Next steps for EGA

EGA negotiators have high hopes that the green goods deal in the WTO can be concluded this year. A 16th round of talks in Geneva last week brought reported progress. Some of the outstanding issues are explained by Peter Brun in his latest contribution for Borderlex. The planned next steps are the following:   …

EGA Energy & Environment

EGA talks see tariff endgame

Environmental Goods Agreement negotiations are starting to see a  ‘landing zone’. The two year old talks among 17 WTO members over a tariff liberalisation deal on products deemed ‘environmental’ can be finalised this year, negotiators hope.   The deal that covers renewable and clean energy products and components, equipment for water or …