Why U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum are a big moment for the WTO

by Tracey Samuelson Mar 20, 2018
President Donald Trump’s import duties on steel and aluminum take effect Friday. The Europeans have already drawn up their list of retaliatory items. There’s serious talk at the White House of extra tariffs on Chinese products and counterthreats to take…

Trump reignites a long-standing debate on trade

by Tracey Samuelson May 27, 2016
There are lots of reasons to care if there's a trade war.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign stop at the Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts on May 2, 2016 in Carmel, Indiana.
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The state of the WTO in three metaphors

by Tracey Samuelson Dec 15, 2015
WTO revisits Doha Agenda...14 years later

China and U.S. reach agreement on high tech products

by Stan Alcorn Nov 11, 2014
Here's what it says and why it matters.

India plays chicken with the W.T.O.

by Jeff Tyler Jul 31, 2014
India holds up passage of an international trade deal in order to press its agenda.

Will long awaited WTO deal be 'Doha-lite'?

by David Brancaccio Nov 22, 2013
Is it possible that after 12 years of negotiation that a new global trade deal could be announced this weekend?

World Trade Center name brings in thousands of dollars

by Kai Ryssdal Sep 9, 2013
Big bucks for the "World Trade Center" moniker -- is it worth it?

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WTO appoints new leader, but will it affect your job?

by Andrew Walker May 8, 2013
Brazil's Roberto Azevedo has been chosen to become the next leader of the World Trade Organization, he will be the first Latin American to head the international group.

Online gambling dispute may turn into copyright battle

by Mark Garrison Jan 29, 2013
In retaliation for a U.S. ban on online gambling, the island nation of Antigua and Barbuda is now threatening to strip copyright protections from American media.

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