maandag 30 september 2019

WTO: Trade Policy Review: Costa Rica

Trade Policy Review: Costa Rica
The fifth review of the trade policies and practices of Costa Rica takes place on 18 and 20 September 2019. The basis for the review is a report by the WTO Secretariat and a report by the Government of Costa Rica.
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Public Forum programme is now available
This year's Public Forum, entitled "Trading Forward: Adapting to a Changing World", will feature 136 sessions to be held at the WTO's headquarters from 8 to 11 October. All the sessions at the Forum will be organized by participants, including WTO member governments, businesses, non-governmental...
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DDG Wolff: Multilateral trading system is essential to economic well-being
In a speech delivered at the Lowy Institute in Sydney, Australia, on 17 September, Deputy Director-General Alan Wolff outlined the challenges and opportunities facing the world trading system. He highlighted the importance of a single set of rules for world trade and said that, in striving to...
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Advanced course on trade in services concludes at WTO
A total of 27 participants from across the world are participating in the fifth Advanced Course on Trade in Services taking place from 16 to 20 September 2019 at the WTO in Geneva.
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Advanced Course on Regional Trade Agreements and the WTO under way in Geneva
Twenty-seven participants from around the world are attending an Advanced Course on Regional Trade Agreements (RTAs) and the WTO taking place from 16 to 20 September 2019 at the WTO's headquarters. The course was opened by H.E. Mr Carlos Mario Foradori of Argentina, who is currently the Chair of...
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Indonesia launches safeguard investigation on fabrics, on yarn and on curtains
On 20 September 2019, Indonesia notified the WTO's Committee on Safeguards that it initiated on 18 September 2019 three (3) safeguard investigations: (a) on fabrics, (b) on yarn (other than sewing thread) of synthetic and artificial staple fibres, and (c) on curtains (including drapes), interior...
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Course for least-developed countries gets under way at the WTO's headquarters
Twenty-six capital-based government officials from 18 least-developed countries (LDCs) are attending a course taking place at the WTO from 23 to 27 September on priority issues for LDCs in the multilateral trading system. The course is being organized by the WTO Secretariat's Development Division...
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DG Azevêdo: A strong trading system is key to help Brazil's global integration
Director-General Roberto Azevêdo discussed the importance of a strong trading system to help Brazil's global economic integration strategies during his visit to the country in September 2019. He spoke about the current debates on how to strengthen the WTO and global trade cooperation, and how those...
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Opening event of the Brazilian branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIARB)
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Lawyers Institute of São Paulo (IASP) event
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