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EU needs new dream to revive fortunes: Lamy

If European policy elites could choose the next head of the EU's executive, Pascal Lamy, the Frenchman who stepped down as head of the World Trade Organisation in July, would be near the top of most people's list.

Trade talks: Solving simple issue 1st is way forward, says Lamy

With Doha round of talks for opening global trade remaining inconclusive for years, WTO chief Pascal Lamy Tuesday said member-countries should first address proposals like trade facilitation, which can be agreed upon easily, and then move to complex issues.

India, China influencing pattern and scope of international trade: WTO

Emerging economies like India, China and Brazil are no longer "policy takers" but are significantly influencing the pattern and scope of international trade, according to WTO Director General Pascal Lamy.

India emerges as top 25 leading exporters in world: Lamy

Lamy said developing countries' share has increased to about 50 percent compared to around 33 percent of the global trade in 2008.

India's exports in volume grow fastest: WTO

India recorded exports growth of 16 percent in 2011, the fastest in the world in volume terms during last year, even as the global trade expansion slowed to five percent, according to the WTO report.

Whole package for Doha round will not be passed: WTO chief

World Trade Organisation Director-General Pascal Lamy Monday said the agreements for the Doha round of trade talks will not be passed as the whole package envisaged ten years ago.