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The Trade and Health Link

The COVID-19 Virus, a communicable disease declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), has highlighted the interconnectivity of the world through globalization. Its impact on national and global economies has brought…

Jamaica: 25 years at WTO [Part III]

Challenges and Achievements By Elizabeth Morgan Small developing countries are trade dependent and value a well-functioning multilateral trading system where their needs may be articulated, understood and accommodated. It is…

Jamaica: 25 years at WTO [Part II]

Doha Development Round or Agenda (DDA) By Elizabeth Morgan The Doha Development Round/Agenda (DDA) was launched at the 4th WTO Ministerial Conference (MC4) in Doha, Qatar in 2001. The new Round was reluctantly accepted by many…

Jamaica: 25 years at WTO [Part I]

By Elizabeth Morgan Twenty-five (25) years ago, Jamaica formally became a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) on 9th March 1995. The independent international organization, the WTO, superseded the United Nations (UN) affiliated…