US Election: World Prepares for New Era Following Surprise Trump Win

Volume
20,
Number
38
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10 November 2016
10 November 2016
Donald Trump will be the 45 th president of the United States, winning the Electoral College vote in the world’s largest economy. The outcome – which has surprised pollsters, policy analysts, and even campaign officials themselves – has initially shaken global markets, as both the US and the...
10 November 2016
The EU's executive arm released on Wednesday its highly-anticipated proposal for revising its anti-dumping and anti-subsidy rules, setting the stage for an upcoming discussion with lawmakers and the Council in a bid to reach an agreed outcome swiftly. The new proposal comes after a year where trade...
10 November 2016
WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo has formally submitted a letter confirming that he would be willing to stand for a second term at the helm of the Geneva-based organisation, should members wish him to stay on. The 3 November letter, sent to the chair of the General Council, outlines the various...
10 November 2016
Members of the UN’s intellectual property agency debated last week a report which reviewed its progress in implementing a series of development-related recommendations, along with how the organisation will support the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted just over a year ago. The 18 th...
10 November 2016
Negotiations for the 16-country Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) are increasingly making progress towards crafting a future trade and investment deal, officials say, though whether talks will be concluded this year as previously envisioned is less clear. The proposed RCEP...
10 November 2016
Coming Soon 7-18 November, Marrakech, Morocco. UNFCCC COP22. The 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will focus on preparations for the Paris Agreement on climate change’s entry into force. The UN negotiations are being held this year under...
10 November 2016
CLIMATE CHANGE AND CLEAN ENERGY IN THE 2030 AGENDA: WHAT ROLE FOR THE TRADE SYSTEM? By Kasturi Das and Kaushik Bandyopadhyay for the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) (October 2016). This think piece explores how trade rules, in particular those established at the...