WTI Advisors is a specialized provider of high-end professional services in international trade and investment policy, law, and economics. We provide advice, analysis, training, coaching and direct in-room support to governments and other stakeholders in the context of multilateral, regional and bilateral trade and trade-related negotiations, disputes, policy design, stakeholder consultations, legislative action, regulatory reform, strategy design.
Trade Negotiations (and Trade Wars)
We provide advice, analysis, training, coaching and direct in-room support to governments and other stakeholders in the context of multilateral, regional and bilateral negotiations. We advise individual countries and groups of countries in WTO negotiations, FTA and other trade and
Trade Policy Formulation And Implementation
We provide advice, consultations and drafting support in trade (and investment) policy making and regulation, within and outside the context of trade agreements and economic integration processes. Examples include advisory support to Nigeria on the reform of its trade policy,
We provide assistance to governments and other stakeholders of acceding countries from obtaining observership status to managing post-accession processes and reforms. We have worked in the context of the accessions/observerships of Afghanistan, Bhutan, The Bahamas, Cambodia, Kosovo, Laos, Lebanon, Palestine,
Studies and Opinions
A fast-changing international trade and investment world needs analysis of challenges as well as creative design of responses - national, regional, plurilateral, multilateral. We conduct studies and provide opinions on trade- and investment-related issues, usually upon reques, sometimes on our
Trainings, Workshops, Stakeholder Consultations
We conduct tailor-made trainings and courses on virtually all aspects of international trade regulation and policy, including high-intensity hybrid trainings and coaching for diplomats and other government officials in the immediate WTO meeting context in Geneva. We design and moderate
Conflicts are part of life, dispute settlement a key ingredient of the world's trade and investment constitution. We advise and represent governments and other clients in the context of WTO and other dispute settlement proceedings. We also advise and coach
It is the maxim of every prudent master of a family, never to attempt to make at home what it will cost him more to make than to buy… What is prudence in the conduct of every private family, can scarce be folly in that of a great kingdom.
Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations
News & Views
9 Feb 2022: Webinar on Trade...
This webinar, organized under the auspices of the EU Delegation to Singapore, is happening on 9th Feb (4-6pm SGT/9-11am CET). It offers an opportunity to look at trade in the electronics sector between EU and Singapore. It will in particular provide practical, hands-on insights into how the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement provisions on technical regulations […]
MC12 is off, the Trade+Sustainability Hub...
With MC12 postponed till March, what could possibly be a better use of your time than this year’s Trade+Sustainability Hub, IISD’s fabulous, this time virtual replacement for the TSDS, where the truly big questions are being discussed. WTI Advisors is co-hosting two sessions – come and join us! Session 9: Natural Disasters, Trade Policy and […]
1 Dec 2021: Natural Disasters, Trade...
Natural disasters can hit all, but SIDS are among the most affected. Effects and solutions are closely connected to trade and trade policy. Does the WTO framework and its trade disciplines help or stand in the way, facilitate or complicate, guide action or necessitate workarounds? What is the potential role of trade negotiations in addressing disaster-related […]
2 Dec 2021: “Carbon pricing, the...
Carbon pricing, the WTO and CBAM after COP26: Can we connect the dots? — Join our discussion next week Thu 2Dec21, 3pm CET at the #TradeandSustainabilityHub. Here’s the link our event site, here the link to the event on the Hub’s website. Still need to register for the Trade+Sustainability Hub? 👥: bit.ly/IISDTradeHub
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