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Mnuchin calls report that Trump wants to withdraw from WTO an...

Trump has repeatedly told top White House officials he wants to withdraw from the trade organization, which he said isn’t always fair to the US, Axios reported, citing unidentified administration sources.

Europe vows to keep fighting Trump on trade, seeing risk to...

The note, prepared for EU governments ahead of a June 28-29 summit where trade will be discussed, reflects the growing strains between traditional allies.

US rejects China WTO protest of steel tariffs as ‘baseless’

The United States on Wednesday rejected as "baseless" China's retaliatory tariffs and complaint in the World Trade Organization over the US tariffs recently imposed on steel and aluminum imports.

WTO chief sees no sign of US walking away from WTO

US President Donald Trump has launched a series of tariff-raising moves, upsetting allies and rivals alike.

China expresses regret at US move to file WTO challenge

USTR had filed a request for consultations with China at the WTO to address "discriminatory technology licensing agreements".

China drops import penalties on US broiler chickens

The move comes after a WTO ruling last month that obliged Beijing to lower the tariffs unless it appealed within 20 days.

Japan wins WTO dispute over Fukushima-related food

The dispute concerned South Korean import bans and additional testing requirements imposed on Japanese seafood.

Malaysia to raise EU’s palm oil ban with WTO

Malaysia will also seek a solution through the Malaysia-EU free trade agreements and the proposed Asean-EU free trade agreement.

Grow your middle class to fight corruption, says WTO ex-chief

Pascal Lamy says middle-income taxpayers do not want to pay those in authority ‘twice’.

Malaysia, Indonesia may report EU palm oil curbs to WTO

Both countries to meet end-July to 'discuss and coordinate' issues, including organising a joint mission to Europe to 'engage with relevant parties and stakeholders'.

WTO dramatically cuts 2016 global trade growth forecast

The UN agency also revised down its 2017 forecast, with trade now expected to grow between 1.8-3.1 percent, down from the previously anticipated 3.6 percent.