The General Court of the EU upholds restrictive measures adopted by the Council against a number of Russian banks and oil and gas companies in connection with the crisis in Ukraine

Since 31 July 2014, the Council has, in response to Russia’s actions to destabilise the situation in Ukraine, adopted restrictive measures against a number of Russian banks and undertakings which specialise in the oil and gas sector. Those measures impose restrictions on certain financial transactions and on the export of certain sensitive goods and technologies, … Continue reading The General Court of the EU upholds restrictive measures adopted by the Council against a number of Russian banks and oil and gas companies in connection with the crisis in Ukraine

Commission welcomes WTO ruling confirming lawfulness of core principles of the EU third energy package

In a ruling published on Friday, the World Trade Organisation rejected most of Russia's claims concerning the alleged incompatibility of the EU's energy policy measures with the multilateral trade rules. The WTO panel did not find basis to the claim concerning the alleged EU discrimination in its "Third Energy Package" against Russian pipeline transport services, … Continue reading Commission welcomes WTO ruling confirming lawfulness of core principles of the EU third energy package

International Investors Flock to “China’s Center of Big Data” to Sign Big Contracts

"Cross-border Investment and Trade Fair, Guizhou Inland Opening-up Pilot Economic Zone, China, 2016" opened on Thursday. Guizhou Province closed 193 deals for investment and trade cooperation projects in over 24 countries and regions, such as the U.S., U.K. and Russia, totalling 144.97 billion RMB (about 21.3 billion USD). Communities of industry and commerce in various countries focused on … Continue reading International Investors Flock to “China’s Center of Big Data” to Sign Big Contracts