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EU to challenge US duties on Spanish olives
EU to challenge US duties on Spanish olives

30/01/2019

The EU will begin legal action at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) this week against US duties imposed on Spanish olives, EU trade chief Cecilia Malmström said on Monday (28 January).
Brussels warns of fossil fuel subsidies
Brussels warns of fossil fuel subsidies

30/01/2019

The European Commission has warned that the total subsidies for coal, oil and gas across the EU remain at 2008 levels, despite both Brussels and the G20 pledging to phase out the subsidies to ease the transition to renewable energy.
Argentina Says Clinches Deal to Resume Biodiesel Exports to EU
Argentina Says Clinches Deal to Resume Biodiesel Exports to EU

30/01/2019

​Argentina and the European Union (EU) reached an agreement to end a dispute over exports of biodiesel from the South American country to the bloc, the Argentine Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Wednesday.
S. Korea calls for Canada to lift safeguard measure on steel
S. Korea calls for Canada to lift safeguard measure on steel

28/01/2019

South Korea on Thursday expressed concerns over Canada's provisional safeguard measure against the country's steel products, claiming such a measure hurts free trade.
Korean govt to defend 513% tariff rate on rice imports
Korean govt to defend 513% tariff rate on rice imports

28/01/2019

The Seoul government is committed to defend the 513-percent duties on rice imports amid protracted verification process from the World Trade Organization (WTO), the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs said in a statement Monday.
Jacinda Ardern joins EU in making veiled attacks on US protectionism
Jacinda Ardern joins EU in making veiled attacks on US protectionism

28/01/2019

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has met with European Council President Donald Tusk in Brussels, where they have both taken aim at the isolationism and protectionism promoted by US President Donald Trump.
Indian govt imposed anti-dumping duty on chemical import from China
Indian govt imposed anti-dumping duty on chemical import from China

28/01/2019

The government has imposed an anti-dumping duty on a chemicalfrom China, used in photography and manufacturing of dyes, for five years to protect domestic producers of the chemicalintermediate from cheap shipments. 
Ukraine imposed duties on Belarusian light bulb and salt
Ukraine imposed duties on Belarusian light bulb and salt

25/01/2019

Ukraine introduces antidumping duties on imports of salt and extra class of incandescent lamps from Belarus.
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