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WTO panel rules in India's favour in renewable energy case against US

The panel concluded in its ruling that "the measures" of the US "are inconsistent" with certain provisions of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), the World Trade Organisation (WTO) said in a statement Thursday.

Jun 28, 2019, 10:46 AM IST

Reforms needed in WTO to support better global trade order: Suresh Prabhu

Prabhu said that without WTO, trade, economy will not expand as it is the only organization dealing with global rules of trade between nations.

Nov 19, 2018, 17:50 PM IST

Australia takes India to WTO over sugar subsidies

It means the issue will initially be discussed at the WTO's Committee on Agriculture meeting scheduled for later this month.

Nov 16, 2018, 16:59 PM IST

'US also a developing nation': Donald Trump aims to end subsidies to India, China

Donald Trump claims that the US is a developing nation too.

Sep 08, 2018, 21:23 PM IST

Donald Trump threatens to pull United States out of WTO

Trump, who has previously criticized the WTO's dispute settlement system as being unfavorable to the US, said Washington had "rarely won a lawsuit" there although things began changing last year.

Aug 31, 2018, 16:58 PM IST

China lodges tariff case at WTO against the US

China has lodged a case against the United States over slapping import duties to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), its commerce ministry said on Friday.

Jul 06, 2018, 18:54 PM IST

China lodges tariff case at WTO against the US

China has lodged a case against the United States over slapping import duties to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), its commerce ministry said on Friday.

Jul 06, 2018, 18:54 PM IST

Donald Trump set to impose tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods

Donald Trump has maintained that the US has a mammoth trade deficit with China but experts repeatedly warn that any action could make ordinary goods - made in China - expensive for Americans at large.

Mar 22, 2018, 22:12 PM IST

Donald Trump likely to unveil sanctions against China on Friday

President Donald Trump is likely to unveil sanctions against China on Friday, the White House indicated, as the officials from the US Trade Representative (USTR) said America has strong evidence of Beijing violating its commitments on intellectual property and technology transfers.

Mar 22, 2018, 09:07 AM IST

Informal WTO ministerial meeting begins; Prabhu appeals for common ground to strengthen WTO

India has called this meet to explore options to reinvigorate the World Trade Organization (WTO).

Mar 20, 2018, 14:38 PM IST

US pursues India at WTO, widening trade offensive's Asia focus

The action opened a new front in US President Trump's confrontations with major trading partners.

Mar 15, 2018, 08:46 AM IST

Govt may impose anti-dumping duty on imports of coated paper

The duty aims to ensure fair trading practices and creating a level-playing field for domestic producers with regard to foreign producers and exporters.

Jan 24, 2018, 18:06 PM IST

WTO talks collapse, no agreement on food security

As the US refused to engage, the 164-member World Trade Organisation (WTO) failed to reach a common ground for resolving the food security issue, a demand raised prominently by India.

Dec 14, 2017, 09:04 AM IST

India 'deeply disappointed' over developments on food security issue at WTO

India's attempts to find a permanent solution to the food stockpile issue at the 11th edition of the ministerial conference has hit a roadblock.

Dec 13, 2017, 11:00 AM IST

India right candidate for differential treatment by WTO: Prabhu

The minister was fielding questions over issues of special and differential treatment as raised by US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in his address at the plenary of the 11th ministerial conference of the WTO.

Dec 12, 2017, 14:41 PM IST

Trade facilitation pact to promote doing business, global commerce

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) Chairperson Vanaja N Sarna said that the agreement would change the global trade scenario and streamline the processes while supplementing India's reform agenda. 

Jul 21, 2017, 20:59 PM IST

Russia launches wide-ranging trade dispute against Ukraine at WTO

The alleged breaches of the trade rules affect trade in goods and services from Russia, as well as transit, the statement added. Under WTO rules, Ukraine will have 60 days to settle the dispute, after which Russia could ask the WTO to adjudicate.

May 22, 2017, 19:13 PM IST

Include new issues in agenda only after consensus: India to WTO

India wants that new issues in the WTO agenda should be taken up only after consensus among the member nations although it is not opposed to informal discussions, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said.

May 17, 2017, 18:51 PM IST

China's Belt and Road communique pushes open trade centred on WTO

The 30 heads of states who signed the document, including China, said that they recognized the challenges the world economy faced and welcomed the initiative to improve connectivity between Asia and Europe.

May 15, 2017, 16:52 PM IST

India for fast tracking of talks on pact in services at WTO

India on Thursday called for fast tracking of the negotiation process for a trade facilitation pact in services at the WTO, saying multilateral bodies cannot afford delivering slowly in the present political reality of the globe.

Mar 23, 2017, 13:23 PM IST