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Doha talks are not dead: Lamy

The World Trade Organisation (WTO), was set up 20 years ago with the aim of creating a prosperous and unified global trading block. That has not

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Azevedo to be new WTO boss

Brazil’s Roberto Azevedo has won the contest to become the new leader of the World Trade Organisation. He replaces the two-term boss, France’s Pascal

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As the World Trade Organisation started to look for a new head, it was also struggling to remain relevant after repeated failures to revive global

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Russia's long way westwards

After more than 18 years of negotiations Russia has finally joined the World Trade Organisation. What does that mean for the Russian economy and for

World

WTO gains and losses for Russia 

After nearly two decades of negotiations the World Trade Organisation is welcoming Russia as a member.    Up till now, Russia has been the only G20