WTO

Government

EU Is Said to Revise Plan to Fix WTO in Bid to Get US on Board

Shipping containers David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News

The European Union is revamping its plan to reform the World Trade Organization in an effort to win support from the U.S., according to two people briefed on the process.

Bryce Baschuk | Bloomberg News
November 1, 2018
Government, Business

Trump Threatens to Pull US out of WTO if It Doesn’t ‘Shape Up’

Robert Lighthizer, President Trump Robert Lighthizer, President Trump in January. (Mike Theiler/Bloomberg News)

President Donald Trump said he would pull out of the World Trade Organization if it doesn’t treat the United States better, continuing his criticism of a cornerstone of the international trading system.

Bloomberg News
August 30, 2018
Business

Rising Protectionism Risks Undermining Trade Rebound, WTO Says

Fabian Bimmer/Reuters

Global trade could rebound this year — if rising protectionism and tighter economic policy stay out of the way.

Jill Ward | Bloomberg News
April 12, 2017