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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Export slump slowed to 0.1% in JuneExports dropped for the third consecutive month in June, by 0.1% year-on-year t
Export slump slowed to 0.1% in June
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 11 hours ago
Exports dropped for the third consecutive month in June, by 0.1% year-on-year to $18.15 billion, according to the Commerce Ministry While the contraction was the lowest in three months, the slump continued since the world economic recovery remained... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
M-150 & illegal anti-competitive retail practicesLeading energy drink brands that compete in the lucrative market, values more t
M-150 & illegal anti-competitive retail practices
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
Leading energy drink brands that compete in the lucrative market, values more than 30 billion baht a year. Commerce Ministry mulls to take legal action against big market player for violating Trade Competition Law. no photo credit Forcing shops to... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
M-150 & illegal uncompetitive retail practicesLeading energy drink brands that compete in the lucrative market, values more t
M-150 & illegal uncompetitive retail practices
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
Leading energy drink brands that compete in the lucrative market, values more than 30 billion baht a year. Commerce Ministry mulls to take legal action against big market player for violating Trade Competition Law. no photo credit Illegally forcing... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Rice export process to be highly streamlinedThe Commerce Ministry plans to greatly streamline its rice export process and c
Rice export process to be highly streamlined
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
The Commerce Ministry plans to greatly streamline its rice export process and cut exporters'costs next year. Commerce Minister Apiradi Tantraporn said on Monday the ministry would reduce the number of procedures rice exporters must complete from 14... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Farmers irked by no-tariff wheat importsare crying foul over tariff-free imports of wheat and the resulting decline in
Farmers irked by no-tariff wheat imports
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
are crying foul over tariff-free imports of wheat and the resulting decline in maize and tapioca prices. According to a Commerce Ministry source, a group has filed complaints that nearly 1 million maize and tapioca growers and their families are... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Drink firm faces suit after probeLeading energy drink brands that compete in the lucrative market, values more t
Drink firm faces suit after probe
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
Leading energy drink brands that compete in the lucrative market, values more than 30 billion baht a year. Commerce Ministry mulls to take legal action against big market player for violating Trade Competition Law. no photo credit The Trade... Read more
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Business Standard India
Beijing slaps Japan, EU with steel dutiesthe materials, used in power transformers and electric motors, will range from
Beijing slaps Japan, EU with steel duties
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
the materials, used in power transformers and electric motors, will range from around 37 to as high as 46.3 per cent, the commerce ministry said on its website. The measures are intended to prevent the sale of the product at below cost, a... Read more
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Breitbart
China Slaps Tariffs On EU Steel As Trade War Intensifieson the materials, used in power transformers and electric motors, will range fr
China Slaps Tariffs On EU Steel As Trade War Intensifies
Breitbart / Posted 3 days ago
on the materials, used in power transformers and electric motors, will range from around 37 to as high as 46.3 percent, the commerce ministry said on its website. The measures are intended to prevent the sale of the product at below cost, a... Read more
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Business Standard India
Beijing slaps EU, Japan, S Korea with steel dutiesCommerce ministry says, measures are intended to prevent the sale of the produc
Beijing slaps EU, Japan, S Korea with steel duties
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
Commerce ministry says, measures are intended to prevent the sale of the product at below cost, a practice known as dumping Duties on the materials, used in power transformers and electric motors,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Beijing slaps EU, Japan, South Korea with steel dutieson the materials, used in power transformers and electric motors, will range fr
Beijing slaps EU, Japan, South Korea with steel duties
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
on the materials, used in power transformers and electric motors, will range from around 37 to as high as 46.3 percent, the commerce ministry said on its website. The measures are intended to prevent the sale of the product at below cost, a... Read more
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The Economic Times
To push reforms, ministers took risk, responsibility: Montek Singh AhluwaliaThe devaluation led to the finance ministry demanding abolition of cash compens
