Archive - Set 2006 - Article

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September 29th

US, EU report no substantive progress on Doha differences

Original Publication Date: 
28 Settembre, 2006
U.S. and European Union trade officials this week acknowledged they have made no progress in narrowing their substantive differences on the Doha round of World Trade Organization negotiations in their most recent discussions leading up to this week's visit of EU Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson.

WTO undermines right to act with precaution: Greenpeace assessment GE-Biotech dispute ruling

Original Publication Date: 
28 Settembre, 2006
Greenpeace International today released a legal assessment of the World Trade Organisation

Oxfam warns EU trade deals could sink poor countries

Original Publication Date: 
28 Settembre, 2006
Free trade agreements mooted between the European Union (EU) and several African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries could destroy the economies of poor countries, development agency Oxfam has warned.

Transatlantic biotech trade war: 'No Winners' says FOEE as WTO makes ruling public

Original Publication Date: 
28 Settembre, 2006
Press Release: Friends of the Earth Europe has today called for alternative ways to deal with environmental trade disputes.The call comes as the World Trade Organisation (WTO) publishes its final ruling on the transatlantic trade dispute on genetically modified (GM) foods.

Oxfam warns EU-ACP free trade deals are unfair - Call for comprehensive review

Original Publication Date: 
28 Settembre, 2006
The European Union must urgently change its negotiating position on free trade deals with some of the world

September 28th

DDA Fate Still Unclear - USTR Schwab

Original Publication Date: 
27 Settembre, 2006
Some progress is quietly being made at the technical level on the stalled World Trade Organization Doha Development Agenda trade talks but it still remains unclear whether an agreement can be reached.

US Criticizes China's Services Practices

Original Publication Date: 
27 Settembre, 2006
The United States raised some sharp concerns over China's lack of compliance with its scheduled commitments as spelled out in its 2001 accession protocol to the World Trade Organization.

Doha in the Capitals

Original Publication Date: 
27 Settembre, 2006
The fate of the Doha Development Agenda trade negotiations will depend largely on what happens in respective national capitals at this juncture, suggesting that there is little point in resuming the suspended talks without a material change in the negotiating positions.

September 27th

Transcript of press conference by US representatives in Cairns - Sept. 21st

Original Publication Date: 
26 Settembre, 2006
A link to the transcript of the press conference Susan Schwab and Mike Johanns gave in Cairns meeting.

Mandelson: Enlarged EU preserves its public services model in WTO

Original Publication Date: 
26 Settembre, 2006
The EU has become the first member of the World Trade Organization to use the provisions of the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) to enable Members to modify their trade commitments.