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GE.19-13998(E)  Trade and Development Board Investment, Enterprise and Development Commission Multi-year Expert Meeting on Investment, Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Productive Capacity-building and Sustainable Development Seventh session Geneva, 17–19 June 2019 List of participants United Nations TD/B/C.II/MEM.4/INF.7 United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Distr … General 16 August 2019 English/French/Spanish only TD/B/C.II/MEM.4/INF.7 2 Experts Algeria Mr. Said Meziane …
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GE.19-12441 (C) 310719 070819  贸易和发展理事会第六十八届执行会议2019年9月30日至10月4日,日内瓦临时议程项目4 非洲经济发展:非洲制造――原产地规则促进加强非洲内部贸易* 概览内容提要非洲大陆自由贸易区是在非洲大陆悠久而丰富的历史背景下,在促进区域一体化以统一非洲大陆方面取得的具有里程碑意义的成就 … 非洲大陆自由贸易区将创造一个拥有超过13亿人口的单一大陆市场,年产值合计2.2万亿美元 … 仅向非洲大陆自由贸易区的过渡阶段就可以产生161亿美元的福利收益,并促进非洲内部贸易增长33% … 要实现非洲大陆自由贸易区的全部潜在收益,将需要广泛的补充政策,以应对多种挑战,其目标是,加强非洲大陆新兴的贸易-工业化关系:从商业和贸易便利化到基础设施,从生产能力到创业政策 … 然而,在非洲大陆自由贸易区下,用于认定非洲生产产品的国籍的原产地规则,将决定优惠贸易自由化能否发挥为非洲工业化带来变革的作用 … 贸发会议的《2019年非洲经济发展报告:非洲制造――原产地规则促进加强非洲内部贸易》认为,原产地规则的适当设计和可执行性对于支持优惠贸易自由化而言至关重要 …
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GE.19-12441(E)  Trade and Development Board Sixty-eighth executive session Geneva, 30 September–4 October 2019 Item 4 of the provisional agenda Economic development in Africa: Made in Africa – rules of origin for enhanced intra-African trade* Overview Executive summary The African Continental Free Trade Area is a landmark achievement, in the context of the continent’s long and rich history, in fostering regional integration to unify the continent … The transition phase to the African …
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GE.19-12439(E)  Trade and Development Board Sixty-eighth executive session Geneva, 30 September–4 October 2019 Item 1 of the provisional agenda Adoption of the agenda and organization of the work of the session Provisional agenda and annotations I. Provisional agenda 1. Adoption of the agenda and organization of the work of the session … Preparatory process for the fifteenth session of the Conference … United Nations TD/B/EX(68)/1 United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Distr …
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Relevance of WTO core trade principles and S&D for developing countries / Principios básicos del comercio de la OMC y el Trato Especial y Diferenciado: aspectos relevantes para los países en desarrollo … James H. Mathis Amsterdam Law School University of Amsterdam, NL … Overview I. Relevance of core principles to developing countries II … Elements of a developmental- friendly multilateral framework … WTO & private conduct WTO is between States - not firms WTO compels NO domestic regimes (TRIPS excepted …
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Dr. Pierre Arhel Counsellor (competition policy) Intellectual Property Division … Sao Paulo, 23-25 April 2003 Presentation based on s*ides prepared by R. Anderson (Counsellor, WTO Secretariat … Issues to be addressed  The Doha Mandate on Competition Policy  Possible Elements of WTO Competition Policy Agreement  Competition - Related Provisions and Core Principles in Existing WTO Agreements The Doha Ministerial Conference: Background 23 … Recognizing the case for a multilateral framework to …
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Latest developments on the working group on trade and competition Sao Paulo, April 24 2003 Dr. F.J.L. SOUTY Counsel for Multilateral Affairs, Competition Council, Paris Professor, University of La Rochelle Two parts Part One: On international cooperation in the field of competition policy Part two: On Competition policy items to be discussed at the WTO Part One On international cooperation in the field of competition policy Internat’l Coop° can help Compet° Authorities regain part of their …
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The Role of Peer Review in a Multilateral Framework on Competition Policy Andrea Bruce Investment Trade Policy …
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Competition conditions and competition policies in Central America Claudia Schatan … Domestic and foreign capital flow deregulation and privatization took place without legal and institutional framework to avoid anti-competitive practices by national and multinational firms … Progress in competition policy in recent years Costa Rica and Panama have competition laws and a Commission to implement it (COPROCOM and CLICAC … They still have limitations, for example: Enterprises do not need approval by …
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Adverse effects of international cartels on developing countries: limits of domestic competition legislation Sao Paulo, April 23 2003 Dr. F.J.L. SOUTY Counsel for Multilateral Affairs, Competition Council, Paris Professor, University of La Rochelle 25B Three parts Part one: on trade liberalization, competition and development Part two: On Goals, Scope and Exemptions or Exceptions of competition law for development Part three: On actual international anticompetitive practices and their harm …
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Vertical restraints, abuse of dominance and mega mergers in sectors of relevance to developing countries Patrick Krauskopf Swiss Competition Authority 80A Vertical restrictions Definition The three main kinds of restrictions Why are restrictions used instead of vertical integration Economic analysis Desirable or undesirable effects of vertical restrictions Consumer: price discrimination Doctrines/Theories and legal framework, some examples USA Europe Switzerland …
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CHALLENGES OF A COMPETITION REGIME IN A SMALL DEVELOPING COUNTRY … Ms. Michelle Goddard Chief Executive Officer Fair Trading Commission Competition Policy and Small Economies Definitions of small economies Population GDP Concentration Ratios Barbados 432 sq km 264,000 population GDP US$2,600.4 million Drivers of Competition Framework for Barbados Domestic Trade Reform Programme Regional Agreements e.g. Caricom Single Market and Economy, FTAA Fair Competition Act 2002-19 Comprehensive …
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The views reflected herein are those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of the United States, the US Federal Trade Commission, or any official thereof … The Need for Cooperation Markets are increasingly cross-border, regional, and global … Local or national markets can have cross-border implications as well … Anticompetitive practices and mergers more often affect more than one country … General Principles of Effective Cooperation Respect national sovereignty Respect the …
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COMPETITION POLICY IN BILATERAL AND PLURILATERAL AGREEMENTS: Involvement of the Member States of the Caribbean Community … Presented by Ivor Carryl to ; The Regional Seminar for Latin America and the Caribbean on the Post Doha Competition Issues : Sao Paulo Brazil 23-25 April 2003 Introduction : Caribbean competition policy and law a recent development Infancy: of law, institutions and enforcement Changing from : traditional consumer protection to market conduct/restrictive practices …
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Federal Revenue and Customs Services of Brazil (RFB … Working and Research Group on Illicit Financial Flows via Trade Mis-invoicing … develop a diagnosis to confirm if these artificial and fraudulent offshore structures were isolated cases or if it was a common practice … develop tax-customs integrated actions to tackle illicit financial flows in international trade transactions … i. Background: the global agenda and the Brazilian case study on IFFs … Portanto, ao se analisar os casos de triangulações …
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Working Party on the Strategic Framework and the Programme Budget, 62nd session (Technical Cooperation … September 2012 GLOBAL T.C. ACTIVITIES 2011  Trade policy, trade negotiations and commercial diplomacy ACP Strategic Brainstorming on Non-Tariff Trade Barriers (3 February 2011, Geneva) African countries, LDCs and SVES  tailored assistance on WTO Agreements and DDA (Geneva) China Services Congress (24-30 May 2011, China) Commonwealth Secretariat's Workshop on Regional Trade Integration in …
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CHECKLIST OF ISSUES FOR THE NEGOTIATIONS ON TRADE IN SERVICES UNCTAD, Commercial Diplomacy Programme THE BUILT-IN AGENDA ON SERVICES The mandate of article XIX of the GATS: « Members shall enter into successive rounds of negotiations… with a view to achieving a progressively higher level of liberalization … Such negotiations shall be directed to the reduction or elimination of the adverse effects on trade in services of measures as a means of providing effective market access… » THE …
Date: 01 Jan 2000 Size: 99KB

