Collapsing trade order: How the WTO is under attack
The stasis in negotiated liberalisation of trade has, over the last 18 years, whittled down the standing of the WTO as an intergovernmental institution of eminence.
Oct 26, 2018
Trade talk: GSP benefits not the issue in Indo-US trade
GSP benefits look odd since India is no longer a poor country, but these offset the advantages China has as well as those that Mexico/Korea get from FTAs with US.
Sep 21, 2018
Changing trade order: Donald Trump’s WTO moves worse than its war
By stalling the dispute resolution mechanism at the WTO, the US is Pushing the multilateral trade regulator towards A slow Death
Sep 11, 2018
Global trade woes: Delhi WTO meet must help diffuse the developing trade crisis
India’s invitation to the trade ministers of 40 WTO members to an informal gathering in New Delhi, on March 19-20, is without a pre-announced agenda.
Mar 14, 2018
WTO & Public Stockholding Issue: Price support must be adjusted for inflation
Subsidising members should be allowed neutralisation for inflation to the extent of it exceeding 2% per annum, which can be considered the normal rate of inflation.
Mar 13, 2018
No winner in this Trump’s trade war
A firestorm is raging in world trade. It was set off by US president Donald Trump announcing on March 3, that the US will levy tariffs on imported metals—25% on steel, 10% on aluminium.
Mar 09, 2018
WTO Summit: Why Buenos Aires Ministerial was a non-event; there was not even a big fight
The 11 Ministerial Conference (MC11) of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) ended on December 13, 2017, as it had begun—without any fervour. At Nairobi in 2015—during MC10—there was a major agreement eliminating export s
Dec 18, 2017
The 10th WTO Ministerial Conference: Multilateralism in retreat
Securing a political mandate for making fresh efforts to conclude the Doha Round of negotiations must be the main objective of India and other developing countries during the Nairobi conference
Dec 15, 2015
Column: Neither a threat, nor an opportunity
For India, joining the TPP FTA can be only for political or strategic reasons, not for economic benefits
Aug 14, 2015
Column: WTO talks once again on the edge
Developed countries now support a proposal that jettisons the tiered reduction approach
Jun 17, 2015
Pathetic! Lakhs of towels, bedsheets missing from Indian Railways AC coaches; affluent passengers to blame?
Call drop menace on Indian Railways network: New TRAI report shows all telcos except Reliance Jio fail test!
Bullet trains to be cleaned in just 7 minutes? What India is learning from Japan's Shinkansen trains
60 crore Indians hadn't seen a bank; now half of them have their own bank accounts: Arun Jaitley
Cashless India is not happening; here's why
Tighter-than-global norms hit lending: S Gurumurthy, Independent Director, RBI Board
Top bikes from EICMA 2018
EICMA 2018: Royal Enfield KX Concept unveiled: V-twin RE aimed at the Triumph Bonneville Bobber, Indian Scout Bobber!
India bound Kawasaki Z400 unveiled at EICMA 2018: KTM 390 Duke challenger explained in images
EICMA 2018: KTM 790 Adventure,Adventure R unveiled: Triumph Tiger Rivals from KTM!
Diwali celebrations in a completely new light? Havells says ‘why not?’
How firms should attain and manage leadership position in digital era
Life insurance: Protection story continues to play out
How social media has become indispensable part of election campaigns
Food Cafe: 'Batteries are the new oil', IIT Madras Director Bhaskar Ramamurthy explains how India needs to catch missed buses in technology
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