To push reforms, ministers took risk, responsibility: Montek Singh Ahluwalia
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
The devaluation led to the finance ministry demanding abolition of cash compensatory support for exports. We in the commerce ministry accepted the logic, but we were able to persuade Dr Manmohan Singh to agree to a simultaneous announcement... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Social peace and political consensus important for economic reforms: Manmohan Singhthe first ten days we devalued the rupee in two stages. We implemented trade po
Social peace and political consensus important for economic reforms: Manmohan Singh
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 days ago
the first ten days we devalued the rupee in two stages. We implemented trade policy reforms soon after the devaluation. The commerce ministry came up with a roadmap for abolishing the export subsidy and finding new methods of providing incentives to... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Organic product push eyedmarket is valued at 2.3 trillion baht a year. In a bid to promote organic prod
Organic product push eyed
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
market is valued at 2.3 trillion baht a year. In a bid to promote organic product development, Mrs Apiradi said the Commerce Ministry is developing an organic village scheme, starting with five pilot provinces: Phetchabun, Surin, Chiang Rai,... Read more
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Reuters
WTO head says China accession deal must be fully applied in market status debatethat it would not recognize it as such, but would adopt a new method to set dut
WTO head says China accession deal must be fully applied in market status debate
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
that it would not recognize it as such, but would adopt a new method to set duties that would abide by WTO rules. China's Commerce Ministry said it would watch the process closely and further assess the mechanism after the proposal is more... Read more
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Reuters
Commerce Dept says large washing machines from China dumped in the U.S.home washing machines from China were valued at an estimated $899.4 million, ac
Commerce Dept says large washing machines from China dumped in the U.S.
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
home washing machines from China were valued at an estimated $899.4 million, according to the Commerce Department. China's Commerce Ministry said the U.S. methodology was incorrect, urging the U.S. to listen to the opinions of the companies... Read more
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Business Standard India
Make In Mozambique: The real reason Modi visitedExport Import Data Bank, Ministry of Commerce, Government of India (figures in
Make In Mozambique: The real reason Modi visited
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
Export Import Data Bank, Ministry of Commerce, Government of India (figures in tonnes). Note: The figures for 2015-16 from Commerce ministry and the Press Information Bureau do not match. The PIB’s data are used for the year 2015-16; while 15-year... Read more
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Rappler
China: Export curbs 'in line with WTO rules'and quotas over relevant raw materials are based on the need to protect the res
China: Export curbs 'in line with WTO rules'
Rappler / Posted 7 days ago
and quotas over relevant raw materials are based on the need to protect the resources and the environment," Beijing's commerce ministry said in a statement Tuesday. "They are part of the comprehensive measures to strengthen the protection of... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Export curbs 'in line with WTO rules': Chinaand quotas over relevant raw materials are based on the need to protect the res
Export curbs 'in line with WTO rules': China
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 days ago
and quotas over relevant raw materials are based on the need to protect the resources and the environment," Beijing's commerce ministry said in a statement Tuesday. "They are part of the comprehensive measures to strengthen the protection of... Read more
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Japan Today
Export curbs in line with WTO rules, says China ‹ Japan Todayand quotas over relevant raw materials are based on the need to protect the res
Export curbs in line with WTO rules, says China ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 7 days ago
and quotas over relevant raw materials are based on the need to protect the resources and the environment,” Beijing’s commerce ministry said in a statement Tuesday. “They are part of the comprehensive measures to strengthen the protection of... Read more
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TheBull
Export curbs 'in line with WTO rules': Chinaand quotas over relevant raw materials are based on the need to protect the res
Export curbs 'in line with WTO rules': China
TheBull / Posted 7 days ago
and quotas over relevant raw materials are based on the need to protect the resources and the environment," Beijing's commerce ministry said in a statement Tuesday. "They are part of the comprehensive measures to strengthen the protection of... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Ministry awaits PM's order for Yingluck-era rice sale compensationCourt trial and a demand for repayment of the billions the project cost. (Bangk
