Posts Tagged Belarus
* ILO’s Key Indicators of the Labour Market (KILM) ILO released the latest edition of KILM – an online reference tool offering data and analysis on the world’s labour market – includes information about the dynamics of job losses and job creation in 70 developed and emerging economies. Check the Press Release. Download the Key Indicators of the Labour Market (KILM) – 8th edition. ——————————————————————————————————————————————–— * World Intellectual Property Indicators – 2013 Edition WIPO published the World Intellectual Property Indicators 2013 which provides a wide range of indicators covering different areas of intellectual property. Download the full report here. ——————————————————————————————————————————————–— * Uzbekistan Joins CIS Free Trade Zone Uzbekistan has ratified a treaty which makes Uzbekistan the ninth member of the free trade area of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Aside from Uzbekistan, the free trade agreement (FTA) includes Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, and Tajikistan. Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan have signed but not yet ratified the agreement. Please find more here.
* EU Extend Sanctions to Belarus The European Union has extended its sanctions against Belarus by another 12 months. Check here for more.
——————————————————————————————————————————————–—* Global Investment Trends Monitor UNCTAD published the Global Investment Trends Monitor. Check for findings and details here.
* CIS Moves Forward In the last CIS Summit, leaders of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia called Georgia to rejoin the Commonwealth of Independent States. They also supported aspirations from Armenia and Kyrgyzstan to join and proposed allowing Turkey and possibly also Syria to join the Customs Union. Check here for more. ——————————————————————————————————————————————–— * Guernsey Sign Tax IGAs with UK Guernsey is the second country, after Jersey, which signed an inter-governmental agreement with UK. Follow the link for more. ——————————————————————————————————————————————–— * Ukraine Joins Global Forum on Tax Transparency Ukraine has become a member of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes created by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Click here for details.