September 02, 2022
Trade Troubles: Do We Still Need the WTO?
By Ryan Burke
The WTO injects more tension than trust into the international system.
June 02, 2022
Will Turkmenistan Join the World Trade Organization?
By Merdan Amanov
Ashgabat formally applied for WTO membership in late 2021. What will it take for Turkmenistan to gain membership?
June 08, 2021
WTO to Review Malaysia-EU Palm Oil Spat. What Happens Next?
By James Guild
The EU is making efforts to leverage its market power to ensure that products entering the trading bloc are more environmentally sustainable.
November 12, 2020
WTO Director Race: The Case for Yoo Myung-hee
By Thomas Byrne
The South Korean trade minister could balance competing concerns from China and the US -- and make the WTO relevant again.
September 08, 2020
Will South Korea’s Yoo Myung-hee Be the Next WTO Leader?
By Duncan Bartlet
Complex power games surround the choice of the next director general. Will Yoo’s South Korean nationality be a help or a hindrance in her bid?
June 03, 2020
South Korea to Reopen WTO Complaint Over Japan Trade Curbs
By Associated Press
Seoul initially opened its complaint last year at the World Trade Organization.
December 12, 2019
Trump’s War on the World Trade Organization
By Farah N. Jan and Megan Phansalkar
The international trading order is weakening as a result of U.S. actions.
November 02, 2019
WTO Authorizes China to Hit US With $3.6 Billion in Sanctions
By Associated Press
China gets the greenlight to penalize the U.S. for Obama-era anti-dumping duties.
July 31, 2019
China’s Evolving Strategy for WTO Reforms
By Antara Ghosal Singh
China has a gameplan to defend its interests as the World Trade Organization.
March 03, 2019
How Does China Really Think About WTO Reform?
By Junyang Hu and Dingding Chen
The WTO needs China to survive, and vice versa.
February 11, 2019
WTO as a Reflection of Emerging 'New' World Order
By Valbona Zeneli and Michael R. Czinkota
Today’s global economic realities are challenging the effectiveness of the WTO’s historical role as an arbiter of world trade.
May 02, 2018
The Case of ZTE and US-China Relations
By Dingding Chen
We might be entering a new era in the economic relationship between China and the United States. ZTE's case shows why.