Archive - mar 2005

março 23rd

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.

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.

março 22nd

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.

UK says poor will suffer in trade plan

Original Publication Date: 
21 March, 2005
Planned trade deals between the EU and the world's poorest countries must be radically rethought to allow poor nations to liberalise markets at their own pace and in their own time, the UK will demand today.