World Trade Organization

Type: Organization
Name: World Trade Organization (WTO)
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on India’s Economy and U.S-India Relations

loading...Speaker: Narendra Modi, Prime Minister, IndiaPresider: , President, September 29, 2014Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi joins CFR President to discuss economic growth in India and U.S.-India relations. On his first visit to the United States ... [Published Council On Foreign Relations - 57 mins ago]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 14 reports

U.S. & Brazil Reach Agreement to End WTO Cotton Dispute

National & World Ag News Headlines USAgNet - 10/02/2014Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman announced that the United States and Brazil have reached agreement to settle the longstanding Cotton dispute in the World ... [Published USAgNet - 4 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Angola At WTO Meeting in Switzerland

[ANGOP]Geneva -The secretary of State for External Commerce, Alexandre de Sousa Costa, is attending the World Trade Organisation Public Forum that started Wednesday in Geneva (Switzerland).Source:http://allafrica.com/stories/201410020328.html ... [Published AA Angola - 9 hours ago]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 6 reports

India's farm sops under lens at WTO

NEW DELHI: The United States and Pakistan have questioned several of India's farm trade policies, including its land holding laws and the subsidy mechanism at the World Trade Organization, which is the latest assault being faced by the country after it ... [Published Times of India - 16 hours ago]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 6 reports

At UN meeting in Geneva, Ban spotlights trade as driver of global sustainable development

The critical role played by international trade in lifting economies out of poverty is an invaluable one but must remain consonant with the objectives enshrined in the sustainable development goals, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared today in an address ... [Published UN News Centre - Top Stories - 18 hours ago]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 3 reports

Chinese Economy Plays Vital Role Globally: WTO Economist

JAKARTA-The Chinese economy is a vital player in global landscape and its rapid growth is a huge motor for global expansion, a senior economist with the World Trade Organization (WTO) has told Xinhua, as cited from Global Times."Since the middle of the ... [Published Bisnis Indonesia - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 5 reports

PM to compile team for US trade talks

Prime Minister Browne and his team in discussion with Ambassador Michael Froman and his delegation of the US Trade Department.(Photo by Maurice F Merchant)ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Prime Minister Gaston Browne has given himself one week to put together a team ... [Published Antigua Observer - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 3 reports

Impact of Tajikistan’s membership in WTO discussed in Dushanbe

01/10/2014 10:14Asia-PlusViews: 69DUSHANBE, October 1, 2014, Asia-Plus – A workshop focusing on the food and agriculture sector’s challenges and benefits from Tajikistan’s accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) took place in Dushanbe on September ... [Published Asia Plus - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 3 reports

Tax-News.com: South Korea Confirms Protectionist Tariff On Rice

South Korea's Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs has notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) that it will not request a further waiver to postpone the opening of its rice market from January 1, 2015, but will, instead, impose a high 513 ... [Published Tax-News.com - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 11 reports

US-India relations: Not perfect, but a good marriage

The Straits TimesPublication Date : 01-10-2014Just like a husband and wife, India and the United States can build their relationship without always seeing eye to eye, visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told an American audience ahead of his ... [Published Asia News Network - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 5 reports

Modi, Obama vow to take Indo-US relationship to a new level; discuss defence ties, economy, WTO issue

Washington: At their first bilateral meeting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama vowed to "deepen existing ties" and scale up cooperation in substantive bilateral, regional and international issues including economy, trade, nuclear ... [Published IBNLive India News - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 3 reports

Members Only - Embracing Diversity in the WTO

The proliferation of trade 'clubs' indicates that governments are keen on engaging in trade liberalisation. This article argues that the creation of new trade clubs under the umbrella of the World Trade Organization (WTO) is inevitable. Such issue-specific ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 30 2014]

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"Through this negotiated solution, the United States and Brazil can finally put this dispute behind us," said Vilsack. "Without this agreement, American businesses, including agricultural businesses and producers, could have faced countermeasures in the way of increased tariffs totaling hundreds of millions of dollars every year. This removes that threat and ensures American cotton farmers will have effective risk management tools."
"The TISA negotiations will export a failed model of postal liberalization to peoples around the world without their ever having a say or ever casting a vote,” said Stephen DeMatteo, Head of Department of UNI Global Union Post & Logistics. “States must be allowed to ensure that postal services remain the viable and universal public services they have been for generations, to provide all citizens with quality services and workers with quality jobs."
"China and India—both are competent to find a solution with a dialogue. China and India are in direct talks, and that is why there is no need for a separate arbitration. And I have had very good relations with China personally. China president was here, met with me, and I believe that there is border dispute, yes. And in several things, on several subjects, we have talked about and we will take it forward, but we both believe that we can come together and find a solution. That's why we do not need an arbitration."
...But, in the words of a character of the great Russian writer Mikhail Bulgakov's " Dog’s Heart, " the disruption is not in the closets, but in the heads." And in order to change the way of thinking and behavior of many millions of Indians, such one-time campaigns, perhaps, are not enough...

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Despite Cold Shoulder From Obama, India's New L... [Published Breitbart Feed - 2 hours ago]
Despite a noticeably cool reception at the White House, everywhere else India’s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi went on his five day visit to the United States he was treated more like a pop star than the self-effacing 63-year old devout Hindu ...
Feeling blue about the state of the ocean? How ... [Published TED Blog - 17 hours ago]
With the 2009 TED Prize, Sylvia Earle wished to raise awareness about the state of the ocean. And she has done just that. Above, Earle hosts TED sessions aboard the Mission Blue Voyage in the Galapagos. Photo: James Duncan Davidson/TED “Thousands have ...
At UN meeting in Geneva, Ban spotlights trade a... [Published UN News Centre - Top Stories - 18 hours ago]
The critical role played by international trade in lifting economies out of poverty is an invaluable one but must remain consonant with the objectives enshrined in the sustainable development goals, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared today in an address ...
Five Reasons Americans Can’t Find Jobs [Published Breitbart Feed - 20 hours ago]
Friday, the Labor Department is expected to report the economy added about 215,000 jobs in September, about half of what is needed each month to bring unemployment down to pre-financial crisis levels. The official unemployment rate is 6.1 percent, ...
Joint Statement during the visit of Prime Minis... [Published IntelliBriefs - Oct 01 2014]
September 30, 2014The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi and the President of the United States of America Barack Obama met this morning. Marking their first bilateral summit, the President recognized the Prime Minister's historic election victory ...
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U.S. wins WTO case against China [Published Reuters Video: Business - May 23 2014]
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