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20 September 2018
Trade and investment ministers from the G20 coalition of major advanced and emerging economies met last Friday in Mar del Plata, Argentina, calling for intensified “dialogue and action” towards updating the WTO system, tamping down on risk, and ensuring sustainable economic growth. The 14 September...
20 September 2018
US President Donald Trump announced this week that an additional list of Chinese products will face tariffs, starting 24 September, with the affected goods worth an estimated US$200 billion.The news has reignited trade tensions with Beijing, with the Asian economy’s government confirming that they...
20 September 2018
An international climate summit convened by California’s Governor Jerry Brown from 12-14 September saw a wave of ambitious new climate announcements from sub-national actors from around the world, including officials from US states, regions, cities, businesses, investors, and civil society. Over...
18 September 2018
A central weakness of the Paris Agreement on climate change is the absence of sanctions against recalcitrant countries. Border carbon adjustments could be the world’s best hope to...
14 September 2018
The cumulative difficulties faced by the multilateral trading system today are tantamount to a full-blown crisis. There is a temptation on the part of policymakers and pundits to...
14 September 2018
Our current resource use is unsustainable – the circular economy provides a solution through its focus on behavioural change, resource and energy efficiency, and the closing of material loops. The focus of the circular economy is on the full life cycle of products. In today’s globalised world, raw...
11 September 2018
Effective dispute settlement raises the value of trade agreements and the return on governments’ investment in trade agreement negotiations. Three practical ideas could help...
5 September 2018
Illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing is a great threat to the sustainability of oceans and marine ecosystems. For World Trade Organization disciplines on IUU fishing...
3 September 2018
The new technological frontier suggests that a more radical conception of global copyright norms will be necessary to preserve, and even advance, public benefit in the era of...
28 August 2018
The progressive shift of economic activity into the digital realm promises to create unprecedented incentives for strategic trade and investment policies. These incentives, in...
20 September 2018
Com a intenção de encerrar as negociações de um acordo comercial até dezembro, representantes de Brasil e Chile reuniram-se, de 11 a 14 de setembro, em Brasília (Brasil), para a terceira rodada de conversas entre ambos os países. Nessa ocasião, as equipes negociadoras conseguiram avançar...
18 September 2018
Азиатский банк развития (АБР) подготовил доклад «Основные индикаторы для Азиатско-Тихоокеанского региона – 2018». В докладе представлены последние доступные экономические, финансовые, социальные и экологические статистические данные для 48 членов АБР, в том числе Армении, Азербайджана, Грузии,...
18 September 2018
Com vistas a expandir suas relações comerciais, os países do Mercado Comum do Sul (Mercosul) prosseguem em fase de constantes negociações com seus sócios comerciais, tais como a União Europeia (UE) e a Coreia do Sul. Com a primeira, as negociações foram retomadas em 10 de setembro, em Montevidéu (...

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