Ravi Bangar to head WTO body on trade, debt and finance

Ravi Bangar to head WTO body on trade, debt and finance
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First Published: Sun, Feb 18 2007. 11 56 AM IST
Updated: Sun, Feb 18 2007. 11 56 AM IST
By PTI
New Delhi: The World Trade Organisation has named India’s Deputy Permanent representative in Geneva, Ravi Bangar as Head of the Working Group on Trade, Debt and Finance.
The Working Group would study the inter-play and impact of debt and finance on world trade and submit its report to the WTO General Council, a WTO settlement said.
Meanwhile, Muhamad Noor of Malaysia has been appointed head of the General Council. Australia’s Bruce Gosper has been named chairman of the Dispute Settlement Body, while Finnish Vesa Himanen would chair the Trade Policy Review Body.
Julian Metcalfe of UK would head the Committee on Regional Trade Agreements.
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First Published: Sun, Feb 18 2007. 11 56 AM IST
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