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Renewed focus on core issues will revitalise the WTO and global trade

From: Buisness-standard By Ajay Srivastava Recommended by: business-standard A multilateral, rule-based trading system is our best bet for promoting global trade. Nearly everyone agrees with that. It’s a pity then that the WTO
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Arun Jaitley will take up H-1B visa restriction issue in US visit: Sitharaman

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times Finance minister Arun Jaitley, currently on a visit to the US, will take up with the American administration the matter of restrictions on H-1B visas, the government said on
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T N C Rajagopalan: Looking back at WTO's 20 years

From: Buisness-standard By TNC Rajagopalan Recommended by: business-standard The World Trade Organization (WTO) has issued ‘International Trade Statistics 2015’. On the body’s 20th anniversary, this edition looks back at how trade
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Expectations from new WTO pact

From: Buisness-standard By TNC Rajagopalan Recommended by: business-standard Last week, the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) came into effect, when four of its members sent their instruments
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Harsha Vardhana Singh: India is an average low-tariff economy

From: Buisness-standard By Harsha Vardhana Singh Recommended by: business-standard India is widely known as a country with high import tariffs.This view, however, is incorrect. Changing this view is important for several reasons,
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Arunabha Ghosh: An unsettled political economy

From: Buisness-standard By Arunabha Ghosh Recommended by: business-standard In late February, a World Trade Organization (WTO) panel ruled against India on domestic content requirements (DCRs) in its National Solar Mission. Among
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Rajeev Kher: A trade policy agenda for India - I

From: Buisness-standard By Rajeev Kher Recommended by: business-standard These are difficult days for trade policymakers. The global economic scenario stays insipid, significantly impacting the trade environment. Despite a steep
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After rebuffing Masood Azhar ban, China backs India against WTO ruling

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times A week after it blocked efforts to ban Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar, China on Thursday backed India against the World Trade Organisation (WTO) ruling that opposes its