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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.

2008-06-20 12:00:32

Six U.S. pipe makers and the United Steelworkers (USW) today commended the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) for its affirmative decision that unfairly traded imports of circular welded steel pipe from China injured the U.S. industry and its workers.

2008-06-16 12:00:50

Philippines offers power subsidy to poor people MANILA, June 14 (Xinhua) -- The Philippine government has given 40 million pesos (900,000 U.S. dollars) in cash over the past week to thousands of poor people in Metro Manila to help them pay power bills, said a senior official here on Saturday.

2008-06-15 21:00:12

By Elizabeth John SPIRALLING food prices may be leaving many hungry and even more angry. But in every crisis, there's an opportunity, says agriculture and resource economist Professor Dr Mad Nasir Shamsudin.

2006-09-01 11:49:19

By Richard Waddington GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States on Friday delayed a World Trade Organization (WTO) probe into whether it has dismantled cotton subsidies ruled illegal by the Geneva-based trade referee.


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