Category: Publication(s)

Bertelsmann Stiftung’s Future of Global Trade Governance Report

In mid July, Bertelsmann Stiftung’s High-Level Board of Experts released their report on the future of global trade governance. The report “outlines four complementary avenues that can be pursued to revitalize the WTO as a forum for trade cooperation and conflict resolution,” according to the WTO announcement, found here.

Prepared independent of the WTO, the report provides conclusions and recommendations reflecting the views of the experts involved. The report is available online from the WTO website, for consultation and download.

Read the full report here, at the bottom of the news announcement on the WTO website: https://www.wto.org/english/news_e/news18_e/trdev_17jul18_e.htm

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New publications from OECD, mid July 2018

New OECD publications have been uploaded to the OECD iLibrary, a comprehensive digital repository of books, papers, and statistics from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Titles recently added include:

These volumes and more are accessible from the OECD iLibrary by WTO staff and WTO Library patrons.

New statistical publications from OECD, mid July 2018

New OECD publications have been uploaded to the OECD iLibrary, a comprehensive digital repository of books, papers, and statistics from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Titles recently added include:

These volumes and more are accessible from the OECD iLibrary by WTO staff and WTO Library patrons.

New publications from OECD, late June 2018

New from OECD: Trad Facilitation and the Global Economy

“In a globalised world, where goods cross borders many times as intermediate and as final products, trade facilitation is essential to lowering overall trade costs and increasing economic welfare, in particular for developing and emerging economies.”

OECD has launched a new book on trade facilitation reform around the world, reflecting global interest and ongoing efforts to implement the Trade Facilitation Agreement.

With the launch of the book, which is available for online consultation and download here, OECD has also prepared a short policy summary document and a video about trade facilitation and OECD tools to evaluate a country’s progress and performance.

New publications from OECD, mid June 2018

New OECD publications have been uploaded to the OECD iLibrary, a comprehensive digital repository of books, papers, and statistics from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Titles recently added include:

These volumes and more are accessible from the OECD iLibrary by WTO staff and WTO Library patrons.

Book News from WTO Publications, June 2018: World Trade Organization Annual Report 2018

The latest issue of Book News from WTO Publications, highlights the World Trade Organization Annual Report 2018, which is now available.

The annual report can be browsed using an online interface here, and additional information, including a link to download the full publication, may be found on the WTO website here.

The annual report is also available in French and Spanish.

To learn more about WTO Publications and availability of titles, visit the WTO Publications website or the WTO Bookshop website.