UN Shipping Agency Endorses First-Ever Target for Slashing Emissions
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20 April 2018
The expansion of the trade facilitation agenda, expressed as Facilitation 2.0, is critical in a time of global industrial and societal reorganisation, of which the digitisation of...
19 April 2018
The UN’s international shipping agency has endorsed a landmark target of cutting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the sector by at least 50 percent from 2008 levels by mid-century – its first goal of this kind. Countries will need to flesh out the details of this plan over the coming years, with...
19 April 2018
Over the past few weeks, a host of submissions have been put forward by WTO members as part of exploratory work to support future talks among interested parties on the trade-related aspects of e-commerce. This preparatory process builds on the “Joint Statement on Electronic Commerce,” signed by a...
19 April 2018
In a decision dubbed as a landmark move in the fight against climate change, New Zealand will immediately cease granting new offshore oil and gas exploration permits. The policy is the latest effort by the Oceanic nation to move its economy towards a lower-carbon model, working both domestically...
16 April 2018
More than 400 million Facebook users reside in countries with no data protection legislation. With Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg under pressure by the US Congress and greater...
12 April 2018
The head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned on Wednesday 11 April of looming uncertainty in the global economy, suggesting that even amid recently strong economic growth, countries must do more to stave off instability and risk, particularly by avoiding protectionist pressures...
12 April 2018
Chinese President Xi Jinping laid out an agenda of economic measures that touched on trade, investment, and intellectual property rights during a high-profile speech on Tuesday 10 April in Boao, China, while also issuing a defence of the multilateral, rules-based order. The speech was delivered at...
12 April 2018
Finance ministers and central bank governors from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) stressed the importance of building on strong economic growth figures during their annual meeting last week, while highlighting the value of trade, investment, financial integration, and...
20 April 2018
El Fondo Monetario Internacional (FMI) actualizó sus proyecciones de crecimiento para América Latina y el Caribe. Su edición de abril del informe “Perspectivas de la Economía Mundial” (WEO, por su sigla en inglés) se alinea con lo proyectado por la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe...
20 April 2018
Plusieurs membres de l’OMC ont soumis ces dernières semaines des propositions dans le cadre de travaux exploratoires visant à préparer de futurs pourparlers sur les aspects du commerce électronique liés au commerce. Ce processus préparatoire fait suite à la « Déclaration conjointe sur le commerce...
19 April 2018
Международный валютный фонд (МВФ) представил новый доклад «Перспективы развития мировой экономики», согласно которому рост мировой экономики в 2018 и 2019 гг. составит 3,9%, что выше на 0,2% прогноза , представленного в октябре прошлого года. Самые высокие темпы роста с 2011 г. мировая экономика...
18 April 2018
Ответ на американские санкции должен быть жестким, умным и точным, но ни в коем мере не наносящим вред экономике России и россиянам, заявила председатель Совета Федерации Валентина Матвиенко. «Хочу, чтобы ни у кого не было иллюзий. Ответ России на санкции будет точечным и болезненным», – сказала...
17 April 2018
Celebrada el 13 y 14 de abril pasado en Lima (Perú), la VIII Cumbre de las Américas discutió el tema “gobernabilidad democrática frente a la corrupción”. Los debates quedaron plasmados en el Compromiso de Lima , documento firmado por los ministros participantes. Asimismo, se celebraron reuniones...

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