Tag Archives: WTO

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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The TPP Stands for Tense Political Pressure

This is a re-post of my latest writing on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement. As an update, negotiators met in Ottawa, Canada from July 3-12. Once again, the deadline for completion of the TPP has shifted. Not much was accomplished … Continue reading

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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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