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World Bank to lend mayors $4.5B for climate change initiatives in their cities

World Bank to lend mayors $4.5B for climate change initiatives in their cities

Dec. 15 | The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy and the World Bank Group announced a new partnership that will provide technical and financial assistance to 150 cities across the world undertaking aggressive climate action programs. The World Bank...

WTO to initiate talks on e-commerce, investment facilitation and MSMEs

WTO to initiate talks on e-commerce, investment facilitation and MSMEs

Dec. 15 | Three proponent groups announced new initiatives to advance talks at the World Trade Organization (WTO) on electronic commerce, investment facilitation, and micro, small and medium size enterprises (MSMEs). The proponent groups unveiled their plans to...

UN report: East Asia remains world’s most dynamic region

UN report: East Asia remains world’s most dynamic region

Dec. 15 | East Asia will remain the world’s most dynamic and fastest growing region, the robust short-term growth outlook driven by resilient domestic demand and an improvement in exports, according to the United Nations World Economic Situation and Prospects...

ICC presents business recommendations for WTO agenda

ICC presents business recommendations for WTO agenda

Dec. 13 | The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has emphasized the “strong and unequivocal” support of global business for the World Trade Organization (WTO) in a statement issued at a major forum held December 12 alongside the WTO’s 11th Ministerial...

UN: Global economy on upswing, improvement more widespread

UN: Global economy on upswing, improvement more widespread

Dec. 13 | The world economy has experienced an upturn in 2017 and is now growing by about 3%—the highest growth since 2011—as crisis-related fragilities and the adverse effects of other recent shocks subside, according to the United Nations in its latest report. The...

2017 forecast for Asia upgraded on strong exports, domestic demand

2017 forecast for Asia upgraded on strong exports, domestic demand

Dec. 13 | Economic expansion in developing Asia will accelerate to 6% in 2017 as stronger-than-expected exports and domestic consumption fuel growth, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) forecasts in a new report. Excluding Asia’s newly industrialized economies,...

Vietnam port launches automated customs management system

Vietnam port launches automated customs management system

Dec. 13 | The Ministry of Finance and the General Department of Vietnam Customs officially put into operation  December 11 the Vietnam Automated System for Seaport Customs Management (VASSCM) in the northern port city of Hai Phong. Deputy Finance Minister Vu Thi...

Customs community adopts resolution on an e-commerce framework of standards

Customs community adopts resolution on an e-commerce framework of standards

Dec. 11 | The World Customs Organization (WCO) has adopted a resolution to develop a cross-border e-commerce framework of standards based on eight guiding principles. The WCO Policy Commission (PC) unanimously adopted the Luxor Resolution at its meeting held December...

US imposes import duties on VN’s steel products allegedly originated in China

US imposes import duties on VN’s steel products allegedly originated in China

Dec. 11 | The U.S. Department of Commerce slapped heavy import duties on some steel products from Vietnam after it decided they originated in China, violating the U.S.’s anti-dumping and anti-subsidy orders. The department on December 5 announced preliminary...

Vietnam launches National Single Window for aviation

Vietnam launches National Single Window for aviation

Dec. 11 | The National Single Window (NSW) for aviation has been officially deployed in Vietnam, the facility expected to bring benefits to the government and all stakeholders, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs. “From 15 Nov 2017, the National...
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