Publications

2022

Articles

1. Energy efficiency international standards (Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law) (Vera Thorstensen, Thiago Nogueira e Mauro Kiithi Arima Junior). Energy efficiency is of undeniable importance. Global and regional institutions are adopting initiatives with the purpose of standardizing ways of measuring energy efficiency and disseminating practices favorable to sustainable energy consumption. This text focuses on the main international initiatives to produce energy efficiency standards.

Books

OECD

1. OCDE: Sustentabilidade e Crescimento Verde (March, 2022)

Cadernos of Trade Agreements Collection. CCGI presents a new series of publications, Cadernos of Trade Agreements, where interested parties will have access to trade data and relevant information on trade topics of possible agreements with Brazil. This information includes historical aspects and governmental structure, in addition to the tariff profile, including tariff quotas and quantitative restrictions, regulatory structure of technical and sanitary and phytosanitary measures, including environment; sustainability policies; regulation of services, intellectual property, investments, as well as international trade agreements. When discussing this information, it is presented, when relevant, parallel with the Brazilian reality.

1. Cadernos de Acordos Comerciais: Brasil-Canadá. The book presents essential aspects of Canada's trade policy. It brings internal regulatory aspects that impact on international trade, as well as agreements and the various international commitments of Canada.

2. Cadernos de Acordos Comerciais: Brasil-Indonésia. Indonesia is an important member of ASEAN, which has established partnerships with the main economies of Asia, inserting itself in the value chains of the region. This edition of Cadernos presents a synthesis of the main relevant facts in the country's history to emphasize its uniqueness. It follows the analysis of trade policy, trade flows and highlights its instruments.

3. Cadernos de Acordos Comerciais: Brasil-Vietnã. This edition of the Cadernos is intended to provide an overview of the most important aspects of Vietnam's international trade policy. Based on consultation of official documents, this descriptive document was to offer the relevant aspects for understanding the contemporary international economic insertion of Vietnam.

4. Cadernos de Acordos Comerciais: Brasil-Coreia do Sul. The article presents essential aspects of South Korea's trade policy on goods, services, investments and intellectual property. The changes that have taken place in recent decades in terms of economic regulation stand out.

5. Cadernos de Acordos Comerciais: Brasil-Cingapura. The book presents essential aspects of Singapore's trade policy on goods, services, investments and intellectual property.

6. Cadernos de Acordos Comerciais: Brasil-República Dominicana. The article presents essential aspects of the Dominican Republic's trade policy in terms of goods, services, investments and intellectual property.

WIT-CCGI

1. Coletânea WIT (VOL 2 - WIT Starters): Comércio Internacional: regras de comércio, o Acordo UE-Mercosul e o Brasil na OCDE

 

2021

Articles

1. Normas voluntárias de sustentabilidade: barreiras ao comércio à margem da OMC, 2021 (Vera Thorstensen and Catherine Rebouças Mota). The article addresses the challenges of voluntary sustainability standards in the face of international trade rules.

2. Género: el debate sobre la mujer en la OCDE e en la OMC, 2021 (Vera Thorstensen and Catherine Rebouças Mota). The article deals with discussions on gender within two important international organizations: WTO and OECD. Documents, instruments and visions of the two organizations about gender inequalities are discussed, especially in relation to the role of women in the contemporary economy.

3. Convergence on e-commerce: the case of Argentina, Brazil and Mercosur, 2021 (Vera Thorstensen and Valentina Delich). It deals with different normative aspects of digital commerce in Argentina, Brazil and in the context of Mercosur. The main national and regional regulatory frameworks are explained, with emphasis on the relationship between trade and data protection.

4. Working Paper (FGV Series n. 549) A OCDE e a economia circular, August 2021.(Vera Thorstensen and Antonio Pedro de Faria). This paper analyzes the concept of Circular Economy in terms of the OECD, its academic production on the subject, its relevant norms and the degree of Brazil's adherence to the organization's guidelines and to the transition to a Circular Economy model.

5. Working Paper (FGV Series n. 550) Eficiência energética: situação do Brasil em relação aos padrões da OCDE, August 2021 (Vera Thorstensen e Mauro Kiithi Arima Junior). The purpose of the article is to present the situation of Brazil in terms of energy efficiency policy, taking as a reference the standards established by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

6. Working Paper (FGV Series 551) A inovação verde na OCDE e no Brasil, August 2021 (Vera Thorstensen e Fábio Thomazella). The article aims to present the topic of green innovation within the OECD and in Brazil. The authors present the main Brazilian institutional structures dealing with the subject, focusing on the “Green Patents” program, developed together with the World Intellectual Property Organization, which aims to accelerate the approval of Brazilian environmental patents.
 

