Jan 22, 2011 05:20 PM IST
Export restrictions are a prime cause of current and recent surges in global food prices, and countries should find other ways to secure domestic supplies, the head of the World Trade Organization said on Saturday.
- Jan 18, 2011 08:18 AM IST
Top negotiators from the world's largest trading powers will meet next week to push for a global trade accord, a signal that political momentum may be building for completion of the stalled talks.
- Jan 13, 2011 07:29 PM IST
Trading powers must get down to real negotiations right away if there is to be any hope of concluding the long-running Doha talks to open up global commerce this year, a top US negotiator said on Thursday.
- Jan 10, 2011 09:51 PM IST
Increased trade is one of the best ways to fight poverty, so rich countries should do more to open their markets to goods from developing countries, a report issued on Monday said.
- Jan 06, 2011 08:10 AM IST
After years of trade policy stalemate, there could be big strides in 2011 with approval of US trade deals with South Korea, Panama and Colombia, Russia's entry into the World Trade Organization and perhaps even the end of the longest-ever round of global trade talks.