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16 November 2017
European Union negotiators clinched a deal on Thursday 9 November on the reform of its Emissions Trading System (ETS) for the post-2020 period. The agreement outlines various measures aimed at strengthening the bloc’s flagship climate policy instrument, while supporting innovation and modernisation...
16 November 2017
Leaders of the 21 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies concluded their 25 th annual meeting in Da Nang, Vietnam, on 11 November. Preceded by several weeks of technical, thematic, and sectoral officials’ negotiations, business discussions, and a ministerial-level meeting, the...
14 November 2017
While the nexus between trade policy, gender equality, and sustainable development is increasingly clear, a new generation of free trade agreements is incorporating trade and...
9 November 2017
Ahead of the WTO’s Eleventh Ministerial Conference in Buenos Aires, some WTO members have expressed interest in including aspects of the so-called “new economy,” in particular...
9 November 2017
In this article, the author assesses actions states and the international community should take to address illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. These actions include...
31 October 2017
The elimination of fossil fuel subsidies would decrease global carbon emissions significantly. This piece outlines five features of an ambitious approach to fossil fuel subsidy...
30 October 2017
In this article the author argues for the need to speed up implementation of the Nairobi Ministerial Decision on Export Competition and work towards the elimination of...
26 October 2017
Developing countries face various complexities and challenges when negotiating large-scale investment projects with foreign investors. In this article, the author discusses how...
19 October 2017
A wide range of submissions on e-commerce has been made by WTO members over the past two years. “Awareness” has been raised. Frameworks, coverages, and approaches have been...
16 November 2017
Os chefes de Estado dos 21 países-membros do Fórum de Cooperação Econômica Ásia-Pacífico (APEC, sigla em inglês) reuniram-se em 10 e 11 de novembro, em Danang (Vietnã). Os mandatários comprometeram-se firmemente a fomentar o livre comércio, a integração regional e o desenvolvimento sustentável e...
16 November 2017
Главы стран-членов Евразийского экономического союза (ЕАЭС) подтвердили, что ратификация договора о Таможенном союзе ЕАЭС будет завершена до конца 2017 года. Совместное заявление , подписанное главами государств по результатам Высшего Евразийского экономического совета, состоявшегося 11 октября...
16 November 2017
Trade ministers from the 11 remaining Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries announced last week that they are within striking distance of a plan to bring the trade agreement into force, which they will then be able to submit for signature and domestic ratification. While stopping short of...
15 November 2017
Tras meses de negociaciones a partir del retiro de Estados Unidos del Acuerdo de Asociación Transpacífico (TPP, por su sigla en inglés) a principios del 2017, los ministros de los 11 miembros restantes anunciaron que alcanzaron un consenso sobre los “elementos centrales” de lo que denominaron un...

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