Archive - Ott 12, 2005

G33 Ministerial Statement

Original Publication Date: 
11 Ottobre, 2005
Link to the G33 ministerial statement of 11 October 2005

Criticizing the US Proposal

Original Publication Date: 
11 Ottobre, 2005
The United States yesterday failed * during a five hour meeting of the 'Five Interested Parties' group * to fully convince the European Union, Brazil, India and Australia of the merits of the US plan to end export subsidies and significantly reduce domestic farm spending around the world

WTO Proposes Protest Zones for Summit

Original Publication Date: 
11 Ottobre, 2005
Organizers of a WTO summit in Hong Kong have proposed several zones to contain the 10,000 anti-globalization protesters expected to gather here in December for the conference.

Fair Trade Groups Ask Congress to Oppose Bush Trade Proposal

Original Publication Date: 
11 Ottobre, 2005
Family farm, religious, conservation and other fair trade organizations sent a letter to key members of Congress calling on them to resist a specific Bush Administration proposal that would change rules at the World Trade Organization (WTO) to shift U.S. farm payments from one category to another.

Canada Warns That Tariffs on Lumber Could Imperil U.S. Access to Oil

Original Publication Date: 
11 Ottobre, 2005
Upset over persistent American tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber, Canadian leaders are warning the Bush administration that it is risking secure access to Canadian oil supplies.

More can be done to boost Singapore-US ties: Outgoing Ambassador Lavin

Original Publication Date: 
11 Ottobre, 2005
Singapore and the United States are like-minded countries with a common approach towards trade, political stability and the fight against terror