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India has no immediate plan to lift wheat export ban, commerce minister says

May 25, 2022 6:13 pm

The world's second biggest producer of wheat banned private overseas sales of the grain on May 14 after a scorching heat wave curtailed output and domestic prices hit a record high. Global wheat prices surged after the decision.

US lawmakers seek litigation at WTO against India on wheat subsidy

January 21, 2022 7:51 am

🔴 The US has previously highlighted India's non-compliance through counter-notifications at the WTO Committee on Agriculture.

The bumpy road to 12th WTO Ministerial

August 06, 2021 9:03 pm

The WTO membership now stands united to end the pandemic and have underscored their commitment to be flexible and engage continuously. This momentum should be built upon

Think tank recommends India set up new trade negotiating body

July 16, 2021 11:49 am

This designated representative could be responsible for the trade policy graduates and lawyers, compensating for their lack of experience.

WTO rulebook must evolve to support food security, rural livelihoods in developing countries

December 21, 2020 8:51 am

For this to happen, political leadership is needed to help rebuild trust among countries on trade and food security after the disruption caused by US-China trade tensions, and the inconclusive outcome of the WTO’s 2018 ministerial conference in Buenos Aires.

A global solution for the digital world

August 06, 2020 4:58 pm

A multilateral approach is needed to resolve concerns over digital taxes.

Explained: How India subsidised certain exports, why WTO panel ruled against it

November 11, 2019 10:35 pm

If the WTO panel’s ruling is adopted, the decision is expected to put at risk export subsidies claimed to be worth over $7 billion.

Explained: The US-EU jet subsidy row that threatens transatlantic trade war

September 28, 2019 11:29 pm

The United States and EU accuse each other of paying billions of dollars in subsidies to Boeing and European planemaker Airbus and in a pair of cases dating back to 2004.

India, China no longer 'developing nations', won't let them take WTO 'advantage': Trump

August 14, 2019 5:37 pm

On Tuesday, addressing a gathering at Pennsylvania, Trump said India and China— the two economic giants from Asia— are no longer developing nations and as such they cannot take the benefit from the WTO.

Explained: Why the world is debating data flow

June 25, 2019 9:01 am

Should data be allowed to flow freely or localised at source? As IT Ministry prepares to present data protection Bill in Parliament and countries argue at global forums, a look at both sides of the debate.