world trade organisation]
By Roshan Kishore, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 07, 2021 01:07 AM IST
India’s foreign exchange reserves were valued at $598 billion in May 2021, more than 15 times the value of India’s imports that month.
PTI | , Geneva
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2021 06:08 PM IST
On the table for a two-day meeting of a WTO panel opening Tuesday is a revised proposal presented by India and South Africa for a temporary IP waiver on coronavirus vaccines.
AP | , Paris
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2021 01:50 PM IST
- Across Africa and Southeast Asia, governments and aid groups, as well as the WHO, are calling on pharmaceutical companies to share their patent information more broadly to meet a yawning global shortfall in a pandemic
PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 10:44 PM IST
In October 2020, India and South Africa submitted a proposal suggesting a waiver for all WTO (World Trade Organization) members on the implementation, application and enforcement of certain provisions of the TRIPS Agreement.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 15, 2021 08:21 PM IST
During a virtual meeting on Monday, the WTO’s 164 members unanimously selected the development economist to serve a four-year term as director-general.
Reuters | , New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 07, 2021 08:45 AM IST
The government of President Joe Biden expressed its strong support for Okonjo-Iweala in a statement late Friday, lauding her experience at the World Bank and leading Nigeria's finance ministry, and pledging to work with her on needed reforms.
Hindustan Times, Barnala | By HT Correspondent, Barnala
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2020 05:05 PM IST
Symbolic now, but farmer cadre asked to prepare for September 16 action, when rail or other places could be blocked, said Jagmohan Singh, general secretary of Bhartiya Kisan Union (Dakaunda)
Reuters | By Reuters | Posted by Niyati Singh
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2020 10:21 PM IST
China said on Tuesday that India’s move to ban 59 Chinese-origin mobile apps could be a breach of World Trade Organisation (WTO) rules, and urged New Delhi to create an open and fair business environment.
Washington | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON FEB 16, 2019 07:41 PM IST
The US expects a robust discussion on how India implements and notifies its policies at the next COA meeting, which is scheduled for February 26-27, the statement said.
By Mohan Kumar
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2018 07:17 AM IST
The US also has a major grievance with the WTO about its alleged inability to deal adequately with China’s brand of “hybrid state capitalism” and the latter’s potential to distort international trade. The WTO was conceived on the basis of free trade and comparative advantage and it is true that it was not designed to deal with economies such as China.
By Shyam Saran
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2018 11:18 AM IST
The proposed reforms lay considerable stress on transparency, proposing punitive measures if commitments under the WTO to notify subsidies and other trade related actions are violated. This, too, is mainly directed against China. There is no reason for us to oppose this since we are run a transparent and accountable domestic regime, obligated by our Constitution.
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON SEP 14, 2018 06:56 PM IST
Suresh Prabhu said India looks forward to working with all member countries for an agreeable, forward looking, reform agenda.
Press Trust of India, Washington | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAY 10, 2018 04:48 PM IST
“When calculated according to WTO Agreement on Agriculture methodology, India’s market price support for wheat and rice far exceeded its allowable levels of trade distorting domestic support,” the US told WTO.
Reuters, New Delhi | By Reuters
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2018 02:52 PM IST
India recently requested exemptions, arguing that its exports of steel and aluminium to the US did not create a security concern for a country with whom it has a strategic partnership that goes beyond trade.