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WTO Launches Process to Agree Doha Programme

A meeting was held on 21 January 2015 at which the Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO) began a new consultation process aimed at agreeing on a programme of work to discuss the remaining Doha Development Agenda issues by July 2015. 114 more words


Tariffs and Fishing

“So what should be done about all this?” I asked.

“Shut the whole thing down,” said Barbosa. “Charge a tariff on imported fish, use the money to subsidize the fishermen.

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Tariff or Not

Tariff is a tax levied on imports only. Tariff will make imports more expensive in the market. For example, if the original price of a “Made in China” T-shirt is $5, with a 20% tariff, it becomes $5*(1+20%)=$6 when sold in the U.S. 159 more words

International Trade

Could you save money with The Big London Energy Switch?

Residents of the Royal Borough have an opportunity to get a better deal on gas and electricity bills as part of The Big London Energy Switch. 403 more words


(What's Left of) Our Economy: Will China Repeat its VAT/Currency Shell Game?

Speculation keeps abounding about whether China will weaken its currency has been on the rise, lately, for entirely understandable reasons. China’s own growth is slowing. It still depends heavily on exports for growth. 544 more words

{What's Left Of) Our Economy

Nuclear power only way out as India will need 1,400 giga watts/hour in the next 25 years

Though there has been opposition to the proposed uranium mining in Lambapur-Peddagattu villages of Nalgonda district in Telangana, the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) has not abandoned plans to take up the project. 471 more words

India Energy News

Istanbul - Konya HST Service To Begin Today

Istanbul-Konya high speed train service will start today..

There’ll be 2 departures in each direction every day. Departure times are 6:10 and 18:35 from Konya, 7:10 and 18:30 from Istanbul (Pendik). 195 more words

Public Transport