Sacks of fair trade coffee, Honduras. Photo: Gilvan Barreto/Oxfam

Blog: The WTO tries to prove it is relevant, but for whom?

4 reasons the Bali package won’t help developing countries

For the first time this century, Oxfam will not be attending this week’s World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial Conference in Bali.

Blog: The EU-India Free Trade Agreement: is it the end of the world as we know it?

This week, Indian and European Union (EU) trade negotiators in New Delhi will most likely announce that they have reached a preliminary agreement on a trade pact that will forge a new commercial relationship between the two economies. The EU wants the pact to include new intellectual property (IP) rules that go beyond current requirements under international law.  These new IP rules would serve the interests of multinational pharmaceutical companies in Europe, while drastically increasing medicines prices for millions of poor people in India and other developing countr

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