World Trade Organization

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Name: World Trade Organization (WTO)
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PM Narendra Modi Tells Obama He Hopes for Trade Pact Deal 'Soon'

Washington:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi told US President Barack Obama on Tuesday that he hoped for a deal "soon" to allow a WTO trade facilitation deal blocked by India to go forward.India has refused to endorse the landmark deal to reduce trade barriers, ... [Published NDTV - 3 mins ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

How Should the G20 Act to Improve Global Trade Governance? [analysis]

The evolution of the world trading system no longer supports the delivery of opportunities that follow from innovations in international business. This article is a statement by participants at a roundtable held in the EU Centre for Global Affairs, University ... [Published - 3 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Modi Promises US CEOs Return To Market Reforms

Prime Minister Narendra Modi told US business leaders on Monday that he is committed to liberalising the country's economy as the US and India look for ways to deepen their strategic partnership.Modi spoke at a breakfast at the New York Palace Hotel with ... [Published Businessworld India - 13 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

S. Korea notifies WTO of plan to liberalize rice market via tarrification

South Korea on Tuesday formally notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Tuesday it will open its rice market starting next year with a 513 percent tariff rate."The government has submitted to the WTO secretariat its plan to revise the country's ... [Published Korea Herald - 7 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 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 - 8 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

UPDATE 1-Obama, Modi vow to boost strategic ties, create model for world

(Adds details of meeting from government spokesman)WASHINGTON, Sept 29 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama and new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed on Monday to expand and deepen their countries' strategic partnership and make it a model ... [Published CNBC - 12 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 3 reports

Modi calls for collective fight to tackle terrorism

* PM woos US corporates, meets ClintonsPrime Minister Narendra Modi meeting former US President Bill Clinton and former US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton in New York on Monday.NEW YORK, Sept 29: Rejecting any distinction between good and bad terrorism, ... [Published Daily - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 3 reports

9/30/2014: Business: WTO in deadlock over TFA deal

GENEVA: The World Trade Organisation remained deadlocked on Monday, two months after failing to seal a key deal on the Trade Facilitation Agreement, which India has been strenuously opposing in its present form. Officials said the US blocked efforts. ... [Published Hindustan Times - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

XINHUA - Roundup: Little progress on implementing trade facilitation agreement: WTO

Roundup: Little progress on implementing trade facilitation agreement: WTOContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.GENEVA, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Negotiations at the Preparatory Committee on Trade Facilitation (PCTF) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) saw little ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 19 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

U.S. Dairy Industry Decries Market Barriers Raised in EU-Canada Trade Deal

Geographical Indications, Reallocated Cheese Quotas Would Restrict U.S. Access to Canadian MarketsWASHINGTON , Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The text of the European Union-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) released at ... [Published - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 2 reports

Duma chief: West bypassed UN, WTO in sanctioning Russia

MOSCOW. Sept 29 (Interfax) - The head of Russia's lower house of parliament has accused the West of unlawfully bypassing the United Nations and World Trade Organization in slapping its Ukraine-related sanctions on Russia."All this time the sanctions that ... [Published - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 3 reports

Kenya: Speed up conclusion of trade deal with EU, urges CS Amina Mohammed

Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed has called for a speedy conclusion of the Economic Partnership Agreement ( EPA) with the European Union.Speaking at a meeting with EU Managing Director for Africa Nick Westcott at the UN Headquarters in ... [Published East African Standard - Sep 29 2014]


"India supports trade facilitation. However, I also expect that we are able to find a solution that takes care of our concern on food security. I believe that it should be possible to do that soon" PM Modi said
"It’s not politically tenable to take a pill that costs $1 in the US and charge $1 (or its equivalent) for that pill in a place like India."
...Both he and the CEOS had a constructive approach like "let's discuss this so that we find a balance between what India needs and pharma companies need"

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India focus: serious challenges [Published World Intellectual Property Review - 50 mins ago]
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Africa: How Should the G20 Act to Improve Globa... [Published - 5 hours ago]
India's Prime Minister Should Go Home and Get t... [Published REASON Online - 5 hours ago]
Obama, Modi To Script Strategic Ties, Create Mo... [Published Businessworld India - 5 hours ago]
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Scotland’s Future Is Bright; the UK’s Might Not Be [Published HBR Blog Network - 5 hours ago]
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Scotland’s Future Is Bright; the UK’s Might Not Be [Published HBR Blog Network - 5 hours ago]
In the run up to the Scottish independence referendum, the large-country voices that dominated the international discussion converged on a near consensus that small countries are inferior to larger ones, with worse prospects and higher risks; that the ...
Why I love the UN, aka the battle between polic... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - 11 hours ago]
Being a fan of the UN is always a bit of a mixed blessing. Various bits (UNDP, UNICEF, UN Women and many more) churn out some really useful research. For many years, they provided the sole islands of sanity resisting the market fundamentalism of the ...
The Strategic Meaning of China-ROK Relations [Published Brookings: Latest From Brookings - 20 hours ago]
The growing ties between China and the Republic of Korea are among the most consequential changes in East Asian politics, economics, and security of the past several decades. From modest beginnings in 1992 when Beijing formally accepted the reality ...
Vietnam Remains Attractive to Foreign Investors [Published China Law Blog - 22 hours ago]
No, we are not going to become the Vietnam Law Blog, but I (Dan) just could not resist using this post today. This post was written by Greg Buhyoff , who heads up our Vietnam practice and essentially commutes between Vietnam and the U.S. Greg wrote ...
Lens on Modi [Published IntelliBriefs - Sep 29 2014]
Modi arrives in Washington preceded by his reputation as chief minister of Gujarat. Written by Frederic Grare|Posted: September 29, 2014 12:52 am Narendra Modi's visit to the American capital ...
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U.S. wins WTO case against China [Published Reuters Video: Business - May 23 2014]
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