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Fresh proposals tabled as WTO talks on fisheries subsidies continue
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Fresh proposals tabled as WTO talks on fisheries subsidies continue

The quest for a multilateral agreement to discipline government subsidies in the fisheries sector is continuing following a series of meetings between delegations in Geneva last week. New proposals for a system to limit state payments for fisheries development were put forward by a number of governments, as the snappily-titled …

In brief: European Union ratifies WTO Trade Faciliation Agreement
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In brief: European Union ratifies WTO Trade Faciliation Agreement

  The European Parliament ratified the Trade Facilitation Agreement today. The deal was signed at the last Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organisation in Bali in December 2013. China formally adopted the agreement last week. The FTA is the only successful component of the fourteen-year-old Doha Round of multilateral trade negotiations so far.   …

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Blog: UNCTAD & WTO reports on investment & trade measures – EU in all this

Yesterday, new facts and numbers of about international trade and investment policies came out of Geneva. A short UNCTAD-OECD report on G20 Investment Measures was published, and the WTO released its semi-annual report on trade measures as a means to track  down protectionist tendencies. Borderlex is interested in how Europe is …