Archive - mar 2005

março 23rd

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.

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.

março 22nd

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.

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.