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Deal to streamline world trade takes effect

Deal to streamline world trade takes effect

The first multilateral trade agreement reached under the World Trade Organisation since it was created over a generation ago has taken force, aiming to streamline cross-border trade to the benefit of the developing world in particular.

Climate change accord could make India a world leader

The successful conclusion of the Climate Change Summit here will offer India an opportunity to position itself as the leader of the developing world. If, however, India does not agree with the rest of the world to consider the outcome to be worthwhile, the possibility of a global deal will quickly collapse.

Investing in simple diagnostic tests can save many lives

Investing resources in some of the simplest diagnostic tests could save thousands of lives and end disease epidemics in the developing world, say scientists from the Imperial College London.

Corruption is ''Public Enemy No. 1'': World Bank

The World Bank took a bold stance on fighting corruption on Thursday, with President Jim Yong Kim saying that corruption at both the public and private level is the scourge of the developing world.

China, India to be largest investors among developing nations

The report said that China will account 30% while Brazil, India and Russia together will account for another 13 percent of global investment in 2030.