Olympics: Out of the Bottle, the Genie of Fear Is Loose on the Streets of Rio
The Olympics remains a black hole of needless expenditure, sucking services into it with ...

Read more

The 10,000 Men from Rio Olympics Security Forces Were Trained by Israel
Next month's summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro will take place under watchful eyes o...

Read more

Rio's Residents Cashing In on the Olympics Renting Their Houses to Tourists
The chance to cash in on the Rio 2016 Games has encouraged thousands of local Rio residen...

Read more

Brazil Calls Men Plotting a Terror Attack During the Olympics Complete Amateurs
Brazil's Federal Police (PF) have announced that the ten people arrested as part of Oper...

Read more

Brazil Betting Foreign Olympic Tourists Will Want to Travel Beyond Rio
They will watch volleyball, soccer, basketball, judo, swimming and fencing matches, but ...

Read more

Five Challenges to Visit Brazil Through the Eyes of Foreigners Living There
A survey conducted by InterNations, the largest network and information site for people w...

Read more

Brazil's Dual Legacy of Slavery and the Monarchy
What do most Americans know of Brazil? Hardly more than the samba, the homeland of rich s...

Read more

Brazil's Presidential Impeachment Sounds More Like a Political Mutiny
On June 27, a board of experts charged with investigating the accusations against Brazili...

Read more

Brazil Scolds American Scientists for Calling for Forced Contact with Amazon Indians
The Brazilian government's Indigenous Affairs Department (FUNAI) has severely criticized...

Read more

A London Touch to Tour São Paulo
Looking out at the city as the wind caresses your face, the sun or the rain, the cars un...

Read more

Olympics: Out of the Bottle, the Genie of...
The 10,000 Men from Rio Olympics Security Forces...
Rio's Residents Cashing In on the Olympics Renting...
Brazil Calls Men Plotting a Terror Attack During...
Brazil Betting Foreign Olympic Tourists Will Want to...
Five Challenges to Visit Brazil Through the Eyes...
Brazil's Dual Legacy of Slavery and the Monarchy...
Brazil's Presidential Impeachment Sounds More Like a Political...
Brazil Scolds American Scientists for Calling for Forced...
A London Touch to Tour São Paulo

Brazil Sees India Coming Back Soon to WTO's Negotiations Table

Brazilian minister Celso Amorim The governments of Brazil and India are hopeful to reach, in up to three weeks, a common position with regard to the most important themes covered in the Doha Rounds, for liberalization of world trade. The talks have been stalled due to conflicting positions between the US and India.

According to the Brazilian minister of Foreign Relations, Celso Amorim, Brazil's president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh created, in New Delhi, a work program to discuss the common points between both countries, which may lead to the conclusion to the Rounds.

"There is political desire of both sides to conclude the Rounds and we are going to discuss these themes," stated Amorim, adding that Brazil and India also created a commission to monitor trade relations among the countries, which should allow for evaluation of specific problems that may arise.

In the last meeting regarding the Doha Rounds of the World Trade Organization (WTO), in July, Brazil and India disagreed in some points. Brazil accepted the terms negotiated in the agreement, but India blocked negotiations on demanding the expansion of the use of safeguards, to defend itself against a surge in imports.

Last month, India filed a complaint at the WTO, suggesting that Brazil had made an agreement for the opening of the Brazilian ethanol market, in exchange for approval of the rounds in those terms. After the misunderstanding, both countries returned to talks and reached an understanding.

ABr

Comments   

0 #6 Brazil is happy to keep selling huge quantity of ethanol to India and make money without opening its door to Indian made products. May be I am wrong and only time will tell. ch.c. 2008-10-18 12:25
No, of course you are right !
Brazil ONLY wants to export !
A known fact I have stated many times.
Quote
0 #5 two years ago, may be......butch.c. 2008-10-18 12:17
I am referring to the article in this site, just a few DAYS ago !!!!!!!!
On top I can only repeat, re-read the above article that states.....INDIA FILED A COMPLAINT AGAINST BRAZIL AT THE WTO !!!!!

