Archive - Ago 2007

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August 31st

WTO probes China export subsidy claims

Original Publication Date: 
30 Agosto, 2007
The World Trade Organisation on Friday launched a formal investigation into allegations by the US and Mexico that China is unfairly subsidising exports through tax breaks and other incentives.

August 30th

Demand for white paper on WTO gains and losses

Original Publication Date: 
29 Agosto, 2007
A national consultation on

August 29th

India to ask for revision of Nama draft in Geneva

Original Publication Date: 
28 Agosto, 2007
New Delhi, Aug 29 India would demand revision of the draft on non agricultural market access for the WTO Doha round negotiations to move forward when it resume on September 3 in Geneva.

August 24th

Surveys show EU?s Green Box subsidies are trade-distorting

Original Publication Date: 
23 Agosto, 2007
In the current negotiations on agricultural subsidies at the World Trade Organisation, much of the attention has been given to the issue of the overall trade-distorting support (OTDS) of developed countries.

US Farm Bill is a "setback" for Doha negotiations

Original Publication Date: 
23 Agosto, 2007
The United States' 2007 Farm Bill, which has been passed by the House of Representatives and will next be considered by the Senate, is likely to be a stumbling block in the negotiations to finalise the "modalities" in agriculture, when the World Trade Organisation resumes its work in early September.

August 20th

Indonesia and Japan ink trade pact

Original Publication Date: 
19 Agosto, 2007
The leaders of Indonesia and Japan signed a free trade pact in Jakarta on Monday that will eliminate well over 90 per cent of tariffs in trade between the two nations that last year was worth $27.2bn.

August 18th

Indonesia likely to be the loser in Japan agreement

Original Publication Date: 
17 Agosto, 2007
Analysts here say an economic partnership agreement due to be signed next week between Indonesia and Japan will do more to benefit Japanese companies than domestic businesses.

August 16th

IJEPA, To Strengthen Japan ‘Colonialization’ in Indonesia

Original Publication Date: 
15 Agosto, 2007
IGJ Statement on Indonesia-Japan EPA

Stop the ´EPAs´ offensive by the EU against the Southern African development community

Original Publication Date: 
15 Agosto, 2007
Hundreds of representatives of social and labour organisations, faith-based, community-based and health networks, small farmers, traders, women and youth organisations, and developmental, human rights and environmental NGOs from across the whole of the Southern African region have gathered in a Peoples Summit in Lusaka, Zambia, 15-16 August 2007, parallel to the SADC Heads of State summit.

Strict requirements in JPEPA belie gov’t claim of huge labor market for RP nurses in Japan

Original Publication Date: 
15 Agosto, 2007
Philippine Ambassador to Japan Domingo Siazon recently made a pitch for the Senate ratification of the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA), saying that Japan's aging population represents a large labor market for local nurses and caregivers.