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US, Canada move WTO against India for 'under-reporting' of MSP

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.

Trump wants to stop subsidies to growing-economies like India, China

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.

Trump admin calls retaliatory tariffs by China, India, EU unjustifiable

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.

India hits back at US, hikes customs-duty for 29 items

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.

The blame game: India-Pakistan bilateral ties under strain once again

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.

US: Trading concerns to cause "most friction" in India-US ties

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).

WTO: India 'deeply disappointed' over US' food security stance

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.