US Officials Eye Next Steps on Trade with Europe, Japan, NAFTA Partners
IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings Highlight Inclusive Growth, Trade Potential
Negotiating Global Rules on Agricultural Domestic Support: Options for the WTO's Buenos Aires Ministerial Conference

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27 April 2017
In this article, the author makes the case for carbon pricing as a mechanism to fortify flimsy nationally determined contribution (NDC) plans, steer investments in the right...
27 April 2017
Kenyan Ambassador Stephen Karau told WTO members on Wednesday 26 April that he would seek to pick up talks on agricultural trade from where they had left off, in the first negotiating session he convened as the new chair on the topic. WTO members agreed on 7 April that Karau would take over the...
26 April 2017
Leveraging FDI for sustainable development — understanding the latter concept as a process leading to a constant social, economic and environmental upgrading — entails at least...
24 April 2017
Solar energy is booming at the moment. Generating capacity from solar panels has increased by 50 percent per year since 2005. More recently, a wide variety of solar lights,...
19 April 2017
In this article, the author weighs the potential implications of the proposed “border adjusted tax” (BAT), ranging from higher consumer prices to diminished competitiveness of US-...
28 April 2017
Nominada “Mujer del Año” por la Asociación de las Mujeres Dedicadas al Comercio Internacional (WIIT, por su sigla en inglés), la Comisaria del Comercio de la Unión Europea (UE), Cecilia Malmström, enfatizó sobre el rol del comercio y el desarrollo en la promoción de la igualdad de género. En su...
27 April 2017
The past weeks have seen a flurry of trade activity in Washington and beyond, including a trip by US Vice President Mike Pence to Asia; meetings between top American and European trade officials; and an escalation in the US-Canada row over softwood lumber that could have implications for broader...
27 April 2017
Finance and development officials concluded the 21-23 April Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Group (WBG), which saw discussions focus on topics such as trade, inclusion, and sustainable, continued economic growth. While the high-level meetings in the American...
26 April 2017
Robert Lighthizer está más próximo de convertirse en el nuevo Representante Comercial de los Estados Unidos (USTR, por su sigla en inglés). Nominado por el presidente Donald Trump, Lighthizer fue aprobado por el Comité de Finanzas del Senado de los Estados Unidos el 25 de abril. Asimismo, el comité...
26 April 2017
В 2017 г. темпы мирового экономического роста будут немного выше по сравнению с октябрьскими данными прошлого года: прогноз мирового роста повышен с 3,4 до 3,5%. В странах СНГ, а также в Грузии, Туркменистане и Украине экономический рост ожидается на уровне 1,7% в 2017 г. и около 2,1% в 2018 году...
25 April 2017
В рамках круглого стола, проведенного в Верховной Раде Украины 19 апреля 2017 г., первый вице-премьер-министр Украины Степан Кубив и заместитель министра экономического развития и торговли, Торговый представитель Украины Наталья Микольская презентовали проект «Экспортная стратегия Украины –...
25 April 2017
O Senado brasileiro aprovou, em 18 de abril, o Acordo de Cooperação e Facilitação de Investimentos (ACFI) entre Brasil e México. O texto foi assinado pelos dois países em maio de 2015 e tem como objetivo alavancar investimentos recíprocos – mesmo aqueles anteriores à sua entrada em vigor. O Brasil...
24 April 2017
Представители России и Европейской комиссии обсудили вопросы сотрудничества в сфере таможенного администрирования и возможность достижения соглашения по созданию проекта «Зеленый коридор», призванного упростить процесс перемещения товаров во взаимной торговле. Об этом сообщил Руслан Давыдов,...

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