The EU introduced new plant and health safety requirements as ships were already at sea carrying hundreds of containers full of fruit to Europe, resulting in them being held up on arrival.
The deals were ground out over five days of bargaining at a conference of more than 100 trade ministers that was seen as a test of the ability of nations to strike multilateral trade deals amid geopolitical tensions.
Head of World Trade Organization predicts a "bumpy and rocky" road as it opens its highest-level meeting in 4-1/2 years, with issues like pandemic preparedness, food insecurity and overfishing of the world’s seas on the agenda.
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Reporting on the new head of the WTO and former World Bank official is condemned for downplaying her qualifications and focusing on her Nigerian background.
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Brussels has made Britain its last offer on fishing and it was down now to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to decide whether he wants a deal.
Without a trade deal, cross-Channel trade will be conducted on basic WTO rules and a market built over 47 years of economic integration will be disrupted by tariffs on goods.
A World Trade Organization (WTO) panel said Tuesday that additional US tariffs on Chinese goods in 2018 were "inconsistent" with the organisation's rules.
In a long-anticipated bilateral event, the two sides discussing cooperation on fighting covid-19, boosting economic ties and enhancing cultural ties.
EU had earlier imposed duties on biodiesel imports from Indonesia saying it was needed to level the playing field for its producers. Neighbouring Malaysia, the world's second-biggest palm oil producer, has also threatened WTO action against the EU.
The US-China trade war is already having a negative impact on the global economy. If Donald Trump and Xi Jinping cannot agree to new terms at the G20 Summit, it will affect everyone.
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