Archive - mar 8, 2005

India's Services Challenge

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7 March, 2005
The United States went a step further by saying ministers must agree on a 'standstill' in addition to making new commitments.

After Seattle and Canc?n... Next stop: Hong Kong

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7 March, 2005
Once again, the peoples of the world will expose, right at WTO's doorstep, the consequences of its corporate-driven agenda on the livelihoods and working conditions of men, women and children worldwide.

Planning NAMA Negotiations

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7 March, 2005
Doha Development Agenda market access for industrial and consumer goods Chairman Stefan Hakur Johannesson has proposed to negotiators a checklist of issues to form part of an eventual formula to cut tariffs (WTD, 3/7/05).

EU Proposal on Capital-Based Meetings

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7 March, 2005
Mandelson called for more meetings of capital-based senior officials in addition to more mini-ministerials.

After Seattle And Canc?n... Next Stop: Hong Kong

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7 March, 2005
On the first day of the Conference, the different working groups discussed both the state of the WTO negotiations and agreements (AoA, NAMA, TRIPS, GATS, FTA…) and the latest developments after the Canc

Planning NAMA Negotiations

Original Publication Date: 
7 March, 2005
Johannesson has proposed to negotiators a checklist of issues to form part of an eventual formula to cut tariffs.

EU Proposal On Capital-Based Meetings

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7 March, 2005
Most trade ministers attending the Mombasa meeting were indifferent to Mr. Mandelson's proposal, sources told WTD.

African Nations Urge U.S. to Implement WTO Cotton Ruling by December Ministerial

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7 March, 2005
'Two years after the submission of our sectoral initiative on cotton, it is now time to move from the stage of declarations and clarifications and finally move to concrete actions,' -Samuel Amehou

Singapore To Allow Protests At Next Year's IMF-World Bank Meetings

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7 March, 2005
An estimated 16,000 delegates from 184 countries are expected to descend on Singapore for the gathering, including 300 finance ministers and heads of central banks.

India's Services Challenge

Original Publication Date: 
7 March, 2005
India's revised offer for market-opening in the Doha Development Agenda services negotiations will be "contingent" upon liberal commitments in cross-border and temporary movement of service providers from key industrialized countries.