ISBN 9788126906215,World Trade Organisation

World Trade Organisation


K. R. Gupta


Atlantic Books



Atlantic Books

Publication Year 2006

ISBN 9788126906215

ISBN-10 8126906219


Number of Pages 432 Pages
Language (English)

Business & management

The book consists of three volumes. The first two volumes include complete Text of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

The third volume includes the Ministerial Declarations and other important documents of all the Ministerial Conferences which have been held at Hong Kong, Cancn, Doha, Seattle, Geneva and Singapore. The third volume also includes a detailed chapter on India and the WTO.

It is hoped that the book in its present form would be found useful by the researchers and students of International Economics and International Law, business executives, government officers concerned with formulation and execution of economic policies, parliamentarians and the common people interested in world economic affairs.

About the Author
Dr. K.R. Gupta is a well-known expert in the field of International Affairs. He has published about a dozen of books and more than hundred papers in reputed journals, being published in India and abroad. He had been teaching postgraduate classes and guiding research for about two decades in the University of Jammu and Kurukshetra University. He has also worked as an Economist in private as well as in public sector. His last assignment was as Economic Advisor to the Modi Enterprises.

Table of Contents
1. WTO and India
2. Special Products, Special Safeguards to Protect Farmers Major Gain for India in WTO Hong Kong Ministerial
3. Statement by Minister Celso Amorim on behalf of the G-20 (17 December 2005)
4. WTO Hong Kong Draft Ministerial Declaration, 2005 (Hong Kong, 13-18 December 2005)
5. Commodity Concerns Threaten to Derail WTO TalksACP Anger on Cotton, Sugar and Bananas (Hong Kong, 16 December 2005)
6. Joint Statement by the Cairns Group and G-20
7. G-20 Stands UnitedWants Agriculture to move for other Areas to Progress: G-20 Ministerial Declaration (Hong Kong, 13 December 2005)
8. India will not be Rushed into any Deal: Kamal Nath Cautions on the Eve of WTO Hong Kong Ministerial (Hong Kong, 12 December 2005)
9. Agriculture the Key IssueFarmers Interest to be fully Protected at Hong Kong Ministerial: Statement by Kamal Nath, Commerce and Industry Minister, on State of Play and Issues at the WTO Ministerial Conference (New Delhi, 7 December 2005)
10. Development Impact to be the Yardstick for Judging WTO Outcome, Kamal Nath tells G-90; African LDCs Hail Indias Offer of Duty-free Access (New Delhi, 1 December 2005)
11. Speeches of Pascal Lamy (Director General, WTO)
12. Statement by Kamal Nath, Minister for Commerce and Industry, in Parliament on the WTO Framework Agreement (New Delhi, 16 August 2004)
13. Text of the July package: The General Councils Post-Cancn Decision (1 August 2004)
14. Trade Facilitation in the World Bank
15. Cancn WTO Ministerial Statement, 2003 (Adopted on 14 September 2003)
16. Formula Approaches to Tariff Negotiations
17. Doha WTO Ministerial 2001: Ministerial Declaration, 2001 (Adopted on 14 November 2001)
18. Doha WTO Ministerial 2001: Ministerial Declarations and Decisions (Implementation-Related Issues and ConcernsDecision of 14 November 2001)
19. Doha WTO Ministerial Declaration on the TRIPS Agreement and Public Health, 2001 (Adopted on 14 November 2001)
20. Implementation-Related Issues and Concerns (Decision of 14 November 2001)
21. Doha WTO Ministerial 2001: The ACP-EC Partnership Agreement (Decision of 14 November 2001)
22. Doha WTO Ministerial 2001: Subsidies and Countervailing Measures
23. Statement by Shri Murasoli Maran, Minister of Commerce and Industry at the Doha WTO Ministerial Conference, Doha, 2001 (9-13 November 2001)
24. Committee on Agriculture (Regular Meetings) Implementation-Related Issues
25. Statement by H.E. Mr. Murasoli Maran, Minister of Commerce and Industry at the Seattle WTO Ministerial Conference, 1999 (Seattle, 30 November3 December 1999)
26. WTO Draft Seattle Ministerial Declaration, 1999 (Revised Draft dated 19 October 1999)
27. G-15 Ministerial Communique on WTO Ministerial (17-18 August 1999, Bangalore, India)
28. Agreement on Textiles and Clothing
29. Geneva WTO Ministerial Declaration, 1998 (Adopted on 20 May 1998)
30. Geneva WTO Ministerial Declaration on Global Electronic Commerce, 1998 (Adopted on 20 May 1998)
31. WTO Issues and Indias Concerns (Statement made by Ramakrishna Hegde, Union Minister of Commerce, at the Second Ministerial Conference of the WTO in Geneva18-20 May 1998)
32. Singapore WTO Ministerial Declaration on Trade in Information Technology Products, 1996 (Singapore, 13 December 1996)
33. Singapore WTO Ministerial Conference
34. Singapore WTO Ministerial Declaration, 1996 (Adopted on 13 December 1996)
35. Statement by Dr. B.B. Ramaiah, Minister of Commerce at the Singapore WTO Ministerial Conference, 1996 (Singapore, 9-13 December 1996)