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More Trade News in Brief Week 37 (7 – 13 September 2015)

New DTA Protocols

Switzerland has signed protocols to its double taxation agreements (DTAs) with Norway and Albania.

See more following the link.

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EFTA and Georgia Start FTA Talks

The member states of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) and Georgia held a first round of negotiations towards a free trade agreement (FTA).

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New Zealand Seeks Signature of Gulf FTA

New Zealand is looking for a free trade agreement with the Gulf States.

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More Trade News in Brief Week 2 (6 – 12 January 2014)

 
* 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.
 
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* 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.
 
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* 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.
 

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World Intellectual Property Indicators – 2012 Edition

11 December 2012, Geneva
 
World Intellectual Property Indicators 2012 is a report developed with data from national and regional IP offices, WIPO, the World Bank and UNESCO.
 
The 2012 edition provides a wide range of indicators covering various areas of intellectual property: patents, utility models, trademarks, industrial designs, microorganisms and plant varieties protection.
 
Check for more here.
 

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EPO and WIPO Co-operation Agreement

3 May 2012, Geneva/Munich
 
European Patent Office (EPO) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) have agreed on a comprehensive three-year technical co-operation scheme with the aim of developing the international patent system.
 
The European Patent Office (EPO) is one of the largest intergovernmental institutions in Europe and is one of the largest patent authorities in the world.
 
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is a specialized agency of the UN dedicated to developing a balanced and accessible international intellectual property (IP) system.
 
Please read more here or here.

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