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Sunday | Tri-cityherald.com

Former Seattle Mayor Paul Schell dies

He was 76. Murray says Schell left a mark on Seattle as one of the city's "builders."

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Sunday | ABC News

Former Seattle Mayor Paul Schell Dies

Former Seattle Mayor Paul Schell, who led the city during the World Trade Organization protests in 1999, has died.

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Sunday | Wall Street Journal

India Blocks WTO Agreement

India effectively blocked an international agreement on easing trade regulations last week, saying the effort to promote global trade should be linked to food security.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Express India

U.S. warns Indian threat will "flip the lights" off at the World Trade Organisation

Summary Today, we are extremely discouraged that a small handful of members in this organisation are ready to walk away from their commitments at Bali.

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Seeking Alpha

Wall Street Breakfast: Argentina To Default, BSkyB Acquisition, Glaxo Investigation

Economy Argentine representatives have concluded that the best option for their country is to default next week, says a spokesperson from NML Capital - one of the holdout investors involved in the negotiations.

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AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Commerce Min. Raps On Liberia WTO Accession

Liberia's Commerce and Industry Minister Axel Addy has underscored Liberia's firm commitment to joining the multilateral trading system of the World Trade Organization by 2015.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

DNA India

India blocks World Trade Organization deal on customs rules as deadline nears

India blocked an agreement on new global customs rules on Thursday, angering fellow members of the World Trade Organization who say Delhi's veto could be costly, economically and politically.

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PhysOrg Weblog

Lithuania orders pig cull amid first cases of African swine fever

The spread of the disease, which is harmless to humans but poses a grave threat to pigs and the pork industry, comes as the World Trade Organization reviews a Russian embargo on EU pork sparked by the outbreak.

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Business Times

Russia says US sanctions break WTO rules, could cause trade dispute

"It looks like we are being forced to seek the protection of our legitimate rights and interests through the WTO mechanisms," Ambassador Gennady Ovechko said, adding that Russia was also concerned by sanctions taken by other WTO members.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

INDOlink

US sees conflicting signals on India's stand on WTO

WASHINGTON: Stating there were conflicting signals coming from India on the ratification of the World Trade Organization trade facilitation agreement, a senior trade expert said any blocking of the global trade deal would undermine the confidence of the international trade community in the new Modi Government.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

AkiPress

09:29 Uzbekistan intends to join World Trade Organization

Uzbekistan intends to join the World Trade Organization , according to a resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers that was published on July 21. The document specified a list of actions to be undertaken in order to facilitate the process of Uzbekistan's accession to the WTO.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Tire Business

China: U.S. tire duties probe 'breaches' trade rules

China's Ministry of Commerce opposes the U.S. government's recent decision to investigate possible anti-dumping and countervailing duties on Chinese passenger and light truck tires, saying the move "breaches the rules" of the World Trade Organization and U.S. laws.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Tax News

NZ, Canada Welcome WTO Environmental Goods Talks

New Zealand and Canada are to cut their import tariffs on a number of environmental goods as part of a multilateral trade pact being negotiated at the World Trade Organization .

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

MarketWatch

India throws WTO free-trade agreement in doubt

India could yet scuttle a landmark trade deal struck in Bali, Indonesia, last year, despite widespread lobbying by other countries for it to support the plan at a meeting of the G-20 Trade Ministers forum in Sydney on Saturday.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Tax News

NZ, Canada Welcome WTO Environmental Goods Talks

New Zealand and Canada are to cut their import tariffs on a number of environmental goods as part of a multilateral trade pact being negotiated at the World Trade Organization .

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The China Post

China wins battle in dispute with US over punitive tariffs

Beijing won a key victory Monday in a trade dispute with Washington, as a World Trade Organization panel said the United States was wrong to slap punitive duties on a host of Chinese goods.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Xinhuanet

China welcomes WTO ruling against U.S. trade remedy measures

China's Ministry of Commerce has welcomed the latest ruling from World Trade Organization that found the U.S. countervailing measures against some Chinese products violated WTO rules.

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Reuters

U.S. says weighing options after WTO ruling on India steel subsidies

The United States is studying a World Trade Organization ruling about anti-subsidy duties imposed on some Indian steel products and will consider all available options, the office of the U.S. Trade Representative said on Monday.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Common Dreams

Skepticism as "Green Goods" Trade Talks Begin

Formal negotiations began this week around the increasingly significant global trade in "environmental goods", those technologies seen as environmentally beneficial, including in combating climate change.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Tax News

NZ, Canada Welcome WTO Environmental Goods Talks

New Zealand and Canada are to cut their import tariffs on a number of environmental goods as part of a multilateral trade pact being negotiated at the World Trade Organization .

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