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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.

2008-12-29 10:00:00

Pledges Support for Obama Administration to Strengthen Trade Remedies PITTSBURGH, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leo W.

2008-12-16 17:02:00

LONDON, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Remote Gambling Association (RGA) today urges the European Commission to take the necessary next steps to protect EU interests from WTO-violating retroactive and discriminatory enforcement by US authorities in the area of Internet gambling.

2008-12-02 15:09:20

The head of the World Trade Organization said talks on the cotton market that opened in Geneva Tuesday were a key to promoting development in the Third World. Director General Pascal Lamy told delegates to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development High Level Multistakeholder Meeting on

2008-11-21 00:22:14

Asian-Pacific ministers, meeting in Lima Peru, said they're ready to meet in Geneva for an early conclusion to the stalled Doha Round of free trade talks. The ministers representing the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum said in a statement Thursday they "will step up our engagement with our partners

2008-09-18 12:00:29

MyStarU.com has announced that its subsidiary, Panyu M&M Import Export Company, has increased import of dairy products to China. Panyu's importing product lines have had 110% growth in 2008. Recently, Panyu has been importing dairy products from an exporter in New Zealand.

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.

2008-09-03 12:00:24

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap [Yonhap headline: "S Korea Mulls Retaliatory Steps Against Japan's Chip Duties"] SEOUL, Sept.

2008-09-01 06:00:25

Hynix Semiconductor expressed disappointment Sunday that Japan decided to maintain punitive tariffs on its computer memory chips, and said it would ask the South Korean government to consider retaliatory measures. Japan said Aug.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.