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17 February 2017
Recent discussions of international investment policies, inspired by the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, have drawn attention to the...
16 February 2017
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe completed a two-day visit to the United States last weekend, holding talks with US President Donald Trump on how to deepen their countries’ economic relationship under the new leadership in Washington. Trade was widely expected to be high on the agenda during the...
16 February 2017
The European Parliament voted on Wednesday 15 February in favour of reforming the bloc’s flagship carbon market, paving the way for negotiations with the other EU institutions on finalising those changes for the 2021-2030 period. Lawmakers signed off on the reform package with 379 votes in favour,...
16 February 2017
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and US President Donald Trump held their first official meeting in Washington on Monday 13 February, highlighting in a joint press conference the close ties between their two economies and pledging a mutual commitment to continued cooperation. Trump also said...
15 February 2017
In November, ICTSD and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) organised a dialogue on inclusive rules of origin as part of the RTA Exchange project. Access to preferential...
13 February 2017
It’s been an eventful 12 months for global trade. The UK voted for Brexit, the US elected Donald Trump, and anti-globalisation sentiment surged across many regions. All the while...
24 January 2017
Economic growth is expected to experience a modest recovery in Africa this year, according to the United Nations’ World Economic Situation and Prospects 2017 (WESP 2017) report. The document, which was released on 18 January, is the result of a joint effort between several UN institutions – the...
17 February 2017
欧盟的议员们在2月15日周三投票 赞成 《全面经济和贸易协定》(CETA),这是一项欧盟与加拿大之间的一揽子贸易和投资协定。该贸易协定在欧盟议会以绝大多数获得通过,有408票赞成,254票反对和33票弃权。 这项跨大西洋的 协定 经历了将近6年的时间谈成,经过在一些议题上的激烈辩论(比如是否包括新的投资法庭体系,以取代先前的投资者-东道国争端解决机制——这种做法已经是许多贸易协定中的常见特点),最终于2016年10月30日得到了双方领导人的签署。(《桥周报》, 2016年11月3日 ) 在欧盟议会751名议员在法国斯特拉斯堡投票之前,该贸易协定首先得到了多个立法委员会的通过,...
16 February 2017
В целях продления периода для поиска альтернативных поставщиков удобрений в страну украинская Межведомственная комиссия по международной торговле (МКМТ) приняла решение о приостановлении действия антидемпинговых мер в отношении импорта на Украину некоторых азотных удобрений (карбамида и КАС)...
16 February 2017
O Ministério da Indústria, Comércio Exterior e Serviços (MDIC) lançou , em 2 de fevereiro de 2017, consultas públicas para mapear os interesses da indústria brasileira em novos acordos bilaterais do Mercado Comum do Sul (Mercosul) com o Japão e a Coreia do Sul. O principal objetivo do MDIC é...
16 February 2017
With the global 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, as well as Agenda 2063, the continent’s own development vision, Africa aspires to fulfil major development objectives in the coming years. A key challenge for African countries to succeed in these ambitious development efforts will be to...
16 February 2017
The financing needs of Africa related to the SDGs are enormous, amounting to at least US$600 billion a year. As both external and domestic debt are growing, how can Africa finance its development aspirations and maintain debt sustainability? In 2015, the international community adopted an ambitious...
16 February 2017
Despite the continent's ambition to diversify economically, African manufacturing remains underdeveloped. What can African policymakers learn from Asia's experience? When the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were adopted in 2000, Asia’s manufacturing value added as a proportion of the world’s US...

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