China’s status as a ‘developing country’ at the World Trade Organization (WTO):

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Important International institutions.   Context: China’s status as a ‘developing country’ at the World Trade Organization (WTO) has become a contentious issue with a number of countries raising concerns over the upper middle-income nation deriving benefits reserved for developing countries under WTO norms. Moreover, concerns have been raised over the …

Insights into Editorial: Charting a trade route after the MC12

    Context: The World Trade Organization (WTO)’s 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) is being convened in Geneva, Switzerland at the end of this month, a year-and-a-half after it was scheduled to be held in Kazakhstan. The MC12 is being held at an important juncture when the global trade scenario is quite upbeat.   About World …

Who are the developing countries in the WTO?

Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. Who are the developing countries in the WTO? What to study? For Prelims: Categories of countries in WTO. For Mains: Need for, implicating, significance and concerns. Context: US president has asked for changing the WTO rules for changing the …