Articles about World Trade Organization
17 Dec 2020
Now, UK and US are eyeing a mini trade deal
In its final days, the current United States administration, led by outgoing President Donald Trump, is trying to ink a mini trade deal with the United Kingdom that would reduce trade tariffs, reports BBC.
20 Apr 2020
China slams India's new 'discriminatory' FDI policy; seeks revision
China on Monday said that India's new Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy is violative of international norms of free and fair trade.
14 Aug 2019
India, China not developing, but developed nations: Donald Trump
United States President Donald Trump said India and China were no longer "developing countries" and were taking "advantage" of the tag given by the World Trade Organization (WTO).
26 Jun 2019
Certain topics eliminated from November CA final exam syllabus
As per several reports, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has released a list of topics that will be excluded from the Chartered Accountant (CA) Final exam, which is scheduled in November 2019.
10 Jun 2019
#CareerBytes: Important topics every UPSC CSE aspirant must cover
The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) is one of the toughest competitive exams in the country. The three-stage CSE comprises Preliminary examination, Main examination, and Personality Test/Interview.
24 Feb 2019
Indo-Pak bilateral trade posted growth despite border tensions: Report
The volume of trade between India and Pakistan posted a growth of nearly 5% in the first seven months of the current fiscal year from a year ago, despite border tensions, states a media report today.
16 Feb 2019
US, Canada move WTO against India for 'under-reporting' of MSP
The US and Canada yesterday said they have jointly approached the World Trade Organization (WTO) against India for allegedly "under-reporting" market price support (MSP) for five varieties of pulses and have submitted their own steeper calculations for scrutiny of members.
23 Nov 2018
China hopes for trade war solution at G20 Xi-Trump talks
China today said it hopes US President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping can find a solution to the trade war when they meet at the G20 summit next week.
21 Nov 2018
President Kovind arrives in Australia to discuss bilateral talks
President Ram Nath Kovind arrived in Australia today on a three-day visit, becoming the first-ever Indian head of state to visit the country.
17 Oct 2018
US Senator urges Trump to name China as 'currency manipulator'
Expressing concerns over China's currency actions, a top American Senator has urged US President Donald Trump to name Beijing as a "currency manipulator".
11 Oct 2018
World Bank, IMF urge US, China to follow trade rules
The heads of the World Bank and IMF urged the US and China to play by world trade rules and de-escalate a dispute over China's technology development strategy that threatens to do lasting damage to the global economy.
02 Oct 2018
Donald Trump says 'tariff king' India wants to start trade
On Monday, Donald Trump called India 'tariff king' amid the existing trade tensions between the two countries, and claimed New Delhi wanted to start trade talks with Washington, as they wanted to keep him happy.
19 Sep 2018
China rebuilt itself with money drained out of US: Trump
China rebuilt itself with the "tremendous amount" of money pouring out of the United States, President Donald Trump claimed on Wednesday, amid the ongoing trade war between the two nations.
08 Sep 2018
Trump wants to stop subsidies to growing-economies like India, China
US President Donald Trump yesterday said he wants to stop the subsidies that growing economies like India and China have been receiving as he wants the US, which he considers as a "developing nation", to grow faster than anybody.
28 Jun 2018
US: Postponement of 2+2 meeting with India not over trade-disputes
Despite repeated false accusations, rhetoric, and retaliatory trade policies, the US, on Wednesday, said that the postponement of the inaugural 2+2 meeting between its foreign and defense ministers with their Indian counterparts had "nothing to do with trade, sanctions or policy issues".
27 Jun 2018
Trump admin calls retaliatory tariffs by China, India, EU unjustifiable
Retaliatory tariffs imposed by the European Union, China, India, Turkey, and other countries on US exports are "completely without justification" under international norms, the Trump administration said.
21 Jun 2018
India hits back at US, hikes customs-duty for 29 items
India has increased customs duty on 29 products, including pulses and iron and steel products, imported from the US as a retaliatory action against the tariff hike by Washington.
12 Jun 2018
Harley Davidson tariffs, GSP to be discussed in Indo-US talks
After a long-drawn tension between the US and India over trade disputes, Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer are set to discuss terms in Washington.
02 Apr 2018
China hits-back at US, imposes tariffs on imports worth $3bn
Days after proposing tariffs on American products, China has made it official for 128 items imported from the US, including pork and wine.
