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'Develop agriculture for multilateral trade post WTO deal'

Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 20:56

Applauding the firm stand on the food security issue at the WTO meeting in Bali, industry body Assocham Thursday said India must now focus on building an agri-export market and removing supply chain bottlenecks.

Obama welcomes landmark WTO trade agreement

Last Updated: Sunday, December 08, 2013, 22:43

US President Barack Obama Sunday welcomed the first-ever multilateral trade agreement in the 20-year history of the World Trade Organisation noting that it will eliminate red tape and bureaucratic delay for goods shipped around the globe.

India Inc, exporters welcome WTO pact on global trade

Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 15:51

This is the first such agreement since the World Trade Organisation (WTO) was set up way back in 1995.

WTO overcomes last minute hitch to reach its first ever trade deal

Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 10:01

The approval came after Cuba dropped a last-gasp threat to veto the package of measures.

Sudden setback to WTO as Latin American nations reject package

Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 09:05

In a sudden turn of events, four Latin American countries including Cuba and Bolivia have rejected the WTO's Bali package, a setback to the draft agreement which was to be ratified by the WTO members.

WTO's trade facilitation pact to reduce cost, boost industry

Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 09:03

The trade facilitation, which was agreed by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) members after four days of hectic negotiations, will help developing countries including India to reduce transaction cost and improve competitiveness of domestic industry.

Major victory at WTO, no threat to food security plan: Anand Sharma

Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 20:46

In a major victory for India, the WTO Friday agreed to allow countries to provide subsidy on staple food crops without any threat of punitive action, a concession that salvaged the current round of world trade talks from the brink of collapse.

India approves of draft WTO deal: Anand Sharma

Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 19:28

Trade Minister Anand Sharma said on Friday he would endorse a draft trade reform at the World Trade Organization, removing a major obstacle to a deal.

Russia's Medvedev sees WTO deal 'this year'

Last Updated: Sunday, October 30, 2011, 20:54

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said on Sunday he hoped to see Moscow join the World Trade Organisation by the end of the year after apparent progress in accession talks with last holdout nation Georgia.