Trade Recovering, But Restrictions Slow To Die: WTO

Law360, New York (November 5, 2010, 4:24 PM EDT) -- Global trade has rebounded solidly since the beginning of the global recession, and countries have begun to institute new trade-facilitating policies — but very few trade restrictions imposed at the height of the crisis have yet been removed, two new reports have found.

The volume of world trade in July was roughly equal to its July 2008 level and not far from that year’s pre-crisis peak in April, according to a report on trade measures instituted by the G-20 major world economies released Thursday by the...
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