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Afghanistan hopes greater access to global markets through WTO membership

Afghanistan officially became the 164th member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) on July 29, 2016. WTO members officially approved Afghanistan’s accession at the Tenth Ministerial Conference in Nairobi on December 17, 2015 and the Protocol of Accession was signed

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Afghanistan to become WTO member on July 29, 2016

Afghanistan will become the 164th member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) on July 29th of this year, 30 days after the Protocol of Accession was ratified by the Afghan Parliament. WTO members officially approved Afghanistan’s accession at the Tenth

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WTO membership to bring in good governance, transparency to Afghanistan

The World Trade Organization (WTO) is welcoming two new members–Afghanistan and Liberia–from the list of two least developed countries (LDCs). Eleven years after it first applied for membership, Afghanistan agreed to terms for joining the World Trade Organization (WTO) with

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Afghanistan agrees to terms for WTO membership

Eleven years after it first applied for membership, Afghanistan agreed to terms for joining the World Trade Organization (WTO) with the trade body’s existing 161 members on Wednesday, 12 November. Afghanistan’s accession will be officially approved at a meeting in Nairobi,

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Afghanistan’s WTO membership in line

The World Trade Organization (WTO), consisting of 160 members, is in discussions with 10 countries to become members, including Kazakhstan and Afghanistan. According to WTO Director General Roberto Azevedo, Kazakhstan’s accession negotiation is on the brink of conclusion. He added

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Pakistan to initiate transit trade from its land

Pakistan has decided to open its land routes for transit trade as per an international agreement signed in December in Bali, Indonesia under the World trade Organization (WTO). The agreement calls for all countries to provide such transit for promoting

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Afghanistan a step closer to winning WTO membership

Afghanistan signed a cooperation agreement on trade with Washington, one of the key members of the World Trade Organization (WTO). The agreement was signed between Afghan Deputy Commerce Minister Mozamil Shinwari and US Deputy Assistant Trade Representative for South and

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WTO unveils first multilateral deal in 18 years

The World Trade Organization (WTO) signed the first major multilateral pact in 18 years negotiated by the 159 member nations of WTO in Bali, Indonesia. The deal would simplify the procedures for doing business across borders and safeguard food security

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Afghanistan to gain accession to WTO by 2014

Afghanistan might complete its accession process and gain membership to the World Trade Organization (WTO) by 2014, said officials. The country obtained the status of a representative in the Organization in 2004, when it first applied for membership. The membership

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EU refers Argentina’s import restrictions to the WTO

The European Union has filed a suit against Argentina’s import restrictions at the World Trade Organisation (WTO). It is the latest step in the row between the two since Argentina nationalised energy company YPF, which was majority owned by Spain’s

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EU refers Argentina's import restrictions to the WTO

The European Union has filed a suit against Argentina’s import restrictions at the World Trade Organisation (WTO). It is the latest step in the row between the two since Argentina nationalised energy company YPF, which was majority owned by Spain’s

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