7. Working Paper (FGV Series 552) OCDE e o investimento verde, August 2021. This article addresses green financing and investing in green growth, according to the evolution of the theme observed by the OECD. The search for international harmonization in this theme is still a work in progress, to be developed with the cooperation of all players involved.

8. Cadernos Brasil na OCDE: Compras Públicas, July 2021 (Vera Thorstensen, Luis Felipe Giesteira, Antonio Pedro Faria). This text proposes to present, in general terms, the OECD perspective on the subject and compare it with some elements of recent Brazilian history, including the debate on the use of purchasing power as an instrument for achieving objectives. governmental – corresponding to what the OECD calls secondary objectives of public procurement.

9. Working Paper (FGV Series n. 547) Os indicadores da OCDE e a regulação da diversidade biológica no Brasil, August 2021 (Vera Thorstensen and Catherine Rebouças Mota). An overview of the federal legislative and institutional structure situation is presented in relation to international documents for the protection of biodiversity, especially those of the OECD. The article presents the OECD assessment based on indicators on Brazil in terms of biodiversity.

10. Working Paper (FGV Series n. 548) O Brasil frente a política de comércio e meio ambiente da OCDE, August 2021 (Vera Thorstensen, Catherine Rebouças, Mauro Arima Junior, Thiago Nogueira). Brazil formalized the request to open the accession process to the OECD on May 29, 2017. In view of the Brazilian interest in being a member of the Organization, the objective of this paper is to analyze the work of the OECD on the interface between trade and the environment, drawing a parallel with the Brazilian reality.

11. Vanguardismo ambiental e protecionismo comercial na União Europeia e nos Estados Unidos da América (IPEA), October 2021 (Vera Thorstensen, Catherine Rebouças Mota, Mauro Kiithi Arima Júnior, Amanda Zuchieri and Fabio Thomazella). The text identifies the impact of EU and US environmental measures on the international trade system. Subsequently, the two policies are analyzed separately, with identification of institutions and environmental rules, with emphasis on changes resulting from the set of environmental measures recently announced by both. The comparison between the two policies is established next and taken up again in the conclusions.

12. Working Paper (FGV Series n 555) OCDE e agricultura: meio ambiente e mudança climática, November 2021 (Vera Thorstensen and Amanda Mitsue Zuchieri). CO2 is the biggest contributor to global warming, but methane (CH4) and nitrous oxide (N2O), the non-CO2 greenhouse gases emitted directly by the agricultural sector through agricultural and livestock production, are major contributors to increase the total concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere and for climate change. As it has a thriving agricultural sector, Brazil is an emitter of greenhouse gases from agriculture and, despite having advanced in some legal and regulatory aspects, it still has a long way to go in the areas of implementation and compliance to meet OECD’s goals emissions, guidelines and recommendations.

13. Working Paper (FGV Series n 556) Dimensão ambiental da qualidade de vida: o Brasil no olhar da OCDE, November 2021 (Vera Thorstensen and Gustavo Jorge Silva). This article deals with the normative instruments entered by Brazil in the management of water resources and sanitation, as well as in the fight against atmospheric pollution, both domestically and internationally. It also addresses the indicators on these themes prepared by the OECD that contain data on Brazil, in the context of the country’s accession process to the Organization.

Books

CCGI-WIT

Coletânea WIT (VOL 1): Estudos sobre comércio internacional em Homenagem à Professora Vera Thorstensen.

2020

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2019

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2018

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2017

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2016

Books

  • Repensando as Relações Comerciais entre Brasil e Uruguai. WTO Chair Programme and IPEA. The study aims to outline options for deepening trade relations between Brazil and Uruguay. The study sets out to investigate the economic trade domain of the free circulation of goods and services, raising relevant topics to advance not only in the bilateral integration, but also the regional integration. 
  • Negotiating Preferential Trade Agreements for Brazil: A CGE Modeling Perspective. WTO Chair Programme. The main objective of this book is to present a synthesis of several studies that the Center for CCGI has been producing since 2013. Produced, at first, in an unrelated manner, the works presented in this Compendium have been revisited and updated so that all simulations became part of a single body and, therefore, comparable among each other. 
  • Regulatory Barriers to Trade: TBT, SPS and Sustainability Standards. WTO Chair Programme. The study came out of an interest from the Brazilian industry better understanding of the real logic behind technical barriers and sanitary and phytosanitary barriers: what is discrimination and what is the real need of protection 

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