ITN August 2003

ITN August 15-22, 2003

In this issue: Editor’s Note on Delayed Publication; WTO Investment Group Fails to Find Consensus; African group and West remain at odds; Liberalization of capital flows a long-standing US trade policy; Business groups debate impact of investment pact on existing WTO rules on services; US Senate approve FTAs with Chile and Singapore; Canadian mining firm pursuing NAFTA arbitration against US Government.

ITN August 1, 2003

In this issue: Path Cleared for First Challenge to Argentine Emergency Laws to be Heard on Merits; Vivendi Will Resubmit Argentine Water Claim, Following Recent ICSID Decision; India Standing Firm Against WTO Investment Pact; Links Arms with China in Opposition; Financial Times Readers continue to Joust over WTO Investment Pact.