Archive - Aug 2005


August 31st

G20: Not representing farmers interests

Original Publication Date: 
30 August, 2005
Response to the G20 Ministerial Meeting in Pakistan (8-10 September 2005)

August 26th

India not to budge on its stand at WTO

Original Publication Date: 
25 August, 2005
In a clear message to the US and other developed countries, India today categorically said it would not accept any outcome without movement on services at the WTO trade negotiations.

August 24th

U.S., Saudi Arabia Reach Agreement On Services Provisions of WTO Deal

Original Publication Date: 
23 August, 2005
The United States and Saudi Arabia have reached agreement on the terms under which U.S. banks and other service providers will be allowed to operate in Saudi Arabia following its accession to the World Trade Organization.

August 23rd

India's Nath Pushes TRIPS and CBD

Original Publication Date: 
22 August, 2005
Indian trade minister Kamal Nath last week urged his counterparts in Africa and South America to stand tough against the United States in the Doha Development Agenda negotiations by adopting an 'aggressive strategy' for agreement on biodiversity and traditional knowledge

August 20th

U.S. gains in one-sided trade deal

Original Publication Date: 
19 August, 2005
THE much-vaunted free trade agreement with the United States has become one-sided, with no financial benefit to Australia.

No easy ride in the land of the FTA

Original Publication Date: 
19 August, 2005
IT WAS meant to be the big breakthrough for Australian exporters

August 19th

Geneva Update, 19 August 2005

Original Publication Date: 
18 August, 2005
Geneva Update for 19 August 2005, titled 'IN THE NAME OF DEVELOPMENT: Whose Ambitions for the Doha Round?'

August 15th

Mexico Revises Telecom Regs

Original Publication Date: 
14 August, 2005
The Mexican Parliament on Friday passed new legislation to comply with World Trade Organization recommendations over implementation of its telecommunications services

WTO Rules Against US on ETI

Original Publication Date: 
14 August, 2005
A World Trade Organization compliance panel on Friday confirmed a European Union complaint against Washington's alleged failure to fully implement the trade body's recommendations on the now defunct Extraterritorial Income Exclusion Act overseas tax program

August 12th

Report: GATS Consultation by Indian Commerce Ministry

Original Publication Date: 
11 August, 2005
Heres a short report of a GATS consultation organised by the Ministry of Commerce and UNCTAD. This was the third in the series of consultations towards HK