April 2018

Mexico, EU reach deal to update trade agreement

CNBC, April 22 2018
Mexico and the European Union reached a deal to update their nearly 20-year-old free trade agreement on Saturday, including the elimination of tariffs on a number of Mexican agricultural products.

Locally identified foods promote sustainable development, UN study finds

UN News, April 26 2018
The rising number of products with a specific and certified geographic origin, it turns out, not only have cachet among gourmands: they are also providing large economic and social benefits to rural areas and can foster sustainable development.

Need to revive global economic cooperation to defeat trade protectionism: WTO official

MoneyControl, April 13, 2018
The world needs to unite and revive global economic cooperation, liberalisation and growth to defeat trade protectionism and the rising threat of a trade war, a World Trade Organisation (WTO) said.