Archive - 2005 - Article

February 25th

Officials: WTO Negotiators Must Step Up Talks on Liberalizing Services

Original Publication Date: 
24 February, 2005
World Trade Organization members trying to finalize a sweeping accord to liberalize global commerce must step up talks on service industries, such as banking, telecommunications and transport.

Officials: WTO Negotiators Must Step Up Talks on Liberalizing Services

Original Publication Date: 
24 February, 2005
WTO members trying to finalize a sweeping accord to liberalize global commerce must step up talks on service industries

Officials: WTO Negotiators Must Step Up Talks On Liberalizing Services

Original Publication Date: 
24 February, 2005
Failure to pick up the pace could undermine advances in other crucial areas of WTO talks, said Hamid Mamdouh, director of the WTO Trade in Services Division.

Officials: WTO Negotiators Must Step Up Talks On Liberalizing Services

Original Publication Date: 
24 February, 2005
World Trade Organization members trying to finalize a sweeping accord to liberalize global commerce must step up talks on service industries, such as banking, telecommunications and transport, senior officials said Friday.

Barbados Among Countries Submitting Paper to WTO

Original Publication Date: 
24 February, 2005
Barbados with other countries submitted a joint paper to WTO with suggestions for the implementation of the special dispensation for small economies specified in Doha declaration.

Barbados Among Countries Submitting Paper To WTO

Original Publication Date: 
24 February, 2005
A new round of extended negotiations at the WTO was launched as a result of the Doha ministerial declaration.

February 24th

IMF Head Calls For Developing Countries Cut Protectionism

Original Publication Date: 
23 February, 2005
Developing countries would benefit substantially if they cut their own trade barriers and farm subsidies, Agence France Presse reports IMF Director General Rodrigo Rato said Wednesday.

IMF Head Calls For Developing Countries Cut Protectionism

Original Publication Date: 
23 February, 2005
'Developing countries must therefore also take steps to remove their own trade barriers' -RATO

Allgeier Says U.S. Committed To Timetable For Giving Revised WTO Services Talks Offer

Original Publication Date: 
23 February, 2005
Developing countries led by Brazil, China, India, and Mexico have complained that the Mode 4 offers put forward in the services negotiations to date are insufficient and must be improved.

Allgeier Says U.S. Committed to Timetable For Giving Revised WTO Services Talks Offer

Original Publication Date: 
23 February, 2005
The United States is unlikely to propose any new, significant initiatives on 'Mode 4' in its revised offer.