Piyush Goyal will not compromise on India’s interests in WTO

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said that India will push for significant outcomes in the upcoming World Trade Organization (WTO) ministerial without compromising the interests of the country and will insist on a permanent solution to the public stockholding issue. Goyal, who is also the consumer affairs minister, told ET in an interview that … Read more

Activists urge Biden to push for intellectual property exemptions for COVID-19 vaccines

Fifteen medical and human rights groups are urging US President Joe Biden to personally join the long-running fight to implement an intellectual property exemption for COVID-19 vaccines at the World Trade Organization, calling his leadership Called “moral necessity”. Amnesty International, Doctors Without Borders, Human Rights Watch, Public Citizen and 11 other groups told Biden in … Read more

Oppose fish subsidy withdrawal proposals in WTO, protect small fishermen: BMS to government

The Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh on Monday said it opposes the World Trade Organization’s proposal to ban subsidies to fishermen in the name of illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing by fishermen in the unorganized sector as it opposes 10 marine fishermen living in coastal areas. would hinder their livelihood. States in India. The trade union said … Read more

India, US Business Forum Revival, IPR. will talk about

India and the US are expected to revive the trade policy forum this week during the visit of United States Trade Representative Catherine Tai, discuss issues related to intellectual property rights (IPR) and trade in agricultural goods such as cherries, pomegranates and pecans. to discuss market access. Tai’s two-day visit begins on Monday, ahead of … Read more

Inappropriate to link WTO reforms with S&DT: Piyush Goyal

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday said it is “unfair” to link the WTO reforms with the Special and Differential Treatment (S&DT) being provided to poor and developing countries and allow the trade body to conduct its affairs. method needs to be re-evaluated. , In an event organized by the Confederation of Indian … Read more

WTO needs to re-evaluate the way it conducts its affairs: Union Minister Piyush Goyal

Minister of Commerce and Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution and Textiles, Piyush Goyal said that the WTO needs to re-evaluate the way it conducts its affairs. Pointing out that some countries do not give market access equitably and openly, and extend hidden subsidies, the minister said the developed countries need to achieve and … Read more

‘Precautionism’ risking more open trade than protectionism: Pascal Lamy

Pascal Lamy, former Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), said: “The risky move on open trade at present is more of a precaution than a security.” While security is about protecting domestic firms, precaution is about protecting ‘people’ from risks to health, the environment or in the digital space. “Cautionism is more difficult to … Read more

Unfair to link WTO reforms with S&DT by developed countries: Goyal

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal, linking the WTO reforms to the developing countries with the Special and Differential Treatment (S&DT), which is being provided to poor and developing countries, is “unfair” and calling the trade body its own affairs. There is a need to re-evaluate the manner in which it operates. said on Thursday. … Read more

India will advocate for permanent solution to food security in World Trade Organization meeting: Officials

An official said that India will push for finding a permanent solution to the issue of public stockholding for food security purposes at the upcoming meeting of the World Trade Organization (WTO) beginning November 30 in Geneva. The official hoped that “something could come” on public stockholding and domestic support, which are part of talks … Read more