Archive - Mar 2005 - Article

March 27th

Training Arab Countries On NAMA

Original Publication Date: 
26 Marzo, 2005
The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) is strengthening its efforts to prepare the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) member states for membership of the World Trade Organization (WTO).

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

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

American Corn Growers Oppose Ratification Of CAFTA

Original Publication Date: 
22 Marzo, 2005
Larry Mitchell, American Corn Growers Association (ACGA) Chief Executive Officer, today stated his organization’s opposition to the U.S. ratification of the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA).

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

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

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.