Oct 24, 2012 08:15 AM IST
Global trade in commercial services such as tourism and air travel showed zero growth in the second quarter of 2012 as the Europe Union's appetite shrank 7 percent, preliminary trade figures showed on Wednesday.
- Sep 21, 2012 04:26 PM IST
World trade will grow by a mere 2.5 percent this year, dragged down by Europe to less than half of the previous 20-year average, the World Trade Organization (WTO) said on Friday.
- Jul 13, 2012 08:32 AM IST
India has asked the World Trade Organization to set up a panel to adjudicate on its dispute with the United States over US duties on some imports of Indian steel products, the WTO said on Friday.
- Jul 06, 2012 01:02 AM IST
President Barack Obama took a shot at China and Republican rival Mitt Romney on Thursday, complaining to the World Trade Organization that Beijing is abusing trade laws by imposing more than USD 3 billion in duties on US automobile exports.
- May 25, 2012 08:00 AM IST
The United States piled another layer of preliminary duties on Thursday on a certain type of steel pipe from India, one month after New Delhi complained at the World Trade Organization about an earlier US round.
- Apr 12, 2012 08:42 PM IST
India has launched a trade dispute to challenge US duties on certain steel products, the World Trade Organization said on its website on Thursday.
- Apr 12, 2012 04:56 PM IST
World trade growth will slow for a second year to 3.7% in 2012 but "severe" downside risks could drive it further below the 20-year average of 5.4%, the World Trade Organization forecast on Thursday.
- Apr 05, 2012 06:16 AM IST
The United States is optimistic countries will agree to expand a landmark agreement that helped triple world trade in semiconductors, computers and other technology products to USD 4 trillion over the past 15 years, a top US official said on Wednesday.
- Nov 20, 2011 02:52 PM IST
Chinese and US officials started meeting on Sunday to grapple with trade disputes that have strained ties between the world's two biggest economies, carrying forward concerns exchanged between leaders at back-to-back Asian summits in the past week.
- Sep 14, 2011 06:35 PM IST
India has further opened up to imports in the past four years but its habit of tweaking trade rules for domestic reasons risks undermining its efforts to boost commerce, the World Trade Organization (WTO) said on Wednesday.
- Sep 06, 2011 08:16 AM IST
The world is going through a challenging phase, with more and more factors fuelling fears of a double dip in the US or a sovereign default in Europe. However, the World Trade Organization (WTO) is still holding to its trade growth forecast.
- Jul 15, 2011 08:07 AM IST
China eased export curbs for rare earth elements on Thursday, restoring them to near-2010 levels in a bid to appease trading partners, but the European Union said the move did not ensure stable supplies and the United States said the Chinese were heading the wrong way.
- Jul 06, 2011 10:34 AM IST
China broke international law when it curbed exports of coveted raw materials, the World Trade Organization ruled Tuesday, in a landmark case threatening Beijing's defense for similar export brakes on rare earth.
- Jun 11, 2011 10:45 AM IST
Governments should scrap policies to support biofuels because they are forcing up global food prices, according to a report by 10 international agencies including the World Bank and World Trade Organization.
- Jun 01, 2011 08:11 AM IST
A decade of talks for a global trade deal that could add billions to world prosperity have led negotiators to a dead end, and even plans for a scaled-back deal to benefit the world's poorest states promise no easy exit.
- May 14, 2011 09:13 AM IST
The world's main trading nations remain divided over a global trade deal despite a compromise plan put forward by the European Union to rescue the stalled Doha trade round, the EU's trade chief said on Friday.
- Apr 07, 2011 05:17 PM IST
World trade will grow by 6.5% this year, the World Trade Organization said on Thursday, above the average rate between 1990 and 2008 of 6%, but falling short of last year's dramatic rebound.
- Apr 01, 2011 08:19 AM IST
A World Trade Organization panel report to be released on Thursday will show that plane maker Boeing received illegal US government subsidies, a top European Union official said.
- Mar 12, 2011 12:22 PM IST
The World Trade Organization's top court upheld on Friday some Chinese objections to a ruling that had backed the right of the United States to impose extra duties on Chinese goods that Washington said were unfairly priced and subsidized.
- Feb 18, 2011 04:15 PM IST
India said on Friday it wanted the decade-long Doha round of global trade talks to be concluded this year, but said negotiators needed to work fast.
- Feb 12, 2011 11:01 AM IST
The United States said on Friday it had asked the World Trade Organization to rule on two disputes with China -- one on restrictions Beijing has imposed on US specialty steel exports and the other on access to its vast credit and debit card payments market.
- Feb 01, 2011 08:27 AM IST
India's trade chief sees long-stalled Doha talks progressing and is optimistic that a deal can be reached in 2011, he said on Monday.
- Jan 31, 2011 09:18 PM IST
The World Trade Organization will hand a report to US and EU officials on Monday finding that plane maker Boeing received billions of dollars in unfair subsidies from the US government, industry sources said.
- Jan 30, 2011 04:31 PM IST
As World Trade Organization members intensify efforts for a new trade deal, soaring food and raw material prices have raised a question that is not even on the Doha round agenda: export restrictions.
- Jan 28, 2011 08:17 AM IST
The European Union is watching the market for rare earth minerals closely and is determined to secure supplies from China and alternative sources, its top trade official said on Thursday.