WTO Negotiations: New Papers Open Old Rifts on Food, Farming
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26 March 2015
New negotiating papers tabled last week have reopened old rifts on farm trade rules and food security at the WTO, trade sources have said. One of these submissions, which was put forward by the G-33 group of developing countries with sizeable populations of small farmers, argues against aspects of...
26 March 2015
EU officials are now weighing potential ideas for addressing the controversial subject of investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) in their trade talks with the US, with European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström holding meetings in recent weeks with both EU parliamentarians and trade ministers...
26 March 2015
The co-facilitators of a process geared towards committing to development financing have released a zero draft of the outcome document for a high-level conference scheduled to be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in July. The document, published last week, pledges to establish a holistic financing...
26 March 2015
Из-за падения цен на нефть и рецессии в России рост экономик стран Центральной Азии затормозился, составив 5,1% в 2014 г., сообщается в докладе Азиатского банка развития, опубликованном 24 марта 2015 года. Ожидается, что в текущем году средний экономический рост в этом регионе достигнет 3,5%, а в...
25 March 2015
Talks towards securing a tariff-cutting deal on environmental goods are now ready to shift from technical discussions into a second negotiation stage, trade sources have confirmed after the fifth round held last week in Geneva, Switzerland. This next negotiating stage would focus on whittling down...
25 March 2015
Em Memorando de Intenções (MoI, sigla em inglês) assinado após reunião bilateral, os secretários de Comércio Exterior de Brasil e Estados Unidos afirmam que perseguirão conjuntamente objetivos como avançar em parcerias público-privadas, desenvolver o comércio bilateral e reduzir os custos de...
25 March 2015
Los ministros de Agricultura de los países miembros del grupo Brics se reunieron en Brasilia este 13 de marzo pasado a fin de debatir sobre la integración comercial de sus mercados agrícolas, el establecimiento de mecanismos de seguridad alimentaria e iniciativas de cooperación técnico-científica...
24 March 2015
Евразийская экономическая комиссия одобрила проект Концепции общего электроэнергетического рынка Евразийского экономического союза, разработанный совместно с министерствами и ведомствами стран-членов этого интеграционного объединения. Документ уже согласован с руководителями министерств энергетики...
23 March 2015
Various elements for defining a post Bali work program on remaining WTO Doha development agenda negotiations were defined in a communication circulated by Barbados, on behalf of the African Caribbean Pacific (ACP) group of countries, on 10 March. The elements presented by the ACP group have been...
22 March 2015
Более четверти всего объема загрязненных сточных вод в России сбрасывается промышленными предприятиями. Интенсивное развитие промышленности в регионе Баренцева моря наряду с минимальным вниманием к вопросам рационального использования природных ресурсов и защиты окружающей среды привело к высокому...

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