Archive - mar 2005

março 23rd

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.

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

Original Publication Date: 
22 March, 2005
Groser later told the subcommittee meeting that it was 'inconceivable' that a successful outcome in the Doha agriculture talks can be achieved without serious reform in domestic support and cotton, according to officials in attendance.

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

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

Trade Facilitation: U.S., Uganda Call for WTO Ban On 'Consularization' of Imports

Original Publication Date: 
22 March, 2005
The United States and Uganda have issued a joint proposal calling for a ban on so-called "consularization" transactions and fees.

Trade Facilitation: U.S., Uganda Call For WTO Ban On 'Consularization' Of Imports

Original Publication Date: 
22 March, 2005
GENEVA--The United States and Uganda have issued a joint proposal calling for a ban on so-called 'consularization' transactions and fees as part of a future World Trade Organization agreement on trade facilitation.

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.

março 22nd

UK steps into row over trade rules

Original Publication Date: 
21 March, 2005
The European Union should not press poor countries to accept rules governing investment, competition and government procurement in return for continued special trade access to European markets.

Free Trade Area / US-Thailand Negotiations

Original Publication Date: 
21 March, 2005
The negotiations have attracted strong opposition and raised concern among many Thai social advocates, trade union and NGO activists, as well as academics and armers.

G-20 Ask Developed Nations to Eliminate Agriculture Export Subsidies in Five Years

Original Publication Date: 
21 March, 2005
Indian Minister of Commerce and Industry Kamal Nath said developing countries are alarmed at the 'enormity of farm subsidies in rich countries, which creates artificial prices.