Archive - Mar 2005 - Article

March 27th

Critics Say Deficit Argues For Quitting WTO

Original Publication Date: 
26 Marzo, 2005
'I don't believe we can force American withdrawal, but once every five years we get to vote on it,' said Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore. 'And I think we can have a very vigorous debate.'

Why the Airbus-Boeing Case Could Wreck the WTO, and How To Stop It

Original Publication Date: 
26 Marzo, 2005
Trade dispute pitting Boeing against Airbus

Training Arab countries on NAMA

Original Publication Date: 
26 Marzo, 2005
The Islamic Development Bank is strengthening its efforts to prepare the OIC member states for membership of the WTO.

March 25th

US draft paper counters Development Agenda in WIPO

Original Publication Date: 
24 Marzo, 2005
The US has informally circulated a draft paper containing its views and proposals for the meeting in WIPO on a Development Agenda.

US Draft Paper Counters Development Agenda In WIPO

Original Publication Date: 
24 Marzo, 2005
The paper, titled 'Establishment of a Partnership Program in WIPO' states that WIPO already has a 'robust development agenda' in all its work, and it clearly ignores and sidesteps the demands of the proponents of a 'development agenda' in WIPO.

March 24th

Too Much, Too Fast: What Happened To The Doha Development Agenda?

Original Publication Date: 
23 Marzo, 2005
Civil society needs to increase support for the development calls of the south and increase pressure on the big trading powers.

March 23rd

WTO Members Adopt Cotton Work Program, Widen Scope To All Trade-Distorting Policies

Original Publication Date: 
22 Marzo, 2005
Groser later told the subcommittee meeting that it was 'inconceivable' that a successful outcome in the Doha agriculture talks can be achieved without serious reform in domestic support and cotton, according to officials in attendance.

WTO Members Adopt Cotton Work Program, Widen Scope to All Trade-Distorting Policies

Original Publication Date: 
22 Marzo, 2005
Members of the World Trade Organization March 22 formally adopted a work program for the new WTO subcommittee on cotton.

Trade Facilitation: U.S., Uganda Call for WTO Ban On 'Consularization' of Imports

Original Publication Date: 
22 Marzo, 2005
The United States and Uganda have issued a joint proposal calling for a ban on so-called "consularization" transactions and fees.

Trade Facilitation: U.S., Uganda Call For WTO Ban On 'Consularization' Of Imports

Original Publication Date: 
22 Marzo, 2005
GENEVA--The United States and Uganda have issued a joint proposal calling for a ban on so-called 'consularization' transactions and fees as part of a future World Trade Organization agreement on trade facilitation.