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Tuesday, May 21, 2019
news about Wto
May 14, 2019 22:07
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. read more
May 07, 2019 18:43
Indian officials have raised the prospect of higher import duties on more than 20 U.S. goods if President Donald Trump presses ahead with a plan announced in March to end the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) for India. read more
Apr 02, 2019 19:27
The European Commission, which oversees trade policy for the 28-member European Union, said in a statement that the total value of affected EU exports was more than 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) per year. read more
Mar 01, 2019 12:33
A WTO adjudication panel agreed on Thursday with the U.S. complaint that China had paid farmers too much for wheat, Indica rice and Japonica rice in 2012-2015. A disputed corn subsidy had already expired. read more
Feb 16, 2019 19:41
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. read more
Jan 31, 2019 17:50
India will not be able to stop the main trading nations from moving forward with an e-commerce agenda at the WTO. Even if one supported New Delhi’s position, it would be better positioned to obstruct if it was sitting at the table rather than sulking... read more
Jan 25, 2019 18:04
The auto industry body suggested that for commercial vehicles CBUs, rates should be increased from 25 per cent to 40 per cent. read more
Dec 26, 2018 12:17
Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu also hoped that the recently announced agri-export policy will help boost exports from the sector to USD 60 billion in the next five years and USD 100 billion in the next 10 years. read more
Dec 10, 2018 07:17
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... read more
Dec 08, 2018 07:39
This, the policy says, is to be achieved through a diversification of the export basket including indigenous, organic and ethnic exports. read more
Dec 02, 2018 17:25
Presenting a nine-point action programme against fugitive economic offenders at the second session of the G20 Summit on Friday, PM Modi said there was a need for a joint effort by member countries to form a mechanism that denies entry and safe havens... read more
Nov 14, 2018 11:17
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... read more
Sep 30, 2018 21:52
The report -- ‘Reinvigorating Trade and Inclusive Growth’ -- was released by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank and World Trade Organization. read more
Sep 17, 2018 12:55
Under the garb of a trade war, this is a high-stakes strategic conflict between a power which wants to preserve the status quo in its favour and one which wants to usurp that throne. read more
Sep 14, 2018 18:56
Suresh Prabhu said India looks forward to working with all member countries for an agreeable, forward looking, reform agenda. read more