Posts Tagged Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)
* 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.
* U.S. Closer to Starts FTA Negotiations with Russia The U.S. Senate has voted an historic decision: U.S. will start negotiation on a trade agreement with Russian Federation. Kindly follow the link for more. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– * Russia Promotes Glonass through CIS Russia insists on the members of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) to join Glonass, Russia’s global positioning system. Check for more here. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– * Guatemala Signs Convention on Tax Transparency Guatemala signs the OECD’s Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters. Please find more here.
22 October 2012, Moscow The World Customs Organization (WCO) and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) signed a Protocol of Intent to improve the cooperation between the two organizations. More here.