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Newsflash: Draft Decision for SVEs adopted

A draft decision regarding Small and Vulnerable Economies (SVEs) has been adopted by the WTO for its 10th Ministerial Conference (MC) in Nairobi. As of now it is a mere skeletal structure, primarily highlighting the problems that these countries face in international trade and encouraging further effort towards solving such issues. SVEs are disadvantaged owing… Continue reading Newsflash: Draft Decision for SVEs adopted

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How India landed in a very common crisis: a much-needed response to the TFA controversy

It had to happen. There was too much at stake. India’s new government had boldly stood by its predecessor’s decision to provide massive agricultural subsidies through the implementation of the National Food Security Act (NFSA), passed last year. On the other side, the US had decided to amplify its attempts to conclude the pending TPP negotiations, which… Continue reading How India landed in a very common crisis: a much-needed response to the TFA controversy

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Call for Papers: Winter, 2014 Issue of Trade, Law and Development (Vol. 6, No.2) [TL&D]

It gives me great pleasure to inform you that the call for the Winter ’14 Issue of Trade, Law and Development (Vol. 6, No.2) [TL&D] has been published.The announcement is reproduced below: “The Board of Editors of Trade, Law and Development [TL&D] is pleased to invite original, unpublished manuscripts for publication in the Winter ‘14 Issue of the Journal… Continue reading Call for Papers: Winter, 2014 Issue of Trade, Law and Development (Vol. 6, No.2) [TL&D]