Obama plans WTO complaint against China

Sep 17, 2012
The Obama administration is expected to announce a World Trade Organization complaint against Chinese subsidies for auto parts exports today at a campaign stop in Ohio.

How Russia joining the WTO impacts the U.S.

Aug 22, 2012
After nearly two decades of negotiations, Russia is now officially a member of the World Trade Organization. It's an economic boon for Russia.

U.S., EU and Japan protesting China's rare earth policy

Mar 13, 2012
It takes a lot of what are called rare earths to make the electronics that keep us going in the 21st century. The Obama Administration believes China is holding back its supply of these special metals to drive up prices…

U.S., EU score major trade victory over China

Jan 31, 2012
The World Trade Organization has ruled that China must immediately drop its system of export taxes and quotas on a range of raw materials.

WTO rules against China for unfair trade practices

Jan 30, 2012
A ruling against China by the World Trade Organization could mean cheaper rare earth metals. The metals are used in many electronic devices.

Russia gets invitation to join WTO

Dec 15, 2011
After years of bickering over terms, Russia is getting an invitation to join the World Trade Organization. WTO ministers start a three day meeting in Geneva today.

You’ve got questions. We help you answer them.

Support nonprofit, independent journalism that makes you smarter.