Trade liberalisation via the WTO rules has made solar energy more affordable. However, India’s push for promoting solar power projects provides a counterfactual.
If it was unfortunate that the Covid-19 epidemic preceded inflation, it was equally, if not more, unfortunate that the invasion of Ukraine by Russia followed it.
WTO said that the number of goods shipped between countries is expected to rise 3.5% this year, up from the anticipated 3% increase in its first forecast for the year in April.
India clarified that the ban on the export of broken rice, which is used in poultry feed, follows a rise in the grain's exports in recent months which put pressure on the domestic market.
The Ministry, he said, will induct experts from the private sector as well with a view to enhancing India's negotiating power at global forums and bilateral trade agreements.
The singer revealed in September 2018 that she was getting treated for cancer at the base of her spine.
According to the WTO norms, export from the public stockholding is not allowed as these are procured at subsidised rates.
"India's practices are dangerously trade-distorting on a global scale and impact US farmers and ranchers," the letter read. The lead in the letter was taken by Congressmen Tracey Mann, Rick Crawford.
There was no global cooperation when the world was grappling with the pandemic. But drug companies and developed countries will continue to promote patents.
Discussions focused on whether the 12th ministerial conference, concluded on June 17, could provide momentum to revive the institution's negotiating, monitoring and dispute settlement functions.
While our country had significant stakes in the trade body's ministerial conference, have the outcomes met India's expectations?
At the WTO ministerial conference, the Commerce and Industry Minister said that "We have ensured the Minimum Support Price stays and our farmer's interests have been protected."
Friday's compromise fell short of their earlier requests that the waiver apply to all countries -- and also cover Covid tests and treatments.
It was in 2013 at the Bali ministerial conference of the WTO, that the member countries inked the trade facilitation agreement to promote seamless movement of goods across the global borders.
Developed members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) are pushing to eliminate subsidies under the proposed fisheries subsidies agreement, which is under negotiation here.
Top of the agenda as the four-day meeting kicks off is the toll Russia's war in Ukraine -- traditionally a breadbasket that feeds hundreds of millions of people -- is having on food security.
WTO meet: India to pitch for permanent solution for food security; protect interest of farmers, fishermen
The meeting is taking place after a gap of four years and in the backdrop of the Ukraine-Russia war and uncertain global economic situation.
The government on Tuesday said it will demand for removal of the moratorium on customs duty on transfer of digital goods like music and video downloads, video games, software, etc.
He will take this role from Elisa Maria Olmeda de Alejandro from Mexico.
Members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) are negotiating the agreement with the objective of curbing harmful subsidies to promote sustainable fishing.