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WTO: India seeks Africa's support, says a genuine fight for poor

WTO: India seeks Africa's support, says a genuine fight for poor

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 23:06

India Wednesday said its tough stand at WTO is a "genuine fight" to provide food security to poor in the developing countries, while seeking Africa's support in the on the food security issue.

India hopeful of solution to food subsidy issue at WTO

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 16:25

India is hopeful of a solution to the food stockpile issue at the WTO negotiations beginning next month at Geneva, which will also pave the way for signing of the trade facilitation agreement.

China hopes WTO can "resolve differences" and sign deal

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 17:29

China said on Monday it regretted World Trade Organisation members had failed to reach an agreement on simplifying global customs rules, a breakdown it said could damage multilateral trade.

India 'will honour' WTO trade deal pledge

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 20:35

"We are agreeing to everything done in Bali, we are not saying we are going to dishonour that commitment, we will honour that commitment," Sitharaman said.

India wants final solution to food security issue in WTO

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 00:37

India Wednesday clarified that its decision not to ratify WTO`s Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) is aimed at ensuring that the country`s efforts to ensure food security remain consistent with its international obligations.

US disappointed at India's stance at WTO: Envoy

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 20:29

India's refusal to ratify the trade facilitation agreement at WTO was disappointing, a US envoy to India said on Wednesday.

Failure to clinch global customs deal could affect other talks: WTO

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 08:37

Late last month, India torpedoed a deal to simplify, standardize and streamline the rules for shipping goods across borders, know as "trade facilitation".

WTO: India files appeal in steel products dispute

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 00:21

India has filed a notice of appeal against portions of the WTO order in a case relating to imposition of countervailing duty by the US on domestic steel products.

Uproar in Rajya Sabha over 'inconsistencies' in govt statement on WTO

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 12:41

Jaitley said his party BJP had in December last year raised inconsistencies in the pact the previous UPA government had signed in WTO meeting in Bali and it stood by it.

India opted for tough stand at WTO to protect poor: PM

Last Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014, 18:01

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that the government "chose" to take a tough stand in the recent WTO talks as it has to protect the interest of the poor people of the country rather than to look for good publicity in the international media.

'India seeking amendments to subsidy as it would hit food aid'

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 18:42

India on Friday said along with the G33 countries, it is seeking an amendments to the 10 percent subsidy cap of the WTO as it would hit the food aid programmes in the developing countries.

India hopes to convince WTO by Sept on food security issue

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 19:56

Nirmala Sitaraman underlined that India will not compromise on its sovereign duty to protect the interest of its farmers as well as consumers.