Ministry awaits PM's order for Yingluck-era rice sale compensation
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 days ago
Court trial and a demand for repayment of the billions the project cost. (Bangkok Post file photo by Apichit Jinakul) The Commerce Ministry is waiting for an order from Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha demanding that politicians connected with the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
A game of plant, nudge then smudgehad raised concerns with a New Zealand company about the implication. The emba
A game of plant, nudge then smudge
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
had raised concerns with a New Zealand company about the implication. The embassy had checked it with MofCom (China's Commerce Ministry) which said it had no knowledge of the matter and had denied it. It was then put down to an unsubstantiated... Read more
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The Economic Times
Gold import nearly halves to $3.90 billion in April-Juneshipments contracted for a fifth consecutive month in June by 38.5 per cent to
Gold import nearly halves to $3.90 billion in April-June
The Economic Times / Posted 9 days ago
shipments contracted for a fifth consecutive month in June by 38.5 per cent to $1.20 billion, according to the data by the Commerce Ministry. The contraction in imports helped narrow trade deficit to $8.11 billion last month as against $10.82... Read more
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Business Standard India
Gold import nearly halves to $3.90 bn in Apr-Juninbound shipments contracted for a fifth consecutive month in June by 38.5%to $
Gold import nearly halves to $3.90 bn in Apr-Jun
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
inbound shipments contracted for a fifth consecutive month in June by 38.5%to $1.20 billion, according to the data by the Commerce Ministry. The contraction in imports helped narrow trade deficit to $8.11 billion last month as against $10.82... Read more
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The Economic Times
M3M group to sell Gurgaon IT-SEZ to Tata Realty for Rs 500 croreM3M India's subsidiary Mikado Realtors Pvt Ltd had got a formal approval from t
M3M group to sell Gurgaon IT-SEZ to Tata Realty for Rs 500 crore
The Economic Times / Posted 10 days ago
M3M India's subsidiary Mikado Realtors Pvt Ltd had got a formal approval from the Commerce Ministry to develop a 25 acre SEZ for electronic hardware, IT/ITES in Gurgaon with a developable area of 3-3.5 million sq ft. According to sources, M3M group... Read more
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The Economic Times
Commerce Ministry starts e-marketplace for goods procurementGeneral of Supplies and Disposals (DGS&D) has developed the portal for the purp
Commerce Ministry starts e-marketplace for goods procurement
The Economic Times / Posted 10 days ago
General of Supplies and Disposals (DGS&D) has developed the portal for the purpose. The department, which is under the Commerce Ministry, carries out the procurement. "To bring in transparency, the DGS&D has worked on it very hard. The... Read more
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Business Standard India
Commerce Ministry starts e-marketplace for goods procurementGeneral of Supplies and Disposals (DGS&D) has developed the portal for the purp
Commerce Ministry starts e-marketplace for goods procurement
Business Standard India / Posted 10 days ago
General of Supplies and Disposals (DGS&D) has developed the portal for the purpose. The department, which is under the Commerce Ministry, carries out the procurement. "To bring in transparency, the DGS&D has worked on it very hard. The... Read more
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asianage
Commerce Ministry starts e-marketplace for goods procurementmove is aimed at bringing in more transparency and streamlining the government
Commerce Ministry starts e-marketplace for goods procurement
asianage / Posted 10 days ago
move is aimed at bringing in more transparency and streamlining the government procurement of goods and services. The Commerce Ministry has launched an e-marketplace for online purchase of goods and services by various central government... Read more
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The Telegraph
Dispur tells tea industry to diversifywere an important component for the survival of the tea industry and the TRA ha
Dispur tells tea industry to diversify
The Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
were an important component for the survival of the tea industry and the TRA has been doing its best in this regard. "Despite financial crisis because of less funds allocation by the commerce ministry, TRA has been doing a commendable job," he s... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
China said to be threatening trade reprisals if government runs cheap steel inquiryhas occurred. "This just doesn’t make sense," he tells NBR. "If this is such
China said to be threatening trade reprisals if government runs cheap steel inquiry
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 10 days ago
has occurred. "This just doesn’t make sense," he tells NBR. "If this is such a big issue why did MOFCOM [the Chinese Commerce Ministry] not raise the issue with [Trade Minister] Todd McClay last week?" He says he hasn't picked up any chatter... Read more
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The Hindu
