World Trade Organization

Type: Organization
Name: World Trade Organization (WTO)
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Rice imported under MMA to be eligible for Seoul’s foreign aid to Pyongya..

South Korea will be allowed to use rice imported under the minimum market access (MMA) quota for foreign aid to countries such as North Korea once its rice market fully opens up from next year. The rice import quota under the MMA framework was imposed ... [Published Maekyung - 43 mins ago]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

The Dark Side Of The WTO

, and it has been a source of controversy ever since. Its predecessor, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), shared its lineage with Bretton Woods-inspired bodies like the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World ... ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Sep 20 2014]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Naomi Klein's Quite Extraordinary Logical Ignorance

Naomi Klein has a new book out on the subject of how capitalism is boiling the planet. Yes, I know, such a surprising conclusion for her to come to, isn’t it? As part of the push for the book there’s various interviews and pieces popping up all over the ... [Published Forbes.com - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

Korean rice market opening

The Korea HeraldPublication Date : 20-09-2014Korea’s rice market will open fully to foreign imports starting next year, ending 20 years of rice import caps.On Thursday the government announced that it would seek a 513 percent tariff on rice imports as ... [Published Asia News Network - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

9/20/2014: Ht Nation: US nudge on WTO position continues

NEW DELHI: Not budging from its position, the US remains at the forefront of nudging India to give up its stand on farm subsidies for food stockpiling in order to clinch a trade facilitation pact at the World Trade Organisation. According to sources, ... [Published Hindustan Times - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

India's WTO play

Summary India has notified its support for the agriculture sector at the World Trade Organization (WTO)...India has notified its support for the agriculture sector at the World Trade Organization (WTO) where it has shown almost all of that to be exempt ... [Published Financial Express - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

PM: Russia prepares complaint to WTO about Western sanctions

SOCHI, Sep 19 (PRIME) -- Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Friday has signed a ruling on imposition of import customs duties on some Ukrainian goods if Kiev starts implementing economic clauses of its association agreement with the E.U. ahead ... [Published PRIME-TASS - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

WTO talks suffer setback as differences persist

Efforts to kickstart the World Trade Organization (WTO) talks on implementing the Bali package suffered a serious setback this week as sharp differences persisted between India and the developed world on how to move forward in agriculture negotiation ... [Published Financial Express - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Russia prepares to appeal to WTO to argue Western sanctions — Medvedev

SOCHI, September 19 /ITAR-TASS/. Russia is preparing a lawsuit to the WTO to argue Western sanctions, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said in an exclusive interview with ITAR-TASS on Friday.“We are planning to file a lawsuit. The documents that ... [Published Itar Tass - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

‘India talking to WTO members on food subsidy issue’

India is talking to “good number” of countries to garner support on its stand on the food security issue at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) with a view to carrying forward the talks for freer trade. The WTO has resumed work at Geneva from September ... [Published The Hindu - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 3 reports

[Analysis] Will rice tariff rate of 513% pass WTO vetting?

Members of farmers group hold a protest opposing the opening of the South Korean rice market outside the National Assembly Members’ Hall on the day of a meeting of the National Assembly Agriculture, Food, Rural Affairs, Oceans and Fisheries Committee, ... [Published Hani.co.kr - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 3 reports

Putin: Western Sanctions Violate World Trade Organization Principles

Russian President Vladimir Putin responded to the increased sanctions imposed upon Russia by the US and the European Union saying the sanctions are highly politicized and contrary to the World Trade Organization's fair and equal competition principle ... [Published Israel National News - Sep 19 2014]

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Joint Statement between the Republic of India a... [Published Narendra Modi - 22 hours ago]
Korean rice market opening [Published Asia News Network - 23 hours ago]
The Dark Side Of The WTO [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Sep 20 2014]
Govt releases over Rs.148m for Food Security Di... [Published Frontier Post - Sep 20 2014]
Public sector buyers urged to award more contra... [Published Supply Management - Sep 20 2014]
9/20/2014: Ht Nation: US nudge on WTO position ... [Published Hindustan Times - Sep 20 2014]
9/20/2014: News: SUBSIDY HITCH [Published Hindustan Times - Sep 20 2014]
Tide has turned on China in solar trade battle:... [Published Oregonian - Sep 20 2014]
Dmitry Medvedev: we are going to solve the exte... [Published Itar Tass - Sep 19 2014]
Nigerian Oil Unions Call off Strike Following P... [Published Washington Post - Sep 19 2014]
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House passes raft of energy bills amid opposition [Published Argus Media - Sep 19 2014]
A Brief History of Climate Change Protests in t... [Published Mens Journal - Sep 19 2014]
Chicago Booth Professor Honored by World Trade ... [Published Newswise - Sep 19 2014]
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White House Explains Where Your $1.3 Billion We... [Published Zero Hedge - Sep 18 2014]
Just minutes after Poroshenko's fearmongering speech to US Congress ( and in the face of a collapsing Ukraine economy ), The White House has released its "fact sheet" to explain exactly how committed ( aside from the lethal aid demands - which may ...
South Korea proposes 513% tariff on foreign rice [Published The Malaysian Insider - Sep 18 2014]
After announcing it would scrap rice import caps from next year, the South Korean government proposed today an initial 513% tariff to soften the impact on a crucial domestic market.For the past two decades, Seoul has maintained quotas on foreign rice ...
Seeds of Doubt [Published IntelliBriefs - Sep 17 2014]
http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/08/25/seeds-of-doubt An activist's controversial crusade against genetically modified crops.BY MICHAEL SPECTER  Vandana Shiva accuses multinational corporations such as Monsanto of attempting to impose "food totalitarianism" ...
Implementing the Forthcoming WTO Trade Facilita... [Published CSIS: Publication Feed - Sep 17 2014]
Achieving the World Trade Organization (WTO) trade facilitation agreement is one of the most important opportunities for global development and trade. read more ...
China August FDI Falls To Lowest In At Least Tw... [Published Clusterstock - Sep 16 2014]
By Xiaoyi Shao and Koh Gui Qing BEIJING (Reuters) - China's foreign direct investment inflows in August fell to a low not seen in at least 2-1/2 years, underscoring the challenges to growth facing the world's second-biggest economy. The weak investment ...
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U.S. wins WTO case against China [Published Reuters Video: Business - May 23 2014]
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