Archive - Mar 2005 - Article

March 27th

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.

Why The Airbus-Boeing Case Could Wreck The WTO, And how To Stop It

Original Publication Date: 
26 Marzo, 2005
The spat has outgrown the World Trade Organization, which did not yet exist when the United States and EU first addressed the charges of unfair trade practices in the aerospace industry back in 1992.

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

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.

North Onslaught On South's Industrial Tariffs In NAMA Talks

Original Publication Date: 
22 Marzo, 2005
Many developing countries also strongly opposed the suggested trade-off between acceptance of an aggressive formula and their being able to use the 'flexibilities'.

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 CAFTA.