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2011-06-07 10:03:00

Statement by USW President Leo W. Gerard PITTSBURGH, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leo W. Gerard, the International President of the United Steelworkers (USW) issued the following statement in response to today's announcement by Ambassador Ron Kirk, U.S.

2011-05-18 13:19:00

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The European Commission welcomes the WTO Appellate Body report on the Airbus case published today. The Appellate Body has overturned several key findings made by the Panel.

2011-05-18 10:45:00

CHICAGO, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Trade Organization's Appellate Body today confirmed that Airbus received $18 billion in illegal "launch aid" and other subsidies from European governments.

2011-05-09 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Harvest Initiative (GHI) today published the second of five issue briefs outlining policies to sustainably increase the rate of agricultural productivity and address hunger and food security in anticipation of a global population surge to over 9 billion people by 2050.

2011-04-23 00:00:30

“This WTO report is a stark wake up call for anyone who cares about the future of our oceans and our fishing communities,” said WWF Senior Fellow David Schorr.

2011-03-31 09:30:00

CHICAGO, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A World Trade Organization final case ruling published today confirms the massive market advantage Airbus has enjoyed from billions in illegal government subsidies provided to fund the company's commercial airplane product line since its inception more than 40 years ago.

2011-03-31 00:38:00

Brussels and Washington Should Think Twice Before Acting JAKARTA, Indonesia, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the European Union considers trade measures to limit paper imports from China, the motives behind this effort are now clear - a global campaign against forest industries in Asia - cloaked with Green rhetoric to save the forests - to shore up uncompetitive pulp and paper producers in Europe and the U.S.

2011-03-23 13:30:46

A new trade agreement between India and Europe would block access to life saving drugs for billions of people living in developing countries.


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