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23 March 2017
US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel met last week in Washington for discussions on trade, the G20, and other areas for international cooperation, in their first such meeting since the new American leader took office in late January. The discussion comes at a time when...
23 March 2017
Finance ministers and central bank governors from the Group of 20 (G20) coalition of major economies wrapped up a two-day meeting in Baden-Baden this weekend, with their debate on issues ranging from trade and exchange rate policy to climate change setting the stage for future discussions ahead of...
23 March 2017
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday 20 March in Hanover, renewing calls to finalise negotiations on a EU-Japan free trade accord and defending open and fair trade. The meeting, on the occasion of the opening of the CeBIT digital trade show for which...
14 March 2017
Imagine a trade deal that could save energy, cut your monthly utility bill, and improve the environment. This is exactly what 45 countries are aiming to do in the WTO Environmental Goods Agreement (EGA). The cornerstone of our analysis is the U.S. Consumer Expenditure Survey (CES). Our approach to...
8 March 2017
For some time, it was possible to win the hearts of trade-sceptics by providing explicit numbers reflecting the losses from protectionism, but the larger public seems to have become increasingly indifferent to evidence-based debates. In today’s world a majority of individuals appear to expect the...
2 March 2017
When the UK exits the EU, it will forfeit access to the Pan-Euro-Med (PEM) cumulation zone. In this article, the author examines the potential implications of Brexit on cumulation...
29 March 2017
Мировая экономика должна и дальше идти по пути развития глобализации и свободной торговли, считают участники Баоского азиатского форума, состоявшегося 23–26 марта 2017 года. В этот раз в обсуждениях на тему «Глобализация и свободная торговля: перспективы Азии» участвовали около 400 членов...
28 March 2017
Беспрецедентные темпы наблюдаемых климатических изменений не только создают реальную угрозу для человечества, но и подталкивают многие страны к более активному внедрению мер, обеспечивающих переход к «зеленой» экономике. С таким заявлением выступил Генеральный секретарь ООН Антониу Гутерриш,...
28 March 2017
O Ministério da Indústria, Comércio Exterior e Serviços (MDIC) lançou, em 23 de março, o Novo Processo de Exportações do Portal Único de Comércio Exterior. O Novo Processo será inicialmente implementado no modal aéreo, mas o governo afirma que os outros modais serão contemplados ainda em 2017. O...
28 March 2017
Les infrastructures ont un rôle crucial à jouer pour stimuler le développement durable, en particulier dans les pays les plus pauvres où les lacunes en matière d’infrastructures sont les plus grandes. Reconnaissant le besoin urgent de combler ce déficit, le Programme de développement durable à l’...
28 March 2017
Passerelles s’est entretenu avec Kalilou Traoré, commissaire de la Communauté économique des États de l'Afrique de l'Ouest (CEDEAO) en charge de l’industrie et de la promotion du secteur privé. Monsieur le commissaire, il est largement admis que le manque d'infrastructures constitue l’une des plus...
28 March 2017
Le rôle des infrastructures dans le développement économique est largement reconnu. Comment le développement d’un réseau d’infrastructures de transport mieux intégré peut-il soutenir la réalisation des Objectifs de développement durable en Afrique ? Les responsables des banques multilatérales de...
27 March 2017
Острая нехватка пресной воды и проблемы нерационального использования водных ресурсов вновь стали центральными темами обсуждений, проходивших в свете Всемирного дня водных ресурсов, который ежегодно отмечается 22 марта. Специально к этой дате эксперты Детского фонда ООН (ЮНИСЕФ) подготовили...

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