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Any export, re-export, import and introduction from the sea. (Source: CITES, Art. 1)

The act or process of buying, selling, or exchanging commodities within a country or between countries. (Source:

To send, take or carry an article of trade or commerce out of the country. To transport merchandise from one country to another in the course of trade. (Source: GEMET/WESTS)

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торговля (услуги)
تجارة (خدمات)

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with Trade

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with Trade. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
Convention on Biological Diversity
Basel Convention
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
Convention on Migratory Species
Stockholm Convention
Montreal Protocol
Cartagena Protocol
International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
World Heritage Convention
Kyoto Protocol
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
Rotterdam Convention
Hazardous Wastes Protocol
Espoo Convention
Minamata Convention on Mercury
United Nations Environment Assembly

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Land and Agriculture
agricultural land, agriculture, climate technology, fertilizer, insecticide, Trade