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WTO Accession Process Application for Accession Communication to WTO Director General General Council Establishment of a Working Party Information to be provided on Policy Measures affecting trade in services WTO Secretariat WT/ACC/5 Submission of the Memorandum on Foreign Trade Regime Questions by WTO members, answers by applicant Market access on Goods Track Market access on Services Track Multilateral Track Examination of foreign trade regime’ compatibility with WTO Agreements …
Date: 21 May 2003 Size: 73KB

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Important Issues to be considered by Policy Makers and Trade Negotiators Issues concerning Multilateral Trade Negotiations: Article XIX- Built-in Agenda Doha Mandate Expanding market access commitments in national schedules GATS rules Emergency Safeguard Measures Subsidies Government Procurement Important Issues to be considered by Policy Makers and Trade Negotiators Key Concepts Domestic regulatory regimes Non-tariff nature of barriers to trade in services Progressive Liberalisation …
Date: 05 Dec 2003 Size: 354KB

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UNCTAD CULTURAL SERVICES IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE: IMPLICATIONS FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES Trade Negotiations and Commercial Diplomacy WHAT ARE CULTURAL SERVICES … Under the classification list of the GATS (MNT.GNS/W/120), recreational, cultural sporting and educational services are listed as sectors … Audiovisual services are listed as a subsector … Characteristics of public goods: Non excludable Non rivalrous in consumption Highly susceptible of market failures but it is difficult to make a …
Date: 01 Jan 2000 Size: 111KB