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1 September 2015
Some critics of trade negotiations allege that the process is too secretive, and draft texts should be made public. This paper argues that more transparency is needed, but that releasing drafts in this way could impede the process. Instead, transparency should be expanded at an earlier stage, when...
1 September 2015
Anyone involved with services exports will be well aware of the fact that the elimination of quantitative restrictions and discriminatory measures is a necessary but insufficient condition to secure effective market access. Typically, a foreign supplier will still have to comply with a range of non...
4 September 2015
Após quatorze anos, a Argentina deve voltar a vender carne fresca bovina aos Estados Unidos em breve. A Organização Mundial do Comércio (OMC) confirmou a decisão que exige a abertura do mercado estadunidense às exportações de carne do país sul-americano (ver Bridges Weekly ). Funcionários de ambas...
3 September 2015
The 14th African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum took place from 25-27 August in the Gabonese capital, Libreville. Considered the central pillar of economic relations between the US and sub-Saharan Africa, AGOA provides duty-free quota-free access to the US market for over 6000 products...
2 September 2015
С 1 сентября 2015 г. экспортировать ряд сельскохозяйственной продукции из Узбекистана можно исключительно железнодорожным или воздушным транспортом. Это требование предусмотрено в постановлении Кабинета министров Узбекистана от 28 августа 2015 г. № 249 «О мерах по дальнейшему совершенствованию...
2 September 2015
Le Secrétariat de la Convention sur le commerce international des espèces de faune et de flore sauvages menacées d'extinction (CITES), un traité intergouvernemental regroupant 181 parties, et l’Union internationale pour la conservation de la nature (UICN) viennent de renforcer leur coopération de...
1 September 2015
Взаимодействие с партнерами из Японии – важный компонент в контексте развития сотрудничества Туркменистана с Азиатским регионом в целом, сообщило Министерство нефтегазовой промышленности и минеральных ресурсов Туркменистана 31 августа 2015 года. Расширение экономического сотрудничества и реализация...
1 September 2015
Trade between China and Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has been asymmetric and characterised by China’s importing mainly mining and other extraction products from SSA, and the latter importing manufactured goods from China. What options does SSA have to increase welfare and reduce its heavy reliance on...
1 September 2015
Du 25 au 27 août s’est déroulé, à Libreville, la capitale gabonaise, le 14 ème Forum sur l’AGOA – pour African Growth and Opportunity Act , ou Loi sur la croissance et les opportunités en français. Considéré comme le pilier central des relations économiques entre les États-Unis et l’Afrique sub-...
31 August 2015
A autoridade comercial dos Estados Unidos anunciou o processo de revisão anual de seu Sistema Geral de Preferências (SGP), que concede tratamento diferenciado a produtos de determinados países. Publicado em 19 de agosto, o edital permite que importadores estadunidenses solicitem alterações nas...

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