Opinion | Domestic politics of US, China behind trade truce?

New Delhi, Dec. 7 -- The transactional trade war between the world's two largest economies seems more like the continuation of domestic politics being played out by other means. The speed with which a... Read More

India gets WTO nod to establish dispute panel

Geneva, Dec. 5 -- India on Tuesday secured the World Trade Organization's (WTO's) permission to establish a dispute settlement panel to rule on controversial unilateral duties imposed by the US on the... Read More

US, China finally agree to halt levy of new tariffs for 90 days

Geneva, Dec. 2 -- The standstill agreement reached between US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping on the margins of the G20 leaders' meeting in Buenos Aires on Saturday will defer ... Read More

Beyond Xi-Trump dinner, WTO reform plan may worsen trade spat

Geneva, Dec. 1 -- The high stakes dinner meeting between US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday in Buenos Aires may hold off the worsening tariff war between the world'... Read More

EU, India in joint bid to fill vacancies at WTO body

Geneva, Nov. 26 -- India on Monday co-sponsored a joint initiative launched by the European Union (EU) for filling vacancies at the highest adjudicating body for disputes at the World Trade Organizati... Read More

Now, China opposes global e-commerce rules

Geneva, Nov. 21 -- China has come somewhat closer to India's stance on developing global trade rules for electronic commerce by opposing binding provisions for cross-border data flow, preventing data ... Read More

India dismisses US' notification that it has breached cotton MPS

Geneva, Nov. 11 -- India has dismissed a counter notification issued by the US alleging New Delhi's market price support (MPS) for cotton breached the permitted levels of trade-distorting domestic sup... Read More

Opinion | China's role in the evolving global order

New Delhi, Nov. 7 -- Does the 21st century belong to the Middle Kingdom? "In this Chinese century, there are no permanent enmities nor friendships," says the mouthpiece of the international liberal tr... Read More

India loses row over safeguard duty on hot-rolled steel at WTO

Geneva, Nov. 7 -- India lost a major trade dispute at the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Tuesday, after a dispute settlement panel largely upheld Japan's complaint that New Delhi's imposition of sa... Read More

Pressure mounts on India over tariffs on ICT items

Geneva, Nov. 5 -- The US and China, among others, are expected to object at the World Trade Organization (WTO) to New Delhi's customs duties on information and communications technology (ICT) products... Read More