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India calls for restoration of Appellate Body and Dispute Settlement Reforms at WTO Ministerial Conference

Abu Dhabi: India has emphatically called for the restoration of the Appellate Body as the top-most priority of any reform process, along for the effective formalisation of the ongoing informal dispute settlement reform discussions among some members at the WTO.

India to advocate end of moratorium on customs duty on e-commerce goods at WTO Abu Dhabi meet

New Delhi: India intends to advocate for the termination of the moratorium on customs duties on e-commerce goods at the upcoming 13th Ministerial Conference (MC13) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Abu Dhabi later this month, media reported citing officials.

Additional duty on US-origin apples , almonds removed as Washington allows market access to Indian steel and aluminium

New Delhi: India has withdrawn additional duties on eight US-origin products, including apples, walnuts and almonds, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry said on Tuesday.

India, US resolve 6 out 7 WTO disputes through discussions amid PM Modi's State visit to the US

New Delhi: India and the US successfully resolved six out of seven disputes at the World Trade Organization (WTO) through bilateral discussions during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's State visit to the US, according to Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal.

India and EU affirm commitment to work together on WTO reforms

Union Minister for Commerce & Industry, Textiles, Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Piyush Goyal and Executive Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for an Economy that Works for People, and the European Commissioner for Trade,  Valdis Dombrovskis emphasised on the need for expediting the ongoing India-EU FTA negotiations by finding convergence on all issues.

WTO predicts a meagre 1.7 pc growth in world trade in 2023

The global uncertainties are likely to impact economic activities significantly, World Trade Organization (WTO) said on Wednesday and predicted the growth in world trade to increase by merely 1.7 percent in 2023. 

Revised Indian proposal on patent waiver at WTO to access Covid-19 medicine later this month

New Delhi/UNI: The World Trade Organization will consider in the second half of this month a revised text of the proposal India and South Africa are going to submit for a temporary waiver of certain patent-related obligations to access essential COVID-19 medicines and medical equipment.

Indian exports and imports nosedive in March

New Delhi/ IBNS: Indian exports and imports declined by record volumes in March, as countries across the world sealed their borders to fight the COVID-19 outbreak.

Commerce Minister attends informal gathering of WTO in Paris

New Delhi, June 4 (IBNS): Commerce and Industry Minister, Suresh Prabhu, attended anInformal Gathering of World Trade Organisation (WTO) Ministers in Paris on 31 May 2018.

As WTO moves to phase out farm subsidies, UN agency urges fair policies that support food security

New York, Dec 23 (Just Earth News/IBNS) The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) welcomed an agreement by the World Trade Organization (WTO) to move towards eliminating agricultural export subsidies, while noting that differences remain over other measures meant to create equitable global trading conditions, particularly for developing countries.