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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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Modi’s foreign policy: Good beginning in protecting core national interests

Modi’s foreign policy: Good beginning in protecting core national interests

🕔09:44, 17.Aug 2014

By Shiv Shankar Mukherjee Narendra Modi’s visit to Nepal, the first by an Indian prime minister in 17 years, has received kudos from all stakeholders and commentators on both sides of the border and, most importantly for India, from the

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Rajya Sabha disrupted over WTO statements

Rajya Sabha disrupted over WTO statements

🕔19:20, 11.Aug 2014

New Delhi, Aug 11 The Rajya Sabha was disrupted Monday as opposition members said the statements of Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the 2013 WTO meeting were different. The issue was raised by opposition members

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PM Modi justifies WTO stand

PM Modi justifies WTO stand

🕔22:05, 9.Aug 2014

New Delhi, Aug 9 Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday justified India’s tough stand at the World Trade Organisation negotiations saying the government took the decision to protect the poor of the country. “What should we do? Should we choose in

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WTO move: Pakistani daily calls India powerful

WTO move: Pakistani daily calls India powerful

🕔10:13, 5.Aug 2014

Islamabad, Aug 4  India is “powerful enough” to block an initiative at the WTO, said a Pakistani daily that, however, noted the move is “something of a U-turn by the neo-liberal” Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. An editorial in the

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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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Modi disbands four cabinet committees

Modi disbands four cabinet committees

🕔09:04, 11.Jun 2014

New Delhi, June 10  In what is being seen as Narendra Modi’s attempt at “minimum government, maximum governance” and a departure from the erstwhile Congress-led government’s power structure, the prime minister dissolved four cabinet committees. These are the cabinet committee

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