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SUNS # 8925 Friday 14 June 2019
 
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Trade : China will oppose attempts to suppress its development, says envoy   (D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva) (PRIV)
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China is ready to offer a package of market access concessions to the United States for reaching an agreement in the trade war launched by Washington, but will fiercely oppose attempts to "demonize" and "suppress" China's ongoing developmental efforts, said China's new envoy to the United Nations in Geneva on 13 June.

United Nations : Global FDI flows fall for third consecutive year   (Kanaga Raja, Geneva) (PRIV)
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Global foreign direct investment (FDI) flows fell by 13 per cent in 2018 to $1.3 trillion, the third consecutive year of a decline in FDI, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has said.

UN : Revised business and human rights draft treaty text expected end June   (Kinda Mohamadieh, Geneva) (PRIV)
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A revised draft text of a legally binding instrument to regulate, in international human rights law, the activities of transnational corporations and other business enterprises is to be released by the end of June.


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