Parallel Imports

Rampant smuggling, high taxes, huge loss of revenue for Bangladesh

The pandemic has exacerbated the problem In recent months, many in the business community have called for revising the tax system in Bangladesh as high taxes are one of the biggest obstacles to the ease of doing business here. The pandemic has exacerbated the problem as Apex Footwear CEO Syed …

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Venezuela Restarts Crude Blending After Gas Outage, Energy News, ET EnergyWorld

Venezuelan state-owned oil company PDVSA restarted crude blending at its Petrolera Sinovensa facility after a gas supply disruption to Jose’s oil export terminal last week, according to a document seen by Reuters on Monday. The recovery comes as a very large crude carrier (VLCC) set sail after loading delays at …

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Government probes ECAC appointments

ISLAMABAD: The government has opened an investigation into the appointment of members of the Information Technology Council on Electronic Certification Accreditation (CEAC) without advertising. The issue was raised at a recent cabinet meeting when the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunications requested approval of the appointment of ECAC members. However, …

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Court rejects Chanel’s request to collect evidence of possible violation

The district court of Midden-Nederland recently rejected a request by Chanel to gain access to the administration of Bol.com, the most popular market and online store in the Netherlands. (1) Facts Bol.com was an online store that stocked millions of items, including Chanel products. The online marketplace was not part …

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Canadian casinos remain closed while US sites raise money

Posted on: May 23, 2021 at 9:51 am. Last updated on: May 23, 2021, 9:53 a.m. Steve bittenbender Read more The differences between Canadian and American casinos cannot be more marked. A photo of the Caesars Windsor Hotel and Casino across the Detroit River. While US casinos have reopened and …

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Court rejects Chanel’s request to gather evidence of possible violation – Newsletters

Facts Legislative context Decision Comment The district court of Midden-Nederland recently rejected a request by Chanel to gain access to the administration of Bol.com, the most popular market and online store in the Netherlands.(1) Facts Bol.com was an online store that stocked millions of items, including Chanel products. The online …

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Mentorship platform gives future Saudi designers a head start in industry

DUBAI: As Saudi Arabia strives for its ambitious Vision 2030, a member of the royal family has taken the initiative to nurture and cultivate a generation of young local designers. Through her own love for jewelry design, Princess Nourah Al-Faisal created Adhlal, a platform to help young Saudis get into …

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#BTColumn – Dependency state

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed by this author are their own and do not represent the official position of Barbados Today Inc. through Ralph jemmott The 1960s are considered the decade of independence. The Caribbean states, in relatively rapid succession, acquired political sovereignty. It was good to be young …

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Senate Democrats urge Biden to pressure Saudi Arabia over Yemen blockade tactics

A group of Senate Democrats said the Biden administration should use the influence of military cooperation and arms sales to pressure Saudi Arabia to end its blockade tactics in ravaged Yemen by war. “The United States has diplomatic and economic leverage to compel Saudi Arabia to end its callous blockade …

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