AG Chair To Issue Revised Draft Text By End January

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12,
Number
1
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16 January 2008
16 January 2008
The chair of the WTO agriculture talks has told Members that he plans to circulate a revised draft 'modalities' text by the end of the month, setting out formulae and figures for tariff and subsidy cuts. Negotiators have been keenly awaiting the detailed draft deal, which would represent an...
16 January 2008
Antigua and Barbuda last month won the right to retaliate against US intellectual property, including patents and copyrights, as part of their longstanding WTO dispute on internet gambling. However, the value of the penalties Antigua was awarded fell far short of what it had initially sought. The...
16 January 2008
The G-20, an influential alliance of developing countries in the Doha Round agriculture negotiations, released six proposals on 17 December 2007, clarifying their position on several issues in the talks. The proposals addressed domestic support, export credits, sensitive products, tariff capping,...
16 January 2008
The US Senate last month voted overwhelmingly to largely extend existing farm subsidy practices, despite threats of a presidential veto and litigation at the WTO. The bill approved by the Senate on 14 December proposes to spend some $286 billion over five years on farm payments. The House of...
16 January 2008
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND ACCESS TO CLEAN ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: AN ANALYSIS OF SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC, BIOFUEL AND WIND TECHNOLOGIES. By John H. Barton. International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, December 2007. This study examines the potential role of...
16 January 2008
Mistra is a Swedish research foundation that supports environmental research aimed at solving strategic environmental problems. It is currently financing a research programme on Trade and Environment - ENTWINED - and is seeking candidates for a PhD position that will be incorporated into the...
16 January 2008
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