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18 October 2018
Leaders from the European Union and from a host of Asian countries are meeting in Brussels, Belgium, this week for a high-level gathering that is due to tackle subjects like economic cooperation, trade and investment, and climate change. The meeting, along with related summits scheduled this week...
18 October 2018
The 2018 Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Group (WBG) wrapped up in Bali, Indonesia, this past weekend, bringing to a close several days of meetings where ministers and other high-level officials debated the future of fiscal and monetary policy, development,...
12 October 2018
Investment facilitation measures that are correctly designed and effectively implemented have the potential to advance sustainable investment. Certain elements of investment...
9 October 2018
Services facilitation refers to the simplification, modernisation, and harmonisation of services regulations with a view to reducing transaction costs. It is a key component of...
5 October 2018
Distributed ledger technologies (DLTs) and smart contracts can be a key component of trade facilitation, bringing greater transparency, accountability, efficiency, and...
1 October 2018
The World Trade Organization remains an indispensable organisation but it requires urgent modernisation. Members have to face the reality that the organisation requires non-...
22 October 2018
国际货币基金组织(IMF)和世界银行集团(WBG)2018年年会在上周末在印度尼西亚巴厘岛结束,部长们和其他高级官员讨论了财政和货币政策的未来、发展以及加强合作以增强“对国际贸易的信心”的必要性。 这次高级别活动汇集了来自两个组织成员国的财政部长、发展部长和央行行长,这是一个里程碑时刻,因为恰逢2008年金融危机爆发十年之际。 与最近在纽约举行的联合国大会等其他几个多国大会类似,今年的国际货币基金组织-世界银行集团年会重点讨论了与贸易有关的问题,因为一些主要经济体之间的紧张局势日益加剧,许多人担心会对全球经济产生连锁反应,抑制对经济和贸易增长的预期。(《桥周报》,...
20 October 2018
Em comunicado circulado em 16 de outubro ao Congresso, o representante dos Estados Unidos para o Comércio (USTR, sigla em inglês), Robert Lighthizer, declarou que avançará nas negociações de acordos com Japão, Reino Unido e União Europeia (UE). O comunicado inscreve-se no contexto da Autoridade de...
20 October 2018
China avanza con paso firme en sus relaciones económicas y diplomáticas con América Latina y el Caribe. En estos últimos días, el gobierno chino reactivó el mecanismo de diálogo con el Mercado Común del Sur (MERCOSUR) cerró la tercera ronda de negociaciones por un tratado de libre comercio (TLC)...
18 October 2018
Шестнадцатого октября во всем мире отметили Всемирный день продовольствия. В рамках церемонии празднования в Риме Генеральный директор ФАО призвал стран-участниц усилить политические действия и финансовую поддержку для искоренения всех форм голода и неполноценного питания. «Борьба с голодом срочно...
17 October 2018
Los cancilleres de los países miembros del Mercado Común del Sur (MERCOSUR) se reunieron el lunes 15 de octubre en Montevideo (Uruguay) a fin de consensuar una “plataforma de acuerdo” que permita reactivar con celeridad las negociaciones birregionales con la Unión Europea (UE). En la última ronda...
17 October 2018
Em um levantamento sobre a aplicação de medidas de defesa comercial contra o Brasil, a Confederação Nacional da Indústria (CNI) concluiu que houve um aumento substantivo do recurso a medidas antidumping, compensatórias e de salvaguarda nos últimos três anos. Em contraste com os 2 casos registrados...
17 October 2018
За последние 20 лет в мире наблюдается резкий рост на 151% прямых потерь от стихийных бедствий, связанных с изменением климата. При этом в период 1998–2017 гг. страны, пострадавшие от стихийных бедствий, потеряли общую сумму в размере 2,908 млрд долл. США, из которых от стихийных бедствий,...

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