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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Introductory Statement by Secretary General Dame Meg Taylor to the World Trade Organisation Public Lecture

By   /  May 26, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Economy, English, Environment, European Union, Exports, Fiji, Global Economy, Imports, Intra-Regional Trade, Investment, law, Legal, Melanesia, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Oceania, Open Source Intel, PACER, Pacific, Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, Pacific Region, Pacific Trade, picta, Polynesia, regional trade, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Solomon Islands, SPARTECA, Speeches, Tonga, Tourism, Trade, World Trade Organisation, WTO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Introductory Statement by Secretary General Dame Meg Taylor to the World Trade Organisation Public Lecture

Source: Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat Introductory Statement by Secretary General Dame Meg Taylor to the World Trade Organisation Public Lecture 21 May 2018 University of South Pacific The Director General of the World Trade Organisation, H. E. Roberto Azevêdo Deputy Vice Chancellor Professor Derrick Armstrong Distinguished guests Ladies and gentlemen   May I join the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pacific Trade Officials Prepare for World Trade Organisation Negotiations

By   /  May 26, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Blue Pacific, Business, Commerce, Culture, E-Commerce, English, entrepreneurship, Environment, Fiji, fish, Fisheries, Framework for Pacific Regionalism, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, Melanesia, MIL OSI, MSMEs, News Releases, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Islands Forum, Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, Pacific Region, Pacific Regionalism, Papua New Guinea, Polynesia, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Sustainable Development, Technology, Tonga, Trade, Vanuatu, World Trade Organisation, WTO, WTO Trade Agreement  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pacific Trade Officials Prepare for World Trade Organisation Negotiations

Source: Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, Fiji (May 23, 2018) – Senior officials of Pacific trade, fisheries, agriculture and commerce sectors are in Suva this week for a collective reflection on the outcomes of the 11th WTO Ministerial Conference (MC11) and to evaluate their approaches and strategies on a way forward as they prepare […]

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MIL-OSI Banking: WTO-PIFS Regional Workshop on MC11 Outcomes and Way Forward

By   /  May 23, 2018  /  Banking and Finance, Business, Economics, English, Global Economy, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, World Trade Organisation, WTO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Banking: WTO-PIFS Regional Workshop on MC11 Outcomes and Way Forward

Source: WTO News Headline: WTO-PIFS Regional Workshop on MC11 Outcomes and Way Forward Remarks by DG AzevêdoMinister Faiyaz Siddiq Koya,Dame Meg Taylor,Excellencies,Ladies and gentlemen,Good morning. It’s great to be here today at this workshop on the WTO, MC11 and the way forward for the Pacific.I know that you have a packed agenda ahead of you, […]

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MIL-OSI Banking: DG Azevêdo in Fiji: ‘WTO vital to help Pacific region respond to its unique challenges and opportunities’

By   /  May 23, 2018  /  Banking and Finance, Business, Economics, English, Global Economy, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, World Trade Organisation, WTO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Banking: DG Azevêdo in Fiji: ‘WTO vital to help Pacific region respond to its unique challenges and opportunities’

Source: WTO News Headline: DG Azevêdo in Fiji: ‘WTO vital to help Pacific region respond to its unique challenges and opportunities’ During his visit to Fiji, the Director-General met President Jioji Konrote to discuss how the WTO can continue to support the country’s development goals and strengthen the bonds that exist between the region and […]

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MIL-OSI Banking: DDG Wolff: WTO accession has served as a key engine for economic transformation

By   /  May 23, 2018  /  Banking and Finance, Business, Economics, English, Global Economy, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, World Trade Organisation, WTO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Banking: DDG Wolff: WTO accession has served as a key engine for economic transformation

Source: WTO News Headline: DDG Wolff: WTO accession has served as a key engine for economic transformation Excellency, Ladies and Gentlemen,I would like to thank the Government of Kazakhstan for the invitation to participate in this Forum and for the opportunity to address this distinguished audience today. Against the backdrop of growing tensions, uncertainties and unpredictability […]

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MIL-OSI Banking: WTO members complete first cluster of meetings for fisheries subsidies negotiations since MC11

By   /  May 19, 2018  /  Banking and Finance, Business, Economics, English, Global Economy, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, World Trade Organisation, WTO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Banking: WTO members complete first cluster of meetings for fisheries subsidies negotiations since MC11

Source: WTO News Headline: WTO members complete first cluster of meetings for fisheries subsidies negotiations since MC11 As outlined in the agreed work programme, the four-day cluster of meetings started with a technical session where members presented information on their respective fisheries support programs. Members also held a thematic discussion focused on issues related to […]

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MIL-OSI Banking: DDG Wolff: Regional agreements must contribute to advancing multilateral trade

By   /  May 18, 2018  /  Banking and Finance, Business, Economics, English, Global Economy, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, World Trade Organisation, WTO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Banking: DDG Wolff: Regional agreements must contribute to advancing multilateral trade

Source: WTO News Headline: DDG Wolff: Regional agreements must contribute to advancing multilateral trade Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,I would like to thank the Government of Kazakhstan for the invitation to participate in this Forum and for the opportunity to address this distinguished audience today.  I would also like to thank Mme. Tatyana Valovaya and the […]

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MIL-OSI Banking: Strong trade growth continues but momentum may soften in Q2, trade indicator suggests

By   /  May 18, 2018  /  Banking and Finance, Business, Economics, English, Global Economy, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, World Trade Organisation, WTO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Banking: Strong trade growth continues but momentum may soften in Q2, trade indicator suggests

Source: WTO News Headline: Strong trade growth continues but momentum may soften in Q2, trade indicator suggests The latest results are broadly in line with the WTO’s most recent trade forecast issued on 12 April 2018, which predicted a moderation of merchandise trade volume growth from 4.7% in 2017 to 4.4% in 2018. Risks to […]

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MIL-OSI Banking: Korea initiates WTO dispute complaints against US safeguard duties on washers, solar cells

By   /  May 17, 2018  /  Banking and Finance, Business, Economics, English, Global Economy, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, World Trade Organisation, WTO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Banking: Korea initiates WTO dispute complaints against US safeguard duties on washers, solar cells

Source: WTO News Headline: Korea initiates WTO dispute complaints against US safeguard duties on washers, solar cells Korea claims the measures are inconsistent with a number of provisions under the WTO’s Agreement on Safeguards and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) 1994.Further information is available in document WT/DS545/1 and WT/DS546/1What is a request […]

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