Archive - mar 2005

março 23rd

Govt To Tap WTO To Attract Foreign Investment

Original Publication Date: 
22 March, 2005
Pakistan has decided to extend foreign direct investment opportunities to member countries of the World Trade Organisation some time in May.

Govt To Tap WTO To Attract Foreign Investment

Original Publication Date: 
22 March, 2005
The opportunities will be in eight major areas of the services sector, under the General Agreement on Trade and Services, a senior official told Daily Times on Tuesday.

North onslaught on South's industrial tariffs in NAMA talks

Original Publication Date: 
22 March, 2005
At the latest WTO negotiations on NAMA, the major developed countries put great pressure on the developing countries to accept drastic cuts in their industrial tariffs.

North Onslaught On South's Industrial Tariffs In NAMA Talks

Original Publication Date: 
22 March, 2005
Many developing countries also strongly opposed the suggested trade-off between acceptance of an aggressive formula and their being able to use the 'flexibilities'.

American Corn Growers Oppose Ratification of CAFTA

Original Publication Date: 
22 March, 2005
Larry Mitchell, American Corn Growers Association (ACGA) Chief Executive Officer, today stated his organization's opposition to the U.S. ratification of the CAFTA.

American Corn Growers Oppose Ratification Of CAFTA

Original Publication Date: 
22 March, 2005
Larry Mitchell, American Corn Growers Association (ACGA) Chief Executive Officer, today stated his organization’s opposition to the U.S. ratification of the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA).

WTO Members Adopt Cotton Work Program, Widen Scope to All Trade-Distorting Policies

Original Publication Date: 
22 March, 2005
Members of the WTO formally adopted a work program for the new WTO subcommittee on cotton.

março 22nd

WTO Formally Backs Cotton Ruling; U.S. Slams Appellate Body Analysis

Original Publication Date: 
21 March, 2005
The World Trade Organization's Dispute Settlement Body formally adopted March 21 a landmark ruling against U.S. subsidy programs for cotton.

Free Trade Area / US-Thailand Negotiations

Original Publication Date: 
21 March, 2005
Civic groups plan a series of activities to counter the upcoming negotiations on free trade area (FTA) agreement between Thailand and the United States in Pattaya early next month.

WTO Farm Talks Chair Downplays Setback in Securing Tariff Conversion Pact

Original Publication Date: 
21 March, 2005
Completing the tariff conversions is considered by many WTO members as a precondition for negotiations on the tariff formula.