EghtesadOnline: Iran’s application for accession to the World Trade Organization has been hanging in the air for nearly 24 years and counting.
EghtesadOnline: More than 23 years have passed since the World Trade Organization received Iran’s application for accession on July 19, 1996.
EghtesadOnline: Iran says joining World Trade Organization is no more a priority for the country – a change of dominant tone since the signing of the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers in July 2015 – amid America’s hostile Iran policy under President Donald Trump.
EghtesadOnline: President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on Saturday seeking to identify any problems caused by the nation's existing trade agreements, including an examination of U.S. involvement in the World Trade Organization, a top trade official said.
EghtesadOnline: Despite a seemingly firm intention in the government of President Hassan Rouhani to join the World Trade Organization, Iran’s membership process has had little progress since he took office in August 2013.
EghtesadOnline: Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli told a gathering of Asian leaders that the world must commit to multilateral free trade under the World Trade Organization and needs to reform global economic governance.