Latest Subsidy Stories

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.

2009-01-20 18:47:40

The World Trade Organization said Tuesday it would rule on a case brought by China against the United States concerning punitive import duties. The United States has imposed anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties on two types of steel pipes, pneumatic tires and woven sacks, the Financial Times reported Tuesday. Dumping is the practice of selling products abroad at prices lower than the products fetch in the producer country. China is concerned with the U.S.

2009-01-16 09:30:00

DETROIT, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan announced a series of actions today to preserve its financial health by partly offsetting projected losses on its individual health plans that could exceed a cumulative total of $1 billion from 2009 through 2011. Daniel J.

2008-12-22 15:08:00

International Trade Commission Imposes Tariffs of 36-40 Percent WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thomas M. Conway, Vice President of the United Steelworkers (USW), affirmed today's vote by the U.S.

2008-09-16 03:00:20

By Zermeno, Sergio THE EUROPEAN UNION HAS STEADFASTLY opposed agricultural trade liberalization, as proposed by the United States, with arguments in favor of food security and employment.1 And it makes sense that the old continent, which is home, in proportional terms, to five times as many farmers as the United States, sees no incentive in opening its market to cheap, heavily subsidized U.S.

2008-08-21 03:00:42

Text of report by Economic Desk headlined "With removal of subsidies from month of Mehr - Electricity price to quintuple" published by Iranian newspaper Aftab-e Yazd website on 19 August In the winter of 87, the people's representatives began the work of allocating the budget as they occupied their green seats in parliament.

2008-08-13 15:00:41

Text of report by Caribbean Media Corporation news agency website on 12 August Washington: The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Tuesday called on Latin America and Caribbean countries to strengthen social programmes to alleviate the impact of higher food prices on their populations.

2008-07-22 09:00:55

Vietnam not to raise electricity, water, coal prices this year HANOI, July 22 (Xinhua) -- The Vietnamese government has instructed sectors and enterprises not to increase charges of electricity, running water and coal before the end of this year, local newspaper Youth reported Tuesday.

2008-07-18 15:00:46

By a 6-0 vote, the U.S. International Trade Commission ("ITC") announced today its affirmative decision on the petition filed by U.S. producers of laminated woven polypropylene sacks against dumped and subsidized imports of these products from China.

2008-07-05 12:00:14

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Maine's highest court has rejected an appeal by a couple who wanted the town of Swans Island to pay for their children's education at a Christian school.

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