Archive

February 4th, 2005

WTO Support For del Castillo

Original Publication Date: 
3 February, 2005
AUSTRALIA will back Uruguayan Carlos Perez del Castillo to take over as director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

India pushes market access for its professionals under WTO

Original Publication Date: 
3 February, 2005
Union Minister of Commerce & Industry Kamal Nath today said India is aggressively pushing for easier movement for professionals across territorial frontiers under the WTO regime.

Developing Countries Want US To Miss Services Deadline To Help Mode 4

Original Publication Date: 
3 February, 2005
Developing countries want the U.S. to take as much time as possible to ensure that its revised offer contains their demand for ambitious new mode 4 commitments covering the movement of natural persons.

Developing countries want US to miss services deadline to help Mode 4

Original Publication Date: 
3 February, 2005
Developing countries want the U.S. to take as much time as possible to ensure that its revised offer contains their demand for ambitious new mode 4 commitments covering the movement of natural persons.

February 3rd

US to claim damages against IPR abuses

Original Publication Date: 
2 February, 2005
The US has asked Pakistan to pay damages to US companies for their future investment in case of the infringement of intellectual property rights and unilateral cancellation of licences.

February 1st

Who Owns the Knowledge Economy?<br>Political Organising Behind TRIPS

Original Publication Date: 
31 January, 2005
Because of a failure of democratic processes, a small group of men within the United States was able to capture the US trade-agenda-setting process and then to draft intellectual property principles that became the blueprint for TRIPS.

January 25th

Local And Regional Reaction To GATS And Similar Trade Rules

Original Publication Date: 
24 January, 2005
Some of the strongest opposition to the GATS and other re- or de-regulatory trade agreements is coming from local and regional councils, backed by critical civil society movements.

Local and Regional Reaction to GATS and Similar Trade Rules: Conclusions

Original Publication Date: 
24 January, 2005
Some of the strongest opposition to the GATS and other re- or de-regulatory trade agreements is coming from local and regional councils, backed by critical civil society movements.

January 20th

&ldquo;Future of WTO&rdquo; report launched, with some controversial proposals

Original Publication Date: 
19 January, 2005
The WTO launched a report on 'The Future of the WTO' which addresses several institutional issues, with recommendations to reform the way the organization works and how decisions are made.

January 18th

As European Trade Director Visits: EU Must Stop Imposing Its Trade Agenda On Africa!

Original Publication Date: 
17 January, 2005
Negotiations on the so called Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) between the European Union and ACP countries are moving ahead in areas of crucial importance to Kenya, such as agriculture, industrial goods and services.