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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...
12 February 2016
Le ministère des mines de la République démocratique du Congo a indiqué, jeudi 11 février, que la réforme du code minier du pays n’a pas été abandonnée. « Le gouvernement de la République démocratique du Congo n’a pas renoncé à réviser le Code minier, bien au contraire », a indiqué Valery Mukasa,...
12 February 2016
La nación suramericana se encuentra en negociaciones para establecer acuerdos de cooperación económica con Honduras y Corea del Sur, mientras que el sector privado ha suscrito recientemente un convenio para la producción de medicinas con una reconocida empresa China. Ecuador y Honduras llevaron a...
12 February 2016
屠新泉 自2008年升级为峰会机制以来,G20已经成为全球经济治理的首要平台,并已经由最初的危机应急管理机制向真正的全球经济治理机制转型。在这一转型过程中,贸易和投资议题的重要性日益显现。多边贸易体制在G20中的作用最初与抵制贸易保护主义紧密关联,WTO在全球金融危机之后圆满完成了这一使命。但另一方面,WTO多哈回合迄今仍未成功结束,G20未能提供有力的政治指导也是其中的重要原因。中国自2001年加入WTO以来,已经成为WTO和全球经济治理中最重要的成员之一。中国成为2016年G20的主席国,无疑也是这种实力提升和要求提高的最佳体现。首次主办G20这样的最高层次国际论坛,中国必须主动谋划、...
11 February 2016
Cerca de 55 anos após a conclusão da Convenção sobre a Eliminação da Exigência de Legalização de Documentos Públicos Estrangeiros, o Brasil confirmou sua adesão. Em 29 de janeiro, o Decreto No. 8.660 promulgou a internalização da chamada “Convenção da Apostila” – como o instrumento é conhecido...
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...

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