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  1. NFA tells rice traders to guard vs extortionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    ... year at the in-quota tariff rate or at a lower tariff as committed by the Philippines to the World Trade Organization (WTO) under the Uruguay Round Final Act. The MAV for rice is exclusively imported by the NFA in accordance with PD No. 4 and ...

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  2. How the US and the WTO Crushed India's Subsidies for Solar EnergyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Counterpunch

    Four hundred million Indians-one quarter of India's population-have no electricity, but as far as the United States and the World Trade Organization are concerned, they can keep sitting in the dark. On Wednesday, it was announced that a WTO dispute panel had found that India's subsidies for solar power contravene WTO trade rules.

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  3. China jitters, globalization bode ill for Fed's inflation goalRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    ... in that equation. The opening up of markets in former Soviet bloc countries, China's entry into the World Trade Organization, regional free trade pacts have all allowed capital and goods to move more freely, helping to even out and hold down costs. ...

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  4. 12:46 Accession to WTO opens new markets for Kazakh metallurgists - " expertRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | AkiPress

    Joining the World Trade Organization opens new markets for mining and smelting enterprises of Kazakhstan that had been previously inaccessible because of high import duties. The view was voiced yesterday by the Executive Director of the National Association of Mining and Smelting Enterprises of Kazakhstan, Nikolai Radostovets.

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  5. Johor Prince is Right: If Najib is Innocent, Why Run Away from Next Week's Anti-Graft ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle

    ... last person to attend a tell-all meeting. - Malaysia Chronicle With world leaders including former World Trade Organization Director-General Pascal Lamy and others arriving, police and as many as 30,000 thugs said to be recruited by an official of ...

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  6. Trade pacts fail to benefit U.S. companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... in 1994 to a deficit of $53.8 billion in 2014. President Clinton promoted China's entry into the World Trade Organization by predicting substantial exports and job creation. Instead, our trade deficit with China worsened from $70 billion in 1999 to ...

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  7. Geneva to host Arms Trade Treaty secretariatRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Swissinfo

    ... Nations as well as 32 other international organisations, such as the World Health Organization, the World Trade Organization and the International Committee of the Red Cross. In all, some 40,000 international diplomats and civil servants are based ...

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  8. Milk sales continue to slide as diets, society shift away from dairyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Globe and Mail

    ... of cheaper, imported dairy products at a time when Canadian dairy exports are limited because the World Trade Organization says the industry is subsidized. Many factors are driving the drop in milk consumption: an aging population, the rise of ...

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  9. Big Food is Spending Millions to Lobby for Less TransparencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KQED

    ... that tariffs could be levied against U.S. producers if the labeling is found in violations of World Trade Organization (WTO) provisions. Canada and Mexico have argued that COOL labels hurt sales of their meat by signaling to U.S. consumers that the ...

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  10. Tom Vilsack endorses Hillary Clinton's presidential bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    Tom Vilsack endorses Hillary Clinton's presidential bid Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, the former governor of Iowa, is endorsing Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Check out this story on 13newsnow.com: US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack speaks at a press conference at which Trade Representative Michael Froman announced that the US has requested the World Trade Organization to establish a dispute settlement panel to examine Indonesias import restrictions on fruits, vegetables, beef, poultry and other agricultural products in Washington, DC on March 18, 2015.

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  11. Philip Morris counters anti-tobacco groups' accusationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Nation

    ... Customs Department, the Customs Board of Appeal, the Customs Post-Clearance Audit Bureau and the World Trade Organization ("WTO") show that our business practices have always complied with Thai and international law." The DSI alleged that PMTL ...

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  12. Stasi: Trump blames China for biggest theft in U.S. historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | New York Daily News

    ... do business like that?" When Bill Clinton was President, he pushed the entrance of China into the World Trade Organization, predicting that China would "increase U.S. jobs and reduce our trade deficit." No wonder Bubba's also called "President ...

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  13. Stay COOL: Keep the Country of Origin Labeling Act Intact | CommentaryRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Roll Call

    Recently, the House of Representatives panicked and caved in to demands from Canada, Mexico and the World Trade Organization gutting the Country of Origin Labeling Act. These are the same members of Congress who want President Barack Obama to "get tough" with Iran and Russia, yet cower when threatened by third-rate powers.

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  14. Scott Walker: Cancel Chinese president's White House visitRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | GantDaily.com

    ... The United States and China, meanwhile, frequently find themselves at odds in trade talks at the World Trade Organization in Geneva. The two countries have faced off in trade disputes over rare earth minerals, tires and more, and U.S. officials are ...

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  15. Cameroon Bans Cheaper Imported Vegetable OilRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Voice of America

    ... oil more competitive and of good quality. He said the ban was hastily conceived and may anger the World Trade Organization (WTO), of which Cameroon is a member. "We cannot close our market to the rest of the world. That will be against the WTO ...

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  16. MalmstrA m responds to TTIP transparency complaints - Canadian,...Read the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | Politico

    ... . Written comments are due by Oct. 2. Separately, the Environmental Goods Agreement, which 14 World Trade Organization members launched in July 2014, builds off the APEC pledge. Parties to that group, of which there are now 17, will meet again in ...

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  17. President Trump's first 100 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Politico

    ... inspectors. On trade, however, he could build on Obama's strategy of stepped up prosecution of World Trade Organization rules against China and aggressively employ the dispute mechanisms in TPP. Of course there's a possibility of him doing something ...

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  18. Liberia: Liberia's Accession to World Trade Organization (WTO) SealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | AllAfrica.com

    A high level team visiting Liberia from the World Trade Organization says Liberia accession to WTO will greatly benefit small businesses and consumers who are unable to lobby or negotiate on their behalf. The Deputy Secretary General of the WTO Joakim Reiter said, the WTO package to Liberia will improve economic growth adding that it will reduce trade barrier and lower the costs of imports.

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  19. A more open VietnamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | The Washington Post

    ... told us, Vietnam's communists also relaxed their grip a decade ago while pursuing membership in the World Trade Organization - only to crack down again when the United States and other nations moved their attention elsewhere. For all that, the human ...

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  20. Drs. Roizen and Oz: Senate may ratify legislation to repeal meat's County of Origin Labeling ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

    ... it. Several countries in the E.U. have comparable legislation. But a complaint was lodged with the World Trade Organization claiming that Canada and Mexico weren't getting a fair shake because they have to ID the country of origin on their meat sold ...

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