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SUNS # 8984 Wednesday 25 September 2019

Trade : JSI members seek market access outcomes in e-com pluri-talks   (D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva) (PRIV)
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Negotiations for an e-commerce pluri-deal are being turned by members of the informal Joint Statement Initiative group into negotiations for market access outcomes for electronic goods and services, trade envoys told the SUNS.

Finance : Markets oscillate in response to trade and monetary policy   (Kanaga Raja, Geneva) (PRIV)
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The prices of risky assets seesawed during the period from 1 May and 11 September 2019 in response to unexpected turns in trade policy and adjustments to monetary policy, according to the Bank for International Settlements (BIS).

UN : When you're going to a gunfight, bring all your friends with guns   (IPS, New York) (PRIV)
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Jim Mattis, a former United States Defense Secretary in the Trump administration, quotes a Marine Corps dictum in a recently released book titled "Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead".

UN : Africa's industrial development - turning challenges into opportunities   (IPS, Vienna) (PRIV)
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When world leaders gathered in New York for the 70th session of the General Assembly back in 2016, and proclaimed the period 2016-2025 as the Third Industrial Development Decade for Africa (IDDA III), it reaffirmed the importance of industrialization in supporting Africa's own efforts towards sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth and accelerated development.

Note to Readers : Special Notice (PRIV)
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Due to the death of a former staff member, the SUNS will be closed on Thursday (26 September). The next issue SUNS #8985 will appear on 27 September.

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