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How much of a winner is India in WTO trade facilitation agreement?
US agricultural companies have a beady eye on India’s arable market as it prepares to sign a trade agreement.However,due to India’s outdated farming techniques, there are worries that Indian farmers will struggle to compete once trade barriers are removed

11.12.2014 20:21

​WTO agrees on landmark $1tn reform package
After almost two decades of stalemate, all 160 members of the WTO have signed the first deal to simplify standards for customs checks and border procedures. The new rules are expected to increase trade by $1 trillion, and could add over 20 million jobs.

28.11.2014 14:35

​India-US food stockpiling agreement paves way for $1tn WTO deal
Washington has agreed to give India more freedom in subsidizing and stockpiling food to support farmers and feed its 1.25 billion people. The agreement paves the way for another WTO deal expected to add an estimated $1 trillion to the global economy.

13.11.2014 14:27

Billions still spent on coal & oil subsidies as UK govt misses fossil fuels target – report
The UK is failing to meet its stated target to cut dependence on fossil fuels, despite mounting evidence of man-made climate change, a new report says.

11.11.2014 16:16

Communists say Russia should throw off ‘strangling noose’ of WTO
Communist Party MPs have prepared a bill detailing Russia’s exit from the World Trade Organization, claiming membership leads only to problems and promotes attempts at the ‘external management’ of the national economy.

25.08.2014 07:37

EU denies bullying Russia's trade partners over food ban
The EU is not working to thwart Russian trade with Latin America and elsewhere in the world, EU spokesman Peter Stano tells RT.

13.08.2014 12:13

Sanctions war between Russia and West a bad idea
Until recently sanctions in the world of international law were regarded as a bit passé. Not only did they fail to achieve their objective, they also proved to be a very fast way to impoverish innocent people; a blunt instrument that did no one any good.

13.08.2014 10:37

India slams door on $1tn WTO deal over customs rules
​The World Trade Organization got a surprise setback on Thursday when India, pushing for concessions on agricultural stockpiling, vetoed plans for universal customs rules. The deal could have added $1 trillion and 21 million jobs to the world economy.

01.08.2014 12:47

US loses multi-billion dollar court cases against China and India
The World Trade Organization agreed on Monday this week to side with claims against the United States made by both China and India concerning US-imposed tariffs on products exported to America.

15.07.2014 17:05

Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan sign ‘epoch' Eurasian Economic Union
Russia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan signed the historic Eurasian Economic Union which will come into effect in January 2015. Cutting down trade barriers and comprising over 170 million people it will be the largest common market in the ex-Soviet sphere.

29.05.2014 07:25

'Russia puts GMO genie back in the bottle'
Russia has some of the most precious uncontaminated top soil on the planet and if it is rigorously controlled to stay GMO-free and free from chemicals its productivity would increase as Europe declines, geopolitical analyst William Engdahl told RT.

19.05.2014 13:07

​Russia’s ‘civilized’ offshore? Moscow allocates $1.5 bn for Crimea
$1.5 billion (55.4 bln rubles) has been allocated by Moscow to the Russian republic of Crimea and Sevastopol to balance its budget in 2014. But what is on Moscow’s mind regarding the peninsula?

11.05.2014 10:43