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14 September 2017
Officials are gearing up for another negotiating round in the efforts to modernise the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), with the next set of talks due for 23-27 September. The gathering will mark their third round in just over one month as part of an “accelerated” timeframe planned by...
14 September 2017
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker announced a series of proposed initiatives and priority areas for the EU’s executive arm to take on through the end of 2018, while making unity, efficiency, strength, and economic growth among the key themes of his annual “State of the European...
14 September 2017
Leaders from Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa concluded their ninth “BRICS” Summit last week, signing off on a declaration which covered topics such as economic cooperation and development, trade and investment, and other international concerns. “BRICS cooperation has now reached a...
6 September 2017
The incorporation of sustainable development provisions in deeper regional trade agreements has expanded over time . In this article, the authors explore prospects for using such agreements as building blocks towards broader incorporation of sustainability provisions at a multilateral level...
31 August 2017
Compared with just five years ago the world has made tremendous advances on the climate issue, but the strategies for achieving cooperation are still a work in progress. In this...
25 August 2017
In this article, the author reviews China’s experience with environmental and labour provisions by looking at its regional trade agreements, especially in terms of the evolution...
22 August 2017
While reform will require considerable care, the most important prerequisite for curbing fossil fuel subsidies using the WTO framework is the recognition that climate change is...
17 August 2017
Eliminating subsidies that contribute to illegal fishing activities, formulating enforceable WTO rules, and using a well-established forum for informed discussions among flag,...
19 September 2017
O governo brasileiro notificou a adoção de 31 novos instrumentos jurídicos da Organização para a Cooperação e o Desenvolvimento Econômico (OCDE). A referida adoção está sendo feita no contexto do processo de adesão do Brasil à Organização. De um lado, a possível entrada do Brasil na OCDE recebe...
18 September 2017
Les dirigeants du Brésil, de la Russie, de l’Inde, de la Chine et de l’Afrique du Sud ont conclu le neuvième sommet des pays dits « BRICS » par la signature d’une déclaration couvrant des sujets tels que la coopération en matière d’économie et de développement, le commerce et l’investissement et d’...
17 September 2017
北美自贸协定(NAFTA)现代版的谈判提速,计划在9月23-27日进行第三轮谈判。虽然仅仅开始一个月的时间,部长们计划谈判“加速”的时间表。 第一轮谈判是8月16-20日在华盛顿举行的,随后于9月1-5日在墨西哥城进行了第二轮谈判。第三轮谈判计划在加拿大首都渥太华进行。 虽然没有正式宣布未来的时间表,部长们上周表示,他们决心“开展一个加速的和全面的谈判,共同的目标是计划在今年年底完成谈判。” 这个三方协定已经存在20多年,三国的经济总量约占全球GDP的四分之一。 初期阶段 根据第二轮谈判结束后发布的一份 三方声明说 , 三方“在很多领域…取得了重要的进展”,但是没有阐述具体是哪些领域。 但是...
16 September 2017
Актуальная информация о социально-экономическом, финансовом и экологическом положении стран-членов Азиатского банка развития (АБР) была опубликована 8 сентября 2017 г. в докладе «Ключевые показатели Азии и Тихого океана» за 2017 год. В докладе содержатся данные по четырем основным темам: показатели...
15 September 2017
Министерство сельского хозяйства России отмечает снижение экспорта сахара в страны-члены ЕАЭС в период 2012–2017 годов. Беларусь и Казахстан, импортируя сахар из третьих стран, создают неблагоприятные условия для развития отрасли внутри ЕАЭС и в России. «Беспошлинный импорт сахара в Казахстан и...

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