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World Trade Organization Posts
May 29, 2014
International trade is ever-changing. Billions of products are bought and sold daily and markets emerge in the blink of an eye. It is a complex industry that can open a whole new world of opportunities for the smallest of countries.
June 20, 2012
I’ve just wrapped up attending the B20 (Business20) Summit in Los Cabos, Mexico where business leaders met to discuss the global economy and recommend a path forward to sustained growth. We met just ahead of the annual gathering of the G20 Leaders’ Summit here, where finding solutions to strengthen the economic picture were atop the agenda, and we committed to working with the industrialized and developing nations to achieve that goal.
June 13, 2012
Last year members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) celebrated the culmination of 18 years of negotiations and invited Russia to join the WTO. Russia is the last major economy to join the world trade body. Its entrance into the international, rules-based trading system, which most of the rest of the world is already in, is cause to celebrate.