Latest World Trade Organization Stories

2009-11-07 06:23:02

Internet censorship will be challenged at the World Trade Organization, as it can limit online trade and delivery services, a study says.

2009-10-22 13:19:00

SAO PAULO, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The huge challenges facing the world economy demonstrate -- if such demonstration was needed -- that we live in a global economic system and there is no escape behind protectionist trade barriers.

2009-10-09 14:56:00

Legislation Would Create Jobs; Invest in Workers; Rebalance Trade WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today lauded new legislation introduced by U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and U.S. Rep. Louise M.

2009-09-16 20:18:13

Political supporters of Boeing Co. are trying to persuade defense officials to give the U.S.

2009-09-16 06:36:49

China says a proposed carbon tax on imported goods from countries without stringent environmental laws would violate World Trade Organization rules. Expressing his government's firm opposition to any such tax, Chinese Assistant Finance Minister Zhu Guangyao said it would amount to trade protectionism, China Daily reported. The carbon tax as it relates to climate change is expected to figure at the Group of 20 Summit next week in Pittsburgh. Referring to a bill passed by U.S.

2009-09-14 23:04:13

China, retaliating against U.S. tariffs on its tires, took its case to the World Trade Organization in preparation for a final ruling by the panel. Even as it countered with its own anti-dumping and anti-subsidies investigation into U.S.

2009-09-12 07:24:03

A move by the United States to slap an import tariff on Chinese tires is trade protectionism that violates World Trade Organization rules, China said Saturday. Chinese Ministry of Commerce spokesman Yao Jian, reacting to a decision Friday by U.S.

2009-09-12 06:52:06

U.S. President Barack Obama has announced a 35 percent import tariff on Chinese car and light-truck tires that U.S. workers contend are disrupting the market. In a proclamation Friday night, Obama said he was acting after the U.S.

2009-09-05 12:15:38

The United States views a preliminary ruling that the European Union gave illegal subsidies to Airbus as a clear win for U.S. manufacturer Boeing, sources said. Unnamed sources who had been briefed by U.S.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.