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29 September 2016
EU trade ministers affirmed last week that finishing negotiations on a bilateral trade and investment deal with the US before year’s end is an “unrealistic” goal, following informal meetings held late last week in Bratislava, Slovakia. The 22-23 September meeting had been flagged as a potentially...
29 September 2016
The importance of making trade even more inclusive – especially for smaller businesses, women, and other stakeholders who have historically struggled to access the full benefits of trade – took centre stage this week at the World Trade Organization during its annual Public Forum. The three-day...
29 September 2016
On 22-26 September, African and US ministers, trade officials, civil society, and business sector representatives gathered in Washington D.C. to discuss the implementation of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) at the 15 th AGOA Forum. Held once a year, the event gives all stakeholders...
28 September 2016
A group of 17 WTO members negotiating a tariff-liberalising Environmental Goods Agreement (EGA) are ramping up efforts to finalise the deal later this year, following another round of talks last week that reportedly saw good progress. However, many sources also acknowledge that the pace would need...
28 September 2016
The new Paris Agreement on climate change – secured last December in the French capital after which it is named – has been ratified by 61 nations, crossing the first of two thresholds required for it to come into effect. The news has raised expectations that the landmark accord could come online in...
26 September 2016
This two-part blog post argues that the UK has independent rights and obligations as a WTO member, including those relating to the GATT 1994 and GATS concessions and commitments...
26 September 2016
Part I of this blog post argued that the UK currently has independent WTO obligations to comply with concessions and commitments set out in schedules that were annexed to the...
15 September 2016
Economic relations between India and the African continent have increased tremendously since the turn of the century. This article provides a snapshot of Indian investment in Africa. One of the key features of India's foreign policy in the post-cold war era is New Delhi's ambition to emerge as an...
1 October 2016
O comitê de Revisão de Política Comercial (TPR, sigla em inglês) da Organização Mundial do Comércio (OMC) realizou, de 28 a 30 de setembro, reuniões para a confecção do primeiro relatório de TPR da Rússia – país que integra a Organização desde 2012. Durante a sessão plenária em que a versão...
30 September 2016
Les ministres, responsables officiels du commerce et représentants de la société civile et des milieux d’affaires d’Afrique et des États-Unis se sont réunis du 22 au 26 septembre à Washington D.C. pour discuter de la mise en œuvre de l’ African Growth and Opportunity Act – Loi sur la croissance et...
29 September 2016
Проанализировав выводы третейской группы по спору ЕС против ограничений России на импорт свинины, российские власти приняли решение о необходимости оспорить вынесенное решение в апелляционном порядке. Уведомление об апелляции было направлено в Орган по разрешению споров 23 сентября 2016 г. (...
29 September 2016
Hillary Rodham Clinton and Donald J. Trump openly clashed on trade and their respective visions on how to boost the American economy on Monday, during their first of three presidential debates. The 26 September debate , spanning 90 minutes, was expected to draw 100 million viewers for the live show...
28 September 2016
Em 22 e 23 de setembro, ocorreu a Reunião Ministerial de Agricultura e Desenvolvimento Agrário do BRICS, grupo formado por Brasil, Rússia, Índia, China e África do Sul. No encontro, foi proposta a criação de um Centro de Pesquisa Agrícola do BRICS para o desenvolvimento de estudos sobre...

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