This section contains documents on Switzerland's bilateral trade policy and on the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
The new draft of the National Economic Supply Act endorses the funding of Switzerland's mandatory stocks through taxes on imports of products from other countries, including the poorest ones. ...>>
Ever more countries are denouncing their investment protection agreements. South Africa has stopped renewing them as they expire, including the one with Switzerland. ...>>
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. ...>>