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US disappointed over India's stance in WTO

US disappointed over India's stance in WTO

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 19:16

The US on Saturday expressed disappointment over India's stand on worldwide reform of trade facilitation rules saying "backsliding" on commitments has brought the WTO to the brink of crisis.

EU, Australia-led group unite against India at WTO

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 19:54

Unconvinced by India's line that it will not sign the Trade Facilitation Agreement at WTO unless its food security concerns are addressed, a large block of global powers have joined hands against New Delhi in Geneva where negotiations on this matter are going on.

WTO should go for 'back-to-back' meetings: India

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 18:30

Reiterating its tough stand, India has suggested that WTO should go for 'back-to-back' meetings for a permanent solution to its food security issues and review the progress in October.

India seeks "visible outcomes" on food subsidies before backing WTO protocol

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 13:34

India will find it difficult to support a protocol on global trade without "an assurance and visible outcomes" that a permanent solution was being negotiated over its concerns about public food stockholding.

India blocks WTO deal on customs rules as deadline nears

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 10:41

India blocked an agreement on new global customs rules on Thursday, angering fellow members of the World Trade Organization who say Delhi`s veto could be costly, economically and politically.

WTO meeting: General Council to discuss India's stand on TFA

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 09:57

India has decided to stick to its tough stand on WTO's trade facilitation agreement and the matter was discussed on Thursday in the Union Cabinet.

India sticks to its tough stand on WTO; Cabinet discusses issue

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 23:53

India has decided to stick to its tough stand on WTO's trade facilitation agreement and the matter was discussed on Thursday in the Union Cabinet.

'Conflicting signals coming on India's stand on WTO Agreement'

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 14:01

Stating there were conflicting signals coming from India on the ratification of the World Trade Organisation trade facilitation agreement, a senior trade expert said any blocking of the global trade deal would undermine the confidence of the international trade community in the new Modi Government.

Cabinet to take call on India's stand on WTO pact today

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 11:45

The Cabinet meeting comes close to the July 31 deadline for ratification on protocol of trade facilitation agreement (TFA).

India sticks to tough stand; PM, FM, Nirmala discuss WTO pact

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 23:58

India is unlikely to yield to pressure of developed nations on pushing the WTO's Bali agreement without addressing New Delhi's concern on food security issues at the Geneva meeting on Thursday.

WTO Bali agreement to sharply lower transaction cost: Ficci

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 18:50

Ahead of a meeting that is likely to decide on India's stand on WTO Bali agreement, industry body Ficci today said the pact will sharply lower transaction cost for exporters, thereby boosting their competitiveness.

Cabinet to take call on India's stand on WTO Bali pact

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 22:23

Amid sharpening differences between India and developed world on WTO issues, Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi will finalise this week New Delhi's stand on Bali agreements including ratification of the trade facilitation pact.