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Food security: Public stockholding war begins… again

The negotiations for finding a permanent solution for public stockpiling for food security in developing countries by July 31 are underway in the Geneva-based World Trade Organisation (WTO) with fr

“[India is an example of] how to tackle development challenges”

Dr Mukhisa Kituyi is the seventh secretary-general of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). He has extensive background as an elected official, an academic and a holder o

Enforce report on India’s solar product policy, US to WTO

The US will press for the rapid enforcement of a World Trade Organisation (WTO) panel report that found India’s domestic content requirements breach international trade rules.

A possible India-led Trade Facilitation in Services agreement at the WTO?

On September 23, India circulated a concept note to members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to consider a Trade Facilitation in Services (TFS) agreement that, according to New Delhi, is com

US use of anti-dumping measures at WTO impacts India

 India is one of the countries most affected by the US’ use of anti-dumping (AD) measures at the World Trade Organisation (WTO), a recent review of US’ trade policy reveals.

India needs policy measures to conform to global standards: Carnegie

India faces significant challenges in the area of trade policy— the global economic slowdown, increasing protectionism, the stalled mega-trade deals that could in time be revived, and perhaps

India seeks dispute panel against US at WTO

India has submitted its first request for establishment of a dispute panel against the US at the World Trade Organisation (WTO)—a request that was blocked by Washington on February 20 stating

WTO in the age of protectionism

The major upsetting of political apple carts globally in the past year has serious ramifications for multilateral establishments. With increasing clamour against immigrants and “unfair”

The battle to access affordable medicines heats up

Tobeka Daki, a single South African mother and health activist from the eastern Cape, died fighting breast cancer in November last year. Her oncologist had told Tobeka that she needed trast

Big pharma, IP wars and profit over people

Martin Shkreli, a former hedge fund manager who is infamous for overnight spiking up the price of a lifesaving drug by 5,000 percent, was convicted on three counts of fraud in an American federal



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