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19 October 2017
A wide range of submissions on e-commerce has been made by WTO members over the past two years. “Awareness” has been raised. Frameworks, coverages, and approaches have been...
19 October 2017
WTO negotiators now have an integrated text to consider in their efforts to craft global trade rules that would discipline harmful fisheries subsidies, in a development aimed at moving the talks into the next stage. The new text, prepared as an informal “non-paper,” was put together by various WTO...
19 October 2017
A slate of new negotiating proposals on farm subsidies and cotton reflect different views on how to balance ambitious demands with realism in the run-up to the WTO’s eleventh ministerial conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina, this December, trade sources have said. As negotiators prepare to meet...
19 October 2017
The annual meetings of the World Bank Group (WBG) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) drew to a close on Sunday 15 October, capping several days of meetings that brought to the fore issues of inequality, sustained global growth, multilateralism, and development financing. This year’s event...
19 October 2017
Governments the world over face major challenges to reduce the health and environmental impacts from the transportation sector. Steering the car market to electric vehicles and...
10 October 2017
Black carbon is a particulate matter with major implications on climate change, public health, and food production. In this post, the author puts forward a set of six policy...
20 October 2017
A Organização Mundial do Comércio (OMC) tornou público neste 17 de outubro o relatório do grupo especial instalado a pedido do Brasil contra a Indonésia, com referência às normas que este país impôs para vedar a entrada de carne e produtos de frango brasileiros a seu mercado. O informe final do...
20 October 2017
Dans le monde commercial d’aujourd’hui, se conformer à un nombre croissant de normes de durabilité est devenu une nécessité pour de nombreux producteurs afin d’accéder aux marchés, aux circuits de distribution et aux acheteurs. Dans les chaînes de valeur mondiales en particulier, les entreprises...
20 October 2017
Le respect des normes et réglementations joue un rôle central en matière de compétitivité commerciale, en particulier au sein des chaînes de valeur mondiales. Quelles sont les implications de ces instruments pour la réalisation des Objectifs de développement durable ? Il y a eu une évolution...
20 October 2017
Le commerce durable pourrait s’avérer un puissant catalyseur pour un développement responsable sur le plan social et environnemental. Comment de nouvelles approches en matière d’élaboration et de mise en œuvre des normes de durabilité peuvent-elles permettre aux producteurs africains de davantage...
19 October 2017
Торговля услугами составляет две трети мирового ВВП и привлекает две трети прямых иностранных инвестиций, сообщил Генеральный директор ВТО Роберту Азеведу в рамках Глобального саммита услуг, который проходил 17 октября 2017 г. в Вашингтоне. Изменения правил торговли услугами – вопрос, который...
19 October 2017
Negotiators from Canada, Mexico, and the United States completed their fourth round of negotiations for modernising the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on Tuesday 17 October, with ministers announcing that the talks are in a challenging phase and will need to be extended into 2018. The...
18 October 2017
Введенный Казахстаном дополнительный контроль на всех пунктах пропуска через государственную границу с Кыргызстаном стал причиной скопления большого количества транспортных средств, в том числе грузовых. В связи с этой ситуацией Министерство экономики Кыргызской Республики обратилось в Секретариат...

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