Archive - Mar 14, 2005 - Article

'Friends' NAMA Formula

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13 Marzo, 2005
The 'Friends of Ambition' in Doha market access negotiations for industrials converged last week around a 'Swiss' tariff-cutting formula.

Plowing Iraq for Profits

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13 Marzo, 2005
Iraq's fragile food sector, battered by decades of war and sanctions, is open for business.

14 Developing Countries Criticize WIPO Patent Treaty Talks

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13 Marzo, 2005
DEVELOPING COUNTRIES OBJECT TO WIPO CONSULTATION PROCESS ON PATENT TREATY TALKS

Ag and NAMA Market Access

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13 Marzo, 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

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13 Marzo, 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 Marzo, 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 Marzo, 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.