Split On GIs Overshadow Market Access Talks At WTO's Agriculture Committee

Volume
6,
Number
30
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13 September 2002
13 September 2002
Members met from 2-6 September at the Committee on Agriculture (CoA) to continue talks on market access as well as to prepare for the special (negotiating) session on domestic support scheduled to be held end of this month. Reading out his summary at the 6 September formal meeting, Chair of the CoA...
13 September 2002
On 30 August 2002, WTO arbitrators gave the EU permission to apply sanctions (in the form of duties) on US goods valued at more than USD$ 4 billion until the US changed its tax policy to comply with the 'Foreign Sales Corporations' (FSC) case ruling. This amount is roughly equivalent to twenty...
13 September 2002
On 1 September 2002, Dr Supachai Panitchpakdi (Thailand) took over his duties as new Director General (DG) of the WTO; duties which are to last three years. On 16 August 2002, he announced the four new Deputy Director-Generals, who would take office (also for three years) starting 1 October 2002...
13 September 2002
On 16 August, Australian Trade Minister Mark Vaile announced that Australia would host a 'mini-ministerial' of approximately 25 trade ministers on 14 November 2002 -- one year after launching a new round in Doha. Countries expected to attend include the US, EU, Japan, Senegal, Lesotho and Singapore...
13 September 2002
For a more comprehensive list of events in trade and sustainable development, please refer to ICTSD's web calendar at: http://ictsd.iisd.org/cal/index.htm . If you would like to submit an event, please email events@ictsd.ch ...
13 September 2002
Members of the Bush administration have asked for an independent study by the International Trade Commission (ITC) concerning the impact of removing tariffs on farm goods from 33 countries in the Western Hemisphere. The study will take place as part of Bush's plan to create a free trade zone with...
13 September 2002
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