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12 October 2018
Investment facilitation measures that are correctly designed and effectively implemented have the potential to advance sustainable investment. Certain elements of investment...
11 October 2018
The Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group (WBG) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) will kick off on Friday 12 October, setting in motion three days of high-level meetings that are set to look at the shifting pace of the global economy one decade after the international financial crisis,...
11 October 2018
This week, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a long-awaited report on the expected impacts and trade-offs the international community will confront once global temperature increases reach 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, as compared to two degrees. The...
11 October 2018
The Canada-European Union Comprehensive and Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) celebrated late last month its one-year anniversary since its provisional entry into force, with officials meeting in a “joint committee” format to evaluate the accord’s implementation and adopt recommendations involving...
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-...
16 October 2018
Комплексное улучшение регионов Кыргызстана для развития устойчивого туризма на территории Иссык-Кульской области позволит дополнительно привлечь 2,5 млн туристов. Расширение транспортного сообщения регионов будет проводиться в рамках третьей фазы Программы по улучшению региональных путей сообщения...
16 October 2018
На министерской встрече стран-участниц «Восточного партнерства» обсуждались результаты выполнения рабочего плана «20 конкретных задач на период до 2020 года» и перспективы дальнейшего развития этой инициативы, в частности в контексте приближения ее 10-й годовщины. Встреча министров состоялась в...
15 October 2018
Las elecciones presidenciales en Brasil del domingo 7 de octubre mostraron un masivo apoyo de la sociedad al candidato del Partido Social Liberal (PSL), Jair Bolsonaro, quien obtuvo el 46% de los votos. Mientras se esperan los resultados del ballotage del 28 de octubre, los países miembros del...
15 October 2018
Em reunião do Comitê de Acesso a Mercado, os membros da Organização Mundial do Comércio (OMC) manifestaram sua preocupação com os reajustes nas tarifas de importação anunciados na proposta circulada pela União Europeia (UE) no contexto das negociações do Brexit. Argentina, Brasil, Canadá, China,...
15 October 2018
Em julho de 2018, os presidentes da Comissão Europeia, Jean Claude Juncker, e dos Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, assinaram um compromisso voltado a aumentar sua corrente bilateral de comércio em várias áreas. Como consequência, o Brasil perdeu a posição de maior fornecedor de soja para o mercado da...
15 October 2018
加拿大-欧盟全面经济贸易协定(CETA)于上月底庆祝临时生效一周年,官员以“联合委员会”的形式举行会议,评估协议的实施情况,并采纳涉及气候、性别和中小型企业(SMEs)有关的建议。 参与协议的若干国家的官员对协定的实施情况表示满意。CETA取消了双方98%货物贸易的关税,并涉及各种贸易和投资政策领域的综合规则,包括与可持续性有关内容。然而,随着CETA实施进入第二年,一些利益相关者表达了改进的担忧或建议。 该协议目前属于暂时适用的阶段,这意味着还需要所有欧盟成员国批准该协议中的相关内容,这些特定内容才能实施。这些有待批准的内容包括投资保护的条款和一个投资法院系统。...

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