FATE OF WTO NEGOTIATIONS
Date : 29 Jul 2009
Location : New Delhi
The Doha Round of trade talks at the World Trade Organisation is still in underway. In some of the major international meetings held recently such as the G-20 held in London in April 2009, leaders including the US, EU and India have expressed commitment to reaching an ambitious and balanced conclusion to the Doha Development Round.
In the agricultural negotiations, India has been working closely with other developing countries to ensure substantial and effective reductions in agriculture subsidies. This would enable developing countries to promote the interests of and ensure a level playing field for their low income and resource poor farmers.
This information was given by Shri Jyotiraditya M Scindia, Minister of State for Commerce & Industry, in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.