World Trade Organization

India rejects US solar claim at WTO, explores new defence

India rejects US solar claim at WTO, explores new defence

“India underscores that the United States’ request is not a valid request,” a statement from the Indian government said.

Jan 09, 2018, 07:43 AM IST

WTO says global trade rebounding, sees 2017 growth of 3.6%

The rapid acceleration was due to last year`s low base, a resurgence of Asian trade flows and recovering North American import demand.

Sep 21, 2017, 15:42 PM IST
Qatar takes fight with boycotting Arab bloc to trade body

Qatar takes fight with boycotting Arab bloc to trade body

The Gulf nation said late on Tuesday it had filed the grievance with the WTO's dispute settlement body alleging that Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain are violating laws and conventions related to trade.

Aug 01, 2017, 13:06 PM IST
South Korea complains to WTO over China's response to anti-missile system: Minister

South Korea complains to WTO over China's response to anti-missile system: Minister

China says THAAD will do nothing to ease tensions on the Korean peninsula.
 

Mar 20, 2017, 09:24 AM IST
Top economies yield to US, drop no-protectionism pledge at G20 summit

Top economies yield to US, drop no-protectionism pledge at G20 summit

The world's top economic powers dropped a pledge to oppose trade protectionism amid pushback from the Trump administration, which wants trade to more clearly benefit American companies and workers.

Mar 19, 2017, 00:03 AM IST
China 2016 economic growth seen slowing to 6.6 percent, 6.5 percent in 2017: Reuters poll

China 2016 economic growth seen slowing to 6.6 percent, 6.5 percent in 2017: Reuters poll

China`s economic growth is expected to cool to 6.6 percent this year and slow further to 6.5 percent in 2017, even as the government keeps up policy support to help ward off a sharper slowdown, a Reuters poll showed.

Oct 17, 2016, 11:16 AM IST
WTO cuts 2016 world trade growth forecast to 1.7 percent, cites wake-up call By Tom Miles

WTO cuts 2016 world trade growth forecast to 1.7 percent, cites wake-up call By Tom Miles

The World Trade Organization cut its forecast for global trade growth this year by more than a third on Tuesday, reflecting a slowdown in China and falling levels of imports into the United States.

Sep 27, 2016, 18:24 PM IST
WTO lowers global trade growth to 1.7% this year

WTO lowers global trade growth to 1.7% this year

The World Trade Organization has for the third time lowered its global trade growth forecast for this year to 1.7 percent, stating that this slowdown is "serious" and should serve as a "wake-up call" for nations.

Sep 27, 2016, 14:35 PM IST
India loses WTO appeal in US solar dispute

India loses WTO appeal in US solar dispute

India lost its appeal at the World Trade Organization in a dispute over solar power on Friday, failing to overturn a U.S. complaint that New Delhi had discriminated against importers in the Indian solar power sector.

Sep 17, 2016, 10:22 AM IST

India loses WTO appeal in US solar dispute

India lost its appeal at the World Trade Organization in a dispute over solar power on Friday, failing to overturn a U.S. complaint that New Delhi had discriminated against importers in the Indian solar power sector.

Sep 16, 2016, 21:27 PM IST
Donald Trump says US could pull out of World Trade Organization

Donald Trump says US could pull out of World Trade Organization

Republican White House nominee Donald Trump suggested Sunday that the United States could pull out of the World Trade Organization if he is elected president.

Jul 24, 2016, 23:30 PM IST
WTO talks in Nairobi concludes with breakthrough on farm subsidies; India says 'disappointed' on Doha issues

WTO talks in Nairobi concludes with breakthrough on farm subsidies; India says 'disappointed' on Doha issues

Know why India has expressed disappointment after conclusion of 10th WTO Ministerial Conference at Nairobi....

Dec 20, 2015, 10:34 AM IST
US calls for overhaul of deadlocked world trade talks

US calls for overhaul of deadlocked world trade talks

The United States called Monday for a fresh start to break a 14-year deadlock in negotiations to free up world trade in good and services worth some $23 trillion (21 trillion euros).

Dec 14, 2015, 18:30 PM IST

India committed to protecting farmers' interest at WTO: Nirmala

The government on Wednesday said it's committed to protecting interest of its farmers at the World Trade Organization (WTO).

Dec 09, 2015, 18:48 PM IST

WTO members seal trillion-dollar IT trade deal

World Trade Organization (WTO) members finalized a deal on Friday to cut tariffs on $1 trillion worth of information technology products in a boost for producers of goods ranging from video games to medical equipment.

Jul 24, 2015, 10:35 AM IST

APEC trade chiefs vow to speed up work in WTO

Trade ministers from 21 Asia-Pacific countries Sunday issued strong support to the World Trade Organization's efforts to boost global trade amid a flurry of regional free trade agreements.

May 24, 2015, 21:12 PM IST

WTO members long way from finalising Doha round work programme

There has been a "sombre" progress by WTO members in finalising a work programme by July for the Doha round of talks and they are "a long way" from reaching an agreement on agriculture.

Apr 25, 2015, 03:09 AM IST

WTO cuts 2015 global trade growth outlook to 3.3% from 4%

The trade body also said preliminary estimates showed trade had expanded just 2.8 percent last year, missing September`s forecast of 3.1 percent.

Apr 14, 2015, 16:07 PM IST

WTO panel upholds most of complaint against China in steel duties dispute

A World Trade Organization dispute panel upheld most parts of a complaint against China on Friday in a case brought by Japan and the European Union challenging Chinese anti-dumping duties on high performance seamless stainless steel tubes.

Feb 14, 2015, 08:46 AM IST
US strengthens trade engagement with India

US strengthens trade engagement with India

The US says it strengthened engagement with India through the US-India Trade Policy Forum and secured the historic Trade Facilitation Agreement at the WTO after overcoming an impasse with India.

Jan 31, 2015, 12:20 PM IST