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27 February 2015
Os negociadores da Organização Mundial do Comércio (OMC) precisam entrar no modo “busca de soluções” se quiserem desenvolver um programa de trabalho para uma rápida conclusão da Rodada Doha – declarou o diretor-geral da OMC, Roberto Azevêdo, na reunião do Conselho Geral, realizada em 20 de...
27 February 2015
美国总统奥巴马周二否决了一项立法,关于是否修建拱心石石油管道(Keystone XL Pipeline),他斥责这项动议是美国立法机构对行政程序的过分干预。 这个举动虽在意料之中,但很可能不仅使得关于这个石油管道项目本身的辩论更加激烈,而且加剧了更大范围的关于平衡经济竞争力、能源独立和环境优先项之间关系的讨论。 奥巴马在他对参议院的 否决发言 中表示,“通过这个法案,美国国会企图规避长期以来众所熟知的既定程序,擅自决定是否修建服务于国家利益的跨国境石油管道项目。” 他解释说,“因为国会的行为与既定的行政程序相冲突,对具有国家利益的议题缺乏周详考虑,包括安全和环境问题。这是我反对的原因。”...
27 February 2015
WTO总干事阿泽维多在周五举行的总理事会上 说 ,要想达成能够结束多哈回合贸易谈判的工作计划,WTO成员应当转向“寻求解决方案的工作模式”。 距离7月,WTO成员只剩下5个月时间制定出工作计划,已经作废的上一次截止期是在2014年底。 过去几周中,成员们已经开始更深入地投入磋商,特别是在三个核心领域。阿泽维多周五说,“进展很缓慢,但是我们在进步。” 阿泽维多总干事形容过去一个月的谈判是积极的,虽然成员们在多哈回合中的已知立场并没有发生什么大的变化。他说, “从我和部长们的交谈中,我很有信心相信,在目前的工作背后存在真正的政治意愿。这是非常无价的。” 自从新年伊始,...
27 February 2015
周一WTO的争端解决机制会议后成立了一个WTO专家小组,对欧盟起诉美国非法补贴美国飞机巨头波音公司的案件进行听证。 欧盟称,这项引起争议的补贴是美国的华盛顿州政府提供给波音公司的,采取的是税收激励的形式,这种补贴的是以当地含量要求为条件的。 欧盟 诉称 ,这项政策估计价值87亿美金,构成了美国历史上对民用航空器工业的最大补贴,它将欧盟的航空飞机产业置于极其不利的地位。 去年12月,欧盟已经提起了最初的磋商要求,这是WTO争端解决机制的第一阶段。 扩展的法律争端 在过去超过10年的时间里,欧盟和美国在WTO程序的法律交锋中就各自对航空器产业的支持政策争吵不断。 2004年下半年,...
26 February 2015
Вслед за введенными ограничениями на госзакупки иностранных медицинских изделий, Правительству России предложили ограничить приобретение иностранных лекарств. Соответствующий проект постановления был представлен Минпромторгом России на рассмотрение Правительства. Проект постановления об ограничении...
26 February 2015
US President Barack Obama vetoed legislation on Tuesday that would have required the approval and construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, citing excessive intervention by the US legislative branch in the executive process. The move, while expected, is likely to add fuel to both the...
26 February 2015
WTO members need to shift into “solution-finding mode” if they aim to develop a work programme that would lead to a quick conclusion of the Doha Round trade talks, Director-General Roberto Azevêdo said on Friday at a meeting of the organisation’s General Council. The global trade body’s members...
26 February 2015
A WTO panel is now set to hear the EU’s complaint against the US over allegedly unfair subsidies provided to American aerospace giant Boeing, following a meeting of the trade organisation’s Dispute Settlement Body on Monday. The subsidies at issue are provided to Boeing by the US state of...
26 February 2015
In a highly-anticipated announcement, the EU’s executive branch on Wednesday unveiled a blueprint to establish a single market in energy supplies, purchases, and consumption within the 28-nation bloc. A 15-point action plan would move the 28-nation bloc towards a so-called energy union including,...
25 February 2015
Волна девальвации национальных валют прокатилась по многим новым независимым государствам. Лидирующую позицию в рейтинге национальных валют с самыми худшими показателями в мире заняла украинская гривна, которая во вторник упала до рекордного минимума 33,5 грн. за доллар США. Национальный банк...

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