Archive - 2005 - Article

March 7th

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.

Moving DDA Ag Talks Ahead

Original Publication Date: 
6 March, 2005
This three-day informal trade ministerial meeting cross the first hurdle in grappling with the contentious issue of converting special and complex tariffs into ad valorem equivalents.

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

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

Allgeier: Cotton Decision Should Be Part Of WTO Talks

Original Publication Date: 
3 March, 2005
The WTO panel Thursday announced its decision to reject a U.S. appeal of an earlier decision that its domestic and export subsidies on cotton harmed farmers in Brazil and other countries.