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19 April 2018
Over the past few weeks, a host of submissions have been put forward by WTO members as part of exploratory work to support future talks among interested parties on the trade-related aspects of e-commerce. This preparatory process builds on the “Joint Statement on Electronic Commerce,” signed by a...
19 April 2018
In a decision dubbed as a landmark move in the fight against climate change, New Zealand will immediately cease granting new offshore oil and gas exploration permits. The policy is the latest effort by the Oceanic nation to move its economy towards a lower-carbon model, working both domestically...
16 April 2018
More than 400 million Facebook users reside in countries with no data protection legislation. With Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg under pressure by the US Congress and greater...
12 April 2018
The head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned on Wednesday 11 April of looming uncertainty in the global economy, suggesting that even amid recently strong economic growth, countries must do more to stave off instability and risk, particularly by avoiding protectionist pressures...
12 April 2018
Chinese President Xi Jinping laid out an agenda of economic measures that touched on trade, investment, and intellectual property rights during a high-profile speech on Tuesday 10 April in Boao, China, while also issuing a defence of the multilateral, rules-based order. The speech was delivered at...
12 April 2018
Finance ministers and central bank governors from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) stressed the importance of building on strong economic growth figures during their annual meeting last week, while highlighting the value of trade, investment, financial integration, and...
14 March 2018
The growth and diffusion of the Internet and digital technologies are profoundly transforming the global economy in a variety of ways. One of its most visible manifestations is the rapid expansion of e-commerce. According to estimates published by the website eMarketer, e-commerce retail sales are...
14 March 2018
Digital trade is rising in Africa and throughout the world. How can it be managed to deliver development outcomes? This article appraises the challenges and opportunities related to digital trade for African countries, as well as the scope for national and international solutions. When it comes to...
13 March 2018
Never before has such an important climate decision attracted so little attention. After six years of persistently low carbon prices, this post argues that a recent reform of the...
7 March 2018
The renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) provides a path for institutional innovation. This post argues that the institutions that were created by NAFTA have either not functioned well, or been insufficiently used, and that the opportunity to improve the institutions...
5 March 2018
Trade and climate change are inextricably intertwined. Yet the trade and climate regimes are set for a collision that could undermine their legitimacy and efficiency. This post...
19 April 2018
The UN’s international shipping agency has endorsed a landmark target of cutting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the sector by at least 50 percent from 2008 levels by mid-century – its first goal of this kind. Countries will need to flesh out the details of this plan over the coming years, with...
18 April 2018
Ответ на американские санкции должен быть жестким, умным и точным, но ни в коем мере не наносящим вред экономике России и россиянам, заявила председатель Совета Федерации Валентина Матвиенко. «Хочу, чтобы ни у кого не было иллюзий. Ответ России на санкции будет точечным и болезненным», – сказала...

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