WTO http://www.kplu.org en Washington companies hope U.S. passes Russian trade bill http://www.kplu.org/post/washington-companies-hope-us-passes-russian-trade-bill <p></p><p>Everyone from Boeing to fish processors and apple growers stands to benefit if the U.S. normalizes trade relations with Russia. That’s coming up for a vote Friday in the House of Representatives.</p><p>Russia joined the World Trade Organization in August and lowered a whole bunch of tariffs on things like airplanes and fish.</p> Thu, 15 Nov 2012 23:48:21 +0000 Ashley Gross 7137 at http://www.kplu.org Washington companies hope U.S. passes Russian trade bill Boeing, Airbus both claim WTO victory http://www.kplu.org/post/boeing-airbus-both-claim-wto-victory <p>NORMANDY, France &ndash; Both U.S. and European officials are claiming victory after a global trade court ruled in a long-standing dispute over claims of illegal government subsidies to Boeing and European rival Airbus.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 12 Mar 2012 22:48:00 +0000 Liam Moriarty 4413 at http://www.kplu.org WCO in Seattle: Protecting computer data in "the cloud" http://www.kplu.org/post/wco-seattle-protecting-computer-data-cloud <p>The famous &quot;battle in Seattle&quot; more than a decade ago put the letters &quot;W-T-O&quot; into the collective consciousness. Now most people have at least a vague idea about the role the World Trade Organization plays in regulating international commerce.&nbsp;</p><p>But what about the letters W-C-O?</p><p> Fri, 13 May 2011 21:12:28 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 1580 at http://www.kplu.org WCO in Seattle: Protecting computer data in "the cloud"