• U.S., Brazil close to ending cotton trade rift

    (Reuters) - The United States and Brazil are close to settling a decade-old trade dispute over cotton subsidies, three Brazilian sources close to the talks told Reuters, in what would be the first concrete step to repair ties hurt by an espionage scandal.

  • Non-tariff barriers 'impede Bangladesh exports to India'

    Non-tariff barriers have emerged as a hindrance for Bangladesh to enjoy a win-win situation while exporting goods to India though the latter mentioned that it had offered Bangladeshi garment items duty-free access to its market, said State Minister for Jute and Textiles Mirza Azam.

  • China reviews anti-dumping measures on imported PVC

    BEIJING, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) announced it will begin a review of the nation's imported polyvinyl chloride (PVC) policies as anti-dumping measures are due for renewal.

  • WTO debate could ease trade barriers, says BIR

    Global: Ongoing discussions at World Trade Organization (WTO) level could bring welcome change to the 'inefficient mix' of tariffs and non-tariff barriers currently affecting trade both in secondary raw materials and in machinery and equipment used by the recycling industries around the world, according to BIR.

  • Vietnam opposes US anti-dumping tariffs on shrimp

    Vietnam's foreign ministry spokesman has dismissed American anti-dumping taxes on Vietnamese shrimp as unfair and unreasonable.


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