23 Mar 2018
US-China trade war might cause two million job losses
America's trade deficit with China, probably the world's largest economic imbalance is estimated to result in about two million job losses in the US, the White House said, defending President Donald Trump's decision to initiate strong actions against China's "unfair" trade practices.
23 Mar 2018
After US targets China, Beijing hits back with proposed tariffs
Hitting back at the US' trade tariffs, China has proposed similar action on 128 US products, which had an import value of $3bn last year.
17 Mar 2018
The blame game: India-Pakistan bilateral ties under strain once again
Pakistan on Friday withdrew participation from the World Trade Organization's ministerial meeting in India on March 19-20, striking another blow on ongoing diplomatic standoff between the two nations.
17 Mar 2018
US: Trading concerns to cause "most friction" in India-US ties
The thorny issue of trade in India-US ties is set to become even more prickly after US President Donald Trump railed against import taxes imposed by India, and challenged a bunch of Indian export subsidies at the World Trade Organization (WTO).
05 Mar 2018
War of words on trade between Trump and EU intensifies
US President Trump is stepping up his war of words on trade tariffs, and has threatened to "apply a tax" on car imports from the European Union.
02 Mar 2018
India is one of the "most open" economies: Suresh Prabhu
India is a "very open economy" and wants to have trade relations and pacts with all countries, said Union Minister Suresh Prabhu, ahead of a Regional Comprehensive Economic Cooperation (RCEP) meeting, in Singapore.
02 Mar 2018
US steel-curbs won't hit India, but others to be hurt
US president Donald Trump has announced steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. The formal declaration of 25%-tariffs on imported steel and 10%-tariffs on imported aluminum will probably be made next week.
13 Dec 2017
WTO: India 'deeply disappointed' over US' food security stance
India has expressed "deep disappointment" at the ongoing eleventh ministerial conference (MC11) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) over the decision by a "major member country" to renege on its commitment to finding a permanent solution to the public food stockholding issue.
26 Feb 2017
India says WTO is raking up controversial new issues
India accused WTO of raking up new issues like e-commerce and investment facilitation, despite opposition from large majority of members.
06 Jan 2017
Pak releases 218 Indian fishermen as goodwill gesture
Pakistan released 218 more Indian fishermen who had strayed into Pakistani waters as a goodwill gesture; so far, 439 Indian fishermen were released in the last 10 days.
08 Dec 2016
Chinese media: Trump may use India to balance China
A Global Times report titled 'Trump may be cool to alliance with Delhi' suggested that president-elect Donald Trump may increase Indo-US defence co-operation to "suppress" China.
07 Dec 2016
No change in Pakistan's MFN status
The Commerce and Industry Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, confirmed that Pakistan continues to enjoy 'Most Favoured Nation' (MFN) status and so far there has been no decision to review it.
06 Dec 2016
Trump, Gore discuss Climate Change
President-elect Donald Trump met Al Gore at Trump tower in New York and is said to have discussed 'Climate Change' at length.
06 Dec 2016
Punitive tax for US firms moving abroad: Trump
US President-elect Donald Trump has threatened American firms with dire consequences if they move abroad and still hope to sell products in the US; he has proposed a 35% punitive tax.
25 Nov 2016
Indian IT sector worried over Trump's policies
The Indian IT-sector is getting jittery over the implementation of Trump's campaign promises; he had stressed on prioritizing jobs and wages for US workers and also cap the number of H-1B visas.
24 Nov 2016
The US' Trans-Pacific Partnership exit could benefit India
US President-elect Donald Trump's announced he would exit the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on his first day in office.
23 Nov 2016
Trump's statements: Then and now
Donald Trump has been found changing his statements on several key issues.
22 Nov 2016
Trump to scrap TPP, rethink H-1B
In a video message, outlining his plans once he assumes office, Donald Trump said one of his foremost actions would be scrapping the Trans-Pacific-Partnership agreement.
12 Nov 2016
H-1B visas may cause conflict between US-India
A US expert on South Asian issues said that the problem of H-1B visas could be a sore point for the India-US ties under Trump's leadership.
11 Nov 2016
Trump meets Obama, outlines health plan
US President-elect Donald Trump met President Barack Obama at the White House and promised to seek his counsel on governance; Trump also revealed a new health plan, scrapping Obamacare.
10 Nov 2016
Donald Trump's victory in the 2016 Presidential Election
Republican presidential candidate and real estate baron Donald Trump defeated the Democrats' Hillary Clinton by 210,472 votes.