No shot in the arm for vaccine equity

The closed vaccine value-chain geography prevents egalitarian distribution of vaccines. Such a possibility, which might have come from patent waivers, is becoming remote by the day

WTO convenes key meeting of trade ministers on July 15 on fisheries subsidies

WTO negotiations on fisheries subsidies were launched in 2001 at Doha, with a mandate to clarify and improve existing WTO disciplines on fisheries subsidies.

Defying the Covid-19 pandemic: Buoyant exports of ‘core’ products signal trade edge

India’s exports of 'core' products, or goods excluding petroleum and gems & jewellery, have accelerated at a quicker pace than that of overall merchandise exports month after month since May 2019, belying even Covid-induced


US launches second WTO complaint in China chicken trade dispute

The Obama administration on Tuesday brought a fresh challenge to China's anti-dumping duties on U.S. broiler chicken products at the World Trade Organization in an effort to bring the long-running trade dispute to a close.

Exports from international tourism rise 4% in 2015

For the fourth consecutive year, international tourism grew faster than world merchandise trade, raising tourism’s share in world’s exports to seven per cent in 2015; the total export value from international tourism amou

India ratifies WTO agreement to boost global economic integration

India's Permanent Representative to the WTO, Anjali Prasad, formally presented the instrument of acceptance ratifying the agreement to WTO Director General Roberto Azevedo on Friday in Geneva.

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WTO ruling on solar power: India to raise issue at UN event

The ruling was a blow to India which has announced a target of 175 GW of renewable energy by 2022, of which 100 GW will be realised through the National Solar Mission

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With TPP advancing, India pins hopes on China-backed trade bloc

New Delhi has long been seen by many countries as an intransigent player at the World Trade Organization (WTO), a multilateral forum that has struggled to find the consensus it needs to move forward.

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India to pitch for trade facilitation pact in services at WTO

India will pitch for a trade facilitation agreement (TFA) in services at the WTO and other bilateral free trade pacts as the sector has huge potential and it contributes significantly in the country’s economy. India is

India to pursue food security issue with greater vigour at WTO

India will ramp up efforts to get concrete work programmes on the issues of public stock holding for food security as well as a special safeguard mechanism (SSM) to protect farmers now that the Nairobi ministerial of the Worl

WTO: India to stand firm on food security solution at Nairobi

India will ask for the WTO’s ministerial declaration to mention a special safeguard mechanism to protect farmers from any surge in imports or steep decline in prices

Editorial: Getting WTO going

More flexibility is called for, not more rigidity

WTO ruling may not affect India’s poultry industry

Almost 96% of consumption in India is of live birds and just 4% of frozen meat.

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India loses poultry case against US at WTO

A WTO panel last year ruled that India's ban on imports of poultry products from US was inconsistent with global norms.

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India may go to WTO over EU’s drug suspension order of 700 generics

India is examining whether to take up with WTO the EU’s suspension order for sale of about 700 generic drugs which were approved based on clinical trials by pharma major GVK Biosciences

India examines WTO option over EU drug suspension order

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) had in January suspended a number of medicines approved for sale in the EU

Editorial: Exports policy won’t help

Till India is competitive, exports aren’t going to rise.

Column: The pit stop at Lima

An emission-control regime based on a universally-agreed equity norm is no longer on the table

Yearender: After US deal, India to push for Doha agenda at WTO in 2015

Launched in 2011, the Doha Round of negotiations have remained virtually stalled since July 2008...

WTO talks on duty-free trade in IT goods collapse

Talks on cutting trade tariffs on hundreds of information technology products collapsed on Friday...

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Trillion dollar IT trade deal on a knife-edge at the WTO

Countries representing 97% of global IT commerce are trying to agree on expanding WTO's Information Technology Agreement.

Column: Agro exports decline worrisome

Wheat prices are recovering—the government must ship out some stocks

Australia welcomes TFA breakthrough at WTO, says ‘developing nations stand to receive the biggest gains’

Australia's Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb today welcomed the decision reached by World Trade Organisation...

Historic trade facilitation deal struck at WTO after consensus on food security

The stage was set on Thursday in Geneva for a multilateral boost to the stagnant global trade. The World Trade Organisation...

Column: Going beyond the Indo-US WTO deal

There is not much time before we face a new paradigm of trade regulations

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