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24 July 2014
Indian officials indicated late on Wednesday that they would not be able to support the implementation of the WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) unless they see their concerns on food security addressed, according to multiple media reports. The news, coming just ahead of a key WTO meeting,...
24 July 2014
Trade negotiators from the US and EU completed their sixth round of talks for a bilateral trade and investment pact last week, focusing mainly on technical discussions which officials say will pave the way for tougher political decisions down the road. The weeklong meetings, hosted in Brussels,...
24 July 2014
The UN working group charged with outlining a proposed set of sustainable development goals (SDGs) adopted an outcome document on Saturday. The recommended goals will now be sent to the UN General Assembly for consideration as part of the discussions around the post-2015 development agenda. The...
24 July 2014
Earlier this week, the WTO’s poorest members, known as the Least Developed Country (LDC) Group, submitted a collective request regarding the preferential treatment they would like to see for their services and service suppliers. The move comes seven months after the global trade body’s ministerial...
24 July 2014
Members of the Group of 20 major developed and emerging economies need to improve their draft “national growth strategies” if they hope to reach their collective economic growth target, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott urged last week. Leaders are set to present these national plans when they...
23 July 2014
The UN working group charged with outlining a proposed set of sustainable development goals (SDGs) adopted an outcome document on Saturday. The recommended goals will now be sent to the UN General Assembly for consideration as part of the discussions around the post-2015 development agenda. The...
22 July 2014
Украина повысила таможенные пошлины на ряд белорусских товаров, обосновав этот шаг реакцией на недружественные и дискриминационные действия белорусской стороны в отношении украинского пива и кондитерской продукции. Специальные пошлины в размере 60,5% от таможенной стоимости товара были установлены...
21 July 2014
Um painel (DS437) da Organização Mundial do Comércio (OMC) considerou que os Estados Unidos violaram regras multilaterais de comércio em uma série de investigações de direitos de compensação contra exportadores chineses. A decisão, anunciada em 14 de julho, acentua a rivalidade entre as duas...
21 July 2014
Сотрудничество между Украиной и Японией активизировалось в этом году, и эта тенденция будет развиваться в дальнейшем. Об этом заявили стороны в ходе двусторонней встречи между Министерством экономического развития и торговли Украины и Министерством иностранных дел Японии, а также Японским...
21 July 2014
Россельхознадзор ввел ограничения на импорт подкарантинной продукции из Молдовы в связи с нарушениями международных и российских фитосанитарных требований. Под ограничения попала растительная продукция: яблоки, груши, айва, абрикосы, вишня и черешня, персики, нектарины, сливы и терн. Кроме того,...

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