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Sep 21, 2017
European Commission may seek to implement tax reforms to raise more revenue from tech companiesThe commission on 21 September outlined three options for taxes aimed at internet companies that could be agreed upon relatively quickly at the EU level.
Jul 24, 2017
India needs to make suitable policy changes to protect its solar manufacturing sector: WTOIndia provided some breathing room to local manufacturers through DCR and toyed briefly with anti-dumping duties.
Jul 20, 2017
India takes potshots at Donald Trump administration at Geneva, says nationalist politics hurt multilateralismInward-looking policies of countries is killing multilateralism, New Delhi said in Geneva, adding that growing trade protectionism is also a matter of concern
Apr 29, 2017
US President Donald Trump to order review of trade agreements, WTOWashington: President Donald Trump was set to sign an executive order issuing directions to review all international trade agreements inked by the US, including the WTO, in a bid to address trade "violations and abuses". The order will not just outline the problem, but will also provide alternative solutions to them.
Apr 12, 2017
Pakistan closes Durand Line, causes $90 mn trade loss for AfghanistanThe “unilateral” blocking of the Durand Line by Pakistan choked off trade and caused damages of up to $90 million, Kabul complained to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) last week.
Apr 06, 2017
Dalai Lama's Tawang visit: Unhinged rage against India betrays China's deep strategic insecurityChina must grow up and show a greater degree of maturity that suits its status as the global superpower-in-waiting.
Mar 29, 2017
Brexit: Theresa May signs letter giving notice to EU members; here's what happens nextLondon: UK Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday signed the letter that will trigger Britain's exit from the European Union.
Feb 06, 2017
If H-1B visa reform goes ahead, here are the GATS violations US would be committingIndians eager to know the fortunes of their H-1B life would do well to direct their astrological queries on international trade dispute judges rather than attempting to prognosticate the American President’s intent on work-visa programs.
Jan 10, 2017
Smoking to kill 8 million, cost $1 trillion a year: WHOThe number of tobacco-related deaths is projected to increase from about 6 million deaths annually to about 8 million annually by 2030, with more than 80 percent of these occurring in LMICs (low- and middle-income countries), said a study conducted by WHO and the US National Cancer Institute published on Tuesday
Jan 02, 2017
Here are 5 imponderables for Indian economy in 2017; keep your fingers crossedThe fifth imponderable, which the key, is how the Naerndra Modi government handles the fallout of all the other four, including demonetisation and global trade