Economic research and trade policy analysis

Latest releases
Books and papers
image of World Trade Report 2018

World Trade Report 2018

Trade has always been shaped by technology but the rapid development of digital technologies in recent times has the potential to transform international trade profoundly in the years to come. The World Trade Report 2018 examines how digital...
image of Trade and Food Standards

Trade and Food Standards

Co-published by the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
image of Digital Connectivity & E-Commerce

Digital Connectivity & E-Commerce

Digital networks are an increasingly critical component of global trade. In 2017, the Global Review of Aid for Trade highlighted the importance of accessible and affordable connections for trade connectivity. Drawing extensively on information...
image of How Does the Regular Work of WTO Influence Regional Trade Agreements?

How Does the Regular Work of WTO Influence Regional Trade Agreements?

This paper illustrates how the work of the WTO's standing committees is fuelling regulatory cooperation between WTO members, and inspiring RTA negotiators.

World Trade Report 2017

The 2017 World Trade Report examines how technology and trade affect employment and wages. It analyses the challenges for workers and firms in adjusting to changes in labour markets, and how governments can facilitate such adjustment to ensure that trade and technology are inclusive.

Discover the publication

This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error