India's demands block $1 trillion WTO deal on customs rules

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Not sure why the pacifying of India. They never honor any trade agreements anyway. Work without them and most importantly, bring the jobs, especially the pharmaceutical manufacturing back to the US.

Jul 31, 2014 8:53am EDT  --  Report as abuse
Kahnie wrote:

India is ALWAYS the fly in the WTO ointment. So, make agreements on a multi-lateral nature like before the WTO. Freeze out countries like India.

Jul 31, 2014 6:27pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
VictorAaster wrote:

WTO is very biased towards developed countries. They wish to gain from all sides.
Well done India

Jul 31, 2014 6:41pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Obviously wrote:

China has not exactly been a fair trading partner since joining either. Scrap the WTO.

Jul 31, 2014 6:56pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Mott wrote:

So, India – a developing-nation, tries to serve it’s poor-at-large, via a food-security that is central to its sustenance.

If WTO cannot accommodate this, it’s not much of a reform. There are numerous sectors of trade leaving food aside. I think India can fare by itself as much of the WTO agenda is self-serving to the developed.

BTW, how is US getting away with over $100B farm subsidies?

Jul 31, 2014 8:05pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Himanshu807 wrote:

So you want to block India? Where are you people going to get all your food from? pulses,oil, cotton,cereals,ores? First become self reliant then think about pushing India out :D

Jul 31, 2014 10:02pm EDT  --  Report as abuse

Don’t forget about cheap computer engineers and programmers, mathematicians and vast numbers of call-center operators. If India backs out, everyone may have to pay us United States programmers (et al) a living wage again. Go India.

Jul 31, 2014 11:00pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
chrisbr wrote:

Our people want it all for nothing, good for India.

Aug 02, 2014 2:14pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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