Archive - Jun 23, 2005 - Article

Battle of Swiss vs Swiss-type formula continues in NAMA negotiations

Original Publication Date: 
22 June, 2005
Negotiations on non-agricultural market access (NAMA) at the WTO wrapped up a week-long meeting on 10 June with the Chair of the talks indicating that support for a simple Swiss formula for tariff reduction 'has grown measurably.'(M.Khor)

A ?Green Room? Meeting Today

Original Publication Date: 
22 June, 2005
World Trade Organization Director General Supachai Panitchpakdi holds a small 'green room' meeting today to finalize how the process leading to the end-of-July General Council session can be conducted

Civil Society Slams Services Negotiations at the WTO; Developing Countries Pressured To Open Services to Foreign Corporations

Original Publication Date: 
22 June, 2005
Over 160 civil society organizations from around the world sent a letter to WTO ambassadors today calling on negotiators to stop pressuring developing countries to open up their services sector to the corporations based in industrialized countries.