US Senate Signs Off on Trade Legislation; House Fight Up Next
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28 May 2015
The US Senate approved legislation to renew Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for President Barack Obama last Friday, after weeks of political wrangling and heated debate. The legislative fight is now expected to move to the House of Representatives, where the outcome is still less than certain...
25 May 2015
Energy ministers and officials from over 75 countries, as well as organisations including the EU and Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), adopted and signed a new International Energy Charter (IEC) during a summit held last week in The Hague, The Netherlands. The IEC is a political...
28 May 2015
The Chinese Renminbi is “no longer undervalued,” officials from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Tuesday, following its latest review of the Asian economic giant. The announcement marks a notable shift for the international finance institution, which has long argued that Beijing has...
28 May 2015
The World Health Organization’s (WHO) annual Assembly drew to a close on Tuesday evening, with member states signing off on a series of resolutions ranging from an extension to the organisation’s strategy on intellectual property and public health, as well as setting a launch date for a “global...
28 May 2015
В 2014 г. объем товарооборота сельскохозяйственной продукции между Россией и Беларусью вырос более чем на 3% и достиг 6 млрд долларов США. При этом экспорт российской сельхозпродукции в Беларусь увеличился более чем на 14%, до 1,2 млрд долларов США. Соответствующее заявление сделал Министр...
27 May 2015
Brasil e China assinaram 35 acordos que reforçaram significativamente a cooperação bilateral. Os acordos tratam especialmente da facilitação de investimentos chineses no país, que devem representar uma injeção de US$ 50 bilhões na economia brasileira. Agricultura, energia e infraestrutura foram os...
27 May 2015
Senators Chris Coons (Delaware) and Jim Inhofe (Oklahoma) introduced a bill entitled “Africa Free Trade Initiative Act” on 19 May 2015. The objective is to task the American President to establish a plan to negotiate and enter into Free Trade Agreements (FTA) with Sub-Saharan African countries. The...
26 May 2015
В Гааге 20-21 мая 2015 г. состоялась министерская конференция, в ходе которой была подписана Международная Энергетическая Хартия (МЭХ). В переговорах по МЭХ принимали участие около 80 государств, а подписали ее представители 72 стран, в том числе делегаты из Армении, Беларуси, Грузии, Казахстана,...
26 May 2015
A series of climate policy announcements were unveiled last week by various nations as negotiators prepare to head to Bonn, Germany in June to make progress on a draft UN climate deal slated to be agreed by the end of this year. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President François Hollande...
23 May 2015
Les sénateurs Chris Coons (Delaware) et Jim Inhofe (Oklahoma) ont déposé, le 19 mai 2015, un projet de loi intitulé « Africa Free Trade Initiative Act ». Ce dernier vise à charger le président américain d’établir un plan pour négocier et conclure des accords de libre-échange avec les pays d’Afrique...

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