World Trade Organization

Type: Organization
Name: World Trade Organization (WTO)
First reported 37 mins ago - Updated 33 mins ago - 2 reports

Lithuania culls pigs over African swine fever

VILNIUS - Lithuania on Thursday destroyed thousands of pigs after confirming its first cases of deadly African swine fever, days after it was detected on farms in EU neighbours Latvia and Poland.The spread of the disease, which is harmless to humans but ... [Published ENCA - 33 mins ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

India maintains stand on not supporting WTO trade facilitation pact

India maintains its stand on not supporting an agreement on trade facilitation at the World Trade Organisation till its concerns on food security are met, a senior Commerce Ministry official has said.The Union Cabinet, which met on Thursday morning, may ... [Published Hindu Business Line - 4 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 3 reports

#dnaEdit: The WTO dilemma

At the forthcoming WTO negotiations, India should insist on continuing food subsidy. Trade facilitation must be delinked from this issue, though it is a difficult choiceBetween now and July 31,India faces a difficult choice over WTO. A major agreement ... [Published DNA India - 11 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 20 reports

India to decide to what trade promises it made in Bali it intends to keep

INDIA said it will decide to what degree it will adhere to its Bali trade commitments as its new government in Delhi makes clear that it never agreed with the WTO accords signed by the old government last year. Wednesday, 23.Jul.2014, 21:06 (GMT) INDIA ... [Published SeaNews - 12 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

Swapping self-interest for mutual benefit

"TTIP and TPP together could drive the world back into the old days before the WTO was conceived, a world trading system predominated by major trading nations, which was something I thought we tried to adjust with the more democratic participation of ... [Published Sunday Star-Times - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

Modi govt's stand on WTO draws flak

"I think, if India takes steps that undermines the agreement, from my perspective that (would) seriously undermine the confidence the international business community has about the Modi government," Jake Colvin, vice president, Global Trade Issues at ... [Published rediff.com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

WTO sets up arbitral expert groups to study Russia, EU claims

GENEVA, July 22./ITAR-TASS/. The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has set up an arbitral expert panel to examine Russia’s lawsuit against the European Union over the so-called energy adjustments.Australia, Argentina, Indonesia, Canada, China, Norway, the ... [Published Itar Tass - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 4 reports

EU applauds new WTO fund to support customs reforms

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.BRUSSELS,July 22(Xinhua)-- The European Union (EU) welcomed Tuesday's announcement by the WTO that it will set up a fund to help developing countries to implement the customs reforms, the block's executive branch said in ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 20 reports

Bali pact to sharply lower transaction cost, says Ficci

Ahead of a meeting that is likely to decide on India's stand on World Trade Organisation (WTO) Bali agreement, industry body Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Ficci) on Tuesday said the pact will sharply lower transaction cost for ... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

WTO called in to settle EU-Russia trade disputes

Pic Courtesy: - Geneva: The was Tuesday called in to settle two disputes over Moscow`s ban on EU pork and Brussels` trade penalties against Russian steel and fertiliser firms.Trade sources said the WTO`s disputes settlement body created panels to hear ... [Published zeenews.com - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

Japan threatens South Korea with WTO complaint on import ban

, 4:52 pmJapan is pressing Korea to end a seafood import ban by threatening to file a complaint against Korea with the World Trade Organization (WTO) unless it lifts the ban.The ban, which extends to eight prefectures in Japan, was imposed in the wake ... [Published Undercurrent News - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

WCO supports Joint Statement on coordinated assistance for TFA implementation

On 22 July 2014, the World Customs Organization and a number of other international organizations and development partners (ITC, OECD, UNCTAD, UNECE, UNECLAC, UNESCAP, UNESCWA, WBG) issued a  Joint Statement expressing their commitment and coordinated ... [Published World Customs Organization - Jul 22 2014]

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India at WTO: Global trade facilitation agreeme... [Published Financial Express - 9 hours ago]
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Co-Chairs’ Statement of the 20th EU-ASEAN Minis... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - 7 hours ago]
23 July 2014, Brussels, Belgium 1. The 20th EU-ASEAN Ministerial Meeting, under the theme of “Towards Strategic Partnership for Peace, Stability and Prosperity”, was held on 23 July 2014. The Meeting was co-chaired by Her Excellency Catherine Ashton, ...
Dr. Su Sun, Vice President, Economists Incorpor... [Published PR.com Press Releases - 18 hours ago]
New York, NY, July 23, 2014 --( PR.com )-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Dr. Su Sun, Vice President, Economists Incorporated will speak at ...
The Sad Way of the World Is Competition: From N... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - 20 hours ago]
From Dani Roderik's book The Globalization Paradox : The creation of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 1995, after nearly eight years of negotiations and as the culmination of the so-called “Uruguay Round” (the last under the GATT), ushered quite ...
"Why Global Trade Might Become Less Important" ... [Published Social Europe Journal - 22 hours ago]
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Explainer: India’s Battle With the WTO [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Jul 23 2014]
A wholesale market in Hyderabad.Agence France-Presse/Getty Images India is on the verge of torpedoing another trade pact , and at issue yet again are the country’s massive government programs to help both farmers and the millions of poor households ...
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U.S. wins WTO case against China [Published Reuters Video: Business - May 23 2014]
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The Dominican Republic successfully requests th... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Apr 25 2014]
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