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SUNS # 9933 Friday 26 January 2024

WTO : Attempts to declare partial victory on DSS reform at MC13 (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The prospects for restoring the World Tra de Organization's two-tier dispute settlement system (DSS), with the Appellate Body being the final adjudicating body, seem rather bleak at the upcoming WTO's 13th ministerial conference (MC13) that gets underway in Abu Dhabi on 26 Februar y.

UN : Low economic growth affects labour market in LAC region (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Penang)
Amid a regional economic slowdown starting in 2022, the labour markets of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) performed worse in the first half of 2023 than they had in 2021 and 2022, according t o a joint United Nations report.

UN : LAC region on a path of low growth, says report (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Penang)
The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) regio n is projected to grow by 2.2% on average in 2023 and 1.9% in 2024, pointing to a deceleration in regional growth from the levels seen in 2022, according to the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).

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