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Substantial progress made in RCEP negotiations: China

China on Thursday said substantial progress have been made on negotiations on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), in which India is a part, and it will work with other parties to reach a modern, comprehensive and mutually beneficial agreement as soon as possible.

  • Armenia Joins WTO Government Procurement Agreement

    YEREVAN, December 7. /ARKA/. On Tuesday, the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Commission on Government Procurements approved Armenia’s joining the Commission, the press office of Armenian Economy Ministry reports.

  • ‘India-EU trade pact ready by early 2011′

    New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) A key free trade accord between India and the European Union that remains inconclusive despite protracted negotiations will be finalised by early 2011, an official said Tuesday.

  • WTO Secretariat reports drop in anti-dumping investigations and measures

    The WTO Secretariat reported that during the period 1 January — 30 June 2010, the number of initiations of new anti-dumping investigations showed a 29% decrease compared with the corresponding period of 2009.

  • China’s Unfulfilled WTO Promises

    WASHINGTON—Many U.S. lawmakers and businesses believe that China’s trade and currency policies have become increasingly detrimental to the global free markets.

    A recently released U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission 2010 Annual Report added additional fuel in the China-U.S. trade spat.

  • WTO’s first Advanced Trade Policy Course concludes in Geneva

    Twenty-four government officials from developing countries and economies in transition concluded the three-month intensive training course on 2 December 2010 at the WTO.

  • South Korea Sees `Limited' Impact on Auto Industry From U.S. Trade Accord

    South Korea said the revised free trade agreement with the U.S. is mutually beneficial and won’t hurt the nation’s carmakers

  • China welcomes WTO ruling on EU anti-dumping duties on China fasteners

    BEIJING, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) -- China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) Friday welcomed ruling from the World Trade Organization (WTO) that the European Union (EU) anti-dumping duties on Chinese screws and bolts were discriminatory and are in violation of global commerce rules.

  • US-S.Korea trade pact nears with tariff deal

    WASHINGTON, Dec 3 (Reuters) - South Korea has agreed to give the United States five years to phase out a 2.5 percent tariff on Korean-built cars rather than cut the tariff immediately, clearing the way for a deal on a stalled bilateral trade pact, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.