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SUNS # 8690 Wednesday 30 May 2018

Trade : China-South Africa for strengthened TRIPS flexibilities (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
China and South Africa have upped the ant e for strengthening the flexibilities in the World Trade Organization's Trade -Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) agreement based on the repo rt prepared by the United Nations High-Level Panel (HLP) on Access to Medicine s for ensuring affordable access to vital medicines.

Trade : Panel set to examine India's export-related measures (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on Monday agreed to establish a panel, at th e request of the United States, to examine certain export-related measures im posed by India.

Africa : Hunger and food insecurity plague the lives of millions (PRIV)
(IPS, Nairobi)
Afric a is rising. But at the same time, Africa is the continent with the largest n umber of people (390 million) living in extreme poverty.

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