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  • wto favours us rules against india in solar exports case

    WTO favours US, rules against India in solar exports case

    World | February 25, 2016 7:04 IST

    Washington: In a setback to India, a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel has ruled in favour of the US in its challenge to New Delhi's alleged discrimination against US solar exports, according to US

  • india keeping fingers crossed as wto talks enter final lap

    India keeping 'fingers crossed' as WTO talks enter final lap

    World | December 18, 2015 21:35 IST

    Nairobi: India is keeping its “fingers crossed” as the uncertainty continues over the fate of the WTO ministerial meeting, with developed countries taking a hard line on issues of public stockholding and a special safeguard

  • doha development round in jeopardy says nirmala sitharaman

    Doha development round in jeopardy, says Nirmala Sitharaman

    World | December 16, 2015 17:47 IST

    Nairobi: India today expressed fear that the WTO's Doha Development Agenda (DDA) appears to be in “jeopardy” and stressed that history will “judge us (WTO ministers) poorly” if inequities in global trade are allowed to

  • wto meet starts india china press for doha round conclusion

    WTO meet starts; India, China press for Doha round conclusion

    World | December 15, 2015 23:59 IST

    Nairobi: Trade ministers of as many as 47 countries, including India, China and several African nations, today asked the WTO members to “redouble” efforts to conclude pending issues of the long-stalled Doha Round.On the first

  • india to seek permanent solution to food security issue at

    India to seek permanent solution to food security issue at WTO

    October 29, 2015 14:19 IST

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi today pitched for a permanent solution to the food security and agriculture subsidy issues at the Nairobi WTO meet, to be held later this year. While addressing the inaugural ceremony of the

  • dialogue has helped india us move towards key goals official

    Dialogue has helped India, US move towards key goals: Official

    World | September 23, 2015 11:07 IST

    Washington: The first India-US Strategic and Commercial Dialogue has helped the two countries move towards the goal of making their ties the defining relationship of the 21st century and increase bilateral trade to USD 500

  • wto reach landmark 1.3 trillion it trade deal

    WTO reach landmark $1.3 trillion IT trade deal

    July 25, 2015 14:38 IST

    Geneva: The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has struck a deal where over 200 information technology products would be freed from import tariffs, a media report said on Saturday.Valued at $1.3 trillion in annual trade, the

  • wto strikes landmark deal to slash tariffs on technology

    WTO strikes 'landmark' deal to slash tariffs on technology products

    July 24, 2015 21:48 IST

    Berlin:  Major trade powers have reached a deal to cut tariffs on around 200 technology products, a decision that could pave the way for lower prices for consumers.The Geneva-based World Trade Organization says 49 of

  • singapore s world toilet organisation to help andhra pradesh

    Singapore's World Toilet Organisation to help Andhra Pradesh

    India | June 21, 2015 13:33 IST

    Singapore: Singapore-based World Toilet Organisation is partnering with Andhra Pradesh to embark on a SGD 1.8 billion project, first of its kind in India to build toilets for six million homes in the state by

  • slight deceleration in trade restrictive steps in g 20 wto

    Slight deceleration in trade restrictive steps in G-20: WTO

    June 16, 2015 7:14 IST

    Geneva: The G-20 economies witnessed a "slight deceleration" in application of new trade-restrictive measures, with average number of such steps imposed per month falling to the lowest since 2013, a WTO report said on Monday.However,

  • india loses poultry case against us at wto

    India loses poultry case against US at WTO

    June 04, 2015 23:34 IST

    Geneva/Washington: India has lost a case at the WTO, with the World Trade Organisation today ruling that Indian ban on import of poultry meat, eggs and live pigs from the US was “inconsistent” with the

  • wto rules in india s favour in steel dispute with us

    WTO rules in India's favour in steel dispute with US

    December 10, 2014 7:47 IST

    Geneva/New Delhi: In a major relief to the steel industry, the WTO has ruled against the US which had imposed high duty on imports of certain steel products from India.The Appellate Body of the World

  • india us agree to continue talks on visa and other issues

    India, US agree to continue talks on visa and other issues

    India | November 25, 2014 22:35 IST

    New Delhi: Seeking to further stimulate bilateral trade and investment, the Indo-US Trade Policy Forum, which met after a gap of four years, today agreed to continue their engagement on visa related issues and enhance

  • modi is a man with a clear vision says british pm

    Modi is a man with a clear vision, says British PM

    World | November 19, 2014 20:52 IST

    London: British Premier David Cameron has described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a “man with a clear vision” and praised him for breaking the deadlock over the trade facilitation agreement (TFA) at the WTO.  Replying

  • indo us deal could lead to global trade deal in 2 weeks wto

    Indo-US deal could lead to global trade deal in 2 weeks: WTO

    November 15, 2014 7:08 IST

    Brisbane: A day after a breakthrough deal between India and the US on food security related issues, the WTO on Friday said there was a "high probability" of reaching an agreement within two weeks on

  • wto agreement with india to boost multilateral trading us

    WTO agreement with India to boost multilateral trading: US

    November 14, 2014 11:08 IST

    New Delhi: The agreement between India and US to resolve the contentious food security issue at the WTO will give a new life to multilateral trading system and look forward to the full implementation of

  • wto impasse ends india us reach agreement on food subsidies

    WTO impasse ends: India, US reach agreement on food subsidies

    November 13, 2014 12:13 IST

    New Delhi: India has reached an agreement with the United States on public stockpiling of food, paving the way for the implementation of a global trade facilitation deal that has been stalled for months, commerce

  • a few wto nations can t go ahead without solving food issue

    A few WTO nations can't go ahead without solving food issue: Sitharaman

    November 10, 2014 9:19 IST

    New Delhi: India made it clear that a few nations cannot move ahead with WTO trade pact without resolving the crucial food security issue and the matter needs consensus.WTO Director General Roberto Azevedo recently said

  • india stands firm on objections to wto doha round deal

    India stands firm on objections to WTO Doha Round deal

    World | October 24, 2014 14:26 IST

    United Nations: 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

  • west must not view india s stand on tfa as market

    West must not view India's stand on TFA as market distortion: President Mukherjee

    October 17, 2014 14:22 IST

    New Delhi: Asserting that trade facilitation and food security are closely interlinked, President Pranab Mukherjee today asked developed nations not to view India's decision against ratifying WTO's TFA as "market distortion".Mukherjee, who returned to New