World Trade Organization (WTO)

Russia slaps retaliatory duties on US imports

Russia imposed extra duties from 25 to 40% on import of certain US goods in response to steel and aluminum duties earlier set by the US, the Ministry of Economic Development said. "Compensating measures apply as additional, higher …

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Trump wants US to withdraw from WTO

US President Donald Trump has told several top White House officials he wants to withdraw the United States from the WTO, a source said. "He’s [threatened to withdraw] 100 times. It would totally [screw] us …

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Russia may impose sanctions on US exports

Russia and Japan have warned they could retaliate against U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminium by imposing sanctions worth almost $1 billion combined, filings published by the World Trade Organization showed. Russia said the U.S. plan …

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 Turkey complained to WTO about US

The US decision to introduce anti-dumping duties on Turkey's steel production caused discontent with the Ankara authorities. Turkey appealed to the World Trade Organization (WTO) with a complaint to the United States.  Turkish …

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Kazakh Ambassador becomes head of WTO Trade Committee

Zhanar Aitzhanova, Kazakhstan's Ambassador to Switzerland, permanent representative of the republic at the UN Office in Geneva, became the head of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Committee on Trade and Environment, the …

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Russia appeals to WTO over EU duties

Russia appealed to the World Trade Organization to settle a dispute with the European Union over anti-dumping duties imposed on its steelmakers, the Russian Ministry of Economic Development said. "The reason for the suit was …

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Azerbaijan elected as chair of UNWTO Executive Council

Azerbaijan has been elected as chair of the Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) at its meeting held in Luxor, Egypt. Zambia and Serbia were elected first and second deputy chairs respectively. Speaking …

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Putin: consequences of global crisis still persisting

The global economic and financial situation remains difficult, with the consequences of the global financial crisis still persisting, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with Sputnik and the IANS news …

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