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SUNS # 8841 Thursday 7 February 2019

Trade : China's ambiguous stance in face of US pressure (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
As the United States escalates pressure on China on several fronts, Beijing is taking ambiguous positions at the World Trade Organization and elsewhere, and these could hurt its own strategic trade in terests as well as the rights and obligations of other developing countries, said t rade envoys, who asked not to be quoted.

Trade : Honduras tables proposals on AB precedent, "judicial activism" (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
Honduras has tabled two proposals at the WTO concerning the functioning of the WTO's Appellate Body (AB) - one on the is sue of precedent in WTO dispute settlement and the other on the issue of allege d "judicial activism" by the AB.

Q&A : The nature of value vs the value of nature (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Humans have long had a varied and complicated relationship with nature - from its aesthetic value to its economic value to its protective value. What if you could measure and analy se these values?

Opinion : Confronting challenges of migration in West & Central Africa (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Without a doubt, migration is a defining issue of this century. One billion people, one-seventh of the worl d's population, are migrants. Some 258 million people are international migrant s, 40 million are internally displaced and 24 million are refugees or asylum seek ers.

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