Trade Negotiators Clinch Tentative Deal to Expand ITA Product List
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23 July 2015
Countries negotiating the expansion of the WTO’s Information Technology Agreement (ITA) are aiming to sign off on Friday on a final list of approximately 200 products that they intend to add to the pact’s coverage, after having reached a tentative breakthrough in the talks last weekend. Along with...
28 July 2015
The co-chairs of UN talks geared towards negotiating a post-2020 emissions-cutting deal released a document late last Friday clarifying and streamlining the myriad of options countries have tabled so far as well as outlining a possible legal structure for its adoption. The 196 parties to the UN...
27 July 2015
O titular do Ministério do Desenvolvimento, Indústria e Comércio Exterior (MDIC), Armando Monteiro, realizou, em julho, visitas oficiais à Colômbia e ao Peru. Ambos os países são considerados "estratégicos" pelo Plano Nacional de Exportações, divulgado em Brasília em finais de junho (ver Boletim de...
27 July 2015
До конца текущего года Таиланд может обратиться в Евразийскую экономическую комиссию (ЕЭК) с предложением о создании зоны свободной торговли с Евразийским экономическим союзом (ЕАЭС). Об этом сообщил Министр промышленности и торговли России Денис Мантуров на заседании Шестой смешанной российско-...
24 July 2015
Dans le courant du mois de juillet, les membres de l’OMC ont tenu une réunion pour discuter d’un résultat potentiel sur la question du coton lors de la 10 ème Conférence ministérielle de l’OMC, à Nairobi, en décembre. Une mise à jour de la situation des marchés et des dernières mesures politiques a...
24 July 2015
继上周谈判取得突破后,WTO的《信息技术协定》(ITA)成员可望在周五达成包括约200个产品的最终扩围清单。 成员方也准备了一份声明。产品清单和声明都已经发回各成员首府批准。截止时间是日内瓦时间的周五中午。 如果各方都批准,这个最终清单上 产品 的关税将降到零。这些产品包括新一代的半导体,磁共振成像(MRI)机,全球定位系统(GPS)设备,游戏机,打印机墨盒,和计算机断层扫描(CT)扫描仪等等。 这个新的清单将是WTO近二十年来首次达成的关税削减协定。据估算,这些新增的200多个产品的年贸易额在一万亿美元左右。 如果把每个欧盟成员单列的话,参加此次ITA扩围协定(或称为 ITA 2)...
24 July 2015
С 16 июля 2015 г. в Украине вступили в силу изменения в правовое регулирование функционирования электростанций, использующих альтернативные (возобновляемые) источники энергии. Соответствующий Закон Украины «О внесении изменений в некоторые законы Украины относительно обеспечения конкурентных...
23 July 2015
Ministers and other high level officials from 46 countries made headway on the politically thorny issues that have stymied the UN negotiations to finalise the first-ever universal emissions-cutting deal during an informal meet in Paris, France held earlier this week. Consensus emerged at the...
E15 Task Force on Subsidies
23 July 2015
Miembros de Naciones Unidas han acordado actualizar las normas del financiamiento para el desarrollo a fin de reflejar los cambios que han ocurrido durante la década pasada en el ámbito de la cooperación internacional. Los países reunidos en Adís Abeba, Etiopía, han acordado un marco de trabajo...
23 July 2015
Negotiators for a bilateral EU-US trade and investment deal concluded their tenth round of negotiations last week, exchanging revised services offers and reporting productive discussions on regulatory coherence. The latest round, held from 13-17 July in Brussels, Belgium, marks the last before the...

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