More Trade News in Brief Week 48 (25 November – 1 December 2013)

* OECD: Global Economy Recovering at Moderate Pace
On the last Economic Outlook, OECD concluded that the global economy is expected to continue expanding at a moderate pace.
Read more following the link.
* Liechtenstein & Isle of Man Sign OECD Multilateral Tax Convention
Liechtenstein & Isle of Man join the Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters, a multilateral agreement initiated by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and Council of Europe to tackle tax evasion and avoidance between its signatories.
Check here and here.
* Canada & NZ Ratify Multilateral Tax Convention
Canada and  New Zealand have ratified the multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters.
Please follow the link for more.
* WTO – No Global Trade DealEven the WTO’s members have come “very close to fully agreed texts”, the negotiations on the first global trade deal in the organization’s history come to a dead end.

Read more here.


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  1. #1 by pushinback on December 4, 2013 - 3:30 PM

    Thank you for your eyes being attuned to this important topic. The 1% marches on. Thanks for drawing attention to this issue.


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