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28 July 2016
The European Commission proposed country-specific emissions targets last week, clarifying the roles individual members could play in helping the bloc reach a 40 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 compared to 1990. The proposal , known as the Effort Sharing Regulation, targets the...
28 July 2016
WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo has encouraged members to shift from “reflection to action” mode, as delegations prepare to consider what outcomes they might strive for at the organisation’s 2017 ministerial conference. The WTO chief met twice with the full membership this week, informally on...
26 July 2016
The UK is rethinking its position in global trade. In the wake of the UK’s EU referendum and the vote to “leave,” the government has created a new Department for International...
21 July 2016
The UK’s historic popular vote to leave the EU has prompted reflection among a number of analysts on potential impacts on African economies. While many long term political and economic impacts have yet to be determined, Britain’s departure from the bloc has raised questions around how it will now...
19 July 2016
Flush from their Brexit referendum victory and settling into their new ministerial offices, hopefully those responsible for trade policy in Theresa May’s government are...
29 July 2016
Beaucoup d’espoirs ont été placés dans l’Accord sur la facilitation des échanges. Comment cet accord pourrait-il soutenir l’objectif de doublement de la part des PMA dans le commerce mondial d’ici à 2020 ? L’initiative Aide pour le commerce (APC), lancée lors de la conférence ministérielle de l’OMC...
28 July 2016
Recentemente, o candidato à Presidência dos Estados Unidos pelo Partido Republicano, Donald Trump, ameaçou pedir a saída do país da Organização Mundial do Comércio (OMC) caso vença as eleições. As declarações não soaram como parte de uma estratégia de longo prazo do empresário: a posição foi uma...
28 July 2016
La Conférence des Nations unies sur le commerce et le développement (CNUCED) a lancé, la semaine dernière, l’initiative « Commerce électronique pour tous » (« e-Trade for all » en anglais) à l’occasion de la quatorzième conférence ministérielle de la CNUCED à Nairobi. Cette initiative vise à...
28 July 2016
Для активизации переговорного процесса будут предприняты все возможные меры, заявили члены делегации Азербайджана в ходе заседания Рабочей группы по присоединению страны к ВТО, состоявшегося 22 июля 2016 года. Председатель Рабочей группы, посол Вальтер Вернер (Германия), высоко оценил проделанную...
28 July 2016
The US Democratic National Convention (DNC) endorsed Hillary Rodham Clinton as its nominee for president on Tuesday, one week after Republicans confirmed their own nominee. With the convention season due to end on Thursday, American voters will now have to choose between two starkly different...
27 July 2016
À la surprise de la communauté internationale, la signature de l’Accord de partenariat économique (APE) entre l’UE et la Communauté d’Afrique de l’Est (CAE), qui doit être ratifié d’ici octobre prochain, a été reportée. Elle devait avoir lieu le 18 juillet 2016 à Nairobi, au Kenya. Plusieurs...
27 July 2016
Talks towards securing a phase down of global climate-warming hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) emissions have edged forward, as parties to the Montreal Protocol meeting in Vienna, Austria, from 15-23 July discussed baselines, freeze-dates, and phase-down schedules for the consumption and production of...
27 July 2016
O novo Relatório de Monitoramento do Comércio foi divulgado e discutido entre os membros da Organização Mundial do Comércio (OMC) durante reunião do órgão de Revisão de Política Comercial (TPR, sigla em inglês), realizada em 25 de julho. Segundo o documento, de outubro de 2015 a maio de 2016, houve...


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