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Environmental provisions in USMCA: regression or progression?
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Environmental provisions in USMCA: regression or progression?

USMCA contains provisions to protect fish stocks and tackle marine litter – but it says nothing about climate change.The flagship USMCA trade agreement between the United States, Canada and Mexico is coming into force on 1 July 2020 How does this agreement deal with environmental issues? Bashar Malkawi and Shakeel …

Week in Brussels + Geneva: MPIA, cigarettes, carbon border tax, Chile
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Week in Brussels + Geneva: MPIA, cigarettes, carbon border tax, Chile

Australia’s plain packaging rules okayed by Appellate Body A brief note on the fact that the Appellate Body, as expected, upheld a panel ruling that confirmed Australia’s right to impose plain packaging – i.e. remove branding – on cigarette packs. This week’s ruling will have systemic implications also for food …