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11 February 2016
Signatories to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade pact are ramping up their efforts to build domestic support for the agreement, as they prepare to launch their domestic ratification procedures. Trade ministers from the 12 TPP countries signed the accord in Auckland, New Zealand, on Thursday...
11 February 2016
US President Barack Obama and Italian President Sergio Mattarella publicly urged for finalising a major trade and investment pact between the United States and the European Union, just weeks before the trading giants are set to hold their first negotiating round of the New Year. “We agreed that...
11 February 2016
The UN’s civil aviation organization announced on Monday that it had reached a deal on global, binding standards for airplane carbon dioxide emissions, bringing to a close a six-year negotiating process. The news came during a 1-12 February meeting of the International Civil Aviation Organization’s...
10 February 2016
US President Barack Obama on Tuesday put forward a series of clean energy finance proposals as part of his final budget request before leaving office. The proposed US$4.1 trillion fiscal budget includes a plan for a “21 st century clean transportation system,” to be funded by a new fee levied on...
11 February 2016
The UN’s civil aviation organization announced on Monday that it had reached a deal on global, binding standards for airplane carbon dioxide emissions, bringing to a close a six-year negotiating process. The news came during a 1-12 February meeting of the International Civil Aviation Organization’s...
11 February 2016
Приоритетом российской торговой политики является наращивание экспорта несырьевых товаров, заявил директор Департамента координации, развития и регулирования внешнеэкономической деятельности Министерства экономического развития России Денис Трефилов. «Безусловным приоритетом внешнего блока является...
9 February 2016
ЕС распространил применение «Всеобщей системы преференций+» на товары, происходящие из Кыргызстана. Соответствующий регламент Еврокомиссии № 2016/79 от 25 ноября 2015 г. был опубликован в Официальном журнале ЕС 26 января 2016 года. Система ВСП+ Евросоюза – это инструмент торговой политики,...
8 February 2016
La chambre des représentants du congrès américain a adopté à l’unanimité, mardi 2 février 2015, une loi intitulée « Électrifier l’Afrique » – Electrify Africa Act of 2015 . En décembre dernier, c’est le sénat qui avait donné son feu vert au même projet de loi, également à l’unanimité. Cette...
5 February 2016
В 2014 г. импорт продукции информационных и коммуникационных технологий (ИКТ) в мире вырос лишь на 1%, наименьшее значение за последние пять лет. В структуре мировой торговли ИКТ (2,1 трлн долл. США) доля развивающихся стран и государств с переходной экономикой составила более половины. Такова...
5 February 2016
Un ambitieux plan visant à électrifier le continent africain a été lancé par la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), le 21 janvier, dans le cadre du Forum économique mondial de Davos. Ce New Deal pour l’énergie en Afrique prévoit que le secteur privé et les gouvernements locaux unissent leurs...
4 February 2016
Após reunião realizada em 1º de fevereiro, o Comitê Técnico de Emergência da Organização Mundial da Saúde (OMS) concluiu que os vários distúrbios neurológicos e malformações neonatais que afetam pelo menos 20 países das Américas possuem provável relação causal com a doença do vírus Zika. Assim, a...
4 February 2016
В настоящее время в мире 1,458 пород сельскохозяйственных животных (17% биоразнообразия) находятся на грани исчезновения, а статус риска еще 58% остается неизвестным из-за отсутствия данных о размере и структуре популяций. Кроме того, почти 100 пород домашних животных вымерли за период с 2000 г. по...
4 February 2016
Members of the 21-nation Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) alliance have released documents detailing the implementation of their joint pledge to cut most-favoured nation applied tariffs to five percent or less by 2015 on environmentally-friendly goods contained under 54 product categories...

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