Archive - out 26, 2005

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.

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.