Tag: trade

Britain won’t heed EU rules to win #FreeTrade – PM aide

Britain won’t heed EU rules to win #FreeTrade – PM aide

| February 18, 2020

Britain will not be threatened into following EU rules in the future by talk of economic rifts and is ready to trade with the bloc on basic international terms if needs be, Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Europe adviser said on Monday (17 February), write Gabriela Baczynska and John Chalmers. Britain left the EU last month […]

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#TradePreferences boost developing countries’ exports to the European Union

#TradePreferences boost developing countries’ exports to the European Union

| February 11, 2020

Exports to the European Union from developing countries using special tariff preferences under the EU’s Generalized Scheme of Preferences (GSP) reached a new high of €69 billion in 2018. According to the European Commission’s report published every two years on the GSP, released today, exports to the EU from the 71 GSP beneficiary countries increased […]

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EU and 16 countries agree on interim WTO appellate body following US blockage

EU and 16 countries agree on interim WTO appellate body following US blockage

| January 27, 2020

The EU and ministers from 16 Members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) agreed to develop a multi-party interim appeal arrangement (24 January) that will allow the participating members to preserve a functioning, two-step dispute settlement system at the WTO in disputes among them, following the US blockage of new appointments to the appellate body […]

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Dodon out for taking the Chisinau airport away from Rothschild for promising to sell it to Russians

Dodon out for taking the Chisinau airport away from Rothschild for promising to sell it to Russians

| October 14, 2019

Bargaining one trouble for another. Whose interests are noticeable in Dodon’s drift to terminate the Chisinau International Airport concession agreement? Termination of the Chisinau International Airport concession agreement has become the bee in the bonnet of the Moldovan President Igor Dodon.  It is he who is the driver of this legally doubtful process.  He has […]

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Forbes names world’s best regarded companies

Forbes names world’s best regarded companies

| September 23, 2019

Forbes has announced its third annual edition of top 250 best regarded companies in the world. The list includes six Russian companies – LUKOIL, United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), Rosseti, Sberbank, VTB Bank and Transneft. LUKOIL became the only oil and gas operations company from Russia, sharing the category with organizations from Spain and China. Previously, […]

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Forensic accountants investigate Russian media mogul Vladimir Gusinsky

Forensic accountants investigate Russian media mogul Vladimir Gusinsky

| September 16, 2019

Forensic accountants and lawyers are probing the finances of a disgraced Russian press baron to see if he lied on oath in court. A team of experts is sifting through the last days of Vladimir Gusinsky’s media company before he declared it bust. Working extensively in the Cayman Islands, they are probing exactly why Mr […]

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Tsinandali Festival a wonderful shop window for Georgia

Tsinandali Festival a wonderful shop window for Georgia

| September 10, 2019

Former soviet bloc country Georgia has a unique heritage which is now being used to enrich its modern appeal. Georgian wine is known for its excellence the world over, and it is believed that viniculture originated in what is now Georgia in pre-Roman times. Tsinandali is a fine wine producing estate which dates back to […]

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