Archive - 2005 - Article

novembro 29th

Effect of the application of the Swiss formula on tariff lines and levels: Examples of coefficients from 5 to 200

Original Publication Date: 
28 November, 2005
a set of tables setting out data on how tariff lines will be affected by different coefficients under the Swiss formula in the NAMA negotiations.

Preliminary comments to the draft ministerial text

Original Publication Date: 
28 November, 2005
preliminary comments by the author mainly on agriculture

Group threatens unauthorised WTO protests in Hong Kong

Original Publication Date: 
28 November, 2005
The group organising the protests at the upcoming World Trade Organization (WTO) meeting has warned of unauthorised rallies if the Hong Kong government does not remove a fence around a protest venue.

EU finds trade trouble on all sides

Original Publication Date: 
28 November, 2005
The European Union hoped to raise its credibility in world trade talks by agreeing to reform its trading regime for sugar and bananas. Instead, the move's consequences for some of the world's poorest countries are threatening to add further discord at next month's Hong Kong ministerial meeting on the Doha round.

Critique of the draft ministerial text for the WTO's Hong Kong conference

Original Publication Date: 
28 November, 2005
Although there is this categorization into three states of convergence

For India, Importing Food is like Importing Joblessness

Original Publication Date: 
28 November, 2005
WTO Director General Pascal Lamy seems to be a firm believer in

Ag, NAMA and S&DT Issues for HK

Original Publication Date: 
28 November, 2005
Agriculture, nonagricultural market access and Special and Differential Treatment for developing countries will be the most difficult issues for trade ministers to tackle at the upcoming Hong Kong ministerial, said World Trade Organization Director General Pascal Lamy

Economic Partnership Agreements: EU and Central Africa agree next phase of negotiations

Original Publication Date: 
28 November, 2005
EU Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson met with Central African Ministers on the 25th November in Brussels to agree on the next phase of the Economic Partnership Agreement negotiations between the two regions.

novembro 28th

Disputing the ?Draft? Hong Kong Text

Original Publication Date: 
27 November, 2005
An all-day meeting yesterday of key trade envoys at the World Trade Organization took a first look at the Director General

novembro 27th

WTO chief releases draft document for key Hong Kong talks

Original Publication Date: 
26 November, 2005
World Trade Organisation chief Pascal Lamy released his draft text on global trade talks for the WTO's keynote ministerial conference in Hong Kong next month, saying it was still open to change.