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GCC Secretary-General, WTO Director-General discuss cooperation

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(Geneva) - Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani, Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council, has discussed with Roberto Azevedo, Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, WTO, ways to enhance joint cooperation in various sectors,…

UAE becomes first Arab country to ratify TFA

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(Abu Dhabi) - The United Arab Emirates has concluded ratifying the Trade Facilitation Agreement and has notified the World Trade Organisation, WTO, of acceptance of the agreement, becoming the first Arab country to do so. Sultan bin Saeed…
Russia becomes 156th member of WTO

Russia becomes 156th member of WTO

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(Moscow) - After years of negotiation, WTO finally announced inclusion of Russia in the Organization. With its formal accession, Russia becomes the 156th country to join WTO, an organization that sets global trade rules and enforces trade agreements. Until…
WTO Makes UAE Trade Recommendations

WTO Makes UAE Trade Recommendations

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(Geneva) - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) plays an important role in the multilateral trading system and has taken bold steps to diversify the economy away from oil and gas, according to the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The WTO says that…