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2014-03-27 12:23:40

PITTSBURGH, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leo W. Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers (USW) issued this statement today after the World Trade Organization (WTO) announced its decision reaffirming the right the of the United States to use countervailing duty law against China, while questioning the methodology used in determining margins in those cases. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080131/DC12982LOGO "Today's decision is a mixed result. On...

2014-02-05 16:24:15

Also in This Edition: Jobs for Writers and Media Industry Blog Posts NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. If you are interested in interviewing any of the experts, please contact them via the contact information at the end of the listing. To receive these updates by email, send a note to profnet@profnet.com with the industries you cover, and we'll add you to the appropriate...

2014-02-04 11:48:21

Chinese protectionism in the digital media sphere has created a major underdiscussed trade gap between China and the United States, and the U.S. government must place more pressure on the Chinese government to open up the nation’s media to foreign competition, according to a new paper from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy. The paper, “Building a Transparent Web: Transnational Social Media, Cybersecurity and Sino-U.S. Trade,” was authored by Aynne Kokas, a fellow...

2013-12-19 12:25:55

TORONTO, Dec. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - Investors from US and Mexico and other third-party countries will benefit from the Canada-EU trade deal when it comes to investing in Canada, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In "Who Else Benefits from CETA? Some Implications of Most-Favoured Nation Treatment," respected trade lawyer Lawrence L. Herman concludes that investors from countries that have preferential trade agreements with Canada will be entitled to the...

2013-12-09 16:20:14

CHICAGO, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) today issued the statement below following the news that government officials representing members of the World Trade Organization had successfully negotiated a new trade package that includes a Trade Facilitation Agreement. "The trade agreement announced this past weekend is a positive development for global trade and for the millions of Americans who provide products and services to global markets. The Trade Facilitation...

2013-12-02 08:27:41

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Monday December 9(th), 2013 8:30AM NATIONAL PRESS CLUB FIRST AMENDMENT LOUNGE 529 14(th ) Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 13(th) Floor, 8:00 am Breakfast 8:30 am Program with International Association of Machinists President R. Thomas Buffenbarger and Public Citizen's Global...

2013-08-26 16:25:17

The perfect combination: ER collet chuck and quick change system in one toolholder CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Acquiring live tooling after a major machine purchase usually requires a substantial additional investment, which can cause many companies to make decisions to procure tooling far less than complementary to their new machine investment. That's why, for leaders focused on conserving costs and improving productivity, WTO's innovative new system can be a...

2013-07-31 20:20:41

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today that the Chinese Ministry of Commerce ("MOFCOM") has announced its purported implementation of the recommendations and rulings of the World Trade Organization ("WTO") Dispute Settlement Body ("DSB") regarding MOFCOM's flawed investigation regarding imports of grain oriented electrical steel ("GOES") from the United States. While the determination released today reduces the duties on imports of GOES...

2013-07-12 23:36:35

Global Open Source IT Services leader to develop large scale web property for international organization. London, United Kingdom (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Appnovation Technologies is excited to announce that they will be assisting the World Trade Organization (WTO) in their initiative to adopt open source technology. Appnovation has been contracted by the international organization to design and develop the website for the Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF) using the Drupal...

2013-07-11 12:22:21

BRUSSELS and SAO PAULO, July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) issued the following statement on the European Parliament Environment Committee's vote Thursday on biofuels and the issue of indirect land use change, or ILUC: "UNICA welcomes European Union policymakers' diligence and efforts in pushing for the consumption of biofuels that have the highest environmental credentials and technical performance," said UNICA CEO, Elizabeth Farina....