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TradeUp Founder at the WTO Public Forum
Saturday, October 8th, 2016

On 27 September TradeUp (a Grow VC Group company) Founder Kati Suominen joined the plenary meeting of the World Trade Organization’s Public Forum, that brings together all key players in international trade for three days of deliberations in Geneva. Suominen spoke of ways in which the WTO and the international trade community can advance small… Read more…

What Does the WTO Deal on IT Products Mean for U.S. Exporters?
Monday, January 4th, 2016

One good outcome of the WTO’s Nairobi Ministerial for U.S. business is the deal to bolster the 1996 Information Technology Agreement (ITA), which will nix tariffs on 201 information technology products valued at over $1.3 trillion per year. The deal covers 53 WTO member economies making up 90 percent of world trade in IT products…. Read more…

Muted Expectations of the WTO Ministerial in Nairobi
Thursday, December 17th, 2015

This week marked the kick-off of the 10th Ministerial of the World Trade Organization (WTO), in Nairobi, Kenya. The WTO’s multilateral Doha Round negotiations among the 163 members have been ongoing for over 14 years, with no end in sight. Meanwhile, talks to form free trade agreements such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have been thriving; 40… Read more…

3 Ways Coming “Mega-Regional” Trade Agreements Benefit U.S. Exports
Sunday, April 27th, 2014

The U.S.-led “mega-regional” trade agreements, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), are capturing news headlines as the usual trade politicking around these deals gains steam. We at TradeUp loudly cheerlead these deals. Most of the more than 300 regional trade agreements (RTAs) countries around the world have reached with various… Read more…