Luxury train mooted to draw Buddhists from China, JapanIndia has only scratched the surface in attracting religious Buddhist traveller
Luxury train mooted to draw Buddhists from China, Japan
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
India has only scratched the surface in attracting religious Buddhist travellers The Commerce Ministry wants the Railways Ministry to consider running a luxury train, modelled on the ‘Palace on Wheels,’ on the ‘Buddhist Circuit.’ The aim is to... Read more
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The Hindu
Exports break 18-month downward spiral to rise in JuneSanjay Budhia, Co-Chairman of the National Committee on International Trade Pol
Exports break 18-month downward spiral to rise in June
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
Sanjay Budhia, Co-Chairman of the National Committee on International Trade Policy & Exports of the industry body CII, the commerce ministry should “continue and further expand the incentive programmes to ensure that the positive momentum of export... Read more
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asianage
Nirmala Sitharaman for easier visa regime to promote services, tourismand Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman The sector contributes around 28 per
Nirmala Sitharaman for easier visa regime to promote services, tourism
asianage / Posted 12 days ago
and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman The sector contributes around 28 per cent to job creation. New Delhi: The Commerce Ministry has pitched for an easier visa regime to promote tourism and boost service sector exports. "We have been... Read more
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dna
Nirmala Sitharaman bats for easier visa regime to promote services, tourismThe Commerce Ministry has pitched for an easier visa regime to promote tourism
Nirmala Sitharaman bats for easier visa regime to promote services, tourism
dna / Posted 12 days ago
The Commerce Ministry has pitched for an easier visa regime to promote tourism and boost service sector exports. "We have been recommending (easy visa regime) to improve tourism and certain service sectors, including medical tourism. "We from the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Shift in trade strategy urgedtrade agreements, says Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak. Mr Somkid ye
Shift in trade strategy urged
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 12 days ago
trade agreements, says Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak. Mr Somkid yesterday told high-ranking officials in the Commerce Ministry, including Commerce Minister Apiradi Tantraporn, that the trade negotiation strategy needed to... Read more
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Business Standard India
Rejig changes top man at CBSE, days after Irani exitcadre IAS of the 1984 batch. Shrivastava was removed from this post earlier thi
Rejig changes top man at CBSE, days after Irani exit
Business Standard India / Posted 12 days ago
cadre IAS of the 1984 batch. Shrivastava was removed from this post earlier this year. Mohapatra is coming from the commerce ministry. Vijay Kumar Dev, a 1987 batch IAS officer of the Union Territories cadre has been appointed deputy... Read more
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The Hindu
Interview with Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman: ‘India is not an outlier on FTAs’concluding negotiations on FTAs, whether it is with Australia, Canada, New Zeal
Interview with Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman: ‘India is not an outlier on FTAs’
The Hindu / Posted 12 days ago
concluding negotiations on FTAs, whether it is with Australia, Canada, New Zealand or the European Union (EU). That the commerce ministry is slowing down the process. Not at all. India is not against concluding any FTA talks. But let’s not... Read more
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Business Standard India
Bureaucratic reshuffle changes top man at CBSEcadre IAS of the 1984 batch. Shrivastava was removed from this post earlier thi
Bureaucratic reshuffle changes top man at CBSE
Business Standard India / Posted 13 days ago
cadre IAS of the 1984 batch. Shrivastava was removed from this post earlier this year. Mohapatra is coming from the commerce ministry. Vijay Kumar Dev, a 1987 batch IAS officer of the Union Territories cadre has been appointed deputy... Read more
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The Economic Times
Rakesh Kumar Chaturvedi new CBSE chairmanGupta, 1985-batch IAS officer of Himachal Pradesh cadre, has been appointed as
Rakesh Kumar Chaturvedi new CBSE chairman
The Economic Times / Posted 13 days ago
Gupta, 1985-batch IAS officer of Himachal Pradesh cadre, has been appointed as Additional Secretary, DIPP under Commerce Ministry replacing Shatrughna Singh, IAS officer of 1983-batch of Uttarakhand cadre, who has been repatriated to his... Read more
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Business Standard India
Trade negotiators from India, EU to meet on Friday to discuss stalled FTA talksdeadlocked over growing differences regarding greater market access sought by b
Trade negotiators from India, EU to meet on Friday to discuss stalled FTA talks
Business Standard India / Posted 13 days ago
