, a farmers' union representative said Friday.
Russia could bring the issue of Western sanctions to a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel, but winning the case could depend on an interpretation of what US national security concerns specifically are, former Chair of the WTO Appellate Body Georges Abi-Saab told Sputnik on Thursday.
New regional mega-agreements on free trade between the United States, Europe, Pacific Rim nations and some World Trade Organization (WTO) members will create numerous legal problems within the WTO framework, a panelist at the WTO Public Forum session on legal affairs warned on Thursday.
Members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the BRICS developing economies should expand negotiations on creating regional trade groups like TTIP and TPP, the European Commission’s former director general for the environment told Sputnik on Thursday.
This week, I will be joining a panel of women in trade at the World Trade Organization's Public Forum in Geneva, Switzerland. Along with Lilianne Ploumen, Trade Minister from the Netherlands; Yuejiao Zhang of China's International Trade...Show More Summary
The World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General Roberto Azevedo said that the trade sanctions against Russia could be discussed within framework of WTO.
The World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General Roberto Azevedo said that Iran could join WTO, but he had not received any recent communications from Tehran.
GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Trade Organization cut its forecasts for global goods trade on Wednesday after quarterly growth turned negative, with trade shrinking by an average of 0.7 percent in the first two quarters of this year. The...Show More Summary
Like the Berlin Conference of 1884 that carved up the African continent into a brightly colored map (for colonization and trade regulation purposes), Netflix and Hulu are snapping up swaths of existing programs, organizing them according to red and green logos, and regulating their availability for customers. Show More Summary
Categories: Procurement, Risk Performance and Compliance, World Trade Tags: L2, Process & Best Practice It is rare to find procurement organizations with generalized, significant, hands-on experience in global trade. The vast majority of procurement teams abdicate responsibility for global trade duties to import, customs and compliance teams. Show More Summary
The British marketing company and organizer of trade shows said it was meeting with several parties to potentially sell the business.
Jailhouse Coffee Do prison cells sell? That seems to be the idea behind Solitary Sumatra, an organic, fair trade coffee blend sold by Jailhouse Coffee, a newish small-batch roastery in New York City. The coffee is not made by prisoners...Show More Summary
Bagel-making was still a skilled trade then, restricted to members of the International Beigel Bakers Union, as the name was Romanized after the organization was founded in New York in 1907. (Until well into the 1950s, the minutes of the union’s board meetings were taken down in Yiddish.) The bagel-maker’s craft was passed down from […]
The Washington Post ran an editorial yesterday worrying about the end of globalization. It told readers: "Freshly released data from the World Trade Organization and other economic forecasts show that the world is on course for its third...Show More Summary
Russian Economic Development Minister thinks that anti-Russian sanctions imposed by Ukraine violate the norms outlined by the World Trade Organization.
It’s Episode 16 of Press Publish, the Nieman Lab podcast! My guest today is Jason Kint. Jason is CEO of Digital Content Next, which I confess I liked better under its old name, the Online Publishers Association. It’s the trade organization representing most of the country’s largest online publishers. I wanted to talk to Jason...
The Organic Trade Association (OTA), a membership-based organization of organic food companies, is working to bust myths about organic food. "Despite organic sales and accessibility at all-time highs, consumer confusion about organic benefits remains significant," say Laura Batcha, CEO of OTA. Show More Summary