Category Trade

Yonhap – U.S. protectionism poses increased threat, interrupts WTO’s dispute settlement: ex-WTO chief

SEOUL, Nov. 17 (Yonhap) — Former Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Pascal Lamy expressed concerns over increased threats posed by the United States’ protectionism…

The Irish Times – Newton Emerson: North cannot become a stable Brexit bridge

One of the great British delusions is that the UK is a bridge between Europe and America. This belief seems so culturally self-evident it is barely questioned…

Reuters – WTO is most worrying target of Trump’s trade talk: Lamy

GENEVA, Nov 14 (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s protectionist rhetoric is turning into a systemic threat to the World Trade Organization, former WTO chief Pascal Lamy said in an interview…

WTO boss hints that Liam Fox’s 40 new trade deals are ACHIEVABLE after Brexit

WTO chief Roberto Azevedo said Britain could refresh trade deals with non-EU countries after Brexit if both sides show “goodwill” – but he warned it would be “complex”. Deputy-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Roberto Azevedo said…

Stuttgarter Zeitung – Die Iren fürchten finstere Zeiten

An der Grenze zwischen Nordirland und der Irischen Republik wächst die Angst vorm Brexit – vor erneuter wirtschaftlicher Isolation, aber auch vor gefährlichen Folgen für den Frieden. Wird die unsichtbare Trennlinie bald zur „harten“ EU-Außengrenze?

Irish independent – Prepare for the worst with Brexit, former WTO chief warns businesses

Businesses must be prepared for the extra costs that Brexit will bring, former World Trade Organisation chief Pascal Lamy has said. Mr Lamy said he agrees with the push for businesses to prepare for the worst…