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WTO to welcome public with open doors for the first time

 

Examiner.com

On Sunday 6 September the World Trade Organization will open its doors to the public for the first time. Announcing the decision the WTO press statement …

http://www.examiner.com/x-16024-Europe-Policy-Examiner~y2009m8d31-WTO-to-welcome-public-with-open-doors-for-the-first-time

 

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August 31, 2009 Posted by | Uncategorized, WTO | | Leave a comment

ECOWAS/China Initiative briefs President Koroma on development programs

 

Cocorioko

He pointed out that the China/ECOWAS Consortium which was formed to pursue this initiative is soliciting for funds in the range of fifty billion United …

http://www.cocorioko.net/national/1563-ecowaschina-initiative-briefs-president-koroma-on-development-programs

 

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Could WTO ruling affect tanker fight?

 

Seattle Post Intelligencer

The WTO is expected to deliver a mixed preliminary ruling Friday on the US challenge of European Union launch aid for Airbus. …

http://blog.seattlepi.com/aerospace/archives/177891.asp

 

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Airbus Keeping Close Eye on Coming Subsidy Ruling

 

Aviation International News

The governments of France, Germany, the UK and Spain appear set to defy a pending World Trade Organization ruling on US allegations of unfair subsidies for …

http://www.ainonline.com/news/single-news-page/article/airbus-keeping-close-eye-on-coming-subsidy-ruling/

 

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UAE and Qatar lead GCC investor confidence in August

 

Emirates Business 24/7

The UAE and Qatar led other Gulf markets in terms of investor confidence during August, while the overall GCC confidence index gained 3.3 points to close at …

http://www.business24-7.ae/Articles/2009/9/Pages/31082009/09012009_3d6af9c4c8494b10ab8173acf7854031.aspx

 

August 31, 2009 Posted by | GCC, Uncategorized | | Leave a comment

2nd round of Australian FTA talks begins

 

JoongAng Daily

Korea and Australia launched their second round of talks on a free trade agreement in Seoul yesterday, and started discussions on issues including tariff …

http://joongangdaily.joins.com/article/view.asp?aid=2909490

 

August 31, 2009 Posted by | Free Trade Agreement, Uncategorized | | Leave a comment

WTO OKs $295 million in Brazilian sanctions on US

 

Forbes

AP , 08.31.09, 09:35 AM EDT GENEVA — The World Trade Organization has ruled that Brazil can set around $295 million in annual sanctions against American …

http://www.forbes.com/feeds/ap/2009/08/31/business-eu-wto-cotton-dispute_6831891.html

 

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WTO Allows Brazil to Sanction US Over Cotton Aid

 

Bloomberg

Today’s decision followed a June 2008 ruling by WTO judges upholding a panel’s finding that the US hasn’t done enough to scrap aid to its cotton producers. …

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601103&sid=aiQRd2Sc4Mdw

 

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Japan’s Hatoyama wins tough leadership role

 

Radio Australia

SNOWDON: Richard Jerram says the fate of long winded negotiations between Australia and Japan for a free trade agreement are now uncertain because …

http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/asiapac/stories/200908/s2672461.htm

 

August 31, 2009 Posted by | Free Trade Agreement, Uncategorized | | Leave a comment

EU signs economic partnership agreement with four ESA countries

 

Xinhua

31 (Xinhua) — The European Union (EU) has signed an interim Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with four countries from the Eastern and Southern Africa …

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2009-09/01/content_11974246.htm

 

August 31, 2009 Posted by | Economic Partnership Agreement, Uncategorized | | Leave a comment