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Philippines: Safeguard probe on rice imports begins
Philippines: Safeguard probe on rice imports begins

17/09/2019

The Philippines has formally informed the World Trade Organization (WTO) that it has launched an investigation into the surge in rice imports following the plunge in the farm-gate prices of local rice to determine whether it should apply safeguard measures.
India: Ministry imposes dumping duty on certain electrical insulators from China
India: Ministry imposes dumping duty on certain electrical insulators from China

17/09/2019

The Finance Ministry has imposed a definitive anti-dumping duty on import of electrical insulators (glass or ceramics/ porcelain) from China.
Despite US exports rise, VN is urged to tighten origin rules to avoid investigations
Despite US exports rise, VN is urged to tighten origin rules to avoid investigations

17/09/2019

Some Vietnamese exports have been investigated for origin fraud and tax evasion, which requires tougher action from the Vietnamese Government to settle the problem and keep its exports growing.
China to lift punitive tariffs on soybeans, pork from U.S.
China to lift punitive tariffs on soybeans, pork from U.S.

17/09/2019

China will lift punitive tariffs imposed on U.S. soybeans and pork in a trade war with Washington, a state news agency said Friday, adding to conciliatory gestures by the two sides ahead of negotiations.
Việt Nam’s textile export value up almost 7% in eight months
Việt Nam’s textile export value up almost 7% in eight months

17/09/2019

Việt Nam Textile and Apparel Association (Vitas) said the total export value of textiles, fiber, and cloth reached US$25.7 billion in the first 8 months of the year, up 8.6 per cent year on year, including 60.6 per cent from foreign direct investment (FDI) enterprises.
Southeast Asia ministers laud UNCTAD
Southeast Asia ministers laud UNCTAD's database on non-tariff measures

17/09/2019

Database will enable ASEAN countries to identify the extent of application of non-tariff measures and make them business friendly.
WTO Victory Increases Russia’s Chances to Contest European Anti-Dumping Measures - Ministry
WTO Victory Increases Russia’s Chances to Contest European Anti-Dumping Measures - Ministry

13/09/2019

Russia's victory in a World Trade Organisation (WTO) lawsuit against Ukraine on "energy corrections" increases Moscow’s chances of successfully challenging European anti-dumping measures, the Russian Economic Development Ministry said.
Việt Nam to gain $11b from wood and forest product exports this year
Việt Nam to gain $11b from wood and forest product exports this year

13/09/2019

Việt Nam is likely to reach its export turnover target of US$11 billion from wood and forestry products this year as the main season for business is in the last six months of the year, according to an official of the Việt Nam Timber and Forest Product Association.
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