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Beyond Brussels: Don’t get your hopes up about Indian mini-ministerial
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Beyond Brussels: Don’t get your hopes up about Indian mini-ministerial

Almost all of the more than 50 World Trade Organization members that India invited to next week’s “mini-ministerial” plan to attend, but the two-day meeting is expected to accomplish little to tackle problems that have dogged the WTO for years.   India decided to hold the informal gathering after the …

WTO: With new US envoy comes softer subsidy notifications text
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WTO: With new US envoy comes softer subsidy notifications text

The same day that Dennis Shea was sworn in as the top US envoy to the World Trade Organization, Washington submitted a revised proposal to toughen up rules for countries to meet deadlines for notifying agricultural subsidies and other trade measures. Although there were no changes in the proposed penalties …