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Japan and US Hold Talks On TPP

On 9 and 10 April 2014 the United States Trade Representative and Japan’s Economic and Fiscal Policy Minister held two days of bilateral talks to try to settle their countries’ differences over the terms of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade treaty. 108 more words


Extensive List of "Environmental" Goods Being Studied By United States for Elimination of Customs Duties

Dear Friends:

We wanted to provide you with an update on the effort to reduce/eliminate customs duties on “environmental goods” through international agreement.

Every company should review the… 253 more words

Environmental Goods - Potential Savings Opportunity

Dear Friends:

We are writing about a potential opportunity for every company that imports, manufactures and/or exports “environmental goods”.

As we previously advised, there is an effort afoot at the international level to reduce/eliminate customs duties on “environmental goods” through an environmental goods agreement (EGA).  407 more words

Frisør salongen

Jeg har fått tilbud om å ta over frisørsalongen. Dette er den tredje jeg skal til å implementere i planene mine. Innvikle. 30.000,- vil leia kanskje bli. 803 more words

US: Talks to Expand Duty-Free IT Agreement Deadlocked

After eleven days of negotiations on the expansion of the Information Technology Agreement, the Deputy United States Trade Representative (USTR) and Permanent Representative to the World Trade Organization disclosed that the talks were still deadlocked. 242 more words


Swiss Parliament Passes Media Tax

The Swiss National Council has passed a new media tax to replace the radio and television license fee. The charge will be levied on all households and on large companies in Switzerland with a household income or annual turnover in excess of EUR500, 000 (USD574, 257), and will no longer be linked to television and radio ownership. 50 more words