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14 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

MPAA's Chris Dodd: China Will Give More Access to Hollywood Movies

The exec believes the country will expand the quota of 34 films that can be imported on a revenue share basis.

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Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, US Politics, US News, Christopher Dodd, Financial Services, Entertainment

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The China Post

China to appeal WTO rare earth ruling: gov't

China will appeal a ruling by the World Trade Organization that its export restrictions on rare earths and other resources broke international rules, the commerce ministry said on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Financial Services

Dallas Blog

WTO May Soon Halt US Sanctions on Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin may soon score another diplomatic victory against US President Barack Obama.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Financial Services

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

China Film Import Quota Will Open Up in 2017, Says Top Local Producer

Hollywood has long pushed for free trade in the booming Chinese film market, and producer and CCTV executive Lu Hongshi says it's just a matter of time.

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Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel, Beijing, China Travel, Financial Services, Entertainment

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Globe and Mail

World trade picture improves but 2014 still below trend: WTO

World Trade Organization Director-General Roberto Azevedo attends a news conference on world trade in 2013 and prospect for 2014 in Geneva April 14, 2014.

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Related Topix: Financial Services

Sys-Con Media

HKTDC-World Intellectual Property Organization Sign MOU

Hong Kong, Apr 14 - HKTDC Assistant Executive Director Raymond Yip and WIPO Deputy Director General Christian Wichard sign an MOU last week in Geneva, Switzerland, to promote green technology IP trading.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, World News, China, Asia

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Examiner.com

What is really behind those international liquid gas trade bills?

Some in Europe have an interesting take on why the U.S. oil and gas industry is meddling into the Ukrainian-Crimean-Russian crisis.

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Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Financial Services

The Hartford Courant

U.S. and China appeal WTO rulings

The United States and China have both appealed against recent rulings in disputes at the World Trade Organization , filings published by the WTO showed on Friday.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Ansonia, CT

Thu Apr 10, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Liberia: ITC Executive Director to Attend Launch of Liberia Trade Policy

The government of Liberia is to launch its National Trade Policy and its National Export Strategy on 29 April.

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Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, World News, Financial Services

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Just-food.com

RUSSIA: Moscow shrugs off EU complaint over pork ban

The Russian government has criticised the EU for filing a complaint with the World Trade Organization against Moscow's import ban on EU pigmeat and pigs.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Pork, Meat, Financial Services

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Daily Star

Eichhorst: WTO membership would pay dividends across sectors

BEIRUT: Lebanon has an interest in the speedy adoption of reforms outlined in the Lebanon Action Plan developed by the EU, a step that would help the country join the World Trade Organization, the European Union Ambassador to Lebanon Angelina Eichhorst said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Middle East, Lebanon, Financial Services,

ABC News

EU Opens Case Against Russia Over Pork Import Ban

The European Union is opening a case against Russia before the World Trade Organization to protest a pork import ban which it calls disproportionate and illegal.

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Related Topix: Financial Services

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Agricultural Market

Russia to apply measures for domestic agricultural producers protection

If Ukraine withdraws CIS and signs the Association Agreement with the European Union, Russia will apply measures to protect its agricultural producers within the World Trade Organization, declared the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev.

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Related Topix: Russia, Asia, World News, Financial Services

Sat Apr 05, 2014

New York Daily News

U.S.-Russia Economic Relations Caucus hasn't met in 18 months

Rep. Gregory Meeks formed the U.S.-Russia Economic Relations Caucus in 2011 to support Russia's bid for World Trade Organization membership.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Gregory Meeks, Democrat, Financial Services, Republican, