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23 May 2016
Restoring economic growth is the primary mission of the G-20. International commerce — exports, imports, foreign direct investment (FDI), international licensing, technology...
19 May 2016
The European Commission has confirmed plans to submit a proposal to the European Council in June for signing the 28-nation bloc’s trade deal with Canada, amid continued questions over the pact’s potential fate in the ratification stages. The news came as part of a meeting of trade ministers from...
19 May 2016
EU parliamentarians approved a non-legislative resolution last week calling for treating China’s exports to the 28-nation bloc in a “non-standard” way until the Asian economic giant meets EU requirements for being deemed a market economy. The 12 May vote had 546 lawmakers in favour, 28 against, and...
19 May 2016
As countries across the African continent are striving to set in motion the structural transformation of their economies, understood as the shift to higher-value added economic activities, the services sector could play a pivotal role. The economic importance of services has significantly increased...
19 May 2016
If Africa is to fully realise the benefits of development, services must play an enhanced role in its structural transformation and economic growth processes. This will require addressing some of the pitfalls underlying the regulation of Africa’s infrastructure services sector. Services have a...
19 May 2016
What are the business challenges that need to be addressed in the CFTA services negotiations and how to engage with the private sector in this process? Is it possible for the agreement to embrace pro-competitive regulatory disciplines? What are the possible options for a successful conclusion by...
12 May 2016
Two months ahead of the nominating conventions for the US’ main political parties, the remaining presidential contenders continue to escalate their rhetoric on trade deals, including the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP). With leading candidates from both main political parties in open...
25 May 2016
US President Barack Obama said on Monday that he is “confident” that his country’s Congress will be able to ratify a sweeping 12-country trade deal, even as election politics and public debate continue to pose questions for the agreement’s actual prospects going forward. “The reason I’m confident...
25 May 2016
Mexico has requested consultations with the US over the latter’s compliance with global trade rules in a long-running dispute over “dolphin-safe” tuna labels, just weeks after Washington itself requested a compliance panel be established to determine whether recent changes to the policy are in line...
25 May 2016
Boston University in collaboration with the Chinese Academy of Social Science’s Institute for World Economics and Politics recently published a working paper entitled ‘’The benefits and risks of China’s development finance in the global energy sector,” describing the prominence of China’s financial...
24 May 2016
Реализовать потенциал сотрудничества России и стран-членов Ассоциации государств Юго-Восточной Азии (АСЕАН) поможет развитие базы торговых соглашений Евразийского экономического союза (ЕАЭС) со странами региона, в первую очередь с Сингапуром, Индонезией и Таиландом. Об этом заявил первый...
23 May 2016
The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA, in French: Fédération Internationale des Associations de Transitaires et Assimilés) released on 17 May 2016 a position paper underlining the central importance of logistics in realising Africa’s full trade and development...
23 May 2016
Евразийский экономический союз наращивает темпы по заключению преференциальных и непреференциальных торговых соглашений. Евразийская экономическая комиссия сформирует план-график приоритетности переговоров, сказала член Коллегии (Министр) по торговле ЕЭК Вероника Никишина. В ближайших планах ЕЭК...

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