Editorial: Fight continues

India has been reporting record daily coronavirus cases as a new wave of infections, combined with a shortage of hospital beds and vaccines, threatens to slow recovery from the pandemic. Continue Reading

UK, EU leaders to discus Brexit, free trade talks

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Saturday will take stock of negotiations on a post-Brexit free trade deal and to discuss next steps, officials said. Continue Reading

India to appeal against WTO panel on export incentives

India will appeal against the ruling of WTO’s dispute settlement panel, which held that domestic export incentive schemes are inconsistent with global trade norms, an official said. The ruling has stated that India should not provide subsidies based on export performance. “India will be appealing the decision of the panel regarding the four schemes to the Appellate Body of the WTO,” the official said. Continue Reading

India appeals against WTO, challenges dispute panel on solar case with US

Though India has won this case against the US as most of the ruling is in favour of India, New Delhi has challenged certain issues of law and legal interpretation covered in the panel’s report or ruling. Continue Reading

India, 9 other countries submit paper to toughen WTO, increase development

In a paper for strengthening the WTO to promote development and inclusivity, these 10 countries have emphasised that the special and differential treatment for developing and least developed countries should continue arguing that it was a non-negotiable right. Continue Reading

China, SA back India’s WTO proposal to safeguard special rights for developing countries

China and South Africa have expressed backing to India’s proposal to safeguard the right of special provisions for developing countries, which have been challenged by the US. Continue Reading