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COVID-19 has exposed need for stronger global supply chains, says South Africa President Ramaphosa
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COVID-19 has exposed need for stronger global supply chains, says South Africa President Ramaphosa

The pandemic has taken an even greater toll on emerging economies already faced with poverty, inequality and underdevelopment, he added.

BRICS Summit: Nations supporting terrorism must be held to account, says Narendra Modi
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BRICS Summit: Nations supporting terrorism must be held to account, says Narendra Modi

In his address, the prime minister also underlined the need for UN Security Council reform as well as multilateral bodies such as the WTO and the IMF

US-China trade war: WTO says American tariffs on Beijing in 2018 broke global trade rules
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US-China trade war: WTO says American tariffs on Beijing in 2018 broke global trade rules

The Donald Trump administration has continued to play an active role in the World Trade Organisation, but many of Trump’s biggest trade offensives over the past three years have bypassed the organisation’s rules

India takes US to WTO's safeguard committee for hiking duties on steel, aluminium derivatives
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India takes US to WTO's safeguard committee for hiking duties on steel, aluminium derivatives

India has sought consultations with the US, under the WTO's safeguard agreement, against American authorities'' decision to increase import duties on derivatives of steel and aluminium products

Taiwan seeks formation of WTO dispute panel in case against India's import duties on ICT products
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Taiwan seeks formation of WTO dispute panel in case against India's import duties on ICT products

Taiwan has sought the establishment of a dispute panel by the World Trade Organization in a case against India's import duties on certain information and communication technology (ICT) products, including mobile phones

WTO sees sharp fall in trade, calls for global solutions to tackle coronavirus crisis
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WTO sees sharp fall in trade, calls for global solutions to tackle coronavirus crisis

The world trade is expected to witness a sharp fall due to COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis, and global solutions will be required to deal with the pandemic, according to the WTO

India under no obligation to implement WTO's panel recommendations on export schemes: Piyush Goyal
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India under no obligation to implement WTO's panel recommendations on export schemes: Piyush Goyal

India is under no obligation to implement the recommendations of the WTO's dispute panel on its export promotion schemes, which was challenged by the US, as New Delhi has appealed against that order at the higher level, Parliament was informed on Wednesday

Donald Trump says WTO has been 'very unfair' to US for many years, claims America not considered 'developing nation' by global trade body
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Donald Trump says WTO has been 'very unfair' to US for many years, claims America not considered 'developing nation' by global trade body

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday (local time) complained that his country has not been "treated fairly" by the World Trade Organisation (WTO), stating that the United States is not considered a 'developing nation' while China and India are, by the global trade body.

Davos 2020: WTO will survive but it will look different, says Roberto Azevedo amid growing call for protectionism over free trade
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Davos 2020: WTO will survive but it will look different, says Roberto Azevedo amid growing call for protectionism over free trade

Amid a growing clamour among the political class for protectionism over free trade, WTO chief Roberto Azevedo on Tuesday said at the WEF Davos summit that the global trade body would definitely survive this wave but it might look different

From Joker to Guy Fawkes: The transformative power of masks and why protesters wear disguises to challenge those in power
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From Joker to Guy Fawkes: The transformative power of masks and why protesters wear disguises to challenge those in power

When worn by protesters, masks can encourage people to do something extraordinary, to take to the streets in order to challenge those in power, to render themselves visible and vulnerable alongside others doing the same.

China, US agree on plan to remove tariffs imposed on two-way goods in stages amid year-long trade war
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China, US agree on plan to remove tariffs imposed on two-way goods in stages amid year-long trade war

China and the United States have agreed a plan to remove tariffs imposed on two-way goods in stages, the commerce ministry said Thursday, as negotiators try to hammer out a trade deal.

Donald Trump vowed to shrink trade gap, but it's growing as exports slip by $7 bn, imports jump by $17.8 bn
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Donald Trump vowed to shrink trade gap, but it's growing as exports slip by $7 bn, imports jump by $17.8 bn

Donald Trump has long pointed to the trade deficit — when the value of what the country imports exceeds its exports — as proof that unfair practices by China and other countries have been hurting the US.

South Korea to remove Japan from list of nations receiving preferential trade treatment; move comes amid diplomatic row
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South Korea to remove Japan from list of nations receiving preferential trade treatment; move comes amid diplomatic row

South Korea's trade minister, Sung Yun-mo, said Seoul decided to remove Japan from a 29-member 'white list' of countries that enjoy minimum restrictions in trade.

US branding China currency manipulator will only fan trade, currency war flames; designation change will not impact current situation
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US branding China currency manipulator will only fan trade, currency war flames; designation change will not impact current situation

China unified its dual exchange rate system in 1994 after the last designation, and has since pegged the value of its currency to the US dollar.

India probes alleged dumping of stainless steel flat-rolled products from 15 nations
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India probes alleged dumping of stainless steel flat-rolled products from 15 nations

India has initiated a probe into alleged dumping of flat-rolled products of stainless steel from 15 countries including China, the US and Japan following complaints by domestic players

Commerce ministry seeks stakeholder comments for formulation of next foreign trade policy
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Commerce ministry seeks stakeholder comments for formulation of next foreign trade policy

The current policy will end in March 2020. The new five-year foreign trade policy (2020-25) is expected to be released in September this year

Govt sources respond to Donald Trump's criticism of India's tariffs, say rates not high compared to other developing nations
India

Govt sources respond to Donald Trump's criticism of India's tariffs, say rates not high compared to other developing nations

India’s tariffs are in line with the World Trade Organisation rules, the government sources said, adding that US tariffs on some items were much higher than India’s.

EU, China, Thailand seek to join WTO consultation over India's ICT products tariff
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EU, China, Thailand seek to join WTO consultation over India's ICT products tariff

he European Union, China, and Thailand have expressed interest to join consultations in a case filed by Japan at the WTO against India's import duties on certain information and communication technology products, including mobile phones

Japan drags India to WTO over import duties on certain electronic goods
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Japan drags India to WTO over import duties on certain electronic goods

Japan has dragged India to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) over the import duties imposed on certain electronic goods, according to the global trade body

Collapse of WTO's dispute system, imbalance in reform agenda to impact developing nations: Govt
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Collapse of WTO's dispute system, imbalance in reform agenda to impact developing nations: Govt

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