WTO and ICC announce new Small Business Champion

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the WTO announced at the Public Forum today (4 October) that the Institute of Export and International Trade is the second company to be recognized as a Small Business Champion. This follows the successful completion of the Institute’s proposal, under the Small Business Champions Initiative, to run a … More WTO and ICC announce new Small Business Champion

Swiss Consumer prices rose by 0.1 % in September 2018

The consumer price index (CPI) increased by 0.1 % in September 2018 compared with the previous month, reaching 101.9 points (December 2015 = 100). Inflation was 1.0 % compared with the same month of the previous year. These are the results of the Federal Statistical Office (FSO). The 0.1 % increase compared with the previous … More Swiss Consumer prices rose by 0.1 % in September 2018

Qatar requests WTO consultations with Saudi Arabia on intellectual property rights protection

Qatar has requested WTO dispute consultations with Saudi Arabia to discuss certain Saudi measures concerning intellectual property rights owned by Qatari nationals. The request was circulated to WTO members on October 4, 2018 Qatar claims the measures at issue are inconsistent with the provisions of the WTO’s Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights … More Qatar requests WTO consultations with Saudi Arabia on intellectual property rights protection