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  • High time the government broke silence on export support scheme Apr 08, 2021 08:35 AM IST

    High time the government broke silence on export support scheme

    Clarity on RoDTEP will not only help local exporters, but also enable India to address concerns of its trade partners

  • WTO concern a reality check on export comfort Feb 23, 2021 08:57 AM IST

    WTO concern a reality check on export comfort

    Rise in outbound shipments holds out hope, but it is more important to keep the momentum going in the face of global trade uncertainty

  • Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala | A look at the profile of first female, African to head WTO Feb 17, 2021 04:33 PM IST

    Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala | A look at the profile of first female, African to head WTO

    The 66-year-old Nigerian economist Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is the new head of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). A skilled negotiator who has brokered numerous agreements, Ngozi is a global finance expert, an economist and international development professional with over 30 years of experience working in Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America and North America.

  • New WTO chief has her task cut out Feb 17, 2021 10:40 AM IST

    New WTO chief has her task cut out

    A well-functioning multilateral trade body under the stewardship of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala should be beneficial for India and other developing nations

  • Europe can impose tariffs on US in long-running aircraft battle Oct 14, 2020 03:04 PM IST

    Europe can impose tariffs on US in long-running aircraft battle

    It remains to be seen whether the new tariffs will ultimately persuade the United States and Europe to come to a negotiated settlement that would lift the levies, or merely inflame relations

  • India, South Africa bat for IP obligations waiver from WTO for medical products amid COVID-19 Oct 03, 2020 09:09 PM IST

    India, South Africa bat for IP obligations waiver from WTO for medical products amid COVID-19

    The waivers sought are in the field of implementation, application and enforcement of relevant sections of the TRIPS agreement.

  • India, China ask rich nations to reduce farm subsidies from 2019: Report Jun 28, 2018 07:13 PM IST

    India, China ask rich nations to reduce farm subsidies from 2019: Report

    The move comes after the World Trade Organization (WTO) members including the US and European Union questioned India’s Minimum Support Price (MSP) programme for farm produce.

  • WTO needs to be protected, promoted: Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu Jan 12, 2018 10:38 PM IST

    WTO needs to be protected, promoted: Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu

    Drawing a parallel with the United Nations (UN), the minister pointed to the fact that unlike the UN every country has a veto and attributed the failure of the Buenos Aires round in December last year to this veto.

  • WTO: India, China oppose 'Amber Box' subsidy Aug 31, 2017 09:52 PM IST

    WTO: India, China oppose 'Amber Box' subsidy

  • Proposed 'Buy Indian' policy to boost Modi's 'Make in India' Feb 28, 2017 11:23 AM IST

    Proposed 'Buy Indian' policy to boost Modi's 'Make in India'

    Giving a further boost to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make in India', the government is likely to propose 'Buy Indian' policy that is similar to Donald Trump's ‘Buy American' policy.

  • Govt must replace expiring MIP with anti-dumping duty: Experts Jun 17, 2016 09:45 AM IST

    Govt must replace expiring MIP with anti-dumping duty: Experts

    On February 5, the government imposed minimum import prices (MIP) on steel products for a period of six months in a bid to stop the deluge of cheap imports.

  • India moving to WTO on H1B issue logical: Cisco chief Mar 18, 2016 08:10 PM IST

    India moving to WTO on H1B issue logical: Cisco chief

    Earlier this month, India filed a complaint at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) against the US decision to impose high fees on temporary work visas, a move that makes Indian IT companies less competitive in that market.

  • Govt faces flak for 'getting nothing' at WTO Dec 21, 2015 09:39 PM IST

    Govt faces flak for 'getting nothing' at WTO

    Trade experts maintain that India could not get a reaffirmation on continuing the Doha trade talks and without a Doha trade deal, programmes like 'Make in India' could be impacted.

  • White House must intervene on Immigration Bill: Som Mittal Jun 24, 2013 10:30 PM IST

    White House must intervene on Immigration Bill: Som Mittal

    Talking about the impact of the Immigration Bill, Som Mittal, president, Indian IT Body Nasscom says as per the US process, there are many places where intervention can happen from the administration and the White House on matters of strategic importance.

  • Reforms like FDI in retail welcome: Pascal Lamy Jan 28, 2013 09:30 PM IST

    Reforms like FDI in retail welcome: Pascal Lamy

    World Trade Organisation (WTO) Director General Pascal Lamy spoke with CNBC TV 18's Rituparna Bhuyan. Lamy had a word of praise for reforms like retail FDI and subsidy control measures undertaken by India. Listen in.

  • India may save stainless steel against China imports Jul 09, 2012 07:52 PM IST

    India may save stainless steel against China imports

    India is investigating a flood of Chinese imports of some types of stainless steel and may restrict the trade if it finds its own steelmakers have suffered as a result, according to a document published by the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Monday.

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