woensdag 3 juli 2019

WTO: DG Azevêdo: ITC is “delivering concrete changes on the ground”

DG Azevêdo: ITC is "delivering concrete changes on the ground"
At a meeting of the International Trade Centre (ITC) Joint Advisory Group on 2 July 2019 at the WTO, Director-General Roberto Azêvedo praised ITC for "a very productive year" and for helping enterprises to improve their international competitiveness through a variety of projects. He also emphasized...
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WTO issues new edition of World Tariff Profiles
The WTO issued today (2 July) the latest edition of World Tariff Profiles, an annual publication jointly produced with the International Trade Centre and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. The new edition provides comprehensive information on the tariffs and non-tariff measures...
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New WTO-IFC report showcases international cooperation in addressing trade finance gap
The lack of availability of trade finance is severely hindering the trade opportunities of small businesses in developing countries in particular, according to a co-publication launched by the WTO and the International Finance Corporation on 3 July at the Global Review of Aid for Trade. The...
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Six countries pledge USD 13 million to support trade in the world's poorest countries
The governments of Australia, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Japan and Sweden have pledged approximately USD 13 million to the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) to help improve the trading capabilities of least-developed countries (LDCs) and to reduce poverty levels. The donation was announced at a...
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Aid for Trade Global Review — "Seeing Impact and Looking Forward: EIF Past and Future"
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Sweden donates SEK 19.2 million to help strengthen developing countries' capacities in global trade
The Government of Sweden has contributed SEK 19.2 million (approx. CHF 2 million) to strengthen the capacity of developing countries to participate in, and benefit fully from, international trade.
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Aid for Trade Global Review 2019: Supporting economic diversification and empowerment
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OECD-WTO publication launch: "Facilitating Trade through Regulatory Cooperation: The Case of the WTO's TBT/SPS Agreements and Committees"
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WTO/OECD report highlights unique contribution of TBT/SPS Agreements to regulatory cooperation
The WTO Agreements on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) and on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS), and their related Committees, provide a unique framework for international regulatory co-operation contributing to ease trade frictions, according to a joint publication...
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WTO-IFC publication launch: "Trade Finance and the Compliance Challenge: A Showcase of International Cooperation"
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