Archive - Oct 14, 2005

Lamy says the engines of negotiations are 'buzzing' again

Original Publication Date: 
13 October, 2005
Director-General Pascal Lamy said that the trade talks have gained 'a new momentum' with the agriculture proposal by the United States.

'Last Chance' DDA Meeting Next Week

Original Publication Date: 
13 October, 2005
Ahead of what is being described as the 'last chance' meeting next week of the 'Five Interested Parties' the United States, the European Union, India, Brazil and Australia Indian trade minister Kamal Nath raised the stakes for a possible confrontation with the United States, charging that Washington has not substantially reduced its trade-distorting domestic subsidies in real terms in its latest proposal

G20 proposal on market access and domestic support

Original Publication Date: 
13 October, 2005
Link to G20 proposal

Oakland Institute Releases Roadmap to End Hunger

Original Publication Date: 
13 October, 2005
In a dramatic departure from prevailing thought about international food aid programs, The Oakland Institute's new report, Food Aid or Food Sovereignty?, Ending World Hunger in Our Time, recommends food sovereignty as the policy tool to achieve food self-sufficiency

WTO chief says compromise needed in trade talks, signs of EU row appear

Original Publication Date: 
13 October, 2005
WTO chief Pascal Lamy warned that further compromise was needed to reach an overall accord on global commerce, as a potential EU internal row threatened to complicate talks just two months ahead of a crucial ministerial meeting in Hong Kong.