Archive - set 2005

setembro 15th

Bridging Some US-EU Differences

Original Publication Date: 
14 September, 2005
US Trade Representative Rob Portman and visiting European Union Commissioner for Trade Peter Mandelson said both sides have made progress in bridging their differences in the Doha Development Agenda agriculture negotiations

setembro 14th

Call for international mobilizations in Geneva: STOP the WTO corporate agenda before Hong Kong!

A call for international mobilisation for the General Council week in October in Geneva.

Mandelson Disappointed By Dems' Stand On Trade

Original Publication Date: 
13 September, 2005
European Union Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson said Tuesday that the opposition of Democrats to trade agreements has disappointed him and he now fears Republicans are following their lead.

Brazilian Official Defends Tariff Cuts, Hopes for Progress on Agricultural Goods

Original Publication Date: 
13 September, 2005
Brazil's Finance Minister Ant

Poor Countries Take Sugar to UN

Original Publication Date: 
13 September, 2005
New threats to sugar exports to the EU from poor countries are due to come up at the United Nations summit this week

Science without conscience is worse than no science

Original Publication Date: 
13 September, 2005
Jacques Diouf, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organisation, has strong views on the issue of genetically modified organisms. In an interview, he says we need to put in place an internationally agreed regulatory framework.

setembro 9th

Portman Optimistic About Doha Talks

Original Publication Date: 
8 September, 2005
US Trade Representative Portman expressed optimism Thursday about the future of the Doha round of international trade talks

Chambliss, Goodlatte urge USTR to resist EU subsidy cut demands

Original Publication Date: 
8 September, 2005
The chairmen of the two congressional agriculture committees yesterday (Sept. 8) said they have told U.S. Trade Representative Rob Portman that the U.S. cannot make any specific commitments to reduce agricultural subsidies at this time

USTR Portman announces US-Saudi negotiations concluded

Original Publication Date: 
8 September, 2005
Trade Representative Portman today announced the United States and Saudi Arabia have concluded bilateral negotiations

U.S. Farm Leader Denounces WTO in Korea; Speaks in front of thousands at rally in Seoul

Original Publication Date: 
8 September, 2005
Dena Hoff, Secretary of the National Family Farm Coalition (NFFC), spoke today in Seoul before tens of thousands of Korean farmers and workers at a rally to commemorate the second anniversary of Mr. Kyung-Hae Lee