US, Japan Leaders Pledge to Lead TPP Talks to Swift Conclusion
Draft US bill provides for 10-year AGOA extension; South Africa eligibility under review
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30 April 2015
The latest round of EU-US negotiations for a bilateral trade and investment deal reported progress in regulatory cooperation and rules, ahead of a “joint political review” that is slated to take place after the summer. Held in the US city of New York from 20-24 April, the meeting marked the ninth...
30 April 2015
The European Commission unveiled a proposal last week to amend existing legislation on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) that would give individual member states greater freedom to restrict or prohibit their use in food and animal feed at the national level. Under the changes to existing rules...
29 April 2015
The European Commission unveiled a proposal last week to amend existing legislation on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) that would give individual member states greater freedom to restrict or prohibit their use in food and animal feed at the national level. Under the changes to existing rules...
2 May 2015
Резкое сокращение объемов торговли с Россией заставило Молдову диверсифицировать рынки сбыта национальной продукции. Международный свободный порт Джурджулешты на Дунае в сложных условиях российского эмбарго помогает Молдове осваивать новые рынки сбыта, предоставляя возможность экспортировать...
1 May 2015
Reunidos em Washington, os líderes dos Estados Unidos e do Japão reafirmaram o interesse no estabelecimento da Parceria Transpacífica (TPP, sigla em inglês). Tanto o presidente Barack Obama quanto o primeiro-ministro Shinzo Abe parecem convencidos das benesses trazidas com a criação do poderoso...
1 May 2015
La visita oficial de la presidenta de Argentina, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, a su homólogo ruso, Vladimir Putin, finalizó satisfactoriamente con la firma de un gran abanico de acuerdos de cooperación y con la concreción de diversos proyectos conjuntos, afianzando de esta manera las relaciones...
1 May 2015
El Acuerdo Marco de la Alianza del Pacífico, suscrito por Perú, Chile, Colombia y México, entrará plenamente en vigor en el corto plazo, luego de la aprobación de la Corte Constitucional colombiana. El recién pasado 15 de abril la Corte Constitucional de Colombia informó sobre la aprobación del...
1 May 2015
Un projet de loi bipartisan pour renouveler l’ African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) a été déposé devant le Congrès le 16 avril, passant rapidement l’étape des comités au sein du Sénat comme de la Chambres des représentants. La version actuelle de l’AGOA expirera le 30 septembre, à moins qu’un...
1 May 2015
本周二,美国总统奥巴马和日本首相安倍共同承诺,将带领12个国家的跨太平洋伙伴关系协议(TPP)谈判,并争取“快速和成功的达成最后成果”。此项声明是安倍和奥巴马白宫会晤后发布的。 会晤之后,奥巴马 表示 ,“根据我们谈话的进展,安倍首相和我讨论了美国和日本这两个TPP中最大的经济体将如何密切合作,带领TPP的伙伴们快速、成功的达成最后协议。” 美日两国正在推进农产品和汽车贸易领域最艰难的双边谈判。很多分析人士认为,该双边谈判将为整个TPP谈判铺平道路。 奥巴马说,“我知道贸易政治在两国都很困难。但是我知道,安倍首相和我一样,坚定地承诺推动达成此协议”。 安倍周二告诉记者,美日“...
1 May 2015
中国财政部最近 确认 ,将从5月1日起终止对稀土征收出口税。该政策以及过去对矿产品的出口配额,都被告到WTO的争端解决机制,并且被判败诉。 欧盟、美国和日本曾在WTO对中国的出口税和配额提起诉讼,WTO上诉机构在2014年8月作出裁定,认为中国对稀土、钨、钼等自然资源的出口限制大多数不符合贸易规则。(《Bridges Weekly》, 2014年09月10日 ) 中国方面的抗辩是,这些政策是为了限制稀土开采和生产对环境造成的影响。但是,起诉方则认为,这些限制措施的实际目的是为了推高这些矿产品的价格,并给予中国生产商不公平的竞争优势。 中国是稀土矿产最大的生产国,大约占全球产量的90%,...

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