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SUNS # 9462 Thursday 18 November 2021

Trade : EU to push its trade-related environmental measures into WTO (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The European Union along with a group of developed countries have intensified their efforts to bring, in a big way, the issue of trade and environment into the WTO, setting the stage for making the WTO the nodal body for addressing all trade-related climate measures with binding rules, which could have far-reaching consequences for the developing countries, said people familiar with the development.

UN : Global food import bill to reach an all-time high in 2021, says FAO (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The world food import bill is forecast to reach a record high in 2021, surpassing USD 1.75 trillion, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

COP26 : The Glasgow decisions on climate finance (PRIV)
(Indrajit Bose, New Delhi)
The Glasgow climate talks adopted a host of decisions on climate finance following intense wrangling among developed and developing countries.

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