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5 March 2015
Negotiations to determine final language for a draft bill renewing Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) are “stuck,” a top US Republican lawmaker said on Tuesday, raising the prospect that the bill might not be considered in the country’s Congress before April. US lawmakers on both sides of the aisle...
5 March 2015
The WTO’s poorest members tabled a proposal in late February for extending their transitional period for enforcing global trade rules protecting pharmaceutical patents and clinical data, along with a related waiver involving patent protection and exclusive marketing rights for pharmaceutical and...
5 March 2015
The EU has moved forward in its WTO dispute against Russia over alleged violations of Moscow’s tariff commitments, filing a request on 26 February for the establishment of a panel to hear the case. The case ( DS485 ) is the fourth dispute that Brussels has lodged against Moscow in the two years...
4 March 2015
Еврокомиссия утвердила стратегию создания Энергетического союза, в рамках которой планируется установить стратегическое партнерство с Азербайджаном и Туркменистаном, а также снизить зависимость от российского газа. План по созданию единого рынка энергоресурсов, покупки и потребления энергии был...
4 March 2015
Rules geared towards allowing the EU’s 28 member states to either restrict or ban the cultivation of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in their territory cleared a final legislative hurdle on Monday after garnering the support of EU economic ministers. The EU’s Competitiveness Council, a...
3 March 2015
A pressão política para a renovação do Sistema Geral de Preferências (SGP) dos Estados Unidos aumentou. Ao longo do mês de fevereiro, países e setores empresariais beneficiados pelo mecanismo entregaram suas manifestações ao Comitê de Assuntos Fiscais e Financeiros ( Ways and Means ) da Casa Branca...
3 March 2015
Trade ministers from five east African countries – Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda – signed an agreemen t last week with US Trade Representative Michael Froman aimed at enhancing trade capacity and deepening economic ties between the two sides. The 26 February agreement between the US...
3 March 2015
Во всех странах Центральной Азии возрастают риски для привлечения прямых иностранных инвестиций. Об этом говорится в докладе «Оценка политических рисков для зарубежных инвесторов в странах Центральной Азии», подготовленном коммуникационным холдингом Minchenko Consulting. В докладе указывается, что...
2 March 2015
С целью развития сельского хозяйства и сохранения населения в сельской местности Правительство Грузии запустило программу агрострахования, а также двухлетний проект «Внедри будущее». Программа агрострахования направлена на поддержку фермеров и сокращение рисков путем страхования урожая по льготным...
27 February 2015
Os negociadores da Organização Mundial do Comércio (OMC) precisam entrar no modo “busca de soluções” se quiserem desenvolver um programa de trabalho para uma rápida conclusão da Rodada Doha – declarou o diretor-geral da OMC, Roberto Azevêdo, na reunião do Conselho Geral, realizada em 20 de...

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