Archive - mar 2005

março 23rd

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.

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.

março 22nd

G20 and G33 Present Papers on Blue Box and de minimis Support at WTO Agriculture Negotiations

Original Publication Date: 
21 March, 2005
Two groupings of developing countries presented statements on aspects of domestic support when week-long negotiations on agriculture resumed at the WTO on 14 March.

EC and Malaysian Proposals on NAMA

Original Publication Date: 
21 March, 2005
The EC in last week's NAMA negotiations (14th – 18th March 2005) unveiled its ambitious proposal to cut drastically all members' tariffs in order to gain 'real market access.'

UK Steps Into Row Over Trade Rules

Original Publication Date: 
21 March, 2005
A new policy paper from the UK Department for Trade and Industry intervenes in a controversy over proposed economic partnership agreements (EPAs) the EU is negotiating with African, Caribbean and Pacific countries.