Thailand sets up technological center for B&R
The Nation, February 28, 2018
The National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT)
together with Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) announced Tuesday the
establishment of an international center for the Digital Belt and Road
Trade Facilitation Agreement marks first
anniversary since entry into force
WTO, February 22, 2018
WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo said members
continue to work to fully implement the Agreement, which will benefit
particularly developing and least developed countries.
UN information exchange tool supports fisheries
FIS, February 20, 2018
It is estimated that the global seafood trade is
worth USD 140 billion, but overfishing and illegal, unreported and
unregulated fishing are putting the health of fisheries and ocean
ecosystems at high risk.
Product labels like ‘Fair Trade’ mean less than
ScienceDaily, February 12, 2018
The first large-scale analysis of corporate
practices for sourcing sustainable materials shows that many companies
address sustainability at some level, but most deal with only one or a
subset of materials within a small portion of their supply chain.
UK pledges additional funding to expand ITC’s
International Trade Centre,
February 7, 2018
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern
Ireland has pledged an additional GBP 2.4 million in seed funding to
the International Trade Centre’s Supporting Indian Trade and
Investment for Africa (SITA) project.