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More Trade News in Brief – Week 10 (4 – 10 March 2013)
* ICC – New Model International Sale Contract 4 March 2013, Paris The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has released the updated Model International Sale Contract including an interactive digital version. The new model permits companies and lawyers to define their own reliable import-export agreements that are in line with Incoterms® 2010 and the latest developments in international trade. Visit the ICC Commercial Law and Practice Commission. Check here for more. ——————————————————————————————————————————————–— * US Foreign Trade Policy The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) released the ”2013 Trade Policy Agenda and 2012 Annual Report”. Please find the 2013 Agenda and 2012 Report here. Also, USTR published its 2013-2016 Strategic Plan. ——————————————————————————————————————————————–— * New Zealand and Chile Signed FTA New Zealand and Chile signed a free trade agreement (FTA). Check here. ——————————————————————————————————————————————–— * UN Strength Sanctions on North Korea 7 March 2013 The United Nations Security Council tightened sanctions on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)’s trade and banking. Check the Press Release.
More Trade News in Brief – Week 26 (18–24 June 2012)
* IPCC Asks Greenhouse Gas Inventories Task Force to Revise Guidelines 7 June 2012 The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) asked its Task Force on National Greenhouse Gas Inventories (TFI) to develop, revise and update the guidance on greenhouse gas emissions and removals from land use, land use change and forestry (LULUCF). For further information please click here. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– * WCO and UNIFAB Sign an MOU to Combat Counterfeiting 14 June 2012, Brussels The World Customs Organization (WCO) and the Union des Fabricants (UNIFAB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen their close cooperation in the fight against counterfeiting. More here. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– * US & EAC – Trade and Investment Partnership 20 June 2012, New York The United States Trade Representative (USTR) and the East African Community (EAC) member states signed a joint statement on a new trade and investment partnership. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– * Vietnam & Morocco Sign Investment Protection Accord 19 June 2012, Rabat Morocco and Vietnam signed a bilateral accord designed to promote and to protect investments in both countries.