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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

Russia sues EU over ‘Third Energy Package’ - report
Russia has filed a lawsuit with the World Trade Organization (WTO) over the EU's so-called 'Third Energy Package,' according to media reports.

30.04.2014 19:30

WTO expects trade growth to more than double in 2014
World trade is expected to grow by 4.7 percent in 2014, more than double the 2.1 percent increase last year, the WTO says. The growth however could be subdued by increasing geopolitical tensions and the slowdown in developing economies, the report warns.

15.04.2014 07:35

Russia files first WTO dispute over EU energy policy
Moscow has filed its first case with the World Trade Organization against the European Union, saying it was unfairly charging Russian companies hundreds of millions of dollars for allegedly reducing energy prices in global markets.

23.12.2013 13:22

Lavrov: We did not threaten Kiev with sanctions, only warned of privilege loss
There has been no Russian blackmail against wannabe EU-member Ukraine, and existing agreements between the two countries clearly state that only certain trade privileges could be scrapped, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.

16.12.2013 15:49

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