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2009-07-20 15:18:00

WASHINGTON, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. International Trade Commission issued a unanimous finding that there is a reasonable indication of material injury to the U.S. industry producing wire decking caused by unfairly traded imports from China.

2009-07-17 08:06:16

The European Union's mammoth farm subsidy program has become sprawling and unfocused, agricultural economists said. The $71 billion program that now subsidizes rural development and exports, also includes funding for landowners, meaning the wealthiest Europeans receive bigger subsidy checks than small farmers, The New York Times reported Friday. A small farmer might receive a $600 subsidy, while the Queen of England last year qualified for $778,812 in subsidies to offset costs of running a...

2009-07-15 17:12:00

WASHINGTON, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The major producers of commercial OEM tube in the United States today noted that imports of this copper product from China have been entering the United States in large volumes that appear to reflect dumping as well as Chinese governmental subsidization.

2009-06-05 11:40:00

WASHINGTON, June 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Antidumping and countervailing duty petitions were filed today by U.S. producers of wire decking, charging that dumped and subsidized imports of wire decking from the People's Republic of China cause material injury to the domestic industry.

2009-05-22 11:43:00

WASHINGTON, May 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) called today's affirmative vote by the U.S.

2009-05-19 04:13:00

LONDON, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- By 2015 the European market for electric vehicles (EVs) could potentially grow to 480,000 units. Frost & Sullivan has revised this forecast from the prediction of 250,000 EVs by 2015 made last year due to changing supply dynamics.

2009-05-14 15:57:00

WASHINGTON, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. International Trade Commission ("ITC") voted unanimously today that there is a reasonable indication that the U.S.

2009-04-22 23:01:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the Obama administration has sought to cut farm subsidies for next year's budget they have encountered strong resistance, especially in farm states.

2009-04-08 16:03:00

Seven domestic producers file petition representing 6,000 production workers WASHINGTON, April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seven U.S.

2009-03-16 15:44:10

China revealed details of its plan to subsidize auto and motorcycle purchases by rural residents, which experts said had already created a surge in sales. The government said in January it would make $732 million available to subsidize purchases of vehicles, including light trucks and minivans for farmers, Xinhua reported Monday. The plan revealed Sunday includes a 10 percent subsidy for vehicles and a 13 percent subsidy for motorcycle purchases.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.