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WTO To Be Led By A Woman For The First Time In 25 Years

For the first time in its 25-year history, the World Trade Organization will be led by a woman. The field of candidates vying for the position of director-general include Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and South Korea’s Yoo Myung-hee. One of them

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Benefits of Afghanistan’s Accession to the World Trade Organization

By: Waliullah Zadran Afghanistan a least-developed country and landlocked economy is yet to become Member of the World Trade Organization (“WTO”). Afghanistan has currently Observer Status and will be granted membership after the final working party report is adopted and

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WTO approves Kazakhstan’s membership after 19-year negotiations

Kazakhstan is set to become a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) after a 19-year accession process. WTO members formally adopted Kazakhstan’s WTO terms of entry at the General Council meeting on 27 July 2015, in the presence of

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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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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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Afghanistan to become a member of the WTO

Commerce and Industries Deputy Minister Muzamil Shinwari said at a press conference on Sunday that Afghanistan will soon gain membership to the World Trade Organization (WTO). He added the membership would bring along many economic opportunities to the country, enhance

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