Transparency International has published its annual report into foreign bribery and the Exporting Corruption 2022 is not a good year!
Category Archives: Trade Policy
EU Spring 2022 Economic Forecast
The European Commission publishes two comprehensive forecasts (spring and autumn) and two interim forecasts (winter and summer) each year. This Spring 2022 Economic Forecast forecasts cover all Member States, as well as non-EU countries such as the UK and the USA among others.
EU New Intrastat Reporting
he EU has introduced a New Intrastat reporting with the new European Business Statistics (EBS) regulation.
Raw Materials Export Restrictions Visualisation Tool
The OECD developed an interactive tool of export restricting measures. The free-to-use tool lists the restrictions placed on 67 mineral, metals, metallic waste and scrap by countries worldwide.
African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) strengthen by IATF 2021
Growing trade opportunities are emerging across all the African continent in light of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)
New Global Trade Information Portal for WTO Negotiations
Created by the Geneva Trade Platform, this new tool in the toolbox of international traders provides information on Pluri-lateral discussions and WTO multi-party interim appeal arrangement (MPIA).
WTO publishes Trade Policy on China
WTO China’s previous Trade Policy Review was in 2018, Since then, the long-term structural changes in China’s economy, moved away from agriculture and industry towards services. Services now make up some 55% of GDP. China’s merchandise exports increased every year during the review period, to attain a peak of nearly USD 2.6 trillion in 2020.Continue reading “WTO publishes Trade Policy on China”