World Cotton Day: FIFA to turn “world’s spotlight” on African cotton producers

Thu, 05 Oct 2023 - 08:13 GMT

FIFA signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the WTO which, among other avenues, is exploring ways in which football's global appeal can be used to promote economic inclusion.

FIFA and World Trade Organization look to build on collaboration

Wed, 03 May 2023 - 09:28 GMT

Gianni Infantino and World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala said that they are looking to expand their partnership and help the economic empowerment of women.

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.

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities launches massive promotional campaign on Egypt’s 27 governorates

Thu, 02 Sep 2021 - 03:31 GMT

The campaign aims to highlight the beauty of the 27 governorates in Egypt and the tourism patterns and products they offer.

Tourism Min. celebrates picking Egypt among fastest growing destinations

Sat, 21 Dec 2019 - 12:01 GMT

Egypt was chosen by Lexie Alford, the youngest traveler to visit all of the world’s 196 countries at the age of 21, breaking a Guinness World Record.

Trade War: Threats and Opportunities

Sun, 07 Jul 2019 - 06:23 GMT

The world has been keeping a close eye on the trade war ignited by the United States that has set up barriers provoking retaliation by mainly China.

Samsung predicts 56% drop in second-quarter profit on weak chip market

Fri, 05 Jul 2019 - 10:00 GMT

Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday its operating profit for the last quarter likely fell more than 56 percent from a year earlier amid a weak market for memory chips.

G20 sealed landmark deal on WTO reform by ducking 'taboo words'

Mon, 03 Dec 2018 - 09:46 GMT

For the first time since G20 leaders held their inaugural meeting in Washington in 2008, their communique did not contained a pledge to fight protectionism.

APEC fails to reach consensus as U.S.-China divide deepens

Sun, 18 Nov 2018 - 02:26 GMT

Asia-Pacific leaders failed to agree on a communique at a summit in Papua New Guinea on Sunday for the first time in their history.

U.S. asks for WTO panel over metals tariff retaliation

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 - 12:40 GMT

U.S is requesting that a WTO dispute resolution panel get involved in a clash over international retaliation over U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminium.

Chinese FM, IMF chief probe multilateralism, WTO reform

Thu, 27 Sep 2018 - 09:09 GMT

Wang reiterated China’s stance in supporting multilateralism, free trade and international rules and law.

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.

G20 agriculture ministers express concern about 'protectionist' measures

Sat, 28 Jul 2018 - 10:00 GMT

Agriculture ministers from the G20 countries said on Saturday they were concerned about the increasing use of protectionist non-tariff trade measures.

U.S. and China clash over "technology transfer" at WTO

Tue, 29 May 2018 - 04:00 GMT

Chinese and U.S. envoys sparred at the World Trade Organization on Monday over U.S. President Donald Trump's claims that China steals American ideas.

Germany's Merkel says she could see a bilateral EU-U.S. trade deal

Fri, 27 Apr 2018 - 09:10 GMT

Merkel said on Friday she could see negotiating a bilateral trade deal between the European Union and the United States.

German engineering trade body calls for new EU trade deal with U.S.

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 - 08:03 GMT

Trump announced a 25 percent tariff on steel imports and 10 percent tariff on aluminum imports last month.

Egypt elected to chair African group at WTO agricultural negotiations

Mon, 02 Apr 2018 - 12:32 GMT

Tarek Kabil said the African group at the World Trade Organization has unanimously elected Egypt through its trade representation office in the permanent diplomatic mission in Geneva.

China does not want a trade war with the U.S.- China commerce ministry

Thu, 29 Mar 2018 - 03:35 GMT

China does not want a trade war with the United States, but it won't accept any negotiations if they are hijacked unilaterally.