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  1. Business - Commodities - TRADE

    EU considers keeping Chinese steel pipe tariffs

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 04:46am by Bloomberg

    ... and tubes, which are used in the construction, energy and engineering industries. In 2009, seeking to protect European producers including ArcelorMittal and Vallourec, the EU imposed the levies ... The anti-dumping duties were due to lapse on Tuesday and will now stay in place during the probe, which could last as long as 15 months. The case has highlighted the EU's readiness to protect European ...

  2. Business - Commodities - TRADE

    China loses appeal against WTO ruling on curbs on trade in rare earths

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 09:38am by CHIM SAU-WAI, AFP

    ... to the conservation of its natural resources, and are necessary for reducing the pollution caused by mining. "Due to the need to protect exhaustible natural resources and the environment, the Chinese ... the European Union and Japan, said the restrictions were designed to provide Chinese industries with protected access to the materials. They lodged the complaint with the WTO in 2012. China accounts ...

  3. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Chinese exports jump 14.5pc

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 12:02pm by Victoria Ruan

    ... intensified anti-pollution campaign made many small raw-material suppliers struggle to cope with a sudden rise in environmental-related costs, he said. The value of imports of goods such as crude oil, ...

  4. News - Asia - TRADE

    Pacific free-trade talks unlikely to go anywhere until after US midterm polls

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:15am by AGENCIES

    ... agricultural produce to protect farmers under a TPP and Abe's government has showed no sign of major concessions. New Zealand Prime Minister John Key and some US agricultural groups proposed ...

  5. News - Asia - TRADE

    Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact risks splitting Asean, Manila warns

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 11:03pm by AP

    ... regulatory barriers, protect intellectual property, and set labour and environmental standards. The pact is a pillar of President Barack Obama's effort to deepen US engagement in Asia. Obama ...

  6. News - World - TRADE

    US hopes for draft Trans-Pacific Pact free-trade deal by November

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 05:10am by Reuters

    ... but talks stalled over Japanese tariffs on agricultural imports. Tokyo wants to shield rice, wheat, dairy, sugar and beef and pork products, while Washington seeks to protect American carmakers ...

  7. Business - Economy - TRADE

    'Chindia' dream gets a second chance

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 01:15am by BLOOM

    ... In his election campaign, Modi promised a harder line on protecting India's borders with China, where troops have clashed in recent years. But Chindia's vast potential is reason enough ...

  8. Business - China Business - TRADE

    US imposes new import duties on Chinese solar products

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 02:27pm by Reuters

    ... the ministry said the US had "ignored the facts" and abused trade rules to protect its own industry, adding that the use of trade measures "would not solve the development problems ...

  9. Business - Economy - TRADE

    US farm groups seek to exclude Japan from Pacific trade talks

    Posted May 30th 2014, 01:10am by Reuters

    ... farmers new opportunities. Japan, which levies average agriculture tariffs of 16.6 per cent, wants to protect its politically powerful farmers, although Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is keen to open ...

  10. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Growing service sector held back by regulation, protectionism

    Posted May 28th 2014, 10:28am by PATRICK LOW

    ... the lifeblood of so much economic activity- are the most regulated and protected. Wide variance occurs around the average levels of restrictiveness. Individual economies also display very different ...




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