German Chancellor, Economic Agency Leaders Issue Defence of Global Trade Cooperation

Volume
22,
Number
21
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14 June 2018
14 June 2018
Leaders from a host of international economic organisations met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday 11 June, calling for global approaches to policy problems of international concern, while warning that failing to do so could make it harder to ensure a long-term economic recovery and...
14 June 2018
This year’s G7 annual summit drew to a close on Saturday 9 June, capping two days of leaders’ level discussions that focused heavily on the implications that unilateral trade measures could have on the global economic recovery, while tackling a hefty agenda that also included ocean conservation and...
14 June 2018
The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) endorsed a statement aimed at facilitating trade across its members’ borders, with the regional economic grouping also pledging to support the multilateral system and warning against the escalation of trade tensions among major economies. Leaders from the...
14 June 2018
Trade negotiators for the EU and Mercosur resumed formal talks last week, with officials announcing “constructive progress” thereafter while stopping short of announcing a timeframe for concluding the long-awaited trade deal. Though negotiating efforts towards a trade accord between the 28-nation...
14 June 2018
New EU trade defence rules are now in place as of 8 June, completing what officials called a significant and long-awaited “ overhaul ” of the bloc’s trade defence instruments (TDIs). The changes are meant to modernise the set of trade defence tools at the EU’s disposal, including its anti-dumping...
14 June 2018
Coming Soon 15 June, London, UK. GLOBAL TRADE LANDSCAPE SERIES: US TRADE IN AN AGE OF PROTECTIONISM. This Chatham House event will explore the implications of the Trump administration’s economic rhetoric on global trade policy. Presenters will address what the future of US trade policy may look...
14 June 2018
CRAFTING A FRAMEWORK ON INVESTMENT FACILITATION. Published by the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) (June 2018). This new policy brief, released under ICTSD’s “WTO: Paths Forward” initiative, examines the current discussions on investment facilitation among WTO...