World Trade Organization

Type: Organization
Name: World Trade Organization (WTO)
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The Rich to Blame for WTO Logjam

If the World Trade Organisation (WTO) finds itself unable to implement the “trade facilitation” agreement it had reached at its meeting at the Indonesian island of Bali in December, the developed nations are wholly to blame. When India told the WTO meeting ... [Published New Indian Express - 15 mins ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

7/30/2014: BUSINESS: World trade talks stutter over India stand

PARIS: Global trade negotiators met at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) headquarters on Tuesday to break an impasse after India took a firm stand last week that it will only back a worldwide reform of customs rules — the so-called trade facilitatio ... [Published Hindustan Times - 1 hour ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

WTO chief meets coordinators as attempts to resolve impas...

WTO director-general Roberto Azevêdo. Photo: AFP New Delhi: Attempts to resolve the impasse over India's objection to the adoption of the trade facilitation agreement (TFA) by 31 July at the World Trade Organization (WTO) failed to yield results .. ... [Published Rediff Realtime News - 5 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 21 reports

India's WTO Problem--A Proposal

After more than a decade of failure to break an impasse on a new global trade round, the World Trade Organization (WTO) managed last year in Bali to accomplish the modest feat of adopting a new Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), establishing faster and ... [Published Peterson Institute for International Economics - 4 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 4 reports

Business Appeals to WTO Members to Save Trade Facilitation Pact

In a letter sent to over 100 trade ministers worldwide, ICC Chairman Terry McGraw and Secretary General John Danilovich warned trade ministers that failure to meet the deadline would stall progress on multilateral trade liberalization, and prevent developing ... [Published Noodls - 6 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

NCPO gives go-ahead for WTO pact

The National Council for Peace and Order has given the green light for Thailand to ink the World Trade Organisation's Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), which is supposed to make it easier for companies to achieve sustainable business growth in the international ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - 7 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Global Briefing: The Intersection of International Investment and Trade

International dispute systems adopted two decades ago have emerged over time as central components of legal, political, and economic development in Latin America. Two distinct systems – international investment and trade – have proven to be increasingly ... [Published JD Supra - 7 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Enhanced deals signed

On the face of it, Southern African Customs Union countries and Mozambique got a lot more than the EU did out of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) trade deal which they all initialled on July 15.South ... [Published Daily News South Africa - 9 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 5 reports

India, US Look to Reset Ties During Kerry Visit

NEW DELHI —India and the United States will attempt to reset their ties during the upcoming visit by U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry. This week’s talks will be the first high level interaction between the two countries since a right wing government ... [Published VOA News - 12 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 13 reports

WTO chief tries to break impasse

NEW DELHI: WTO chief Roberto Azevedo is making last-ditch efforts to break the impasse on the Bali discussions as countries like India are sticking to their demand for a permanent solution to their food subsidy concerns, while the developed world remains ... [Published Times of India - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 3 reports

Prudence urged over US-China solar dispute

China's Ministry of Commerce has urged the United States to handle the latest dispute over solar trade "prudently," saying that trade friction is unavoidable but governments have a responsibility to prevent it from harming China-US relations.The ministry's ... [Published CHINAdaily - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

India Threatens to Derail WTO Deal

July 28 (Bloomberg) –- Bloomberg’s Sunanda Jayaseelan reports on why India wants to renegotiate the WTO agreement that was made last year. She speaks to Rishaad Salamat on Bloomberg Television’s "On The Move." (Source: Bloomberg) ... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 28 2014]

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And the diplomat's arrest showed that "America does not appreciate the sensitivities of India. And therefore, there is anger in India. There is a sense of resentment" Panandiker said.Obama has invited Modi to the White House in September...
"Reliable demand at fair prices could provide a lifeline to the small-scale farmers in developing countries struggling to compete against transnational food producers, processors, traders and marketers. The full transformative potential of state purchasing must be exploited to drive a genuine transition to pro-poor food and farming models" concluded De Schutter
The US stand has dimmed chances of a breakthrough. The US ambassador to WTO Michael Punke had said, "It is no useto sugar coat the consequences of such action or to pretend that there would be business as usual in the aftermath. If the Bali package fails, there can be no post-Bali."
In a letter dated 22 June 2014, Stephen D Crocker (Chair, ICANN Board of Directors) wrote: "ICANN has continued with the processing of the .VIN and .WINE applications. Of course, should the GAC be in a position to provide any additional advice on this issue, we would welcome it. Similarly, should governments succeed in resolving these issues in other global trade fora such as the WTO, that, too, will be taken into account"

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John Kerry Hopes for Warmer Welcome in India Af... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - 7 hours ago]
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will fly to New Delhi on Wednesday in a bid to improve Washington’s relationship with India. He is undoubtedly hoping the visit will go well. Kerry, after all, has not had the best week. More Watch Out Google Glass, ...
John Kerry Hopes for Warmer Welcome in India Af... [Published TIME.com - 7 hours ago]
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will fly to New Delhi on Wednesday in a bid to improve Washington’s relationship with India. He is undoubtedly hoping the visit will go well. Kerry, after all, has not had the best week. On Friday, the Secretary of ...
John Kerry Hopes for Warmer Welcome in India Af... [Published The China Blog - 7 hours ago]
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will fly to New Delhi on Wednesday in a bid to improve Washington’s relationship with India. He is undoubtedly hoping the visit will go well. Kerry, after all, has not had the best week. More Watch Out Google Glass, ...
Global automakers to shutter Russian plants? [Published Autoblog - Jul 28 2014]
Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing , Russia For an automaker to manufacture locally, two elements need to be in effect: for one, the market needs to be large enough to justify it, and for another, importing has to be too expensive to make it worthwhile. ...
Will the WTO Fast-Track Trade at the Expense of... [Published naked capitalism - Jul 26 2014]
This article highlights another ugly feature of the current trade regime under the WTO, and how it operates to the disadvantage of the poorest in poor countries on a bedrock issue: food security. ...
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U.S. wins WTO case against China [Published Reuters Video: Business - May 23 2014]
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