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Global shoemakers slam EU plan to extend China duty

Reuters

… on Wednesday plans by the European Commission to extend anti-dumping duties on EU imports of Chinese and Vietnamese shoes by at least 15 months. …

http://www.reuters.com/article/americasRegulatoryNews/idUSBFA00095620091007

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October 7, 2009 Posted by | EU, Uncategorized | | Leave a comment

Court Tells EU to Review Glaxo Dual-Pricing Case

Courthouse News Service

By SONYA ANGELICA DIEHN (CN) – Europe’s top court told EU lawmakers to take a closer look at whether GlaxoSmithKline’s wholesale pricing policy is …

http://www.courthousenews.com/2009/10/07/Court_Tells_EU_to_Review_Glaxo_Dual-Pricing_Case.htm

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Will a Strengthened EU Revive European Power?

The AtlanticWire

By Heather Horn on October 07, 2009 12:35pm The Lisbon treaty, which would fortify the federal power of the European Union and increase its global sway, …

http://www.theatlanticwire.com/opinions/view/opinion/Will-a-Strengthened-EU-Revive-European-Power-1239

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Turkey’s Gul lobbies hostile France on EU bid

AFP

PARIS — President Abdullah Gul flew into France on Wednesday to bring Turkey’s campaign for membership of the European Union to the country that is leading …

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5gCc6E5SRSAitEWFqq6kIfxm3yFyQ

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EU raids drug makers on suspected antitrust abuse

Forbes

AP , 10.07.09, 10:31 AM EDT BRUSSELS — Drug makers Sanofi-Aventis SA, Novartis AG and Ratiopharm International GmbH said Wednesday that EU regulators had …

http://www.forbes.com/feeds/ap/2009/10/07/business-health-care-eu-eu-drug-makers_6976010.html

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Romania had the sixth-biggest quarterly economic decline in the EU

www.romaniantimes.at

Romania recorded the sixth-biggest quarterly economic decline in the European Union in the April-June period, according to revised data released today …

Romania had the sixth-biggest quarterly economic decline in the EU

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Africa: Harsh Economic Times Ahead for Continent’s Economies

AllAfrica.com

The Minster of Trade and integration in ECOWAS were moving at painfully slow pace, to remove the barriers to free movement of people, goods and services. …

http://allafrica.com/stories/200910071208.html

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Sugar importers struggle to secure supplies

Business Daily Africa

Data show that producers in the Comesa could be diverting supplies to more lucrative global markets where prices have rallied to record high on the effects …

http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/Company%20Industry/-/539550/669368/-/u6g5qjz/-/

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Free Trade Fumble

Wall Street Journal

But in the meantime, focusing on free-trade agreement negotiations to the exclusion of other pro-trade measures makes the good the enemy of the perfect. …

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703298004574458110584007086.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

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Charles Finny on the US-NZ Partnership Forum

Scoop.co.nz

– Wellington,New ZealandWe also have the prospect of expanding the Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership to include Vietnam, Peru, Australia and the US. …

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0910/S00171.htm

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