- AFP via Yahoo! NewsSep 30 07:31 AM
The World Trade Organization cut its forecast for growth in global trade due to emerging markets slowing, and warned an increase in US interest rates and the refugee crisis in Europe could crimp trade growth further. The WTO said falling prices for commodities including oil, and exchange rate fluctuations also led it to cut the forecast for trade growth this year to 2.8 percent from 3.3 percent...
- The Manila TimesSep 30 07:20 AM
Voltaire PalañaWorld Trade Organization (WTO) economists have lowered their forecast for world trade growth in 2015 and 2016 due to a slew of factors including weaker import demand from China and falling oil prices, the WTO said on Wednesday WTO … Read more »
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsSep 30 03:00 AM
By Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) - World trade will grow by 2.8 percent this year and could be pegged back further by a U.S. interest rate rise, China's economic slowdown or Europe's refugee crisis, the World Trade Organization said on Wednesday. The WTO's forecast implies growth will quicken this year, from 2.5 percent growth in 2014. "These include a sharper-than-expected slowdown in emerging and...
- Sydney Morning HeraldSep 30 04:39 PM
The WTO has cut its world trade growth forecast and said China's slowdown, a US rate rise or Europe's refugee crisis could peg it back further.
- The Times of IndiaSep 30 04:51 PM
WTO on Wednesday lowered the global trade growth forecast for 2015 to 2.8%, from 3.3% projected in April, adding to the already gloomy sentiment for Indian exporters.
- Fuseworks via Yahoo! New Zealand FinanceOct 01 02:51 PM
The last 20 years of the World Trade Organisation ( WTO) have provided an objective framework on which to base our international trade and seen the organisation provide great assistance to small countries like New Zealand. "New Zealand is a small country, which means our political influence bilaterally can be limited. Without WTO rules, disputes are more likely to be settled on bargaining power...
- BruDirect.comSep 30 08:12 PM
GENEVA : World Trade Organization (WTO) economists have lowered their forecast for world trade growth in 2015 to 2.8 percent, from the 3.3 percent forecast made in April, and reduced their estimate for 2016 to 3.9 percent from 4.0 percent.
- Scoop.co.nzOct 01 03:25 PM
The last 20 years of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) have provided an objective framework on which to base our international trade and seen the organisation provide great assistance to small countries like New Zealand.
- Business TodaySep 30 03:32 AM
WTO lowered its forecast from 3 per cent due to falling import demand and lower commodity prices in the global market.
- IANS via Yahoo Maktoob NewsSep 30 06:24 AM
Geneva, Sep 30 (IANS) The World Trade Organisation ( WTO) on Wednesday lowered the global trade growth forecast for 2015 to 2.8 percent, from the 3.3 percent it projected in April, on the basis of a "clouded outlook" for the global economy. "At the time of our last forecast in April 2015, world trade and output appeared to be strengthening based on available data through 2014 Q4. WTO cited ...