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Qatar prevails over UAE in trade dispute at WTO

Qatar prevails over UAE in trade dispute at WTO

The State of Qatar announced Friday that its permanent mission to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has received a formal communication indicating that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) had withdrawn its WTO complaint

Qatar slams UAE trade complaint

Qatar slams UAE trade complaint

The Government Communications Office (GCO) on Wednesday said that the UAE has made a second request to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to refer a complaint it had lodged about alleged Qatari restrictions on the import and sales of goods ...

UAE move for panel to solve 'Qatar goods ban' a gimmick

UAE move for panel to solve 'Qatar goods ban' a gimmick

Qatar on Friday said it is surprised that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has abruptly terminated consultations in the DS576 dispute at the WTO and has rushed to seek the establishment of a panel.

Global tensions to force trade slowdown in 2019: WTO

Global tensions to force trade slowdown in 2019: WTO

Global trade growth is expected to be lower in 2019 than it was last year, the World Trade Organization forecast on Tuesday, citing widespread ‘tensions’ and economic uncertainty.

WTO okays Qatar request to set up panel in case against Saudi for violating IP rights

WTO okays Qatar request to set up panel in case against Saudi for violating IP rights

The complaint highlighted the various infringements and violations committed by Saudi Arabia against the IP rights of Qatari citizens and companies – including the rights of television broadcasters ...

Qatar asks for WTO adjudication in Saudi piracy dispute

Qatar asks for WTO adjudication in Saudi piracy dispute

Qatar has stepped up its fight for justice in a dispute against Saudi Arabia at the World Trade Organization (WTO) , with a request for adjudication of its complaint ...

US says India paid bigger cotton subsidies than WTO allows

US says India paid bigger cotton subsidies than WTO allows

India has paid out far more in cotton subsidies than the World Trade Organization allows, with payments ‘vastly in excess’ of what it had officially declared ...

G20 trade ministers say WTO reform 'urgent' as new Trump tariffs loom

G20 trade ministers say WTO reform 'urgent' as new Trump tariffs loom

Trade and investment ministers from G20 countries meeting in Argentina said there was an ‘urgent need’ to improve the World Trade Organization, a joint statement said on Friday.

Qatar asks WTO to adjudicate on UAE trade dispute

Qatar asks WTO to adjudicate on UAE trade dispute

The filing for adjudication followed as the UAE refused to take part in talks to find a solution to the complaint filed by Qatar on July 31.

Global trade 'rebounds strongly' in first half of 2017: WTO

Global trade 'rebounds strongly' in first half of 2017: WTO

The World Trade Organization on Thursday upped its forecast for global trade growth in 2017 thanks to stronger than expected demand for merchandise in Asia and North America.

‘No question that I’m feared again’, says Sharapova

‘No question that I’m feared again’, says Sharapova

Maria Sharapova made the US Open last 32 Wednesday, insisting she has instilled renewed fear into her rivals and rekindled the love from her fans.

Qatar files wide-ranging WTO complaint against siege nations

Qatar files wide-ranging WTO complaint against siege nations

Qatar has lodged a formal complaint with the World Trade Organization’s Dispute Settlement Body against the countries that have imposed a siege on Doha.