deadlocked over growing differences regarding greater market access sought by both for merchandise exports. However, Commerce Ministry officials said the EU has consistently sought lower import duties on a range of commodities. This time, the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US challenges China raw material export duties in trade enforcement pushChina has made, and, as we've shown time and again, we will hold them accountab
US challenges China raw material export duties in trade enforcement push
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
China has made, and, as we've shown time and again, we will hold them accountable to their commitments." China's Commerce Ministry expressed regret at the decision, and said it would handle it according to the WTO dispute resolution... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. challenges China raw material export duties in trade enforcement pushChina has made, and, as we've shown time and again, we will hold them accountab
U.S. challenges China raw material export duties in trade enforcement push
Reuters / Posted 13 days ago
China has made, and, as we've shown time and again, we will hold them accountable to their commitments." China's Commerce Ministry expressed regret at the decision, and said it would handle it according to the WTO dispute resolution... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
ETDA fosters Thailand 4.0 with online retail pushTheanvisitsagool, deputy director general of the Department of Business Develop
ETDA fosters Thailand 4.0 with online retail push
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 13 days ago
Theanvisitsagool, deputy director general of the Department of Business Development (DBD), which is under the Commerce Ministry, will introduce an online registration system to allow online vendors to register their companies via the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Myanmar rice to enter Philippine marketThe Philippines has offered to buy Myanmar rice through a government-to-governm
Myanmar rice to enter Philippine market
Inquirier.net / Posted 14 days ago
The Philippines has offered to buy Myanmar rice through a government-to-government channel, according to the commerce ministry. Khin Maung Lwin, the assistant secretary of the commerce ministry, said: “The Philippines contacted the Myanmar embassy... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Otop buyers get up to B15,000 tax deductionon Tuesday also approved a change allowing foreigners to participate in 17 type
Otop buyers get up to B15,000 tax deduction
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 14 days ago
on Tuesday also approved a change allowing foreigners to participate in 17 types of business without approval from the Commerce Ministry. They include business related to commercial banking, asset management, representative offices, regional... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China says US deliberately misread WTO rules in steel subsidy spatSHANGHAI: China's Commerce Ministry said on Wednesday the United States had del
China says US deliberately misread WTO rules in steel subsidy spat
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
SHANGHAI: China's Commerce Ministry said on Wednesday the United States had deliberately misinterpreted World Trade Organization (WTO) rules after the U.S. Commerce Department found in favor of subsidy rates for Chinese steel. The U.S. Commerce... Read more
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Reuters
China says U.S. deliberately misread WTO rules in steel subsidy spatAn employee works at a steel factory in Dalian, Liaoning Province, China, July
China says U.S. deliberately misread WTO rules in steel subsidy spat
Reuters / Posted 14 days ago
An employee works at a steel factory in Dalian, Liaoning Province, China, July 4, 2016. China Daily/via SHANGHAI China's Commerce Ministry said on Wednesday the United States had deliberately misinterpreted World Trade Organization (WTO) rules after... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Thailand Future Fund gets B10bn startthe cabinet yesterday also approved a change to allow foreigners to participate
Thailand Future Fund gets B10bn start
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 14 days ago
the cabinet yesterday also approved a change to allow foreigners to participate in 17 businesses without approval from the Commerce Ministry. They include businesses that are related to commercial banks, asset management, representative offices,... Read more
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The Hindu
Coir Board plans to double exportsEnvironment and Forests in a couple of months. The label will give a boost to e
Coir Board plans to double exports
The Hindu / Posted 15 days ago
Environment and Forests in a couple of months. The label will give a boost to exports. The board has also appealed to the Commerce Ministry to increase the export incentive for coir products, Mr. Radhakrishnan told presspersons here on... Read more
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The Hindu
India seeks market access for sesame seeds in Japanservices professionals including nurses, when senior officials of both the coun
India seeks market access for sesame seeds in Japan
The Hindu / Posted 15 days ago
services professionals including nurses, when senior officials of both the countries meet on July 28 in New Delhi. India’s Commerce Ministry will be pushing a proposal asking Japan to bring its big ‘general trading companies’ such as Itochu, Mitsui... Read more
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