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DDG Paugman: mix of trade and sustainability to shape the sustainable trade policy of the future

By | 2022-10-03T12:03:02+00:00 October 3rd, 2022|

On September 26, 2022, in the context of a speech delivered to the Graduate Institute’s “Geneva Trade Week”, WTO’s Deputy Director-General Jean-Marie emphasised the need to mix classical trade policy and environmental sustainability to shape the sustainable trade policy of the future. This becomes increasingly important as climate change affects trade patterns and value chains,

Washington will confer with Seoul on EV subsidy apprehension

By | 2022-10-03T12:01:09+00:00 October 3rd, 2022|

The US Inflation Reduction Act and the related possibility of enacted electric vehicle (EV) subsidies which might threaten Asian automakers represent a serious concern for South Korea. However, the United States said to understand such concerns and ensured that the Korean Government will keep being consulted and taken into account as the law is implemented.

Decrease in freight rates and global trade volumes

By | 2022-10-03T11:57:34+00:00 October 3rd, 2022|

As indicated by the last data from S&P Global Market Intelligence, freight rates fall as the reduced demand for goods leads to a slowdown in global trade volumes. Moreover, weaker cargo movement is responsible for the decrease in container and vessel demand. According to S&P: “Much reduced port congestion level, along with weaker cargo arrivals,

US$1.4 billion to finance the CRISI Program

By | 2022-09-05T11:31:04+00:00 September 5th, 2022|

The Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvement (CRISI) Program, aimed at modernising US freight and passenger rail infrastructure, has recently been allocated more than US$1.4 billion, as revealed by USDOT, the US Department of Transportation. More specifically, the Program has received more than triples funding thanks to the Bipartisan US Infrastructure Law. According to Pete

WTO Goods Trade Barometer suggests stagnating world trade growth

By | 2022-09-05T11:26:31+00:00 September 5th, 2022|

The WTO Goods Trade Barometer, an indicator for world trade, provides for real-time information on the trajectory of merchandise trade. The latest Goods Trade Barometer published on August 23rd was below the recent trend line for merchandise trade: although the global goods trade grew in the second quarter of 2022 the pace was slow, and

UNCTAD launches a set of proposals to build resilience across the maritime supply chain

By | 2022-09-05T11:37:41+00:00 September 5th, 2022|

  The UN Committee on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has launched a new package aimed at building resilience across the maritime supply chain, following a series of crisis – including COVID-19 and the Ukraine crisis – that have highlighted the weaknesses of global logistics. Particularly noteworthy is the guidebook for ports entitled Building Capacity to Manage Risks

Joint Press Release: Transport workers, operators and shippers unite to lift global standards on driver treatment

By | 2021-05-20T13:28:34+00:00 May 20th, 2021|

Brussels, Geneva and London, 20 May 2021 – The leaders of three major international organisations, representing transport workers, operators and shippers have launched a charter to improve how truck and van drivers are treated at collection and delivery sites. Globally, more than 60 million commercial trucks are driven by qualified and dedicated workers who, unfortunately,

GSA webinar: “SUEZ CANAL: What else for global shippers?”

By | 2021-05-06T13:21:11+00:00 May 6th, 2021|

30 April, 2021, Global Shippers’ Alliance hold "SUEZ CANAL: what else for global shippers?" webinar. The scope of the webinar covered the recent events triggered from the Suez Canal blockage and observations on how the level playing field between maritime stakeholders is (re)acting to the situation. Presentations and the recording of the webinar are now

US: the Federal Maritime Commission is investigating the activities of ocean carrier alliances

By | 2021-04-12T11:49:13+00:00 April 12th, 2021|

The Federal Maritime Commission met virtually and in closed session on the 7th of April 2021 to discuss developments in the ongoing Fact Finding 29 investigation of challenges to the freight delivery system and possible Shipping Act violations, and to receive a briefing on the agency’s monitoring activities of ocean carrier alliances. This was the

European shippers call on European Commission to take action

By | 2021-03-31T11:19:02+00:00 March 31st, 2021|

25th of March 2021, European Shippers’ Council voiced shippers’ position on unreliability and peaking prices in the maritime container transport at the meeting organised by the European Commission. The Maritime Forum gathered maritime stakeholders - shippers, freight forwarders, carriers, port operators, ship owners - and representatives of DG COMP and DG MOVE to discuss the