Trade news

Find out about the latest international trade news and topics important to policy makers.


Ukraine Says Belarus Has Imposed Trade Barriers in Plane Row

Pavel Polityuk | 05/28/2021

Belarus, under global pressure after it forced a Ryanair plane carrying an opposition journalist to land in Minsk, is to introduce “discriminatory” trade barriers against a range of goods from…

Senate Poised to Pass $195 Billion Bill to Bolster Competitiveness with China

Catie Edmondson | 05/28/2021

The Senate on Thursday was on the brink of passing exp...

WTO Says Goods Trade Accelerating, With Regional Gaps

Reuters | 05/28/2021

The recovery of global goods trade is accelerating from a steep drop a year ago due to ...

Iraq Looks to New Pier to Boost Oil Product Imports, Exports

AP | 05/28/2021

Iraq is building a new oil pier off its southern coast, financed by Japan, that’s exp...

Malaysia to Escalate EU Palm Oil Dispute at WTO

Reuters | 05/28/2021

Malaysia is set to escalate a trade dispute with the European Union and two member states for...

EU Farming Talks Fail to Reach Cap Deal

Naomi O'Leary | 05/28/2021

Negotiations to set the rules on how the European Union will dole out €387 billion in Common A...

Hungary PM Seeks UK Allyship Post-Brexit Ahead of Downing Street Meeting

Millie Turner | 05/28/2021

Hungary has been missing the UK post-Brexit, as the country’s ...


Navigating the international trade landscape can be complicated and confusing.  Whether you are a newcomer to the world of trade or a seasoned trade professional, let WITA be your guide to the ways and means of international trade.


America’s Trade Policy features commentary and analysis of international trade policy in the U.S. and around the world.

Learn More


WITA subscribers receive all WITA and ATP communications. If you wish to receive only ATP communications, choose only the box that says “Subscribe to ATP Newsletter."