World Trade Organization

  • China appeals WTO rejection of raw materials curbs

    September 1, 2011 by CANADIAN PRESS

    China’s government has appealed a World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling against its curbs on exports of industrial raw materials in a case Washington and Europe hope will lead to an easing of restrictions on rare earths.

  • Global free trade talks tanking

    April 29, 2011 by CANADIAN PRESS

    Trade diplomats expressed pessimism about prospects for a new global free trade pact, after admitting that their negotiations in recent months have failed to break the impasse between rich and poor countries.