This section contains documents on Switzerland's bilateral trade policy and on the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
The industrialized countries are increasingly turning their backs on WTO multilateralism. It is being replaced by regional and thematic mega-agreements. And this, much to the detriment of emerging and least developed countries. ...>>
Like a steamroller, the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) could flatten almost every sphere of services. Alliance Sud has published a position paper. ...>>
Switzerland is negotiating a free trade agreement with Malaysia in the framework of the EFTA. The topics should also include the rights of indigenous people, environmental degradation and rampant corruption. ...>>
The relative success of the Bali Ministerial Conference leaves the World Trade Organization (WTO) with its hands full. It must translate the 10 decisions into practice. It must also revive the Doha Round, which everybody thought it was dead. ...>>
India prevails against USA at Bali Ministerial Conference – a watershed moment in international trade. Yet the road to fair rules in global agriculture remains long. A commentary by Isolda Agazzi. ...>>