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Canada Bolstering for Tough Negotiating on Dairy when NAFTA talks Reopen

Canada bolstering for tough negotiating on dairy when NAFTA talks reopen as the US has incomplete business with Canada’s supply administered dairy, egg and poultry sectors if negotiations to refurbish the North American Free Trade Agreement takes its final steps this fall.

  • Animal welfare groups seek ban on exports to Turkey

    LONDON, July 22 (Reuters) - Animal welfare groups called on Friday for the European Union to suspend exports of live animals to Turkey, describing as "horrific" the transport conditions they uncovered in an investigation, including dehydration and blistering heat.

  • WTO warns on preferential trade deals

    The World Trade Organization (WTO) warned on Wednesday about the sharp increase in the number of preferential trade deals.

  • Sugar imports will help cut prices

    HA NOI — The Department of Processing and Trade for Agro-Forestry-Fisheries Products and Salt Production under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has asked the Ministry of Industry and Trade to resume sugar imports in order to avoid rising prices in October and November this year.

  • Russia upgrades grain export forecast to 18 mln tons

    MOSCOW, July 21 (Xinhua) -- The Russian Agricultural Ministry on Thursday upgraded its forecast of the grain export to 18 million tons for this agricultural year.

  • Korean Lawmakers Want US FTA Renegotiated

    While the South Korean government and the ruling Grand National Party (GNP) are looking for parliamentary approval of the signed South Korea–United States free trade agreement (KORUS FTA) next month, the opposition Democratic Party (DP) is still looking for major changes.

  • China extends antidumping duties on imported TCE from Russia, Japan

    BEIJING, July 21 (Xinhua) -- China has decided to extend existing anti-dumping measures on trichloroethylene (TCE) imported from Russia and Japan for another five years, after concluding that importing the chemical can hurt local manufacturers, the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Thursday.

  • WTO to rule on Japan's green energy complaint against Canada

    The World Trade Organization said on Wednesday it will rule on a Japanese claim that a Canadian province's renewable energy programme flouts international trade law.

  • Rice prices fall in Mekong Delta

    VNEconomyNews.com - Rice prices in the Mekong Delta over the last few days have dropped by VND100-300 per kilogram after the Vietnam Food Association decided to halt the purchase of one million tons of summer-autumn rice for stockpiling.