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2006-09-05 22:53:47

BEIJING (Reuters) - WTO chief Pascal Lamy says the political will may exist to revive stalled global trade talks, but negotiations can resume only if countries compromise on the main stumbling block of agriculture, according to remarks published on Wednesday.

2006-09-05 09:13:05

STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) - European trade chief Peter Mandelson said on Tuesday he would head to Washington later this month as part of attempts to revive the World Trade Organization's Doha round of trade liberalization talks.

2006-09-01 11:49:19

By Richard Waddington GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States on Friday delayed a World Trade Organization (WTO) probe into whether it has dismantled cotton subsidies ruled illegal by the Geneva-based trade referee.

2006-08-30 13:03:39

By Gilbert Le Gras WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Global trade talks are unlikely to top the agenda at next month's IMF-World Bank meeting, despite a call from Britain's finance minister to make the issue a priority, experts said on Wednesday.

2006-08-29 04:06:50

By Chris Buckley and Jason Subler BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States is worried that a potential rise in economic nationalism in China could undercut Beijing's promises to the World Trade Organization, the top U.S. trade official said on Tuesday.

2006-08-29 02:22:46

BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States is concerned that a potential rise in economic nationalism in China could undercut Beijing's promises to the World Trade Organization, the top U.S. trade official said on Tuesday.

2006-08-29 01:59:53

By Chris Buckley BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States has asked Beijing to help rescue deadlocked WTO trade talks, the top U.S. trade official said on Tuesday, courting China as a potential ally whose economy has soared due to trade liberalization. U.S.

2006-08-28 16:40:39

By Peter Henderson and Matt Daily NEW ORLEANS (Re

2006-08-18 19:05:57

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States hopes it will not have to take legal action to persuade China to fix several trade problems that have strained relations, the top U.S. trade official said on Friday. "Quite frankly, I'd rather not litigate in the World Trade Organization," U.S.

2006-08-18 17:55:33

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chief U.S. trade negotiator said on Friday it was premature to renew trade legislation that would give countries more time to reach a new world trade deal after the talks collapsed last month. U.S.


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