Archive - 2005 - Article

March 7th

AVE Progress Cited at WTO Mini-Ministerial, Deadline Set For NAMA Tariff-Cutting Formula

Original Publication Date: 
6 March, 2005
Allgeier said he believed WTO members were close to a final deal on the methodology. 'There's sort of odds and ends [that need to be resolved], but not the basic substance of it,'

The Force Stocks Up On Rubber Bullets To Prepare For Any Violence at HK Event

Original Publication Date: 
6 March, 2005
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Moving DDA Ag Talks Ahead

Original Publication Date: 
6 March, 2005
The EU will contribute constructively 'to matching an agreement on the AVEs issue by end of April,' said EU trade commissioner Peter Mandelson.

Dispute Settlement: United States - Subsidies on Upland Cotton

Original Publication Date: 
6 March, 2005
On 6 February 2003, Brazil requested the establishment of a panel to examine the conformity with WTO law of certain US agricultural-support measures to producers, users and exporters of upland cotton .

U.S. Business Group To Seek Steep Cuts In Goods Tariffs In WTO's Doha Round

Original Publication Date: 
6 March, 2005
The study underscores the need for an ambitious approach in the NAMA talks, Irace said, and for significant cuts in industrial tariffs by advanced developing countries

Mombasa Mini Ministerial And Development Issues

Original Publication Date: 
6 March, 2005
EU trade commissioner said in the closed-door session that he does not feel 'apologetic' about raising the differentiation issue at last week's mini-ministerial World Trade Organization meeting.

March 6th

Congressional forum examines CAFTA's impact on Minnesota

Original Publication Date: 
5 March, 2005
Emphasized that passage of the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) would have negative effects across the state.

Congressional Forum Examines CAFTA's Impact On Minnesota

Original Publication Date: 
5 March, 2005
Dennis Olson of the Institute of Agriculture & Trade Policy said free trade agreements such as CAFTA do nothing to address poverty in developing countries - in fact they create it.

March 4th

Industry Efforts On Services Talks Face Sensenbrenner Opposition

Original Publication Date: 
3 March, 2005
The U.S. is under pressure from developing countries to provide additional access for business personnel in the Doha round services negotiations, or run the risk that developing countries will not open their markets in the negotiations.

Elevating Services?

Original Publication Date: 
3 March, 2005
Brazil yesterday clashed with the European Union and Switzerland during the informal meeting of trade ministers here over how to speed up work in the Doha Development Agenda services negotiation