News Analysis - WTO

  • India Willing but Cautious on WTO (March 05, 2007)
    In a one-to-one meeting, Minister for Commerce and Industry Kamal Nath has reportedly told his European Union counterpart Peter Mandelson that India is willing to restart the stalled Doha Round but is unwilling to rush into a deal.<More>

  • Need to Resuscitate Doha Round (January 20, 2007)
    “Confident that India will make a constructive contribution to the last laps,” World Trade Organization (WTO) Chief Pascal Lamy warned that the “window of opportunity” will “close sometime this year.”<More>

  • GSP Retaliation for WTO Negotiations (November 30, 2006)
    Even though there has been an overwhelming support for the Indo-US civilian nuclear deal among US policy makers, India is nervous about how they will deal with the Generalized System of Preference (GSP) mechanism set to expire next month.<More>

  • Global Trade Progress to Continue (November 20, 2006)
    Despite losses in elections, President George Bush reassured Asian allies that his nation is still committed to global trade liberalization and promised to “remain engaged in Asia because our interests depend on the expansion of freedom and opportunity in this region."<More>

  • India-Mozambique to Co-Operate on Mining (October 11, 2006)
    A Republic of Mozambique delegation led by its Minister for Mineral Resources Esperanca Laurinda Bias, Mozambique is visiting India to discuss bilateral cooperation in the mining sector, related technologies, and expertise sharing.<More>

  • WTO Stalled, Will Take Months to Revive (July 27, 2006)
    Global talks on trade under the World Trade Organization (WTO) collapsed with developing nations led by India blaming the developed nations led by the US for intransigence in cutting back farm-subsidies in violation of the Honk Kong Agreement.<More>

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