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Annual Report 2017

The 2017 Annual Report begins with a message from the WTO Director-General and an overview of the past year. This is followed by more in-depth accounts of the WTO’s areas of activity over the past 12 months.
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Annual Report 2015

The Annual Report 2015 provides an overview of WTO activities in 2014 and early 2015. The Report begins with a message from WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo. This is followed by a brief overview of 2014-15 and more in-depth accounts of WTO...
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Women’s Economic Empowerment

Aid for Trade supports developing and least-developed countries in building their trade capacity and in increasing their exports by turning market access opportunities into market presence. It does so by addressing four key areas: trade policy &...
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Trade Policies Supporting Women’s Economic Empowerment

This paper looks at the various trade policies WTO Members have put into place to foster women’s economic empowerment. The analysis below is based on the information provided by WTO Members as part of their Trade Policy Review (TPRs) process from...
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World Trade Statistical Review 2018

“World Trade Statistical Review” looks into the latest trends in global trade, with in-depth analysis of what is being traded and who the key players are. It also reviews the latest developments in trade policy-making in areas such as trade...

Trade Monitoring Reports

Trade monitoring reports showed a slight decrease in the number of new trade-restrictive measures introduced by WTO members. The WTO revised downwards its trade forecasts for 2016, predicting the slowest pace of trade and output growth since the financial crisis of 2009. The monitoring reports underscore the need for WTO members to work together to ensure that the benefits of trade are spread more widely and are better understood.

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