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12 November 2018
Substantive standards in new international investment agreements converge, including between Europe and North America. Typical features of convergence include market access...
8 November 2018
The US held its midterm elections on Tuesday 6 November, with Democrats taking control of the House of Representatives and Republicans retaining their majority in the Senate, setting up a divided legislature that could have significant implications for Washington trade policy for the coming two...
8 November 2018
China kicked off its inaugural International Import Expo (CIIE) this week in Shanghai, bringing together a host of participants from around the world from 5-10 November to discuss the current and future landscape of trade and investment. The six-day event, the first of its kind to focus solely on...
8 November 2018
A group of WTO members has circulated a communication proposing that the General Council adopt a set of “procedures to enhance transparency and strengthen notification requirements under WTO agreements.” The proposal lays out a series of “administrative measures” that could apply to members that...
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-...
30 October 2018
Intra-African migration has a strong pro-trade effect. It contributes to greater intra-African trade in products and services, generates revenues for governments and regions, while addressing the continent’s broader development challenges. Migration can be a catalyst for the continent’s socio-...
30 October 2018
Japan has traditionally imposed one of the most stringent immigration policies among developed nations. But with aging demographics, its increasingly critical labour shortage is...
30 October 2018
Migration policies interact with trade through different and complex channels. Large-scale deportations of Central American nationals from the US, and considering only the remittances and trade channels, will affect adversely Central American countries’ GDP, fiscal accounts, and poverty levels...
29 October 2018
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum’s recent experience in incorporating gender considerations into its operations provides insight into how multilateral...
25 October 2018
Discrimination based on gender or marital status is yet to be prohibited in areas relevant to women’s use of financial services in many countries. Firm-level data show that women-...
23 October 2018
Intellectual property enforcement, which describes a weighing and balancing process for the implementation of intellectual property rights, is a priority issue in the...

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