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15 February 2018
In the aftermath of the December WTO Ministerial Conference in Buenos Aires, pessimism about the future of the institution has been reaching record levels and no clear plan has emerged yet on where to take the WTO next. In this rather bleak environment, what are the possible options for African...
15 February 2018
Disciplining agricultural protectionism has long been a challenge for trade negotiators. The Doha Round stumbled over it and the impasse over public stockholding continues. Should the WTO just give up on agriculture? In the early 2000s, subsidies and trade barriers in rich countries were helping...
15 February 2018
On Tuesday 13 February, lawmakers in the US House of Representatives voted to approve a bill renewing the US Generalized System of Preferences (GSP), a programme with implications for developing countries that trade with the US. The House voted 400-2 to extend the programme for an additional three...
15 February 2018
The latest formal round of Brexit negotiations drew to a close last Friday, covering issues related to the Irish border, the governance of the withdrawal agreement, and the transition period after the UK leaves the European Union. The meetings in Brussels also saw officials afterward note...
15 February 2018
Internet-enabled commerce has the potential to reduce inequalities between and within countries, offering a tool for achieving the United Nations’ 10 th Sustainable Development...
7 February 2018
In a difficult environment for multilateral rule-making, important lessons may lie in the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement’s mechanism for special and differential treatment of...
21 February 2018
Исполнительный директор Совета директоров Всемирного банка Франциск Годтс на встрече с Министром экономики Беларуси Владимиром Зиновским заявил, что Всемирный банк планирует направить более 500 млн долл. США до 2022 г. на реализацию проектов по тематике Целей устойчивого развития (ЦУР). Рамочная...
21 February 2018
El Gobierno de Canadá, a través del portavoz del ministro de Comercio Internacional Francois-Philippe Champagne, anunció en las últimas horas la intención de celebrar un tratado de libre comercio (TLC) con los países del Mercado Común del Sur (MERCOSUR). A tal fin, el ministro planea comenzar las...
21 February 2018
Em março deste ano, o governo do Canadá dará início a negociações comerciais com vistas a um tratado de livre comércio com os membros do Mercado Comum do Sul (Mercosul). As tratativas com o bloco sul-americano inscrevem-se no contexto mais amplo de renegociação do Tratado de Livre Comércio da...
20 February 2018
По результатам межправительственных встреч по созданию глобального договора о безопасной, упорядоченной и легальной миграции был подготовлен предварительный проект соглашения, обсуждение которого планируется провести на первом раунде переговоров 20–23 февраля 2018 г. в г. Нью-Йорк, США. Этот раунд...
19 February 2018
Em meio às incertezas quanto ao desfecho da renegociação do Tratado de Livre Comércio da América do Norte (NAFTA, sigla em inglês), a indústria automotiva do México tem pressionado o governo deste país a buscar o aprofundamento de suas relações comerciais por meio de acordos com países da América...
19 February 2018
上周五,最新一轮的英国脱欧谈判结束,谈判涉及爱尔兰边界、对退出协议的治理以及英国离开欧盟后的过渡期等相关问题。此外,在布鲁塞尔举行的会议上官员们还指出在这些领域的重大实质性差异,有些人担心这可能意味着谈判进程的拖延。 欧盟同英国在十二月达成一项临时协议后,开启了这一阶段的脱欧会谈。这一阶段会谈涉及确定过渡安排的条款和双方未来的关系,包括贸易方面的关系。(《桥周报》,2018年2月13日) 在英国援引《欧洲联盟条约》第50条后的两个月内,也就是去年六月份,英国脱欧谈判正式开始。第50条规定,除非各方均同意延长,否则双方将在两年内完成全部退出协议的谈判。(《桥周报》,...
17 February 2018
Международная организация труда (МОТ) представила отчет , подготовленный по поручению Всемирного банка, в котором дается независимая оценка мерам правительства Узбекистана по ликвидации детского и принудительного труда в ходе уборки хлопка. В докладе отмечается, что в стране принимаются меры по...

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