WTO Says Trade Restrictions On Decline Among G-20

Law360, New York (March 10, 2010, 6:29 PM EST) -- The G-20's use of restrictive trade practices across the globe is waning, according to a new World Trade Organization report on the nations' response to the global economic downturn.

New trade restrictions by G-20 members have been less pronounced than in the period covered by the first G-20 report on the subject issued in September 2009, the WTO said Monday.

“Although some G-20 members continued to implement new trade restrictive policies, in apparent contradiction to their pledges at London and Pittsburgh, the overall extent of these...
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