Archive - mars 2005

mars 17th

Congressional Opposition Surfaces to Lamy's Candidacy for World Trade Organization Head

Original Publication Date: 
16 March, 2005
There is substantial opposition on Capitol Hill to Lamy's candidacy to succeed Panitchpakdi as head of the WTO.

G-20 Ready To Seek Five-Year Deadline For Elimination Of Farm Export Subsidies

Original Publication Date: 
16 March, 2005
The G-20 emerged as a powerful alliance for developing countries prior to the WTO's 2003 ministerial conference in Cancun, Mexico.

mars 15th

Paper On NAMA Negotiations By B.L. DAS

Original Publication Date: 
14 March, 2005
Tariffs: A part of current rights...tariff negotiations are not about compensation for past gains or losses; they are future-oriented and are based on the perception of future gains and opportunities.

IATP Congressional Testimony on DR-CAFTA And Sugar

Original Publication Date: 
14 March, 2005
Testimony of RD Olson of IATP against Dominican Republic-Central American Free Trade Agreement before a congressional field hearing on March 5, 2005.

Paper on NAMA Negotiations by B.L. Das

Original Publication Date: 
14 March, 2005
BL Das' paper stresses that the developing countries should take a negotiating position that retains their present flexibilities in determining tariff policy that enables them to undertake industrial development.

mars 14th

14 Developing Countries Criticize WIPO Patent Treaty Talks

Original Publication Date: 
13 March, 2005
DEVELOPING COUNTRIES OBJECT TO WIPO CONSULTATION PROCESS ON PATENT TREATY TALKS

Ag and NAMA Market Access

Original Publication Date: 
13 March, 2005
Once there is satisfactory movement in agricultural market access - when Brussels agrees to a modest outcome - then the major developing countries will have to come forward with substantial nonagricultural access offers, WTD was told.

14 Developing Countries Criticize WIPO Patent Treaty Talks

Original Publication Date: 
13 March, 2005
a report on the controversy over a consultation meeting organised by the WIPO secretariat on in Casablanca on 16 February

‘Friends' NAMA Formula

Original Publication Date: 
13 March, 2005
'We wanted a much more ambitious framework, but the US has already set the ground by suggesting its dual-coefficient ‘Swiss' formula and the EU and Norway with their credit-based approach, a key member of the 'Friends' group told WTD.

Ag and NAMA Market Access

Original Publication Date: 
13 March, 2005
Success of even a modest outcome of the market access pillar in the ongoing farm trade negotiations as well as nonagricultural market access will depend largely on the European Union.