WTO & Plurilaterals

WTO & Plurilaterals

Low-key WTO ministerial held in Davos in anxiety over “trade wars”

This year’s annual informal Swiss-hosted WTO ministerial meeting in Davos, held the very same day of the inauguration of Donald Trump to the presidency of the United States (20 January 2017), was fairly low key.   Attendees, which did not include the United States Trade Representative, mainly rejoiced at the prospect of seeing the Trade …