TPP Timeline in Focus as Obama Signs Trade Promotion Authority into Law
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1 July 2015
UN negotiators gathered in New York last week commented on a “zero draft” for a new global development agenda and engaged in substantive discussions on key sections including a declaration, a planned associated set of sustainable development goals (SDGs), means of implementation, and how to monitor...
3 July 2015
Barack Obama a promulgué, le lundi 29 juin, le Trade Preference Extension Act of 2015, donnant ainsi le dernier feu vert au renouvellement de l’ African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) pour une durée de dix ans. Le président américain s’était engagé à signer au plus vite cette extension de l’AGOA...
3 July 2015
Глобальное потепление может нанести ощутимый ущерб экономике России, заявил Министр природных ресурсов и экологии России Сергей Донской в ходе своего выступления на панельной сессии «Зеленый рост и экономика изменения климата», состоявшейся 19 июня 2015 г. в рамках Петербургского международного...
3 July 2015
欧盟和中国正在致力于在年底之前达成一个全面的双边投资条约联合文本,这是双方领导人在周一布鲁塞尔举行的峰会之后作出的决定,此举将为未来考虑最终达成一个潜在的贸易协定铺平道路。 气候变化也是6月29日会议议程中的重要议题,中国在会议第二天随后发布了一份众所期待的文件,提出了中国在全球约束性气候协定的框架中所计划的应对该议题的国家行动。 周一的会议标志着双方外交关系建交40周年,到会的有欧洲理事会主席Donald Tusk,欧盟委员会主席Jean-Claude Juncker,以及中国总理李克强。他们就双边合作领域进行了内容广泛的讨论,会议还涉及过去的一些摩擦性事件。...
3 July 2015
美国总统奥巴马于周一签署了贸易促进授权法案(TPA)使之成为法律,结束了长达数月的贸易争论。随着TPA辩论成为过去,下一个聚焦点则是太平洋经济伙伴关系(TPP)谈判的时间表。 奥巴马在签署该法案时 说 ,“这个法案将改变全球贸易,从向底部赛跑,改变为向顶部赛跑。”他说,“这将加强美国在世界上的领导地位,在亚洲,在欧洲,以及世界其他地方。如果我不是这样认为的,我就不会如此努力的推动贸易促进授权”。 奥巴马总统同时也签署了另外两个法案,一是向那些因为贸易而失业的美国工人提供援助,二是重续美国的贸易优惠项目,包括非洲增长与机遇法案(AGOA)和普惠制。 TPA将在未来三年内有效,并有可能再延续三年...
3 July 2015
本周,正值各部长、代表、市民社会和私人部门的代表齐聚日内瓦审议WTO促贸援助动议的进展,WTO总干事阿泽维多呼吁使2015年成为“贸易和发展年”。 今年的这次活动,主题是“为包容性可持续增长减少贸易成本”,标志着促贸援助动议自2005年香港部长会议上启动以来进入第10个年头。 根据本周WTO和经合组织(OECD)联合发布的报告,自从10年前启动动议以来,促贸援助开支已经在官方发展援助中达到了2645亿美元。另有1900亿美元通过其他资助发展中国家的贸易相关项目的官方渠道进行提供。 阿泽维多和经合组织秘书长ÁngelGurría在报告的前言中写道,“减少贸易成本的发展面收益是令人瞩目的:...
2 July 2015
The Chinese government on Tuesday submitted its national climate action plan to a UN process geared towards slashing climate-warming emissions and tackling the global challenges presented by climate change. The day was also marked by a cascade of climate pledges from other nations as the first half...
2 July 2015
US President Barack Obama signed Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) into law on Monday, putting an end to the months-long drama in Washington over the controversial legislation’s fate. With the TPA debate now in the rear-view mirror, the focus has now turned to the potential timeline for wrapping up...
2 July 2015
The EU and China are aiming to have a joint text for a sweeping bilateral investment pact by year’s end, leaders from the two sides said on Monday following a summit in Brussels, in a move that could eventually pave the way for future consideration of a potential trade deal. Climate change also...
2 July 2015
WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo called this week for making 2015 “the year of trade and development,” as ministers, delegates, civil society, and private sector representatives gathered in Geneva this week to review the progress of the WTO’s Aid for Trade initiative. This year’s event, which...

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