KATHMANDU, Mar 1: The International Trade Centre (ITC), a multilateral joint agency under the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the United Nations, is providing US$ 9 million to help boost the production and export of Nepali coffee and Chyangra Pashmina.

Making America mediocre

November 24, 2019 08:58 am

WASHINGTON, DC – The private sector performs well when firms can compete on a level playing field. But if the state is willing to influence market outcomes for individual firms, politically connected parties can gain an advantage over their more efficient competitors.

TOKYO, June 19: Substantial discussions on trade, including reform of the World Trade Organization, will likely take place at a summit of Group of 20 major economies next week in Osaka, a senior Japanese finance ministry official said on Wednesday.

NEW YORK, Sept 24: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali said the United Nations General Assembly's 73rd Session would be utilized to present Nepal's hard-earned achievements before the global community.

Trump's warning about a possible US pull-out from the organisation highlights the conflict between the president's trade policies and the open trade system that the WTO oversees.