The multilateral trading system, along with regional and bilateral trade agreements, all share the task of regulating global trade, Deputy Director-General Alan Wolff said on 11 August. Speaking at a virtual event organized by the American Association of Exporters and Importers on the question of whether the future of trade is multilateral or bilateral, DDG […]
The WTO has launched its first online Regional Trade Policy Course (e-RTPC) to ensure that capacity building continues to be provided to government officials despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Twenty participants from ten Caribbean members are attending the e-RTPC from 10 August to 13 November 2020.
Women are likely to be harder hit than men by trade disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the dangers are particularly acute in developing countries according to a new information note from the WTO Secretariat. The paper points to how governments’ policy responses could address gender-specific effects of the crisis.