Last updated: 15/10/2012 //
The World Trade Organization (WTO) carries out regular reviews of member countries’ trade policies. For its review in October Norway received close to 300 written comments and specific questions from other WTO member countries. “Transparency is essential for ensuring greater predictability for all those involved in trade and economic activity across national borders. Norway actively supports th...
Last updated: 05/10/2012 //
Chair of the General Council, Norwegian ambassador Johansen (right), has announced the calendar for the selection of the new Director General of the WTO. The term of current Director General Pascal Lamy (left) ends 31 August 2013.
Last updated: 14/09/2012 //
Norway donated NOK15 million (about CHF2.4 million) to the Global Trust Fund for 2012. Norway is one of the biggest contributors to this fund. This donation will finance technical assistance programmes and training activities for developing and least developed countries.
Last updated: 30/07/2012 //
All WTO Members are subject to a peer review of their trade policies at regular intervals in the Trade Policy Review Body (TPRB). When a trade policy review (TPR) of a country is carried out, all the other members have the opportunity to ask questions and make statements to indicate their view of the country’s trade performance. In the wake of the financial crisis, the Director General also...