Business Forum: Are China and Russia 'irresponsible' traders?
Were Western nations naive to think that China and Russia would become responsible trade partners in the global trading system? Whatever our hopes may have been, these two giants have been irresponsible since joining the World Trade Organization.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Climate Crisis Connects Us, Climate Justice Demands Unity
What do rigged corporate trade agreements like the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Paris Treaty, an international climate agreement to be signed in 2015, have in common? They are both tools being pushed by the power elite to rip away our hopes for democracy and to commodify all things to monetize them for profit.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Officials remain mum on COOL ruling, threatened tariffs
Canadian threats of retaliatory tariffs for U.S. apples and cherries remain on the table as federal officials in North America mull a ruling by the World Trade Organization expected to be made public next month.
U.S. Reportedly Loses Labeling Case Before WTO
The U.S. has lost a key round at the World Trade Organization in a trade dispute with Canada and Mexico over meat labeling, according to sources familiar with the situation.
Communists say Russia should throw off 'strangling noose' of WTO
CPRF activists protest against Russia's joining the World Trade Organization on Revolution Square in Moscow.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Our free trade treaties such as the World Trade Organization and the North American Free Trade Agreement are all promoted as providing more American jobs from exports, plus foreign stability of our partners.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Buenos Aires Herald
Argentina to - immediately appeal' WTO ruling
Argentina will appeal the World Trade Organization ruling that urged the country to "respect international trade laws" following the complaint issued by the US, the European Union and Japan questioning its "protectionist measures."
Fri Aug 22, 2014
US Steel Producers Win Anti-dumping Case
The U.S. International Trade Commission on Friday voted to impose anti-dumping duties against steel pipe imports from seven countries, exempting two, handing a victory to domestic producers who had complained that the cheap imports were undercutting their prices.
China Appeals Trade Ruling on Solar Panel Dispute With US
China has appealed against a WTO dispute panel report on anti-dumping duties applied on certain Chinese products by the United States, the World Trade Organization said on Friday.
APEC Continues Work To Reduce Green Goods Tariffs
A recent meeting of its senior officials was assured that Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation member countries are continuing their work to ensure the realization of their commitment to boost free trade in environmental goods, while also laying a foundation for the opening of this sector with other World Trade Organization members.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
The Western Producer
Canada's economic growth could be homegrown
Technology has been the great enabler of globalization, but globalization is a human construct and is therefore neither inevitable nor irreversible.
Wall Street Journal
WTO Panel Decides Against U.S. in Meat-Labeling Dispute
The U.S. has lost a key round at the World Trade Organization in a trade dispute with Canada and Mexico over meat labeling, according to people familiar with the WTO's findings.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
EU to examine Polanda s complaint over Russian embargo
The European Commission accepted Poland's motion to file a complaint with the World Trade Organization against Russia's trade embargo for EU food exports, Agriculture Minister Marek Sawicki said on Tuesday.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
China regrets WTO trade deal failure
China on Monday voiced regret over the failure of World Trade Organization members to finalize a deal on "trade facilitation," saying it would have a negative impact on the multilateral trade system and Doha Round talks.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
How Cuba's Castro dictatorship blackmails the WTO
Last month, the World Trade Organization was set to ratify an international Trade Facilitation Agreement that would have streamlined customs procedures and added over $1 trillion to global GDP.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
These 4 Cities Show What Federal Intervention Could Look Like in Ferguson
Seattle police fire teargas and pellets at protesters outside the World Trade Organization conference in Seattle, Washington on November 30, 1999.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Real Clear Politics
India's Modi Might Unravel the WTO
A trade spat with India is threatening to push the World Trade Organization, already suffering from flagging credibility thanks to a lack of concrete results, into irrelevance.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
National Public Radio
Why India's Modi Defied The WTO
India recently reneged on a World Trade Organization trade deal years in the making.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Resource Investing News
Copper Mountain Mining Set to Achieve Production Expectations with Secondary Crusher
A miner's work is never done, and Copper Mountain Mining Corporation has certainly illustrated that maxim this year.
The Western Producer
Rural votes, old fears drive new threat at WTO
India blocked a reform of global custom rules last week, saying it wants an agreement on food subsidies and grain stockholding to run parallel to the trade facilitation pact.