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16 Nov
Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has called on G20 countries, and all WTO members, to refrain from adopting new trade-restrictive measures that can further contribute to a worsening of the global economic outlook.
15 Oct
To attain the objective of economic integration and sustainable development on the continent as enshrined in the Africa Agenda 2063 of ‘Africa We Want’, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has harped on the need for adoption of digital technology for trade in Africa.
5 Oct
The World Trade Organization on Wednesday dramatically lowered its global trade forecast for 2023, as Russia's war in Ukraine and other shocks take their toll on the world economy. "Today the global economy faces multi-prong crises. Monetary tightening is weighing on growth across much of the world," WTO Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala told reporters in Geneva.…
20 Apr 2022
The World Trade Organisation has urged governments and multilateral organisations to work together to facilitate trade to address inflationary pressures that heightened
19 Apr 2022
Ahead of this year’s Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group (WBG), President of the WBG, David Malpass, yesterday said he was “deeply concerned” about the impacts of overlapping economic crises on developing countries.
27 Feb 2022
When the storm threatens, a man is afraid for his house. But when the house is destroyed, there is something to do. About a storm he can do nothing, but he can rebuild a house.”
12 Jan 2022
The volume of world merchandise trade fell 0.8% in the third quarter of 2021 after four consecutive quarters of strong expansion, as supply chain disruptions, shortages of production inputs and rising COVID-19 cases weighed on trade growth.
13 Oct 2021
Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, is to speak at next Tuesday’s Global Investment Summit (GIS) in London along with British Prime Minister
1 Oct 2021
With just seven months into her four-year tenure as the Director General at the World Trade Organisation (WTO), there are reports that Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is growing frustrated
16 Jul 2021
The Federal Government, yesterday, called for the exemption of small scale and artisanal fishers from the scope of the fisheries subsidies discipline under negotiation at the World Trade Organisation
24 Jun 2021
The Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and ex-Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala; President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina; Governor of the Central Bank...
28 Apr 2021
New estimates from the World Trade Organisation (WTO) have shown that the volume of world merchandise trade is expected to increase by eight per cent in 2021, having fallen 5.3 in 2020,

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