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21 May 2015
The past week has marked a hectic period in Washington political circles, with US Senate lawmakers putting forward a flurry of amendments to proposed trade legislation ahead of a key vote expected later this week. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced on Tuesday evening that he would be...
25 May 2015
Energy ministers and officials from over 75 countries, as well as organisations including the EU and Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS), adopted and signed a new International Energy Charter (IEC) during a summit held last week in The Hague, The Netherlands. The IEC is a political...
23 May 2015
Les sénateurs Chris Coons (Delaware) et Jim Inhofe (Oklahoma) ont déposé, le 19 mai 2015, un projet de loi intitulé « Africa Free Trade Initiative Act ». Ce dernier vise à charger le président américain d’établir un plan pour négocier et conclure des accords de libre-échange avec les pays d’Afrique...
23 May 2015
Более 110 проектов, направленных на увеличение объемов экспортных товаров и организацию производства импортозамещающей продукции, планирует осуществить Туркменистан в области промышленности и сельского хозяйства. Соответствующие постановления были подписаны Президентом страны Гурбангулы...
22 May 2015
O governo brasileiro deve apresentar uma queixa contra Índia e Tailândia na Organização Mundial do Comércio (OMC). O alvo será a política de subsídios à produção de açúcar de ambos os países. Representantes da União da Indústria de Cana-de-Açúcar (UNICA) confirmam que o setor está coletando...
22 May 2015
周一,WTO最高法庭裁决说,美国原产国标识机制(COOL)的修订版仍然存在对加拿大和墨西哥进口的牲畜和肉类的歧视行为,此项裁决确定了早前合规专家组所作结论中的大部分内容。 然而,上诉机构指出,由于专家组的记录尚缺乏足够的无争议事实,因此难以比较美国政策和加拿大/墨西哥所建议的替代措施,故而无法就修改后的美国原产国标识措施是否是不必要的国际贸易壁垒这一问题得出最后的结论。 案件历史 最初的原产国标识政策实际上是2002年美国农业法案中规定的一系列工具之一,在2009年得到修改,根据该政策,生产者被要求通过产品包装上的标识告知美国消费者肉的原产国。该标识可以属于5个不同的大类,...
21 May 2015
В течение двух-трех лет Россия сможет полностью обеспечить свои потребности по мясу свинины и птицы, сказал Министр сельского хозяйства Российской Федерации Александр Ткачев в интервью телеканалу «Россия 1». «Что касается молока, молочного животноводства, то здесь ситуация посложнее, потому что...
21 May 2015
El Órgano de Apelación de la OMC rechazó el recurso de Estados Unidos sobre su política relacionadas a los requisitos de etiquetado indicativo de país de origen para productos pecuarios. El Órgano de Apelación de la Organización Mundial del Comercio (OMC) decidió que el mantenimiento de la política...
21 May 2015
The WTO’s highest court said on Monday that the amended version of the US’ country-of-origin labelling (COOL) regime continues to discriminate against livestock and meat imported from Canada and Mexico, confirming the bulk of an earlier compliance panel’s findings. Nonetheless, citing a lack of...
21 May 2015
The World Health Organization’s (WHO) annual assembly kicked off on Monday, with the two-week meeting set to tackle issues ranging from improving the global health body’s response to emergencies in the wake of the Ebola crisis to the potential renewal of the organisation’s strategy on intellectual...

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