Tag Archives: World Trade Organization

What is Africa’s Role in the International Trade Dispute Process?

A number of countries throughout Africa have experienced economic growth and thus, have become competitive players in the international market. The success of a number of African economies has been documented by institutions over the last five years such as McKinsey … Continue reading

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Russia to Appeal to the WTO against US, EU Sanctions

In response to the U.S. and EU sanctions that have been put in place since March, Russia is now considering appealing to the World Trade Organization (WTO). On what grounds?

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Intellectual Property Violation: A Hallmark of the Less Developed Economies

Guest blogger Chidinma Udezeh shares with us the limitations of the World Trade Organization’s agreement pertaining to intellectual property rights. Intellectual property is an important issue  for all of us as the creative ideas behind patents, music, movies, and literature reach beyond national borders much more easily. … Continue reading

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The Elephant in the Room: WTO Bali Trade Package Shows Minimal Progress

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              The World Trade Organization (WTO) talks in Bali concluded with some progress last week. However, there still is not a substantial deal to move global trade liberalization forward for the benefit of all 159 … Continue reading

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Is There Hope for a WTO Trade Deal in Bali?

A few days ago, I enjoyed the opportunity to visit and chat with one of my longtime friends in the field of international trade about the failed World Trade Organization talks. My good friend does not see much hope for these talks. … Continue reading

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