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Trade in the era of the pandemic: a year in review

Many countries, including Sri Lanka, started practicing mobility restrictions from March of last year. As a result, along with the slowdown in global merchandise production, trade volume also contracted from the second quarter of 2020. However, the World Trade Organization (WTO) estimates that the trade contraction achieved in 2020 was …

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UK-Australia Bilateral Trade Agreement: A Summary | Dentons

After five years of discussions between the Australian and British governments, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson this week announced an agreement in principle on the terms of a free trade agreement (FTA) between the two country, see here. This deal is as important for …

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Agreement announced to end parallel US-UK tariffs

Just days after policymakers announced a five-year tariff suspension between the United States and the European Union – ending a decades-long trade dispute – officials announced that a similar deal was underway to be concluded between the United States and the United Kingdom. The deal concerns an ongoing civil aircraft …

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CAT’s latest judgment on Paroxetine pay-for-delay: confusion in market definition

May 10, 2021 additional judgment of the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) in the Paroxetine case supports the EU’s approach to so-called “pay-for-delay” patent regulations and confirms the 2016 infringement decision issued by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). It also reduces fines imposed on parties. However, the main point of …

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Aircraft truce shows full US-EU peace deal will be tough – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article In the end, America and Europe didn’t quite get the full-fledged transatlantic peace deal they wanted. Despite the final hours of frenzied negotiations ahead of US President Joe Biden’s summit in Brussels on Tuesday, the EU and the US failed to end their …

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Tech-Fab Europe welcomes action against abandoned and subsidized GFF

15June 2009 Photo: Shutterstock Tech-Fab Europe, the European Union (EU) trade association for producers of fiberglass textiles (GFF), was recently mandated by the European Commission to counter avoidance of anti-dumping (AD) measures and existing anti-subsidy (AS). Welcomed the move. About EUGFF imports from China and Egypt imposed in April and …

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Nikola Stock Price Up 4% – Time to Buy Nikola Stock?

Nikola ended the week on a positive note although the gains were marginal. Trading at $ 17.55 with a modest 4.4% increase, Nikola stock received another breath of fresh air after the Department of Energy (DOE) declared that it would launch an Energy Earthshots initiative to accelerate breakthroughs in more …

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Go green or become bipartisan? The great choice of infrastructure from Joe Biden, Energy News, ET EnergyWorld

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden’s hopes of funneling billions of dollars into green infrastructure investments to tackle climate change run into the political hurdle of convincing Republican lawmakers who oppose this approach as unnecessary and excessive spending. As negotiations unfold in Congress seeking a bipartisan deal, the White House’s ability to …

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Behind the Scenes of Achieving “Net Zero Emissions” in India

“In five years we can say no new coal production, in five others no use” While a number of governments have announced major commitments to reduce their national carbon emissions, these efforts will not be enough to bring global energy-related emissions to net zero by 2050, according to a recent …

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