Lawmakers in EU, Canada Begin Consideration of CETA Trade Deal
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1 December 2016
The next stage in the approval process for the EU-Canada trade pact is now getting underway, officials say, with parliamentary committees in Europe preparing to vote on the accord in the coming weeks. On the other side of the Atlantic, the deal has already been tabled in the Canadian parliament for...
1 December 2016
The European Commission released a suite of climate and energy-focused proposals on Wednesday 30 November, targeting these towards supporting a swifter move to a cleaner-energy economy. The highly anticipated legislative package – dubbed “Clean Energy for All Europeans” – consists of proposals...
22 November 2016
Although international value chains, whether regional or global, are not a new phenomenon, their importance in the global economy has increased tremendously over the last two decades. These geographically fragmented and increasingly complex production networks, often coordinated by dominant...
22 November 2016
What are the key knowledge gaps which need to be filled if developing economies are to successfully leverage global value chains (GVCs) to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? An increasing number of people in an increasing number of economies are producing for global export markets. But...
22 November 2016
Sustainable Development Goal 9 calls for a commitment to “build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation.” Are regional value chains a relevant industrialisation pathway to achieve this goal in West Africa? Integration into global value chains (GVCs) is...
3 December 2016
Эти центральноазиатские страны продолжают изучать возможные плюсы и минусы евразийской интеграции, однако в ближайшее время вряд ли присоединятся к ЕАЭС. У них нет уверенности в получении значительных торговых выгод от членства в ЕАЭС, но есть опасения о возможных негативных последствиях...
2 December 2016
While there is no international obligation to do so, there is a global trend to specialise or centralise the handling of certain types of intellectual property (IP) disputes. The...
2 December 2016
На последней неделе ноября сразу три члена ВТО ратифицировали Соглашение по упрощению процедур торговли – Кыргызстан, Доминика и Монголия. Всего же по состоянию на начало декабря 2016 г. это многостороннее соглашение ратифицировали 100 стран. Как только еще 10 членов ВТО выполнят внутренние...
1 December 2016
Em viagem à Europa, o ministro da Indústria, Comércio Exterior e Serviços, Marcos Pereira, encontrou-se com o diretor-geral da Organização Mundial do Comércio (OMC), Roberto Azevêdo, e com o presidente do Fórum Econômico Mundial (WEF, sigla em inglês), Klaus Schwab, para debater a posição...
29 November 2016
Même si les chaînes de valeur internationales, qu’elles soient régionales ou globales, ne sont pas un phénomène nouveau, leur importance dans l’économie mondiale s’est accrue de façon spectaculaire au cours des deux dernières décennies. Ces réseaux de production fragmentés et de plus en plus...
29 November 2016
Quelles sont les principales lacunes en matière de connaissances qu’il faudrait combler pour permettre aux économies en développement d’exploiter les chaînes de valeur mondiales (CVM) dans la mise en œuvre des Objectifs de développement durable (ODD) ? Un nombre toujours croissant de personnes,...
29 November 2016
L’Objectif de développement durable 9 appelle à « bâtir une infrastructure résiliente, promouvoir une industrialisation durable qui profite à tous et encourager l’innovation ». Les chaînes de valeur régionales constituent-elles une voie appropriée vers l’industrialisation et la réalisation de cet...
29 November 2016
В целях поддержки уже запущенных и будущих инвестиционных проектов в странах БРИКС в 2017 г. Совет директоров Нового банка развития (НБР) планирует выделить кредитные средства в размере 2,5 млрд долл. США, что на 1 млрд долл. больше финансирования, одобренного НБР в текущем году. «В настоящее время...

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