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WTO seals $ 1 trillion trade deal
The World Trade Organisation has agreed to its first ever global deal that would add US$ 1 trillion to the global economy in trade by providing poor countries better access to developed markets.
WTO in 'make-or-break' landmark agreement
The World Trade Organisation has agreed to its first ever global deal that would add US$ 1 trillion to the global economy in trade by providing poor countries better access to developed markets.
LDCs gain at Bali meet
The ninth ministerial conference of the WTO is about to adopt a joint declaration, ending days of uncertainty and speculation about the meet's impending failure.
Doubt clouds compromise at Bali
Uncertainty clouds possibilities of a compromise on giving products of the Least Developed Countries duty- and quota-free access to developed markets at the WTO ministerial conference being held at Ba ...
EU GSP threat looms large
Bangladesh runs the risk of losing its Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) facilities in the European Union (EU) if it fails to fulfil key EU conditions - trade union rights for workers and greate ...
Indonesia hopeful of LDC development deal
The ninth minister-level summit of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) will be ‘successful’ in working out a ‘development package’ for the least developed countries (LDC), hopes the conference’s chairm ...
LDCs to take common stand
The Least Developed Countries (LDC) have agreed to take a common stand on four issues at the ninth ministerial conference of the World Trade Organisation beginning in Indonesia on Tuesday.
'Duty-free, quota-free access'
Bangladesh will focus on four key issues at the World Trade Organisation's (WTO) ninth minister-level meeting of Least Developed Countries (LDC).
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