Nations mull rules governing 'arbitration' as an option for resolving trade wars at WTO

Geneva, Dec. 24 -- As the US escalates its trade war with China and simultaneously prepares the ground to terminate the highest global court for trade disputes next year, several industrialized countr... Read More

EU, India and China 'new trilateral' at WTO, says US

Geneva, Dec. 14 -- The US on Wednesday called the European Union (EU), India, and China the new "trilateral" at the World Trade Organization (WTO) as it rejected a proposal from the three sponsors for... Read More

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