On India subsidizes :
http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/08_24/b4088036744478.htm
http://in.news.yahoo.com/43/20080701/836/tbs-farm-loan-waiver-unprecedented-succe.html
http://www.businessweek.com/globalbiz/blog/eyeonasia/archives/2008/03/hiking_indian_b.html








Also of interest :
"The government also subsidises 60 per cent of the price of such fuels as diesel. In 2007, when inflation was a low 3 per cent, economists such as Standard & Poor's Subir Gokarn urged New Delhi to start cutting subsidies. Instead, the populist ruling Congress government spent $25 billion on waiving loans made to farmers and hiking bureaucrats' salaries.

Botched opportunities
Now those expenditures, plus an additional $25 billion on upcoming fertiliser subsidies, is adding $100 billion a year - or 10 per cent of India's gross domestic product, or equivalent to the country's entire collection of income taxes - to the national bill."

Whoaaaaaaa


For your info the next election is in MAy 2009 for their national parliament


Quote
0 #4 Ch.C!João da Silva 2008-10-18 06:51
Quote:
Already done, before you asked it !

It could NOT have been pre-arranged, otherwise India would NOT have filed a complaint at the WTO...AGAINST Brazil if you read the article.
According to the news reports I read here there was a misunderstanding between U.S. and India in the last Doha round of talks held in your city and Lula was going to India to convince his "good friend" Singh to resume the talks. Considering the cozy relationship that exists between India and U.S. and the fact that Brazil backed out from its original stand at the last moment, I thought it was strange that we are trying to use our "Good will" with the Indians to pressurize them to come back to the table for talks. So when I said it was a "prearranged misunderstanding", I meant it was prearranged between India and U.S!!

Your information on Indian economy was quite useful and to the point. Until you mentioned, I did not know that soon there will be elections in India and the measure that are being taken by the politicians to get re-elected!! Thanks for the info!

Quote:
re-read the above article, and re-read the very recent article (1-3 days old) on India interested to Invest US$ 600 million in Brazil for ethanol !
Ch.C, around two years ago, there were talks about an Indian company coming to our state to invest in Millions of dollars in refineries, ethanol and dozen other things thus generating thousands of jobs. It was just talks resulting in no action.The said company (whose name I forget) did not invest in any other state either!! So I think that at this moment, Brazil is happy to keep selling huge quantity of ethanol to India and make money without opening its door to Indian made products. May be I am wrong and only time will tell.
Quote
0 #3 Joao !!!!!ch.c. 2008-10-17 16:26
Already done, before you asked it !

It could NOT have been pre-arranged, otherwise India would NOT have filed a complaint at the WTO...AGAINST Brazil if you read the article.
Meaning Lula went to India to ask them to WITHDRAW their complaint against Brazil and try to persuade India to come back at the WTO negotiations. Thus far we have only the assumption from Brazil that India may return to the negotiations, but not India...so far ! Time will tell now !


What you may not know is that India are very close to important elections. Since all their politicians can only be elected against "something", what they already started to do is.....
a) Eliminated Us$ 17 billion of farmers debts
b) signed agreements with unions for large wages increases
c) promised more subsidizes for..... foods....electricity....transportation fuel, etc etc etc

Also what you may not know is the India Rupee is already at the HISTORICAL RECORD LOW...against the US$ !!!!!
How could it be any different.

Finally up to you think now :
re-read the above article, and re-read the very recent article (1-3 days old) on India interested to Invest US$ 600 million in Brazil for ethanol !
And make up your mind....with the 2 links !!!!
Quite clear in my mind. Another Brazilian hidden trick !
:D ;-) :D :D ;-)
Quote
0 #2 Ch.C!João da Silva 2008-10-17 13:28
Quote:
Funny isnt it ?
Was it really a misunderstanding ?

Just think about it !
After reflecting for days, I think it was a prearranged misunderstanding ;-)

Now it is time for you to think about it. ;-) :D
Quote
0 #1 Last month, India filed a complaint at the WTO, suggesting that Brazil had made an agreement for the opening of the Brazilian ethanol market, in exchange for approval of the rounds in those terms.ch.c. 2008-10-17 00:28
Funny isnt it ?
Was it really a misunderstanding ?

Just think about it !

;-)
Quote

Add comment


Security code
Refresh

Who's Online

We have 3859 guests and no members online

Statistics

Users
3
Articles
17220
Articles View Hits
127852272

----------

Brokers list for binary options

----------

Make money with binary options

----------

Shop TOBI for Dresses, Tops, Blouses, and Outerwear

----------

Only useful paper writing tips Doing homework assignments isn't hard, all you need is our advices and help

Search