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PUBLISHED ON MAR 23, 2021 09:24 PM IST
Under the scheme, companies must get authorisation before exporting Covid-19 shots and may have export requests denied if they do not respect their supply commitments with the EU.
By Asit Ranjan Mishra
PUBLISHED ON MAR 09, 2021 05:57 AM IST
- China said it acknowledges India’s efforts to enhance competitiveness in manufacturing and services sectors through ‘Make In India’ and ‘Digital India’ initiatives but remains concerned that some of the measures are not consistent with WTO principles.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 01:14 PM IST
In the letter, Senators Mike Lee, Tom Cotton, Joni Ernst and Todd Young urged Biden to reject the upcoming proposal at the WTO.
AP | | Posted by Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2021 11:41 PM IST
Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, a Nigerian economist and former government minister, donned a mask and doled out welcoming elbow bumps as she took up her job at WTO headquarters on the banks of Lake Geneva.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2021 03:57 PM IST
- Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, 66, a Nigerian economist and former government minister, donned a mask as she made brief comments to reporters on way into the imposing building on the shores of Lake Geneva on Monday.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 05:42 PM IST
South Africa and India, which both manufacture drugs and vaccines, made the proposal at the WTO last year, arguing that intellectual property rules were hindering the urgent scale-up of vaccine production and provision of medical products to some patients.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 02:49 PM IST
- In October of last year, India and South Africa proposed a TRIPS waiver for all WTO members to allow greater access to affordable Covid-19 healthcare facilities
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 10:43 AM IST
If India succeeds in getting the proposed waiver of the agreement on TRIPS, it will reduce the cost of vaccines substantially and enable free flow of medicines, easy technology transfer across the world.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2021 06:35 PM IST
"Trade policy must fully support the green and digital transformations of our economy and lead global efforts to reform the WTO," EU Executive Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis said.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 15, 2021 08:53 PM IST
The development economist spent a quarter-century at the World Bank, rising to be managing director and running for the top role in 2012.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 15, 2021 08:43 PM IST
A self-declared "doer" with a track record of taking on seemingly intractable problems, Okonjo-Iweala will have her work cut out for her at the trade body.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 05, 2021 03:31 PM IST
South Korea’s Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy said in a news release Friday that its minister for trade, Yoo Myung-hee, will soon tell the WTO she is withdrawing her candidacy.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 29, 2021 11:00 PM IST
The US was already scheduled to ship another 5.9 million tons of corn to China this season before the 6 million-ton purchase this week, USDA data showed. That’s higher than the WTO quota of 7.2 million tons for a calendar year.
Brussels | By Associated Press | Posted by Kunal Gaurav
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2020 08:43 PM IST
The breakthrough came Thursday with just over a week to go until the UK’s split is completed.
Canberra | By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 04:30 PM IST
Prime Minister Scott Morrison was replying to a report in China’s state-owned Global Times newspaper that said Beijing’s main planning agency had given power plants approval to import coal without restrictions, except for Australian coal.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rezaul H Laskar
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 01:14 PM IST
Chinese embassy spokesperson Ji Rong said the Chinese government has always required that overseas Chinese companies “abide by international rules, operate in compliance with laws and regulations and conform to public order and good morals”
By Manoj Pant
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2020 07:36 PM IST
The current trade crisis is completely exogenous, driven by government action and the fear of the unknown which has separated buyers from sellers
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran
PUBLISHED ON OCT 07, 2020 10:37 AM IST
In the communication to WTO, India and South Africa said there were several reports about intellectual property rights hindering the timely provisioning of affordable medical products to Covid-19 patients
Geneva/Brussels | By Reuters | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2020 07:50 AM IST
The Trump administration says its tariffs imposed two years ago on more than $200 billion in Chinese goods were justified because China was stealing intellectual property and forcing US companies to transfer technology for access to China’s markets.
Paris | By Reuters| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON JUL 24, 2020 12:29 PM IST
Airbus said it had agreed to pay higher interest rates on government loans it received from France and Spain to help develop its A350 jet, which entered service in 2015.
Geneva | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by: Prashasti Singh
PUBLISHED ON MAY 21, 2020 06:38 AM IST
After July 8, candidates will be invited to meet with WTO members, the World Trade Organization said in a statement Wednesday after a decision by its 164 members.
By Vivan Sharan
UPDATED ON MAR 24, 2020 11:01 PM IST
Before any intervention, they must demonstrate its economy-wide impact on jobs and investments
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2019 06:28 PM IST
The collapse of WTO’s appellate tribunal is a reflection of the larger crisis in trade
By Jay Manoj Sanklecha
PUBLISHED ON DEC 03, 2019 06:19 PM IST
Expect member-states to increasingly pander to domestic interests and adopt protectionist policies
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2019 08:11 AM IST
The Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) , the ministry’s investigation arm, initiated the probe in September following a complaint from the domestic industry.
New Delhi | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2019 11:44 AM IST
India’s tariffs are in line with the World Trade Organization rules, the government sources said, adding that US tariffs on some items were much higher than India’s.
Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2019 10:33 PM IST
Japan’s complaint, the first step in a legal dispute, said India had sought to foster domestic production by adjusting various taxes including customs duties, especially since it launched the “Make in India” campaign in September 2014.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 11, 2019 07:23 PM IST
Washington seems blind to the fact that in the run-up to a tightly contested national elections, New Delhi would find it politically more expedient to exchange blows than come to a settlement that could be criticised by the opposition
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2019 03:24 PM IST
Chinese products on which the duty was imposed include chemicals and petrochemicals, fibres and yarn, machinery items, pharmaceutical, rubber and steel items, he said.
Trade war will produce ‘no winners,’ Chinese President Xi Jinping tells leaders, amid growing dispute with US
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2018 11:41 AM IST
China’s President Xi Jinping said a trade war will produce “no winners” and called for nations to uphold a rules-based order led by the World Trade Organization.