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US-China tensions are, to very large extent, result of malfunctioning WTO, says Abdel-Hamid Mamdouh
Egyptian Trade and Industry Minister Tarek Kabil is heading to Geneva, Switzerland with an Egyptian delegation to participate in meetings to review the trade policy of Egypt, which is held periodically for all member countries of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The meetings are scheduled to be held between 20 and 22 February 2018 at …
Considering establishing joint Egyptian-Brazilian economic committee to enhance cooperation between two countries in various productive, service sectors, says minister
The Egyptian government will make use of this opportunity to highlight the economic and legislative reforms, says Kabil
Magdy Makki, director-general of decision support at the Egyptian Customs Authority, said that the procedures of trade facilitation are being discussed with the World Trade Organization (WTO) delegation, as well as Egypt’s offer to facilitate the movement of bilateral trade. He added that during the meeting, facilitation was discussed in relation to the interest and …
We present the steps of implementing the trade facilitation agreement and efforts to combat smuggling, fraud, and terrorism: head of customs authority
Luxor and Aswan’s capacity stands at 21,000 hotel rooms, of which 17,000 rooms are in floating hotels
The decision was made to regulate imports and protect the Egyptian economy, says trade minister
Until now, China has forgone being titled a market economy, a matter far beyond semantics. It believes the time to change this has come. But it still has to convince the EU of the same – either through talks or threats.
Despite promises of recovery, faith in IMF policies have been seriously challenged in IMF, WB and WTO reports
Since its founding in 1948, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and its precursor have remained quite tightly targeted on trade and investment. With its particular focus on tariff reductions and trade negotiations, it has served as the pre-eminent glorious knight battling on behalf of consumers. However, all that changed in the past two decades. Success …
German chancellor Angela Merkel believes China could be granted market economy status without a trade war erupting between Beijing and western nations worried about much cheaper Chinese imports ruining competition.
In 1948, after years of negotiations, more than 50 nations signed the Havana Charter to create the International Trade Organization (ITO). But in the 1950s, President Truman decided not to resubmit the ITO charter to Congress for ratification due to perceived threats to national sovereignty and the danger of too much ITO intervention in markets. …
Personal spending on health services reached more than 60% of total spending on health in Egypt, says Maait
The World Trade Organization talks have produced a deal to slowly phase out government subsidies for agricultural exports. But there’s no agreement on continuing the “Doha round” of multilateral trade negotiations.
Qabil demands for the Arab League to be made WTO member as an observer
Ministerial meeting dealt with possible increase in Kenyan exports to Egypt, especially in products such as tea, fresh meat, live cattle
Green goods cover a wide range of goods from waste management and clean water technologies, to solar and wind energies.
The Bali Package, approved in December during the 9th Ministerial conference of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), includes documents on trade facilitation that entail speeding up the procedures for clearing customs at ports, which often present significant delays and costs, especially in poorer countries.
“Now or never”, WTO chief tells high-stakes meeting
At stake is the future of trade multilateralism as regional pacts are increasingly favoured by major trading nations, such as the Asia-Pacific-focused Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) pushed aggressively by Washington, analysts said.
Zaazou participates in tourism conferences in Zimbabwe and Zambia, meets with his counterparts from Zimbabwe, Russia, Madagascar and Mozambique
Talal Abu Ghazaleh is the chairman and founder of the Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organisation (TAG) and is known for promoting the concept of intellectual property rights in the Arab world. A Palestinian refugee, whose life is governed by “the principle of the blessing of suffering, for suffering can become the greatest blessing”, Abu Ghazaleh was granted a scholarship to study at the American University in Beirut (AUB), and he was the first student to get a scholarship from United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA).