Tagged: International economic relations

Brexit explained: a brief and regularly-updated infographic introduction to Brexit

Information is Beautiful has prepared an introduction to Brexit and is regularly updating the infographic as new information is available and as the situation evolves.

Clarifying the structure of the European Union and giving an overview to the UK’s possible options for Brexit, this visualization can be a useful and quick guide to the situation behind the headlines and political discussions in news and media outlets.

A video explainer can be found at YouTube here: https://youtu.be/Yht_zE_mT7U

A more extensive and annotated visualization can be found on the Information is Beautiful, along with links to different sources for further information: https://informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/the-uks-brexit-options-in-the-eurozone-landscape-visualized/

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Library acquisitions — November 2018

We are pleased to share our list of selected new acquisitions from November 2018. You can send your requests to Web.Librarian@wto.org.

The list is also available on Library’s website: http://intranet/__resources/library/_en/new_for_you_new_books.html.

For continuous updates on the latest trade news, don’t forget to check out the “Latest in trade” RSS feed: http://intranet/en/resources/library/library.htm

Kind regards,

Your WTO Library Team

Covers Title, Authors/Editor details, WTO catalogue records email request links Previews
Can blockchain revolutionize international trade? / Emmanuelle Ganne.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927425

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The evolution of the non-market economy treatment in the multilateral trading system / Bin Zhang.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927271

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Les incitations fiscales en faveur de l’√©conomie : analyse de conformit√© de mesures sectorielles √† la Constitution f√©d√©rale, aux r√®gles de l’Union europ√©enne en mati√®re d’aides d’√Čtat et aux r√®gles de l’Organisation mondiale du commerce / J√©r√īme Marcel B√ľrgisser.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927328

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Informe sobre el comercio mundial 2018 : El futuro del comercio mundial : cómo las tecnologías digitales están transformando el comercio mundial / Organización Mundial del Comercio.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|12689689

Audio of launch during WTO Public Forum 2018 available: https://www.wto.org/english/forums_e/public_forum18_e/pf18_session_e.htm?session=41

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Invertir en competencias para el comercio inclusivo : estudio conjunto de la Oficina Internacional del Trabajo y la Organizaci√≥n Mundial del Comercio / Marc Bacchetta … [et al].

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927409

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Investir dans les comp√©tences pour un commerce inclusif: √©tude conjointe du Bureau international du travail et de l’Organisation mondiale du commerce / Marc Bacchetta … [et al.].

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927407

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Making trade work for the environment, prosperity and resilience / World Trade Organization, UN Environment.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927405

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The Pacific Alliance in a world of preferential trade agreements : lessons in comparative regionalism / [edited by] Pierre Sauv√©, Rodrigo Polanco Lazo, Jos√© Manuel √Ālvarez Z√°rate.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927310

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Rapport sur le commerce mondial 2018: L’avenir du commerce mondial: comment les technologies num√©riques transforment le commerce mondial / Organisation mondiale du commerce.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|12689598

Audio of launch during WTO Public Forum 2018 available: https://www.wto.org/english/forums_e/public_forum18_e/pf18_session_e.htm?session=41

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Regulatory autonomy in international economic law : the evolution of Australian policy on trade and investment / Andrew D. Mitchell, Elizabeth Sheargold, Tania Voon.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927289

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The right to food and the World Trade Organization’s rules on agriculture : conflicting, compatible, or complementary? / by Rhonda Ferguson.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927301

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Trabalho, com√©rcio e dignidade : no direito internacional contempor√Ęneo : desafios e perspectivas para a atua√ß√£o da OIT e da OMC / Gustavo Fernandes Meireles.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927396

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The WTO and food security : implications for developing countries / Sachin Kumar Sharma.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927346

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Library acquisitions — October 2018

We are pleased to share our list of selected new acquisitions from October 2018. You can send your requests to Web.Librarian@wto.org.

The list is also available on Library’s website: http://intranet/__resources/library/_en/new_for_you_new_books.html.

For continuous updates on the latest trade news, don’t forget to check out the “Latest in trade” RSS feed: http://intranet/en/resources/library/library.htm

Kind regards,

Your WTO Library Team

 

 

 

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Elgar encyclopedia of international economic law / edited by Thomas Cottier, Krista Nadakavukaren Schefer, with Jonas Baumann, Brigitta Imeli, Julian Powell, Rebecca Gilgen.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927146

Featured at Meet the Author during WTO Public Forum 2018

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Les grandes questions d’√©conomie et de finance internationales : d√©coder l’actualit√© / Mathilde Lemoine, Philippe Madi√®s, Thierry Madi√®s.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927377

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Handbook of research on counterfeiting and illicit trade / edited by Peggy E. Chaudhry.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927367

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The law and policy of international trade in electricity : access to and development of cross-border electricity transmission infrastructure under EU and WTO frameworks / Karolis Gudas.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927269

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The legitimacy of international trade courts and tribunals / edited by Robert Howse … [et al].

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927308

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Negotiation dynamics of the WTO : an insider’s account / Mohan Kumar.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927265

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The new Oxford handbook of economic geography / edited by Gordon L. Clark … [et al.].

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927365

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No small hope : towards the universal provision of basic goods / Kenneth A. Reinert.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927375

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Principles of law and economics / Antony W. Dnes.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1925826

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Trans-Pacific partnership agreement : a framework for future trade rules? / edited by Abhijit Das, Shailja Singh.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927350

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The weaponization of trade : the great unbalancing of politics and economics / Rebecca Harding, Jack Harding.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927381

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The willing world : shaping and sharing a sustainable global prosperity / James Bacchus.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927312

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World trade report 2018 : the future of world trade : how digital technologies are transforming global commerce / World Trade Organization.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|12083088

Audio of launch during WTO Public Forum 2018 available: https://www.wto.org/english/forums_e/public_forum18_e/pf18_session_e.htm?session=41

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Full text: http://bit.ly/2OygFbq

 

Trade and Development Report 2018: Power, Platforms and the Free Trade Delusion

UNCTAD has launched the 2018 edition of the annual Trade and Development Report. Subtitled “Power, Platforms and the Free Trade Delusion”, the report examines asymmetric distribution of wealth, power, and influence.

A description of the report from the press release presents a summary of the topics discussed critically in this edition:

“While the public sector in advanced economies has been obliged to borrow more since the crisis, it is the rapid growth of private indebtedness, particularly in the corporate sector, which needs to be monitored closely; this has, in the past, been a harbinger of crisis.¬† The growing indebtedness observed globally is closely linked to rising inequality. The two have been connected by the growing weight and influence of financial markets, a defining feature of hyperglobalization. Banks becoming too big to fail came to epitomize the reckless neglect of regulators prior to the crisis. But the ability of financial institutions to rig markets has survived the early rush of reform in the aftermath of the crisis and efforts are underway to push back even on the limited regulations that have been put in place.¬† Asymmetric power is not unique to financial markets; the global trade landscape is also dominated by big players. The ability of lead firms in global production networks to capture more of the value added has led to unequal trading relations even as developing countries have deepened their participation in global trade.¬† The digital world has bucked the gloomier post-crisis trend and is opening up new growth opportunities for developing countries. But the worrying spirit of monopoly risks distorting outcomes. Getting to grips with the policy and regulatory challenges this poses must be an integral part of rebalancing the global economy.¬† All these old and new pressures are weighing down on multilateralism. In our interdependent world, inward looking solutions do not offer a way forward; the challenge is to find ways to make multilateralism work for all and for the health of the planet. There is much to be done.”

The full report is available for download, in its entirety or by chapter, from the UNCTAD website: https://unctad.org/en/pages/PublicationWebflyer.aspx?publicationid=2227

Library acquisitions — July 2018

We are pleased to share our list of selected new acquisitions from July 2018. You can send your requests to web.librarian@wto.org.

The list is also available on Library’s website: http://intranet/__resources/library/_en/new_for_you_new_books.html.

For continuous updates on the latest trade news, don’t forget to check out the “Latest in trade” RSS feed: http://intranet/en/resources/library/library.htm

Kind regards,

Your WTO Library Team

Did you take advantage of any of the electronic resource trials this year?

If you explored Oxford International Organizations, World Scientific Journals, HeinOnline’s World Constitutions Illustrated, Safari Online Learning Platform, Oxford Economics, Gale’s Environmental Studies and Policy Collection, or Brill’s Climate Change and Law Collection during the trial periods, we would appreciate your feedback!

Please share your thoughts on this resource by emailing us at web.librarian@wto.org.

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Accession to the World Trade Organization : a legal analysis / Dylan Geraets.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927227

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An√°lisis del entorno econ√≥mico internacional : instrumentos y pol√≠ticas / Ana Isabel Vi√Īas Apaolaza, Laura P√©rez Ortiz y √Āngeles S√°nchez D√≠ez.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927241

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La convergencia de dos sistemas de integración : las relaciones entre la OMC y la UE en perspectiva constitucional / Naiara Arriola Echaniz ; prólogo María Pilar Canedo Arrillaga, Luis Ignacio Gordillo Pérez.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927189

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Droit du commerce international / Hugues Kenfack.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927233

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La economía estresada / José Manuel Cruz Barragán.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927231

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L’√©conomie am√©ricaine / Anton Brender, Florence Pisani.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927235

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Guide sur le syst√®me de r√®glement des diff√©rends de l’OMC / pr√©sent√© par la Division des affaires juridiques et la Division des r√®gles du Secr√©tariat de l’OMC, ainsi que par le Secr√©tariat de l’Organe d’appel.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927314

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Intellectual property rights and competition in standard setting : objectives and tensions / Valerio Torti.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927316

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Inversiones extranjeras y responsabilidad internacional de las empresas : problem√°ticas en torno al CIADI, los TBI y los derechos humanos / [coordinated by] Javier Echaide ; Magdalena Bas Vilizzio … [et al.].

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927179

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Subsidies in the context of the WTO’s free trade system : a legal and economic analysis / Gurwinder Singh.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927229

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The trade policy review mechanism : a critical analysis / Mathias Kende.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927193

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The wealth of a nation : a history of trade politics in America / C. Donald Johnson.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927253

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World trade law : text, materials and commentary / Simon Lester, Bryan Mercurio and Arwel Davies.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927279

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Bertelsmann Stiftung’s Future of Global Trade Governance Report

In mid July, Bertelsmann Stiftung’s High-Level Board of Experts released their report on the future of global trade governance. The report “outlines four complementary avenues that can be pursued to revitalize the WTO as a forum for trade cooperation and conflict resolution,” according to the WTO announcement, found here.

Prepared independent of the WTO, the report provides conclusions and recommendations reflecting the views of the experts involved. The report is available online from the WTO website, for consultation and download.

Read the full report here, at the bottom of the news announcement on the WTO website: https://www.wto.org/english/news_e/news18_e/trdev_17jul18_e.htm

Library acquisitions — June 2018

We are pleased to share our list of selected new acquisitions from June 2018. You can send your requests to Web.Librarian@wto.org.

The list is also available on Library’s website: http://intranet/__resources/library/_en/new_for_you_new_books.html.

For continuous updates on the latest trade news, don’t forget to check out the “Latest in trade” RSS feed: http://intranet/en/resources/library/library.htm

Kind regards,

Your WTO Library Team

Did you explore Oxford International Organizations during the trial period? If so, we would appreciate your feedback on this resource! Please share your thoughts on this resource by emailing us at web.librarian.
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Annual report 2018 / World Trade Organization.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|88666430

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Cambio climático, energía y derecho internacional : perspectivas de futuro / [edited by] Rosa Giles Carnero.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927249

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Derecho del comercio internacional / Carlos Esplugues Mota … [et al.].

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927118

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Digital democracy in a globalized world / edited by Corien Prins … [et al.].

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927174

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Droit international de l’environnement / Jean-Maurice Arbour … [et al.].

Publication over two volumes.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927133

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Droit international de l’environnement / Jean-Pierre Beurier.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927131

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Economic integration in Africa : the East African community in comparative perspective / Richard E. Mshomba.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927106

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Environmental border tax adjustments and international trade law : fostering environmental protection / Alice Pirlot.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927225

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Human rights in global health : rights-based governance for a globalizing world / edited by Benjamin Mason Meier, Lawrence O. Gostin.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927197

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Informe anual 2018 / Organización Mundial del Comercio.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|88673725

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L’intervention des tierces parties dans le r√®glement des diff√©rends √† l’OMC / Ngoc Ha Nguyen ; pr√©face de Marie-Pierre Lanfranchi.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927219

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Les principes g√©n√©raux dans la jurisprudence de l’organe de r√®glement des diff√©rends de l’OMC / Mariem Aydi Ghozzi.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927181

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Rapport annuel 2018 / Organisation mondiale du commerce.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|88673608

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