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Labour's Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer addresses Labour Party delegates.Labour's Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer addresses Labour Party delegates.

Amsterdam has won a vote to host the European Medicines Agency (EMA) which
will relocate from London after the UK leaves the European Union.

BRUSSELS, Belgium (AFP) — The EU and Britain resumed Brexit talks on Monday
with fresh clashes, dimming hopes that a speech by Prime Minister Theresa May
could provide a breakthrough in unlocking stalled negotiations.

Some 10,000 UK financial services jobs could
move abroad on the first day of Brexit, the Bank of England predicted Wednesday

EU leaders have agreed to move Brexit talks on to the second phase but called
for "further clarity" from the UK about its future intentions.

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International Trade News

The World Trade Organization and six other international organizations* pledged today (9 October 2018) to deliver greater financial inclusion in trade.

WTO joins with IFC, regional development banks and IMF to boost financial inclusion in tradeEvent organized by the WTO and the International Finance Corporation, entitled “Financial Inclusion in Trade: Reducing the Global Trade Finance Gap”, in Bali, Indonesia. From left to right: CEO of IFC Philippe Le Houérou, DG Azevêdo, CEO of ITFC Hani Sunbol, Afreximbank CEO Benedict Oramah, EBRD Vice President Pierre Heilbronn, FSB Deputy Secretary Rupert Thorne and IMF Assistant General Counsel Yang Liu.

Burkina Faso, Senegal and Togo look hard at e-commerce opportunities
Photo credit: Institute for Money, Technology and Financial Inclusion

The government of Liechtenstein is contributing CHF 40,000 to help developing countries and least-developed countries (LDCs) participate more fully in multilateral trade negotiations.
Liechtenstein gives CHF 40,000 to deepen negotiating skill-set of developing countries

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Regional News

                                     Saboto Caesar, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries, Rural Transformation, Industry and Labour in St Vincent and the Grenadines, and Chair of the National Medicinal Cannabis Industry Committee

Image result for ACP/EU Post-Cotonou Negotiations off to a start


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