Archive - out 26, 2005

EU trade talks undermined as sugar reform blocked

Original Publication Date: 
25 October, 2005
Further troubles for Brussels' negotiating position in worldwide trade liberalisation talks emerged on Tuesday (25 October), as 11 member states reaffirmed their opposition against a commission-proposed sugar reform.

Agriculture: ACP Group proposes lower tariff cuts for developing countries

Original Publication Date: 
25 October, 2005
The African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of countries in the WTO on Friday 21 October submitted a proposal on market access inagriculture, with its own set of thresholds in the tariff reduction formula for developed and developing countries, and with suggested tariff reduction rates for developing countries.