* Croatia – Welcomed to EU On Monday 1 July Croatia will become the 28th Member State of the European Union. For more information: – Institutional and administrative aspects of Croatia’s EU accession MEMO/13/593 – Croatia’s EU accession – Q&A MEMO/13/629 ——————————————————————————————————————————————–— * 2012 Annual Review of GSP System US announced today the outcome of the 2012 Annual Review under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program. Check here. ——————————————————————————————————————————————–— * World Investment Report 2013 UNCTAD published its 2013 World Investment Report with the latest trends in foreign direct investment (FDI). Download World Investment Report 2013 Read more here. ——————————————————————————————————————————————–— * Norway the First to Sign the Hong Kong Ship Recycling Treaty The Kingdom of Norway became the first contracting State to the Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships (2009). Please follow the link.