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Trade Facilitation

Future of WTO Negotiations Hangs in the Balance at G20 Trade Ministers' Meeting

Deborah James | Posted 07.19.2014 | Politics
Deborah James

On July 19, Trade Ministers from the G20 group of countries will convene for their annual meeting in Sydney, Australia. The meetings can be used to build consensus toward positions that can be brought back to forums where decisions can be enforced, such as the WTO. And this is exactly what the US plans to do.

Facilitating Trade, Facilitating Development

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 09.17.2012 | World
Otaviano Canuto

The idea of trade facilitation is simple: help developing countries implement measures to reduce the cost of trading across borders by improving infrastructure, institutions, services, policies, procedures, and market-oriented regulatory systems.