WTO Upgrades Forecast For 2017 As Trade Rebounds Strongly

WTO economists have issued a strong upward revision to their forecast for 2017 trade expansion following a sharp acceleration in global trade growth in the first half of the year. The estimate for growth in world merchandise trade volume in 2017 was raised to 3.6%. The previous estimate for 2017 was 2.4%, though this was set within a range of 1.8%-3.6%, More...

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By administrator On Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Sudan Resumes WTO Membership Negotiations

WTO members expressed unanimous support for the resumption of Sudan’s WTO membership negotiations at the 3rd meeting of the Working Party on the country’s accession held on 31 January 201, 13 years after its More...

By administrator On Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

Unequal Distribution Of Power Bane Of Policies’ Effectiveness

Unequal distribution of power in a society interferes with policies’ effectiveness, according to a new World Bank report. The report, the 2017 World Development Report titled Governance and the Law, explores why More...