On 29 September the World Trade Organization (WTO) announced that the Third Review of the trade policies and practices of Zimbabwe would take place on 30 September and 02 October.
The basis for the review is a report by the WTO Secretariat and a Report by the Government of Zimbabwe.
Trade Policy Reviews are an exercise, mandated in the WTO agreements, in which member countries’ trade and related policies are examined and evaluated at regular intervals. Significant developments that may have an impact on the global trading system are also monitored. All WTO members are subject to review, with the frequency of review depending on the country’s size.
The WTO Secretariat Report, and the Zimbabwean Government Report, are accessible on the WTO website at:
Story by: Riaan de Lange