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16 April 2015
A WTO panel has released its highly-anticipated report on the US’ compliance in its dispute with Mexico over “dolphin-safe” tuna labelling, finding that Washington has not made enough revisions to the previous labelling measure to bring it in line with global trade rules. Despite this finding, the...
13 April 2015
What role for trade, and how to build coherence between, the proposed sustainable development goals and the ongoing financing for development talks? The post-2015 development agenda scheduled to be agreed in New York in September will ­– it is hoped – guide development plans and policymaking for...
20 April 2015
Tanto Perú como Guatemala han presentado ante la Organización Mundial del Comercio sus respectivas apelaciones por el caso que mantienen ante dicho organismo debido a que Perú ha introducido ciertos aranceles a las importaciones de determinados productos agrícolas. La más alta corte de la...
20 April 2015
Nueva York fue sede de la tercera reunión del proceso intergubernamental de negociaciones de la Agenda de Desarrollo post 2015, en donde los delegados encargados de diseñar los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible expusieron sus sugerencias para su elaboración. Siguiendo las instrucciones de la...
20 April 2015
Expert from the African Union reviewed the progress in the implementation of the Istanbul Programme of Action (IPoA) for least developed countries (LDCs) during a meeting at the end of March. In general they agreed that the pace of growth in LDCs has slowed, with the number of countries...
17 April 2015
Em um momento marcado pelas críticas à política da administração de Dilma Rousseff, o Mercado Comum do Sul (Mercosul) voltou a ser alvo de descontentamento. Em discurso proferido no Senado em 16 de abril, José Medeiros (PPS-MT) declarou que "quem mais perde com o Mercosul é o Brasil". Medeiros...
17 April 2015
一个WTO专家组发布了其备受期待的有关美国在与墨西哥的“海豚安全”金枪鱼标签争议案件中是否合规的报告,报告认定美国没有对其原有的标签措施作出足够的、符合全球贸易规则的修改。 尽管有这一判决,周二发布的报告支持美国有权利禁止对那些通过“袋网”方法捕捉的金枪鱼获得“海豚安全”标签的权利。这种捕捉方法指的是有目的地围住海豚来捕捉从下面游过的金枪鱼。 早在2012年,WTO上诉机构已经裁定美国最初的海豚安全标签体系违反了核心贸易规则,对墨西哥金枪鱼产品构成不公平歧视。(《Bridges Weekly》, 2012年05月16日 ) 特别是,上诉机构称,通过将大多数墨西哥金枪鱼产品排除在“海豚安全”...
16 April 2015
México dio a conocer su nuevo compromiso de reducción de emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero para el periodo 2020-2030. Con este anuncio histórico, el país latinoamericano se convirtió en la primera economía emergente en anunciar su contribución hacia las negociaciones de las Naciones Unidas...
16 April 2015
World merchandise trade is expected to increase in volume to 3.3 percent this year and 4.0 percent in 2016, according to new predictions released by WTO economists on Tuesday. The new figures show only slight increases from previous levels, with trade growth hitting 2.8 percent last year. “Looking...
16 April 2015
Australia’s Anti-Dumping Commission has published the results of its probe into the alleged dumping by Chinese companies of crystalline silicon photovoltaic (PV) solar panels and modules onto the domestic market, following a nearly year-long investigation. The regulator found that PV modules or...

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