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19 January 2017
UK Prime Minister Theresa May outlined her government’s objectives for the expected “Brexit” negotiations on Tuesday 16 January, making clear that she plans to take the United Kingdom out of the EU’s single market and instead craft a free trade agreement (FTA) with the bloc’s remaining 27 members...
19 January 2017
Washington is preparing itself for a major shift in leadership this week, with Donald Trump due to be inaugurated as the 45 th US President on 20 January and confirmation hearings already underway for various cabinet positions, including some related to trade. After Trump swears the oath of office...
19 January 2017
The World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Annual Meeting in the Swiss ski resort town of Davos-Klosters got underway on Tuesday 17 January, bringing together leaders from international organisations, national governments, industry, academia, and the media for several days of high-level discussions. The 17-...
20 December 2016
President-elect Trump has repeatedly stated that he is against the Trans-Pacific Partnership as it exists and that he wants to negotiate “fair bilateral trade deals.” The author...
20 December 2016
With efforts to address climate change and the transition to clean energy central to the success of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, this article explores the extent to which trade rules are supportive of the Agenda’s objectives that relate to climate change and clean energy. The...
14 December 2016
It was set to be the biggest regional trade deal in history. But now, hopes of ratifying the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) are dashed. On 21 November, President-elect Donald...
13 December 2016
For six of the eight years between 2008 to 2015, the growth of world import volume was lower than that of world GDP . What are the reasons behind this slowdown? Some arguments...
9 December 2016
The Environmental Goods Agreement (EGA) has the potential to boost environmental goods, including clean energy and energy efficiency technologies, by lowering their costs and...
20 January 2017
En medio de reuniones para promover la ratificación del TPP, Donald Trump se prepara para convertirse en el 45º presidente de Estados Unidos, cerniendo incertidumbre no solo en la ratificación misma del acuerdo, sino en el escenario del comercio internacional. A mediados de esta semana, Kentaro...
20 January 2017
1月17日星期二,世界经济论坛年会在瑞士滑雪胜地达沃斯-克劳斯特小镇开幕,来自国际组织、各国政府、商界、学术界和媒体的领袖们参加为期几天的高级别讨论。 达沃斯年会将在1月17-20日之间进行,主题是“有回应的和负责任的领导力”,其目的被 描述 为解决那些没有从日益改善的经济社会条件中受益、产生越来越多“受挫和不满”的人的需要。 世界经济论坛的文件中说,“多极化世界的出现不应成为不决断和不作为的借口,这也是为什么世界领导人们有必要以可靠的行动来做出集体回应,改善世界的现状。” 确实,今年达沃斯年会的时机正面临重大的政治不确定性,即将进行的美国政府领导人更替,预计即将在早春时启动的英国脱欧谈判,...
19 January 2017
По результатам 2016 г. объемы товарооборота между Китаем и Россией выросли на 2,2%, превысив отметку в 69,52 млрд долларов США. Увеличение двусторонней торговли произошло на фоне относительного спада в объемах внешней торговли Китая. Об этом говорится в обнародованном докладе Главного таможенного...
18 January 2017
В ходе восьмого официального заседания Рабочей группы по присоединению Беларуси к ВТО, запланированного на 24 января 2017 г., члены организации рассмотрят первый проект доклада, в котором описывается белорусский внешнеторговый режим. В течение последующих двух дней делегация Беларуси проведет...
16 January 2017
С 1 января 2017 г. в целях увеличения товарооборота в рамках ЕАЭС Казахстан расширил перечень кыргызских товаров, разрешенных к транзиту по территории Казахстана для поставок в Россию, на 86 дополнительных товарных групп. Из них 40 групп товаров могут поставляться всеми видами транспорта, тогда как...

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