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19 November 2018
Preferential trade agreements (PTAs) can be used by signatory countries to manage their participation in global value chains as well as cross-border migration flows. The inclusion...
19 November 2018
The proliferation of regional and bilateral preferential trade agreements has spurred a dynamic evolution of “mode 4” provisions well beyond the standard acquired in the WTO...
16 November 2018
Gender is being mainstreamed into several recent trade agreements and negotiations. Gender-specific data and gender-sensitive impact assessments should guide negotiations. The...
15 November 2018
A series of high-level summits in the Asia-Pacific region are getting underway this week, kicking off with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and concluding with the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders’ meetings. These events, among others, are being watched closely for...
15 November 2018
WTO members negotiating a proposed agreement to tackle harmful fisheries subsidies held a second cluster of meetings last week as part of their September-December work programme, hearing reports about brainstorming sessions in “incubator groups” the week before and completing the streamlining of a...
14 November 2018
There is a need to introduce some flexibility into global trade policies and institutions given the current trade tensions, anti-globalisation sentiments, and the large number of countries that participate in WTO negotiations. Large food net importers and large food net exporters have common and...
13 November 2018
On its seventieth anniversary, the multilateral trading system faces heightened risk and policy uncertainty . In the face of these risks, G20 leaders have a historic...
12 November 2018
Substantive standards in new international investment agreements converge, including between Europe and North America. Typical features of convergence include market access...
7 November 2018
25 years of access and benefit sharing in international treaties and national laws have not yielded the expected results nor satisfied the expectations of many countries. We must...
6 November 2018
African women are frequently over-represented in cross-border trade; however, their specific needs are insufficiently addressed. The migration aspect of cross-border trade...
2 November 2018
Findings from firm-level surveys do not point to major differences between genders in participation in e-commerce or in the severity of regulatory challenges facing men- or women-...
20 November 2018
欧盟和英国的谈判代表通过了脱欧草案,结束了数月来双方如何围绕英国退出欧元区等一系列棘手问题的不确定性。与此同时,英国官员继续与非欧盟伙伴会晤,为其脱欧后的贸易关系奠定基础。 脱欧草案将接受英国首相特雷莎·梅的内阁的详细核查,对脱欧草案的审查预计将涉及爱尔兰共和国、和北爱尔兰之间的边界问题,前者是欧盟成员国,后者属于英国的一部分。 英国内阁的讨论进行了几个小时一直持续到傍晚,对法案的通过表示赞同,具体细节将在未来几天和几周内由专家仔细分析。 “我坚信,脱欧草案是可谈判的最好方案,内阁应决定是否继续谈判。当前我们正面临十分艰难的选择,尤其是考虑到北爱尔兰的情况,“特雷莎·梅在周三晚上提到。“...
19 November 2018
Участники 10-й сессии Комиссии ЮНКТАД по торговле и развитию обсудили ключевые вопросы по торговле и развитию, связанные с созданием более устойчивого и всеобъемлющего развития. Работа сессии проходила 12–16 ноября 2018 г. в Женеве. К этой сессии секретариат ЮНКТАД выпустил записку «Торговля,...

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