Mass movement against Dunkel draft
Forty-five bodies have joined hands to mobilise protest campaigns against changes in laws which will comply with GATT proposals for a new …
Small increase in exports can boost income
THE BIG BAD WHITE MEN
To villagers in Bihar, the Dunkel Draft and GATT are not proposals or agreements but a couple of angrez out to play havoc with their lives.
Two new worlds
'Aid fatigue' in the West is changing the perception of the development paradigm of the poorer countries
Beijing makes all-out bid to join GATT in '93
Despite indications that it may take longer, China is doggedly pursuing its goal of becoming a GATT member this year.
More questions than answers
Time for India to take stock
The new trade order ordained by GATT affects India's entire economy. Some consider it a new form of colonialism, but others see it as a bountiful …
Three sides to every story
Arthur Dunkel's legacy of proposals on patent, science and investment laws continues to be perceived differently. Even in individual countries, …
UN falls victim to its inherent weaknesses
There are several reasons why the UN finds itself bereft of power today. Part of the crisis results from the cash-strapped organisation's own …
The politics of globalisation
POLITICIAN, economist and teacher all rolled into one --Johannes Pieter Pronk, better known as Jan Pronk, is in his second term as Netherlands …
Winds of changes
Indian industrialists and scientists want the country's property rights to be "strengthened", but the powerful drugs industry wants to maintain …
North prefers UN to act as 'global governor'
Environmental concerns and the end of the Cold War are spurring radical changes at the UN. But the revamp is turning out to be another thorny issue.
GATTing drugs, not getting them
The latest durg price control order will boost the MNCs and deprive the common consumer by damaging the small scale sector
The post-GATT liberalisation era has come to India not only with its enchanting platter of economic efficiency, technological treasure trough …
The squabble of nations
Cloudy dispute settlement mechanism
Africa reinforces its position few hours before WTO Ministerial Conference
Africa would not adopt rules and decisions that would restrict governments from formulating policies to industrialise, create jobs and move up in …
Caribbeans fight to protect market share
A GATT ruling that the proposed EC import regime for bananas is unfair to Latin America, has the poorer Caribbean producers up in arms.
Playing knowledge games
India to file 16 cases against the US for violating WTO treaties, informs Sitharaman
India believes that certain renewable energy programmes of the US are inconsistent with WTO provisions, says minister
South flays North's 'green GATT' proposal
At a recent meeting, Northern environmentalists insisted on GATT taking a tougher stand on environmental issues. The South, however, maintained …
Sustainable paths versus sustainable freeways in an overgrazed globe
State of the World 1992 Lester Brown et al Publisher: Worldwatch Institute Price: $10.95
Targeting the Third World's-Yulnerability
The colour of trade
Environmental provisions find mention in a free trade agreement
India's game plan on GATT: Will it work?
The government says there are opportunities to improve the Dunkel
packager but not all are
convinced that it is trying hard enough. …