World Trade Organization

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Pandemic will weigh heaviest on tourism-dependent economies, warns IMF
But impact over rest of decade will not be as bad as that following financial crisis of 2008

Phillip Inman

31, Mar, 2021 @6:34 PM

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The Guardian view on pandemic politics: we need cooperation, not confrontation | Editorial
Editorial: Vaccinating the world is the only way out of Covid but a mixture of nationalism and protectionism is blocking the exit

Editorial

22, Mar, 2021 @7:44 PM

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Avoid media spats with China and protect Australian interests, Julie Bishop says
Former deputy Liberal leader warns against ‘unnecessarily offending our largest customer’ and says government must be patient

Daniel Hurst

15, Mar, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Australia hesitant to back plan to let poor countries make cheap copies of Covid vaccines
Dan Tehan indicates Australia will oppose the waiver for vaccine patents unless it is changed to protect the millions of dollars invested in their development

Elias Visontay

10, Mar, 2021 @4:36 AM

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Reporting on WTO's first female head 'sexist and racist', say African UN leaders
Coverage of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala criticised by group who say such attitudes ‘discourage women from taking on leadership positions’

Liz Ford

23, Feb, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Nigeria's Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala confirmed as WTO chief
Okonjo-Iweala is unanimous choice, becoming trade body’s first female and first African leader

Phillip Inman

15, Feb, 2021 @8:26 PM

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala will find the WTO a challenge – but the only way is up
A politician may have a better chance of sorting out WTO’s problems than a technocrat

Larry Elliott

15, Feb, 2021 @5:47 PM

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'I'm a fighter': WTO's first female, African head ready for battle
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, named director general, joins as global trading system facing make-or-break moment

Jason Burke and Emmanuel Akinwotu

15, Feb, 2021 @3:02 PM

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UK and US close to deal on cutting tariffs, says White House trade chief
Talks on reducing charges on items such as Scotch whisky follow UK move to drop levy on Boeing

Joanna Partridge

17, Dec, 2020 @8:51 AM

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Australia escalates China trade dispute with WTO action
Australia brings in ‘international umpire’ after China imposed 80% tariffs on its barley

Amy Remeikis

16, Dec, 2020 @3:22 AM

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Brexit is the worst decision of modern times. Why are its critics in cabinet so silent? | Michael Heseltine
The UK will soon be on its own – sovereign, in charge and control regained. Yet none of that creates jobs or ensures a glorious future

Michael Heseltine

13, Dec, 2020 @9:00 AM

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'Be careful what you wish for': Boris Johnson warned over 'Australia-style' Brexit trade deal
The former Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull says his country’s trade deal with the EU is ‘not one Britain would want, frankly’

Nino Bucci and Press Association

11, Dec, 2020 @4:13 AM

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