At Hanoi Meet, Asia-Pacific Ministers Debate Future Trade Integration Paths
Facilitação do comércio: adeus à burocracia?
Reflections on the Implementation of the WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement

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24 May 2017
The Cairns Group of agricultural exporting countries has called for action on farm trade issues for the WTO’s upcoming ministerial conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina, this December, tabling an informal paper that notes “overwhelming” support for an outcome on agricultural domestic support. The...
24 May 2017
UN climate negotiators concluded their annual mid-year meetings last week in the German city of Bonn, working to advance the development of a “rulebook” for the Paris Agreement on climate change, among other objectives. The 8-18 May meetings sought to build on the work from the Conference of the...
24 May 2017
US Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer notified Congress last week of the planned renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), kicking off a 90-day period before talks with Canada and Mexico can formally begin. The new US trade chief had spent his first few days in...
17 May 2017
As regional economic integration gathers pace in Africa, how can trade facilitation be leveraged to spur the economic growth and development necessary for its implementation? Is the TFA the answer? Have you ever considered how competitive a country would be if donkeys and camels were the primary...
17 May 2017
Trade-related barriers constitute one of the major causes of food insecurity in Africa. How can the WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement help facilitate agricultural trade and improve food security on the continent? Trade in agriculture is remarkably low in most African economies compared to the...
10 May 2017
There is great potential to incorporate trade elements in nationally determined contributions (NDCs) that has not been taken advantage of to date. This blog post argues that...
2 May 2017
Those working to step up climate action in countries where governments are hostile to their message should take note of the Canadian example, explains the author of this post...
25 May 2017
Лидеры 30 стран мира приняли участие в работе форума «Один пояс – один путь» и призвали к наращиванию международного сотрудничества путем выстраивания тесного партнерства, в том числе по линии Север – Юг, Юг – Юг и в трехсторонних форматах. Форум проходил 14–15 мая 2017 г. в Пекине. Консультации на...
25 May 2017
Ministros y viceministros de los 11 países participantes del Acuerdo Transpacífico (TPP, por su sigla en inglés) confirmaron el compromiso de encontrar una vía para minimizar los efectos del retiro de Estados Unidos en enero de 2017. En una declaración fechada el 21 de mayo, el grupo defendió la...
24 May 2017
The past weekend saw ministerial meetings of multiple configurations in the Vietnamese city of Hanoi, as officials discussed the future of various trade-related initiatives in the region. The main event was the trade ministers’ meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum, a...
24 May 2017
Na semana passada, o presidente argentino Mauricio Macri visitou os Emirados Árabes, China e Japão. Macri foi seguido pela chanceler Susana Malcorra e por um grupo de empresários argentinos e voltou ao seu país com a confirmação de US$ 15 bilhões em acordos de cooperação para obras públicas na...
23 May 2017
Одной из главных тем состоявшейся встречи министров труда стран «Большой двадцатки» стало обсуждение гендерной проблематики в области занятости, в том числе сокращение разрыва рабочей силы и оплаты труда между мужчинами и женщинами. По итогам двухдневных переговоров, которые прошли 18–19 мая 2017 г...
22 May 2017
Les relations commerciales et économiques entre le Brésil et l’Afrique du Sud doivent être renforcées, ont insisté Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, ministre sud-africaine des relations internationales et de la coopération, et son homologue brésilien Aloysio Nunes Ferreira à la suite d’une réunion bilatérale...

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