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BARBADOS – Former PM urges CARICOM to strike better deals with Canada

Jamaica Gleaner

The European Union (EU) and CARIFORUM, the 15-member Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Dominican Republic, signed an Economic Partnership Agreement …

http://www.jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20090930/carib/carib2.html

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September 30, 2009 Posted by | Economic Partnership Agreement, EU, Uncategorized | , | Leave a comment

One GCC state ratified monetary union: Al Mazrouei

WAM – Emirates News Agency

2009 (WAM) – A senior GCC official today said that only one GCC member country, out of four, had ratified the GCC monetary union agreement. …

http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1248235796619&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Query&parentid=1135099399852

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September 30, 2009 Posted by | GCC, Uncategorized | | Leave a comment

DPP appeals decision to reject ECFA referendum initiative

eTaiwan News

Liu insisted that the question of whether there should be a referendum on the ECFA issue should be left to the people to decide. …

http://www.etaiwannews.com/etn/news_content.php?id=1070344&lang=eng_news

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Report on South Korean medical device market released

News-Medical.net

South Korea’s FTA with the European Union (EU) is being finalised, and this will facilitate increased trade with the easing of tariff and non-tariff …

http://www.news-medical.net/news/20090930/Report-on-South-Korean-medical-device-market-released.aspx

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September 30, 2009 Posted by | EU, Uncategorized | | Leave a comment

Cross Border Trade Still Suffers

Daily Guide

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) was established about 34 years ago but has failed to quash the uncountable number of man-made …

http://dailyguideghana.com/newd/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=5658&Itemid=254

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Japan – Entry into force of the Agreement between Japan and the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam for an Economic Partnership and the first meeting of…

ISRIA

The Agreement between Japan and the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam for an Economic Partnership (hereinafter referred to as “the Agreement”) was signed on 25 …

http://www.isria.com/pages/30_September_2009_73.php

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September 30, 2009 Posted by | Economic Partnership Agreement, Uncategorized | | Leave a comment

GCC recovery predicted, 3% growth seen in 2010

ArabianBusiness.com

GCC nations are on course for recovery from the global economic crisis and are predicted to see a three percent growth in its combined gross domestic …

http://www.arabianbusiness.com/568960-gcc-recovery-seen-3-growth-in-2010-predicted

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September 30, 2009 Posted by | GCC, Uncategorized | | Leave a comment

GCC marks Constitution Day

North Texas e-News

By GCC A “war” broke out on the Grayson County College campus, but no shots were fired and no one was injured. Victors received laurels in the form of …

http://www.ntxe-news.com/artman/publish/article_57045.shtml

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September 30, 2009 Posted by | GCC, Uncategorized | | Leave a comment

APEC economies to meet on SMEs in Singapore

Xinhua

30 (Xinhua) — Ministers and senior officials responsible for Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) in the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies …

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2009-09/30/content_12136310.htm

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Ecowas slams Guinea repression

News24

Abuja – West African regional bloc Ecowas on Tuesday condemned what it called “violent repression” in Guinea a day after more than 150 people were killed in …

http://www.news24.com/Content/Africa/News/965/35117614516b47f0885ea39fc6f70ccc/30-09-2009-10-50/Ecowas_slams_Guinea_repression

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