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SUNS # 8571 Thursday 9 November 2017

Trade : No outcome likely at MC11 on domestic regulation in services (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
A large majority of developing and least developed countries rejected on Tuesday (7 November) the revised draft negotiating proposal for an outcome on disciplines on domestic regulation of trade in services at the upcoming World Trade Organization ministerial meeting in Buenos Aires.

Trade : No consensus on proposed MC11 decision on pesticide residues (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
A proposed decision by Kenya, Uganda and the United States on pesticide maximum residue levels (MRLs) sought to be tabled before ministers at the upcoming WTO's eleventh ministerial conference (MC11) in Buenos Aires has failed to garner consensus.

Climate : Call for balance in producing negotiating text for PA implementation (PRIV)
(Prerna Bomzan, Bonn)
In producing the draft negotiating text for the implementation of the Paris Agreement (PA), developing countries called for balance on all elements of the PA at the opening meeting of the UNFCCC's Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA) on November 7 in Bonn, Germany.

Finance : Emerging markets at risk again (PRIV)
(IPS, Kuala Lumpur)
Emerging market governments often draw lessons from previous financial crises - or at least claim to do so - to prevent their recurrence.

United Nations : My vision for a pollution-free planet (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
For too long, the relationship between prosperity and environment has been seen as a trade-off.

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