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October 7: World Cotton Day; Textile Minister attends the program

The World Cotton Day (WCD) is being organized by the WTO in collaboration with UN, FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization), UNCTD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development), International Trade Center and International Cotton Advisory Committee. The World Cotton Day is being observed for the first time. The resilience of farmers will be recognized and ..

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US widens trade war with European states; Indian Sensex dips 200 points

The US imposed tariffs on 7.5 billion USD worth European exports. The WTO had earlier ruled that US could target goods from EU nations as they had failed to comply ruling regarding subsidies for Airbus. The US had imposed tariff on 25 billion USD worth goods of European items. They were mainly on Airbus production ..

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Developing Country Status in WTO

US President Trump has made a sharp criticism against the World Trade Organisation (WTO) for allowing countries such as India and China to engage in unfair trade practices that affect American economic interests. President Trump questioned the “developing country” status enjoyed by India and China at the WTO and argued that these countries are not ..

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US Tariff Wars

While the United States and China are already engaged in a massive trade war which is also impacting other countries, President Trump has attacked the World Trade Organization for refusing to recognize the fact that the nations of India and China are no longer developing nations,? Why is it in the news? The US President ..

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India to Impose Retaliatory Tariff on American Goods

India has decided to impose long-pending retaliatory tariffs on 29 US products. This is seen as India s retaliatory measure against US decision to impose tariffs on Indian goods and withdrawal of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) for Indian exports. India will be imposing additional customs duties on 29 US products, including almond, walnut ..

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