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23 March 2017
Finance ministers and central bank governors from the Group of 20 (G20) coalition of major economies wrapped up a two-day meeting in Baden-Baden this weekend, with their debate on issues ranging from trade and exchange rate policy to climate change setting the stage for future discussions ahead of...
23 March 2017
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday 20 March in Hanover, renewing calls to finalise negotiations on a EU-Japan free trade accord and defending open and fair trade. The meeting, on the occasion of the opening of the CeBIT digital trade show for which...
14 March 2017
Imagine a trade deal that could save energy, cut your monthly utility bill, and improve the environment. This is exactly what 45 countries are aiming to do in the WTO Environmental Goods Agreement (EGA). The cornerstone of our analysis is the U.S. Consumer Expenditure Survey (CES). Our approach to...
8 March 2017
For some time, it was possible to win the hearts of trade-sceptics by providing explicit numbers reflecting the losses from protectionism, but the larger public seems to have become increasingly indifferent to evidence-based debates. In today’s world a majority of individuals appear to expect the...
2 March 2017
When the UK exits the EU, it will forfeit access to the Pan-Euro-Med (PEM) cumulation zone. In this article, the author examines the potential implications of Brexit on cumulation...
24 March 2017
Dias após deflagrada a Operação “Carne Fraca” (17 de fevereiro), o comércio exterior brasileiro foi submetido a embargos temporários por parte de alguns dos maiores mercados importadores de carne bovina do país. Em um contexto no qual é prevista considerável queda no volume de exportação de carne,...
23 March 2017
Наметившийся разрыв в экономической повестке стран-участниц зоны свободной торговли СНГ и членов Евразийского экономического союза (ЕАЭС) требует поиска новых путей и механизмов, позволяющих обеспечить более эффективное взаимодействие. В свете имеющихся расхождений в приоритетах торгово-...
22 March 2017
По итогам состоявшегося визита главы российского Министерства промышленности и торговли Дениса Мантурова в Индию стало известно о намерениях России создать совместно с индийской стороной инвестиционный фонд. По имеющимся данным, стартовый объем фонда составит около 1 млрд долларов США. Со стороны...
21 March 2017
Na reunião do Comitê Automotivo Bilateral Brasil-Argentina, realizada em 16 e 17 de março em Buenos Aires (Argentina), as partes deliberaram sobre integração produtiva e negociações com outros mercados. O encontro dá seguimento a medidas recentes tomadas em um setor que é objeto de constante acordo...
21 March 2017
It is widely recognised that infrastructure has a crucial and multi-faceted role to play in promoting sustainable development, particularly in the world’s poorest countries where the infrastructure gap is the largest. In light of the urgent need to bridge this shortfall for potentially tremendous...
21 March 2017
Bridges Africa met with Kalilou Traoré, the Economic Community of West African States’ (ECOWAS) Commissioner for Industry and Private Sector Promotion Commissioner, it is widely recognised that the lack of infrastructure is one of the most significant structural constraints hindering the African...
21 March 2017
The role of infrastructure in economic development is widely recognised. How can the development of a more integrated transport infrastructure network support the achievement of the Sustainable development goals in Africa? Recently, the heads of the Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) and the IMF...
21 March 2017
Вопрос эффективного противодействия протекционизму в мировой торговле не нашел отражения в коммюнике представителей стран «Большой двадцатки», подготовленном по результатам встречи в немецком городе Баден-Баден 17–18 марта 2017 года. Отсутствуют в нем и договоренности по вопросам борьбы с...

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