India's strong leadership led to ending WTO impasse: Sitharaman

 India`s strong leadership and negotiating from a position of strength on the food security issue paved the way for ending the impasse at the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said Friday.

Opposition targets PM in Rajya Sabha over statement on WTO

Congress on Monday created uproar in Rajya Sabha and targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his remarks that the previous UPA government sacrificed the interests of the poor at WTO and demanded a clarification from him in the House along with a discussion.

My govt`s first responsibility is towards poorest Indians: PM Modi told Kerry

In the backdrop of India rejecting a World Trade Organisation agreement on trade facilitation – a move that shocked the world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has told the United States that his government`s first commitment is towards the poorest people of the country.

US sees world trade deal at risk over customs disaccord

The World Trade Organisation is facing a "crisis" because of disagreement -- most notably with India -- over improved customs procedures, the United States said Friday.

Cabinet approves India`s stand at WTO

Cabinet approved the stand taken by India at the ninth ministerial conference of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) held in Bali in Indonesia Dec 3-7.

World trade to fall "unprecedented" 10%: Lamy

Global trade this year is likely to fall by an "unprecedented" figure of more than 10 percent, the head of the World Trade Organisation said on Monday.

Global trade revival key to recovery: WTO chief

A swift conclusion to a new world trade pact could serve as a powerful stimulus for recovery from the global financial crisis, WTO chief Pascal Lamy said in an interview Tuesday.

Trade contraction showing signs of bottoming out: WTO

The contraction in trade in response to the economic crisis appears to have begun bottoming out with Asia already showing a rebound, World Trade Organisation chief Pascal Lamy said on Friday.

Asia-Pacific trade meeting pushes for Doha deal

Trade ministers meeting in Singapore on Tuesday are seeking further commitment to a global trade pact to get goods flowing and spur a tentative global economic recovery.