THE World Trade Organization (WTO) on Thursday downgraded its global trade forecast for this year and next, pointing to escalating trade tensions around the world.

TEN years after the failure of Lehman Brothers, we know that multilateral action was crucial in preventing the so-called Great Recession from becoming even worse than it was. Back then, it was the...

THE European Commission published its ideas on Tuesday for reforming the World Trade Organization (WTO) to counter market distortions, such as in China, and to discourage the United States from...

FOR most of the world, the name Shree Baboo Chekitan Servansing is foreign sounding, bears little recognition and means even less. But as we count down to the end of September this year, it would be...

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AMID ongoing attacks by US President Donald Trump, the battle for the future of multilateralism has commenced. Previous demands for pragmatic reforms have escalated into pressure for the wholesale...