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Governments need to regain citizens’ trust: OECD chief


May 22nd, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 22 (IANS) The biggest challenge for governments today is to regain the trust of their citizens in the wake of the global financial crisis, Organisation of Economic Cooperation ... Read more...

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WTO Chief calls for international coordinated action for global financial recovery


November 20th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.20 (ANI): The Director General of World Trade Organisation (WTO) Pascal Lamy has called for international coordinated policy action for a sustainable global economic recovery and creation of jobs.Speaking at ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma reaffirms India’s commitment to balanced outcome of Doha round


October 21st, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Geneva, Oct 21 (ANI): Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma has reaffirmed India's commitment to an ambitious and balanced outcome of the Doha round.During his meeting with Pascal Lamy, Director General of ... Read more...

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Planning Commission chief Ahluwalia to address inaugural Bahrain Global Forum


May 7th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, May 7 (ANI-Business Wire India):The Deputy Chairman of the Indian Planning Commission, Dr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia, will be the keynote speaker at the IISS Bahrain Global Forum.A new annual event, the ... Read more...

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WTO holds first ministerial meeting in four years


November 30th, 2009 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Nov 30 (DPA) The World Trade Organisation (WTO) begins its first ministerial meeting in four years Monday aimed at reviewing the work of the 153-member group. While trade negotiations are not on ... Read more...

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Global trade to fall by 10 percent this year


September 30th, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar Geneva, Sep 30 (IANS) Global trade, projected to fall by a full 10 percent this year, could be dealt an even bigger blow if members of the World Trade ... Read more...

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WTO’s chief warns against ‘excessive optimism’ on recovery


July 13th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 13 (DPA) World Trade Organisation (WTO) chief Pascal Lamy Monday warned his agency's member-states that they should avoid "excessive optimism" for an economic recovery. "Although financial markets are showing signs of ... Read more...

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India committed to successful conclusion of Doha process says Anand Sharma


June 8th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 8 (ANI): Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma on Monday reiterated Indian commitment to the successful conclusion of the Doha process through a constructive engagement.He stated this ... Read more...

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World looks to US to conclude trade talks: WTO chief


April 25th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) The re-launch of multilateral trade negotiations that has the potential to lift the recession-hit global economy when successful, is not possible till the US shows willingness, the chief ... Read more...

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WTO chief criticises protectionism


March 6th, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 6 (DPA) The director-general of the World Trade Organisation, Pascal Lamy, has rejected the "food miles" campaign of some European farmers who say consumers should buy local produce instead of ... Read more...

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Bailouts can hit developing countries, WTO chief warns


January 28th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) The head of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has said multi-billion dollar financial packages aimed at bailing out failing banks and industries in rich countries may end up ... Read more...

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Sarkozy calls for ‘moralization of capitalism’


January 8th, 2009 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 8 (DPA) French President Nicolas Sarkozy Thursday opened an economic symposium in Paris by calling for the "moralization" of the capitalist system."We must work, not for the destruction of capitalism ... Read more...

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Deal on Doha trade talks must: WTO


November 19th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, Nov 19 (Xinhua) A deal on the World Trade Organization's (WTO) Doha round of trade talk is an urgent necessity to help poor countries tackle the current global economic crisis, ... Read more...

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WTO chief warns against protectionism


September 24th, 2008 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Sep 24 (Xinhua) The governments must learn from the past and realise that protectionism and isolationism do not work in the current global financial and economic turmoil, the chief of ... Read more...

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WTO chief Lamy visiting India to try to revive trade talks


August 11th, 2008 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Pascal Lamy, World Trade Organisation (WTO) director general, will visit India Tuesday in an attempt to revive the mini-ministerial trade talks that collapsed last month in Geneva. ... Read more...

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WTO talks in Geneva collapse on farm row


July 30th, 2008 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Xinhua Geneva, July 29 (Xinhua) After nine days of wrangling over farmers' protection issue, the World Trade Oraganisation (WTO) talks here collapsed, trade sources said Tuesday. Intensive negotiations among the WTO's seven key ... Read more...

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India should not betray farmers at WTO: ActionAid


July 28th, 2008 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) International NGO ActionAid has appreciated the strong stand taken by India at the WTO talks in Geneva to protect farmers in developing countries, and has condemned "the ... Read more...

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No breakthrough in trade talks: Lamy


July 24th, 2008 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 24 (IANS) Ministers from the member states of the World Trade Organization (WTO), meeting here over the issue of farm subsidy and non-agriculture market access, failed to achieve a breakthrough, ... Read more...

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US offers new farm subsidy cuts, urges others to follow


July 22nd, 2008 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Geneva, July 22 (Xinhua) The US offered Tuesday to cut its farm subsidies to $15 billion and said it expects other members of the World Trade Organisastion (WTO) will undertake similar measures ... Read more...

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WTO chief calls for agreement at global trade talks


July 15th, 2008 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Geneva, July 15 (DPA) The head of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Pascal Lamy, called on ministers Tuesday to reach a deal at a crucial round of negotiations on global trade in ... Read more...

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UN to establish task force to tackle food crisis


April 29th, 2008 - 10:54 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Geneva, April 29 (Xinhua) The UN will establish a task force to tackle global food crisis, its Secretary General Ban Ki-moon announced in the Swiss capital Bern Tuesday. Ban, who will head ... Read more...

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Doha Round has 60 percent chance of success: British minister


April 24th, 2008 - 9:46 pm ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, April 24 (IANS) Stalled for months, the Doha round of world trade talks has a 60 percent chance of concluding successfully by the end of the year, Britain's ... Read more...

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Kamal Nath to meet WTO chief Pascal Lamy


January 14th, 2008 - 2:32 pm ICT by admin
By Ashok DixitBeijing, Jan.14 (ANI): Union Commerce and Industry Minister Kamal Nath today said that he would be meeting World Trade Organisation (WTO) chief Pascal Lamy on Wednesday morning on the sidelines ... Read more...

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