TPP Timeline in Focus as Obama Signs Trade Promotion Authority into Law
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African TFTA: A key milestone for continental integration?

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2 July 2015
US President Barack Obama signed Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) into law on Monday, putting an end to the months-long drama in Washington over the controversial legislation’s fate. With the TPA debate now in the rear-view mirror, the focus has now turned to the potential timeline for wrapping up...
2 July 2015
The EU and China are aiming to have a joint text for a sweeping bilateral investment pact by year’s end, leaders from the two sides said on Monday following a summit in Brussels, in a move that could eventually pave the way for future consideration of a potential trade deal. Climate change also...
2 July 2015
WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo called this week for making 2015 “the year of trade and development,” as ministers, delegates, civil society, and private sector representatives gathered in Geneva this week to review the progress of the WTO’s Aid for Trade initiative. This year’s event, which...
1 July 2015
UN negotiators gathered in New York last week commented on a “zero draft” for a new global development agenda and engaged in substantive discussions on key sections including a declaration, a planned associated set of sustainable development goals (SDGs), means of implementation, and how to monitor...
7 July 2015
La sixième session de négociations intergouvernementales en vue de l’établissement d’un programme de développement pour l’après-2015 s’est déroulée du 22 au 25 juin 2015, à New York. Les négociateurs se sont penchés sur l’« avant-projet » de document final, discutant du contenu de chaque section, y...
6 July 2015
Применение Украиной специальных защитных мер в отношении некоторых легковых автомобилей не соответствует ряду норм Соглашения ВТО по защитным мерам («Соглашение») и Генерального соглашения по тарифам и торговле 1994 года («ГАТТ 1994»). К такому выводу пришла третейская группа, которая рассмотрела...
6 July 2015
O governo do Japão questionou , na Organização Mundial do Comércio (OMC), a política de incentivos fiscais adotada pelo governo brasileiro em setores como automóveis e telecomunicações. A queixa, apresentada em 2 de julho, parte do argumento de que Brasília privilegia bens nacionais ao conceder...
6 July 2015
Last week’s Fifth Global Aid for Trade Review which took place at the WTO provided an opportunity for a unique insight into the contribution that trade facilitation (TF) can make to the implementation of Africa’s regional integration agenda, notably in the context of the establishment of the...
3 July 2015
Barack Obama a promulgué, le lundi 29 juin, le Trade Preference Extension Act of 2015, donnant ainsi le dernier feu vert au renouvellement de l’ African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) pour une durée de dix ans. Le président américain s’était engagé à signer au plus vite cette extension de l’AGOA...
3 July 2015
Глобальное потепление может нанести ощутимый ущерб экономике России, заявил Министр природных ресурсов и экологии России Сергей Донской в ходе своего выступления на панельной сессии «Зеленый рост и экономика изменения климата», состоявшейся 19 июня 2015 г. в рамках Петербургского международного...

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