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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...
30 July 2016
梅林德(Ricardo Meléndez-Ortiz ) 和政府的其他部门一样,贸易部长们必须对公众和全球领导人们关于主要议题的行动倡议做出回应。本期专栏认为,通过使用E15项目提出的可能政策方案,WTO可以为许多领域的解决方案做出贡献。在未来数月和数年中,有目的性的努力将提振WTO在确保包容性的全球化中的根本性、有价值的地位,实现为所有人的可持续发展。 WTO成员们将进入暑期休假,然而这个暑期是他们既熟悉又新鲜未知的。他们现在面临两个选择。一种是像在2013年巴厘岛和2015年内罗毕贸易部长会议的谈判那样,第三次确定既有的模式,而前面两次部长会议取得了实质、但并不可观的成果。另一种选择是,...
29 July 2016
За период с октября 2015 г. по май 2016 г. количество новых ограничительных торговых мер, применяемых членам ВТО, выросло по сравнению с предыдущим отчетным периодом и достигло наибольшего ежемесячного значения с 2011 года. Об этом говорится в Докладе Генерального директора ВТО о новшествах в...
29 July 2016
Le Programme de développement durable à l’horizon 2030 reconnaît le rôle clé que le commerce peut jouer en tant que vecteur d’un développement durable et inclusif. Pour que ce potentiel se matérialise en Afrique, il faudra néanmoins s’attaquer à un défi considérable : l’importance des coûts du...
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...
29 July 2016
Au moment où les pays africains déploient des efforts considérables pour faciliter les échanges commerciaux, quelles sont les leçons à tirer de la prestation de services publics dans d’autres domaines pour soutenir les réformes de facilitation des échanges ? Le 23 juin était la Journée des Nations...
29 July 2016
UN member states meeting in New York from 11-20 July for the fourth annual meeting of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) participated in national voluntary reviews on the implementation of the new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable...
29 July 2016
Vendredi 22 juillet, la Conférence des Nations unies sur le commerce et le développement (CNUCED) a conclu sa quatorzième session quadriennale (CNUCED 14) en signant le programme de travail de son prochain cycle de quatre ans. Pendant la conférence, la CNUCED a publié une « feuille de route »...
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...

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