APEC urges World Trade Organization members to ratify treaty amendment granting special licenses for export of medicines

October 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on APEC urges World Trade Organization members to ratify treaty amendment granting special licenses for export of medicines 

MANILA, Oct. 28 — The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) has urged all World Trade Organization (WTO) members to ratify the Protocol Amending the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) Agreement, considering the importance of facilitating access to medicines.

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Russia may allow agro imports if west invests in processing facilities

March 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Russia may allow agro imports if west invests in processing facilities 

MOSCOW, March 2 — Russia could potentially allow imports of agricultural raw materials if western countries agree to invest in processing facilities on the Russian territory, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said when responding to Greece’s request to continue fruits import to Russia.

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India challenges WTO panel's ruling

January 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on India challenges WTO panel's ruling 

GENEVA, Jan. 29 — India has challenged a WTO panel's ruling that the country's ban on American poultry product imports was inconsistent with global norms.

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