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WTO to begin talks on trade facilitation pact impasse today: Chief

October 22, 2014 1:09 am

The director general said that he had heard from WTO members “a willingness to engage in this conversation, and to do all we can to find a way forward”.

‘TFA impasse the most serious situation WTO has ever faced’

October 17, 2014 1:33 am

It pitched for a joint conclusion of the Bali package that was agreed upon in December last year.

WTO seeks early resolution of stalemate

September 26, 2014 1:48 am

India has a concrete solution to end the TFA impasse and will be taken up at when the Prime Minister meets US President Barack Obama.

India stays firm on food security, blocks WTO trade deal

August 01, 2014 9:26 pm

“We have not been able to find a solution that would allow us to bridge that gap. We tried everything we could," said WTO Director General.

World Trade Organisation adopts Bali package,to move ahead on Doha round

December 07, 2013 11:43 am

WTO talks nearly came unstuck at the last minute when Cuba suddenly refused to accept a deal.

Bali deal hinges on who blinks first,India or the US

December 06, 2013 2:26 am

With less than 24 hours to go before a formal announcement,it became a competition of sorts between India and US on who would blink first and it was left to WTO director general Roberto Azevedo to thrash out a compromise.

No compromise on food stock,India is not isolated: Sharma

December 05, 2013 12:41 am

25 countries support India’s stand on food security,say sources.

At Bali WTO meet,India stands alone in defence of domestic food subsidy

December 04, 2013 2:04 am

China and Indonesia asked India to show flexibility to push stalled global trade talks.

WTO faces fight for survival at make-or-break summit

December 02, 2013 4:16 am

New WTO chief Roberto Azevedo will be seeking to defy the odds and push through an agreement that could lead to relaunching the “Doha Round” of talks.

WTO chief hopeful of global trade reform deal within days

November 23, 2013 3:35 am

The deal would streamline customs procedures worldwide,making border-crossing processes more predictable and transparent.