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India rejects WTO Panel’s findings on its sugar policies

India rejects WTO Panel’s findings on its sugar policies

🕔07:24, 15.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Terming them “completely unacceptable”, India on Tuesday said, there would be no impact of World Trade Organisation (WTO) Panel’s findings on any of the country’s existing and ongoing policy measures in the sugar sector. “India has

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Cabinet gives ex-post facto nod to Indian position at WTO

Cabinet gives ex-post facto nod to Indian position at WTO

🕔10:01, 4.Jan 2018

New Delhi, Jan 4  The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave ex-post facto approval to the stand adopted by India at the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) ministerial meeting in Argentina last month that concluded without an agreement because of lack of

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‘India’s move for mini-ministerial after WTO collapse welcome’

‘India’s move for mini-ministerial after WTO collapse welcome’

🕔22:14, 19.Dec 2017

New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) The Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) on Tuesday welcomed the Indian government’s decision to shortly hold a mini-ministerial meeting of 40 countries, following the deadlock at the 11th ministerial conference (MC11) of the WTO in Buenos

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WTO risks irrelevance if hears only rich nations: Prabhu

WTO risks irrelevance if hears only rich nations: Prabhu

🕔15:13, 19.Dec 2017

New Delhi, Dec 19 Following the 11th ministerial conference of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in Buenos Aires that concluded without an agreement, Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Tuesday the multilateral body risked becoming irrelevant if it only focuses

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India not being blamed for collapse of WTO talks: Prabhu

India not being blamed for collapse of WTO talks: Prabhu

🕔09:52, 18.Dec 2017

Buenos Aires, Dec 18  It is the first time that India is not being blamed for the collapse of talks at the just concluded 11th World Trade Organisation (WTO) ministerial conference here, Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu has said. The talks

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India again urges WTO permanent solution on food security

India again urges WTO permanent solution on food security

🕔10:42, 12.Oct 2017

New Delhi, Oct 12 India has reiterated its call for a permanent solution to the food security issue at the World Trade Organisation at a WTO meet in Morocco’s Marrakesh, an official statement said on Wednesday. Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu “emphasised

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India, China petition WTO against trade-distorting farm subsidies

India, China petition WTO against trade-distorting farm subsidies

🕔13:05, 1.Sep 2017

New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) India and China have called for eliminating trade-distorting agricultural subsidies given by developed countries, in a joint proposal to the WTO, the Indian Commerce Ministry said on Thursday. “India and China jointly submitted a proposal to

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India should avoid abuse of trade remedy measures : China

India should avoid abuse of trade remedy measures : China

🕔22:57, 24.Aug 2017

Beijing, Aug 24 (IANS) China’s Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday that India should follow World Trade Organisation (WTO) rules and avoid abusing trade remedy measures. “India has always been an active user of anti-dumping measures as a member of the

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India for expediting WTO deal

India for expediting WTO deal

🕔10:04, 24.Mar 2017

New Delhi, March 24  India on Thursday called for expediting negotiations at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on a trade facilitation agreement in services (TFS), saying multilateral bodies cannot afford to deliver slowly in the present global context.“I hope it

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India ratifies WTO agreement to boost global economic integration

India ratifies WTO agreement to boost global economic integration

🕔10:04, 25.Apr 2016

United Nations, April 24 India has ratified the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), which could further “its integration into the global economy” by boosting trade through efficient movement of goods.India’s Permanent Representative to the WTO, Anjali Prasad, formally

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Afghanistan’s WTO membership approved after 11 years of talks

Afghanistan’s WTO membership approved after 11 years of talks

🕔09:13, 18.Dec 2015

Nairobi, Dec 18  The World Trade Organisation (WTO) on Thursday formally approved Afghanistan’s membership at its 10th ministerial conference in the Kenyan capital Nairobi.Afghanistan has become the 164th WTO member and the 36th least developed country (LDC) to join the

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WTO welcomes Seychelles as its 161st member

WTO welcomes Seychelles as its 161st member

🕔13:57, 28.Apr 2015

Geneva, April 28  The World Trade Organisation (WTO) on Monday welcomed Seychelles as its 161st member, ending 20 years of negotiating its accession terms. “I am delighted to welcome the Republic of Seychelles as the 161st member of the WTO,”

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US welcomes historic WTO deal with India on board

US welcomes historic WTO deal with India on board

🕔10:25, 28.Nov 2014

Washington, Nov 28  The US has welcomed the World Trade Organization reaching as historic multilateral trade deal with India on board after months of deadlock with New Delhi standing firm on its food security programme. The Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA)

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India’s strong leadership led to ending WTO impasse: Sitharaman

India’s strong leadership led to ending WTO impasse: Sitharaman

🕔11:00, 22.Nov 2014

New Delhi, Nov 22  India’s strong leadership and negotiating from a position of strength on the food security issue paved the way for ending the impasse at the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said. “We wouldn’t have

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India may sign trade facilitation pact: Australia India Institute

India may sign trade facilitation pact: Australia India Institute

🕔12:13, 11.Nov 2014

Melbourne, Nov 11  India is discussing with the US details of an indefinite peace clause on food security and may finally sign the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), a think-tank here said Monday, ahead of the G20

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PM meets commerce ministry brass to finalise WTO stand

PM meets commerce ministry brass to finalise WTO stand

🕔10:22, 4.Nov 2014

New Delhi, Nov 4  Top commerce ministry officials met Prime Minister Narendra Modi to finalise India’s position on the impasse over signing an agreement to ease global customs rules at the World Trade Organisation (WTO), an official source said here.

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EU seeks talks with Russia over goods duties: WTO

EU seeks talks with Russia over goods duties: WTO

🕔10:46, 1.Nov 2014

Geneva, Nov 01  The European Union (EU) has sought a consultation with Russia over the tariffs the latter imposed on certain agricultural and manufactured goods, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) said Friday. According to the WTO, the EU claimed that

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India stands firm on objections to WTO Doha Round deal

India stands firm on objections to WTO Doha Round deal

🕔11:59, 24.Oct 2014

United Nations, Oct 24  Even as the World Trade Organisation’s trade deal remained stalled due to India’s objections, an Indian envoy at the UN stood firm on them, declaring a “permanent solution on food security with necessary changes in World

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Developing countries participate in half of world trade

Developing countries participate in half of world trade

🕔11:06, 21.Oct 2014

Geneva, Oct 21  The participation of developing countries in world trade accounts for nearly half of global trade, according to a report by the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The report released Monday says that during the period between 2000 and

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WTO fails to reach trade facilitation agreement

WTO fails to reach trade facilitation agreement

🕔11:24, 2.Aug 2014

Geneva, Aug 2  Negotiations at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has failed to agree on the implementation of the trade facilitation agreement as the deadline of July 31 passed. The agreement, a global reform of customs procedures, aimed to improve

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