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CARICOM at the WTO

By Elizabeth Morgan This year, the World Trade Organization (WTO) marks 25 years since its establishment on 1st January 1995. It will be holding its 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) in Nur-Sultan, Kazakstan, June 8-11 at a critical…

Caribbean 2020 Foreign Trade Policy Agenda

By Elizabeth Morgan As work resumes, the Caribbean will have a full international trade policy agenda for 2020. As of January 1, Prime Minister Mia Mottley of Barbados assumed the Chair of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) for six months.…

CARICOM Anomalies

By Elizabeth Morgan While reflecting on items which could be on the agenda for the upcoming 49th Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), I came across some media news…

WTO: Divisive Development Status Debate

By Elizabeth Morgan The General Council (GC) of the World Trade Organization (WTO), the highest body outside of the Ministerial Conference, met October 15-16. This was the first opportunity to consider the US Presidential Memorandum on…