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EAM S Jaishankar Meets WTO Director, Vice President European Commission

Oct 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar had a meeting with WTO Director Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Vice President European Commission Frans Timmermans.

WTO Report Supports Narendra Modi’s Farm Laws

Jan 21, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The Indian laws aim to protect and empower farmers, stated the report, in a manner so that they can engage with the various stakeholders

India Undertook Bevy Of Measures To Boost Trade During 2015-20: WTO

The national trade policy instruments include tariff, export taxes, minimum import prices, import and export restrictions, and licensing

After 'Years Of Mistreatment' US President Donald Trump Threatens To Pull Out Of WTO

Aug 14, 2019 IANS

US President Donald Trump said the US does not need the WTO if it fails to address loopholes that favour certain nations.

India, China No Longer 'Developing Nations', But Take Advantage Of Tag At WTO: Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump, championing his 'America First' policy, has been a vocal critic of India for levying 'tremendously high' duties on US products and has described the country as a 'tariff king'.

14 June, 2019

At SCO Summit, PM Modi Hits Out At Trade Protectionism

Outlook Web Bureau

Addressing the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit in Bishkek, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that unilateralism and protectionism has not benefitted anyone.

13 May, 2019

Collapse Of WTO's Dispute System, Imbalance In Reform Agenda Could Impact Developing Nations: India

Outlook Web Bureau

The issues were flagged by India on the first day of a meeting of senior officials of 22 members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in New Delhi.

16 October, 2018

Slowing Global Economy Big Concern For India, Says Suresh Prabhu

Outlook Web Bureau

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) last month lowered the growth projections for trade to 3.9 per cent from the 4.4 per cent estimated earlier for 2018.

08 September, 2018

Trump Wants To Stop ‘Subsidies’ To India, China

Outlook Web Bureau

We can't let China take $500 billion a year out of the United States and rebuild itself, US President said.

16 July, 2018

China Files WTO Challenge To US's $200 Billion Tariff Plan

Outlook Web Bureau

It is an unusually rapid move for a trade case, coming less than one week after the US Trade Representative announced the tariff plan, which wouldn't take effect until at least September.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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