TWN Info Service on WTO and Trade Issues (Mar05/5)
It asked for substantial reductions in trade distorting domestic support by developed countries as well as further disciplines in the Blue Box and the Green Box in order to avoid mere “box shifting' in domestic subsidies.
TWN Info Service on WTO and Trade Issues (Mar05/6)
Several developed countries have intensified their advocacy in the World Trade Organisation for a simple Swiss or non-linear formula that would result in steep tariff reductions in imports of industrial goods in developing countries.
Top trade officials from the same group of countries are due to meet for a mini-ministerial gathering in Paris May 4 on the fringes of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's annual meeting.