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SUNS # 8817 Friday 14 December 2018

Trade : US reveals its intentions to permanently paralyse the AB (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
After failing to provide any "options" fo r addressing its specific concerns about the functioning of the World Trade Organization's Appellate Body (AB), the highest adjudicative body for addre ssing global trade disputes, the United States on Wednesday unwittingly revealed its intentions to permanently paralyse the AB, trade envoys told SUNS.

Trade : GC Chair to launch informal process to address AB crisis (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The Chair of the General Council of the Wor ld Trade Organization (WTO), at a meeting on Wednesday, announced his intentio n to launch an informal process to open discussions on the next steps for res olving the current crisis in the Appellate Body (AB).

Mexico : Undertaking the challenge of a green growth pathway (PRIV)
(IPS, Mexico City)
The northern Mexican state of Sonora seeks to position itself at the forefront in Mexico in the sustainab le transformation of its economy.

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