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U.S. “buy local” push criticized at Asia-Pacific trade talks

By Reuters Staff
July 21, 2009

Thailand's Commerce Minister Porntiva Nakasai SINGAPORE, July 21 (Reuters) – Asia-Pacific nations agreed on Tuesday to shun protectionist measures after some criticised the United States and other developed world “buy local” campaigns at a meeting pushing forward momentum towards a global trade pact. (more…)

G8 plus G5 agree to conclude Doha in 2010 – draft

By Reuters Staff
July 7, 2009

World Trade Organization Director-General Lamy    (The following story contains no dateline to protect the sources of the information) 
    July 7 (Reuters) – G8 leaders plus Brazil, India, China, Mexico and South Africa will agree at a summit on Thursday to conclude the Doha round of world trade talks successfully in 2010, according to a draft communique seen by Reuters. (more…)