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Israel’s Video Games Industry

Israel’s Video Games Industry

category: General
The video games industry has grown to be a cultural and economic boom and has outpaced the growth of other established modes of entertainment, such as film and music, across many regions in the globe
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Good news for small businesses leading up to the WTO’s 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12)

Good news for small businesses leading up to the WTO’s 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12)

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Today, 95% of companies across the globe are MSMEs, accounting for 60% of the world’s total employment. However, MSMEs face a number of obstacles when seeking to participate in international trade. To address these obstacles,
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Israeli medical device start-up awarded Horizon Europe grant

Israeli medical device start-up awarded Horizon Europe grant

Israeli medical start-up company, Innoventric, was recently awarded the Horizon Europe grant for developing a transcatheter solution that treats Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation, which is a type of heart valve disease that affects
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Revised fisheries subsidies text kicks off intensified negotiations ahead of MC12

Revised fisheries subsidies text kicks off intensified negotiations ahead of MC12

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Today, at a meeting of the Negotiating Group on Rules at the Head of Delegation level, the chair of the fisheries subsidies negotiations, Ambassador Santiago Wills of Colombia, introduced a second revision of the draft
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Members agree on recommendation to extend moratorium on IP “non-violation” cases

Members agree on recommendation to extend moratorium on IP “non-violation” cases

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At today’s meeting of the Council for Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS), WTO members agreed on a draft ministerial decision on so-called non-violation and situation complaints in the area of intellectual property (IP).
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Addressing carbon leakage ahead of COP26 and MC12

Addressing carbon leakage ahead of COP26 and MC12

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In the wake of the UN Climate Conference, COP26, to be held in Glasgow from 31st October to 12th November, environmental discussions at the WTO continue to gain traction, with several initiatives running concurrently, working
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WTO ONLINE TOOLS Where to find tariff data?

WTO ONLINE TOOLS Where to find tariff data?

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In this installment of a series of posts on WTO Online Tools we look at different resources designed to assist in finding tariff data. First, the Tariff Analysis Online, that offers tariff rates on products
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Turkey launches safeguard investigation on grinding balls and similar articles for mills

Turkey launches safeguard investigation on grinding balls and similar articles for mills

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Today, Turkey notified the WTO’s Committee on Safeguards that it initiated on 9 October 2021 a safeguard investigation on grinding balls and similar articles for mills. In the notification Turkey indicated, among other things, as
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WTO launches interactive GATT dispute settlement database

WTO launches interactive GATT dispute settlement database

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The new GATT Disputes database provides an interactive platform to access, research and visualize detailed information relating to dispute settlement under the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) 1947, the predecessor of the WTO.
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Verily Life Sciences opens R&D center in Israel

Verily Life Sciences opens R&D center in Israel

Last month, Verily Life Sciences, an Alphabet company based in California, focusing on data science, healthcare and technology, announced the opening of its new research and development center in Israel. The company will work with
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