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2014 Media Kit

International Trade

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Russia demands changes to Ukraine-EU trade deal

Reuters | September 18, 2014 | International Trade

Russia has demanded changes to a free-trade deal between Ukraine and the European Union, underlining that Moscow was not satisfied by a last-minute concession from the EU to delay implementing the pact at the heart of the conflict in Ukraine. Read More »

South Korea sets rice import tariff at 513% from 2015

Reuters | September 18, 2014 | International Trade

South Korea has set a rice import tariff at 513 percent from next year as it looks to protect farmers after scrapping a cap on politically sensitive imports of the grain in line with international trade commitments. Read More »

US considering options if oil export ban challenged

Reuters | September 17, 2014 | International Trade

Obama administration officials are concerned about the legality of a ban on oil exports and have begun discussing how to deal with potential challenges from nations that want to buy U.S. crude, two sources said. Read More »

China, US fail to reach agreement in distiller grains dispute

Reuters | September 17, 2014 | International Trade

China, the world's top buyer of distiller's dried grains (DDGs), has failed to settle a row with the United States on how to eliminate genetically-altered content from a product worth $1.3 billion in trade so far this year, two industry sources said. Read More »

Xi sees factory China and back office India as global engine

Reuters | September 17, 2014 | International Trade

The "world's factory" and the "world's back office" could together drive global economic growth, Chinese President Xi Jinping said as he began a rare visit to India on Wednesday, playing down mistrust that has long kept the Asian giants apart. Read More »

Mexican, Turkish rebar producers argue against US duties

Reuters | September 16, 2014 | International Trade

U.S. producers of steel rebar undercut each other on price and are not hurt by imports from Mexico and Turkey, foreign firms told the U.S. International Trade Commission on Monday as they fought a push to slap duties on their steel. Read More »

Google launches $105 Android One

Reuters | September 16, 2014 | International Trade

Google Inc launched in India a $105 smartphone, the first device from its "Android One" initiative which is aimed at boosting sales in key emerging markets through cheaper prices and better quality software. Read More »

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