As Hamburg Summit Approaches, G20 Members Prepare for Debate on Trade
WTO Negotiators Debate Scope, Application of Potential Fish Subsidies Deal
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22 June 2017
Officials from governments, international agencies, the private sector, and civil society discussed policy plans and ideas for how to address the gender trade gap during the International Forum on Women and Trade in Brussels, Belgium, on Tuesday 20 June. “Each woman who can benefit from trade is a...
13 June 2017
Is trade policy an effective instrument to narrow existing gender gaps? Can more gender-sensitive trade policies hinder the spread of the anti-globalisation backlash? This article attempts to provide answers to these questions with a focus on Africa. Trade policy is not gender neutral. The...
13 June 2017
The macadamia nuts industry is a promising sector for Kenya’s economy, but because of gender-related constraints, men and women do not enjoy the same opportunities in the value chain. What are the challenges that women face, and how can they be tackled? Agriculture is the dominant sector in the...
7 June 2017
The German Presidency of the Group of Twenty (G20) in 2017 takes place under conditions of uncertainty with regards to the outlook for both the global economy and international...
7 June 2017
President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement goes against the climate and economic interests of the United States, argues the author of this opinion piece, and...
1 June 2017
As the world considers how to respond to the Trump Administration’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, it may wish to consider the adoption of a border carbon...
23 June 2017
Brasil e Rússia assinaram, em 21 de junho, o “Protocolo de Cooperação, Informação, Intercâmbio e Assistência Mútua”. O Protocolo agilizará a entrada de produtos brasileiros na Rússia. Os governos dos dois países também discutiram outros assuntos de cunho econômico e político. O presidente russo,...
23 June 2017
América Latina y Caribe es una de las regiones más rezagadas en cuanto a su capacidad para responder a los retos de innovación. La conclusión deriva del reporte del Índice Global de Innovación 2017 (IGI 2017), recientemente publicado por la escuela de negocios INSEAD, la Organización Mundial de la...
22 June 2017
Members of the G20 coalition of major advanced and emerging economies are gearing up for their leaders’ summit in Hamburg, scheduled from 7-8 July. The high-level event, which is being held this year under the German presidency, is slated to see the topic of trade take centre stage. On Tuesday 20...
22 June 2017
Trade negotiators continued their work last week towards crafting new WTO disciplines on fisheries subsidies, examining two proposals and looking at options regarding the use of dispute settlement rules and notification obligations in a future deal. The meetings, held at the WTO’s Geneva...
22 June 2017
Recentemente, o comissário responsável pelas pastas de Saúde e Segurança Alimentar da União Europeia (UE), Vytenis Andriukaitis, expressou que o setor produtor de carne no Brasil ainda apresenta sérias deficiências, mesmo após as respostas do governo brasileiro à Operação "Carne Fraca". As críticas...
21 June 2017
Инновации и обмен опытом для увеличения производительности в сельскохозяйственной сфере обсуждались на встрече министров сельского хозяйства стран БРИКС, завершившейся в Китае 17 июня 2017 года. По мнению делегатов, а также экспертов Продовольственной и сельскохозяйственной организации ООН (ФАО),...
20 June 2017
Estudio reciente elaborado por los investigadores de la Universidad de Montevideo Ignacio Munyo y Agustina Trapp concluye que los sectores industriales de Uruguay que compiten con las importaciones de China están marcados por un alto riesgo de robotización. El documento, titulado “ TLC con China: ¿...



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