World Trade Organization

Egypt submits draft resolution on enhancing WTO response to food security challenges

Fri, 10 Jun 2022 - 09:00 GMT

The draft resolution will be discussed during the 12th ministerial meeting of the WTO scheduled to be held in Geneva on 12-15 June, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Egyptian Industries Federation hosts 1st WTO celebration

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 09:24 GMT

The celebration will be organized by the Egyptian Export Council for Handicrafts and the Egyptian Chamber of Handicrafts, under the auspices of the Egyptian Federation of Industries.

Trump threatens to withdraw U.S. from World Trade Organization

Thu, 30 Aug 2018 - 10:34 GMT

"If they don't shape up, I would withdraw from the WTO," Trump said.

China says will continue to fight back against U.S. tariffs

Thu, 23 Aug 2018 - 09:15 GMT

China will file a complaint with the World Trade Organization (WTO) against the U.S. action, the ministry also said in a statement on its website.

China counterpunches against US in growing trade war

Fri, 06 Jul 2018 - 10:40 GMT

China on Friday struck back against US President Trump's trade offensive, intensifying the expanding and unpredictable dispute between the two countries.

China, Russia and Saudi Arabia give EU trade reforms thumbs down at WTO

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 - 12:04 GMT

The European Union's new rules against countries dumping cheap goods on its market got a rough ride at a World Trade Organization meeting, where China, Russia and Saudi Arabia led a chorus of disapproval, a trade official said on Thursday.

US-China trade war fears escalate as threats ramp up

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 - 10:00 GMT

The escalating trade confrontation between Washington and Beijing threatened to boil over Friday.

China renews pledges to open economy, protect IP rights

Sun, 25 Mar 2018 - 07:24 GMT

The pledge on reform and equal treatment came from Vice Premier Han Zheng, at a time there are increasing prospects of a trade war with the United States.

US asks China not to implement ban on foreign garbage

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 - 10:00 GMT

The United States asked China on Friday not to implement a ban on imports of scrap materials.

WTO unlikely to reach final fishery deal during conference: spokesman

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 - 08:08 GMT

World Trade Organization (WTO) members are unlikely to reach a final deal to curb fishery subsidies.

WTO losing trade focus, too easy on some developing nations: U.S.

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 - 08:01 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump’s trade chief said on Monday that the World Trade Organization (WTO) is losing its focus on trade negotiations in favor of litigation.

Trade Minister calls for unified demands of developing countries

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 - 10:34 GMT

The minister stressed on the need to have a fair and transparent trade system with sufficient guarantees.

Egypt, developing countries refuse cutting agriculture subsidies

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 - 12:08 GMT

Net food imports of developing countries from cereals reached $20 billion in 2015, compared to $4.6 billion in 2001.

Egypt targets €6B in trade with Italy

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 - 10:53 GMT

Bilateral trade between Egypt and Italy hiked 13.9 percent in the first half of 2017 to stand at €2.59 billion.

Bilateral Trade between Egypt, Spain rises 16% in first 8 months of 2017

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 - 11:58 GMT

Bilateral trade stood at €1.6 billion in the period between January and August of 2017, compared to €1.37 billion last year.

WTO delegation arrives in Cairo for policy review

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 - 02:37 GMT

A high-level delegation from the WTO arrived in Cairo on Sunday to discuss the WTO’s draft report on Egypt’s trade, economic and investment policies.

UK's divorce bill figure will come in final Brexit deal: trade minister

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 - 02:17 GMT

Britain can only come up with a figure for a financial settlement with the European Union when Brexit has been agreed.

Despite tough talk, Canada seen unlikely to walk away from NAFTA

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 - 09:00 GMT

Despite Canada’s threats to walk away from NAFTA talks if necessary, its limited success in diversifying exports leaves the nation too reliant on U.S. markets to play hardball.

WTO reverses ruling against Boeing 777X tax credits

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 - 02:41 GMT

The decision by WTO appeal judges overturns a decision to ban some Washington state support for facilities.

Qatar launches wide-ranging WTO complaint against trade boycott

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 - 04:16 GMT

Qatar filed a wide-ranging legal complaint at the World Trade Organization on Monday to challenge a trade boycott by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and United Arab Emirates.