Latest World Trade Organization Stories

2008-07-24 06:00:42

By Dan Buglass Rural LITTLE progress is being made in Geneva by the representatives of 35 countries at the World Trade Organisation's discussions aimed at liberalising international commerce.

2008-07-09 06:00:21

Text of report by Hong Kong newspaper South China Morning Post website on 9 July [Report by Ng Tze-Wei: "HK Activists Speak Out on China"] Hong Kong protesters among the thousands of activists in Sapporo to oppose the G8 summit say they want to tell the other side of China's development story.

2008-07-04 12:00:28

WATERLOO, CANADA--(Marketwire - July 4, 2008) - New research from the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) shows how the Group of Eight (G8) Summit in Hokkaido Toyako, Japan, on July 7- 9, can play a unique role in improving policy coherence in global health governance.

2008-06-16 18:00:26

By Sam Wood THE NATIONAL Beef Association (NBA) has joined with farming bodies across Europe in an attempt to get the European Commission to scrap plans to reduce beef import tariffs.

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.

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