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  1. News - World - TRADE

    It's do or die for Doha trade deal at WTO Bali meeting

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 10:31pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Geneva and Jakarta Future of WTO in the balance in Bali talks Crisis is the natural state of world trade negotiations. But this week will be different. Ministers meeting in the Indonesian resort of Bali from today until Friday will decide the fate of the World Trade Organisation, with two possible outcomes: a global trade agreement, the first since the WTO was creat-ed ...

  2. News - Asia - INDIA

    India rejects WTO deal, casting cloud over Bali talks to liberalise trade

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 08:51pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Nusa Dua, Indonesia India rejects WTO deal, casting cloud over talks India yesterday rejected a proposed World Trade Organisation package, casting a cloud over ... is that the loss would be felt most heavily by those members who can least afford it." The WTO launched the "Doha Round" of talks in Qatar in 2001, seeking to overhaul the world trading ...

  3. News - World - TRADE

    Challenges await new WTO chief, Brazil's Roberto Azevedo

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... seen as having the potential to revive stalled World Trade Organisation talks, which aim to harness global commerce to give a boost to developing countries. Career diplomat Azevedo, who ... that the first tact in any new round of trade talks eliminates distortionary policies in the industrialised world, like agricultural subsidies," he added. Speaking before the election news ...

  4. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Big field in running for WTO director general

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... talks as the new head of the World Trade Organisation. Six men and three women, many of them present or former government ministers, have thrown their hat into the ring to replace Frenchman ... support," Rockwell said. According to diplomatic sources, picking a WTO chief could be complicated by the fact that another top UN job is opening up this year: to head the organisation's trade ...

  5. Police tactical unit on standby for rail protest

    Posted Jan 07th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... by Korean farmers at the World Trade Organisation meeting in 2005. Police negotiation experts will also be on standby for tomorrow's showdown in case tempers start to fray. The negotiators have ... organiser- an alliance of the Justice and Peace Commission of the Hong Kong Catholic Diocese and a group of youngsters who call themselves the Post-80s Anti-Express Railway Group- said opinions would ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TRADE

    Legco told World Trade Organisation quiet on formula export ban

    Posted Jul 25th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Food and Health Bureau tells Legco global trade body has not queried cross-border crackdown No WTO action on formula ban A two-tin limit on infant formula carried by outbound travellers had not drawn any queries from the World Trade Organisation in the first four months of its implementation, lawmakers heard yesterday. The restriction, which aims ...

  7. The World Trade Organisation

    Posted Dec 11th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry A five-minute primer on an issue making headlines What is the World Trade Organisation? The WTO was formed in 1995 in Geneva and is the successor to Gatt (the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade) which was established after the second world war. The WTO is supposed to govern international trade between its 148 members plus Saudi Arabia, which is due to join as its 149th ...

  8. News - China

    China challenges EU solar power subsidies at WTO

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 07:52pm by Reuters in Geneva and Beijing

    ... Reuters in Geneva and Beijing China launched a dispute at the World Trade Organisation on Monday to challenge the European Union’s support for its solar power industry, adding to rival claims of unfair competition in the global alternative energy sector. China’s Ministry of Commerce said in a statement that some EU countries’ laws provided subsidies for solar electricity ...

  9. Business - China Business - TEXTILES

    Mexico files WTO complaint against China over textiles

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 08:00am by Reuters in Geneva

    ... Reuters in Geneva Mexico has accused China of breaking World Trade Organisation rules by giving tax breaks and other favourable deals to its own clothing and textile businesses, the global trade body said on Monday. Mexico filed a complaint with the WTO saying Beijing was effectively subsidising Chinese companies in those sectors by exempting them from income taxes, value-added ...

  10. A free world market or hostile trading blocs?

    Posted Sep 19th 2003, 12:00am by Mike Moore

    ... time attacking the World Trade Organisation, the one international institution that effectively practices multilateralism - the only international institution where every nation, mighty ... Zealand, was the World Trade Organisation's first director-general ...




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