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More Trade News in Brief Week 51 (16 – 22 December 2013)

 
* Switzerland Joins GNSS
 
Switzerland signed a cooperation agreement to participate in the Galileo and EGNOS programmes, the EU’s Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS).
 
Check here for more.
 
 
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* Netherlands Signs IGA FATCA Agreement
 
Netherlands signed an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA), implementing the US Foreign Accounts Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).
 
Please follow the link.
 
 
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* US & Libya Signed TIFA
 
The United States and Libya today signed a Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA).
 
Click here for more.
 
 
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* EU’s GSP Updated
 
The EU’s “Generalised Scheme of Preferences” (GSP) will change on 1 January 2014.
 
Please find more details here.
 
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More Trade News in Brief – Week 14 (1 – 7 April 2013)

 

* USTR – Reports on Barriers to Trade
 
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) publishes various Reports on Barriers to Trade:
 
Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT Report)
 
Sanitary and Phytosanitary Barriers to Trade (SPS Report)
 
2013 National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers
 
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* UN – Global Arms Trade Treaty Approved
 
The United Nations General Assembly has approved a global arms trade treaty to regulate the international trade in conventional arms.
 
Please find more about the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) following the link.
 
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* OECD – Global Economy Outlook
 
OECD published its latest Interim Economic Assessment.
 
Check here.
 
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* US – West African States to Start TIFA Negotiations
 
The United States is exploring a trade and investment framework agreement (TIFA) with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).
 
The ECOWAS member states are Sierra Leone, Senegal and Cape Verde.
 
Read more about it here.
 

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