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SUNS # 9690 Wednesday 16 November 2022
 
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WTO : G20 report throws little light on recent US trade measures (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The World Trade Organization (WTO) has issued a report on 14 November highlighting increasing trade restrictions being maintained by the G20 (Group of 20 developed and developing countries) between mid-May and mid-October 2022, including export restrictions being implemented at an increased pace, but it remained somewhat silent on the security-driven trade-restrictive measures being imposed by the United States.

WTO : G20 trade restrictions on the rise amidst multiple challenges (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
Since 2020, the pace of implementation of new restrictions by WTO Members, in particular on the export side, has increased, first in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and more recently in the context of the war in Ukraine and the food security crisis, the World Trade Organization has said.

COP 27 : Negotiations shift into high gear (PRIV)
(Meena Raman, Sharm el-Sheikh)
Negotiations at the climate talks in Sharm el-Sheikh have reached a frenzied pace as delegates shift gears in an effort to bridge stark divergences on many issues in week two of the talks.


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