Archive - Nov 14, 2005

U.S. asks Beijing for a WTO favor

Original Publication Date: 
13 Novembre, 2005
Senior U.S. officials on Monday called on China to open its markets further but also sought Chinese help in breaking an impasse in global trade talks, a combination of tough demands and pleas for assistance that increasingly characterizes the broader Chinese-American relationship

EU's Barroso urges US, Brazil to move on WTO

Original Publication Date: 
13 Novembre, 2005
European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said on Sunday there would be no new world trade agreement at a summit in Hong Kong next month unless the United States and Brazil compromised.

Violent Korean farmers granted voice at Hong Kong WTO meet

Original Publication Date: 
13 Novembre, 2005
A militant Korean farmers' group, considered among the world's most violent anti-globalisation groups, has been granted a permit for an upcoming trade summit in Hong Kong, an official website revealed.