Archive - Mar 2005 - Article

March 27th

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.

Critics say deficit argues for quitting WTO

Original Publication Date: 
26 Marzo, 2005
The dollar plunge and records-high trade deficit has created an opening ofr those who object to US membership in 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

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.

Govt To Tap WTO To Attract Foreign Investment

Original Publication Date: 
22 Marzo, 2005
Pakistan has decided to extend foreign direct investment opportunities to member countries of the World Trade Organisation some time in May.

Govt To Tap WTO To Attract Foreign Investment

Original Publication Date: 
22 Marzo, 2005
The opportunities will be in eight major areas of the services sector, under the General Agreement on Trade and Services, a senior official told Daily Times on Tuesday.

North onslaught on South's industrial tariffs in NAMA talks

Original Publication Date: 
22 Marzo, 2005
At the latest WTO negotiations on NAMA, the major developed countries put great pressure on the developing countries to accept drastic cuts in their industrial tariffs.