WTO & Plurilaterals

WTO & Plurilaterals

WTO in short

It’s crunch time for the WTO Nairobi Ministerial which is due to begin on 15 December.   So far only three minor deliverables for Nairobi are clearly in sight: non-violation and situation complaints under the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) Agreement, the WTO’s work programme on e-commerce, and …

TiSA

TiSA

The European Parliament’s trade committee debated an upcoming resolution on the agreement drafted by MEP Viviane Reding (EPP) on Tuesday 1 December. The initial text – broadly favourable to TISA – has attracted close to 600 amendments and is awaiting further input from eight other committees. INTA is due to …

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The trade agenda in EU: last weeks before end 2015

China   On top of EU decision-makers’ minds is China. The EU will need to decide mid December whether to extend the two-year old price arrangement over imports of solar panels and how to handle imports of Chinese steel as the sector clamours for protection amidst a steep price fall. …