World Trade Organisation

  • Less faith in concept of free market: Arun Maira 18-11-2011 11:14 AM

    "There comes a tide in the affairs of men," Shakespeare cautioned. Tsunami warnings are now ringing about the global economy. The global financial system is under stress. Economic growth is stumbling. Confidence in governments is decreasing everywhere. Multilateral institutions like the WTO (World Trade Organization) and IMF (International Monetary Fund),...
  • India's trade policy lacks transparency: US 16-09-2011 07:48 AM

    Washington: The US has expressed concern over India's lack of transparency in its trade policy, as a result of which small and medium-sized enterprises have difficulties in investing and doing business in the country. "The US continues to be concerned about the lack of transparency in many aspects of India's...
  • WTO envoys ready for Doha trade deal in 2011 27-11-2010 01:41 PM

    Geneva: Ambassadors at the World Trade Organization, heeding a call from leaders at the G20 and APEC summits, have agreed to push for an outline deal in the long-stalled Doha trade round by next summer. They face the challenge of translating their upbeat rhetoric into negotiating reality if the new...
  • India may join China over US visa row 19-08-2010 08:44 AM

    New Delhi: The visa row between India and United States seems to have intensified with sources telling CNN-IBN that India may join hands with countries like China and file a complaint against the US at the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The United States may have to pay more than what...