2013 Volume 2013, Issue 2

Mid-May 2013 to Mid-November 2013

G-20 trade restrictions increase as trade flows slow down, says WTO report: In the last six months, most G-20 members have put in place new trade restrictions or measures that have the potential to restrict trade, according to the latest WTO report on G-20 trade measures published on 18 December 2013. A total of 116 new trade restrictive measures were identified since the last WTO report, up from 109 measures recorded for the previous seven-month period.