Archive for category Geopolitical Issues
Posted by Bogdan Marius Beleuz in Agriculture & Food Security, Auditing & Accounting, Banking System, Energy & Natural Resources, Geopolitical Issues, Global Financial System, Global Tax Agreements, Globalization Challenges, International Trading, More Trade News in Brief, Statistics, Reports & Analysis, Sustainable Development on November 9, 2014
——————————————————————————————————————————————–—* WTO Report Says Restrictive Trade Measures Continue to Rise in G-20 Economies Restrictive trade measures introduced by G-20 economies since 2008 continue to rise, according to the latest WTO report on recent trade developments issued on 6 November 2014. > WTO Report on G-20 Trade Measures (mid-May 2014 to mid-October 2014) > Summary and Status of G-20 trade and trade-related measures since October 2008 (Excel Format) > OECD/UNCTAD Report on G-20 Investment Measures
Posted by Bogdan Marius Beleuz in Corporate Business & Management, European Union Issues, Fiscality, Auditing & Accounting, Geopolitical Issues, Global Financial System, Global Tax Agreements, Globalization Challenges, International Trading, More Trade News in Brief, Reports & Analysis, Statistics, Reports & Analysis on October 20, 2014
The 6th BRICS Summit will be held in Fortaleza, Brazil between 15 and 17 July. South Africa achieved full membership in December 2010 and, this year, the invited guest is Argentina.
Check the official website.
Posted by Bogdan Marius Beleuz in Corporate Business & Management, E-commerce & Digital Markets, Geopolitical Issues, Global Financial System, Globalization Challenges, International Trading Rules & Policies, Labour & Employment, More Trade News in Brief, Restrictions, Sanctions & Embargos on May 9, 2014
For the first time FAO has released its own global estimates of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from agriculture, forestry and other land use (AFOLU), contributing to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). New FAO estimates of greenhouse gas data show that emissions from agriculture, forestry and fisheries have nearly doubled over the past fifty years and could increase an additional 30 percent by 2050. Check here and here for more.
* South Korea & Australia Inked FTA South Korea and Australia signed a comprehensive, high level FTA as per their comments. Check here for more. ——————————————————————————————————————————————–— * Mexico & Panama – FTA Mexico and Panama signed a free trade agreement (FTA). Panama’s desire is to join latter to the Pacific Alliance (PA) trade bloc. Read more here. ——————————————————————————————————————————————–— * Mercosur & EFTA to Start FTA Talks EFTA (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland) and Mercosur member states (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Venezuela) will start discussions on a free trade agreement (FTA) in the coming months. Find more following the link.