It was the 15th of May and Buencamino, Philippine Mission to the WTO
Special Trade Representative, had just come out of a meeting, his last for the day.
On July 12, 2019, the WTO
circulated the panel report upholding anew the Philippines' claims initiated in 2008 that Thailand violated WTO
law on Customs violation.
Qatar took this action after its commencement to settle disputes against the UAE through the WTO
in August 2017, which is still an ongoing case.
At present, the process of joining the WTO
is slowly going on.
Minister without Portfolio John Deng, head of the Office of Trade Negotiations, confirmed that Taiwan had agreed to change its WTO
status from a "developing" member to a "developed" member, and he told CNA that the new status will help Taiwan in its future negotiations.
"The US concerns about areas in the WTO
that they would like to improve are not new.
According to a report in The News, a three-member bench rejected the appeal of the European Union and upheld the decision of the WTO
panel which ruled in Pakistan's favour on July 6th, 2017.
Uzbekistan is considering resuming its efforts to join the WTO
, the intergovernmental body responsible for multilateral efforts to facilitate the smooth flow of trade across borders, after an approximately 15-year hiatus.
Roberto Azevdo, Director-General of the WTO
" the PM tweeted and posted a picture with him.
Alfaro said that the mission is currently visiting Cairo to prepare for that meeting in 2018 by working on the WTO
The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC), in collaboration with the International Trade Training Institute of the World Trade Organisation (WTO
), has organised a workshop on "The Dispute Settlement Mechanism of the WTO
" from September 27 to September 29.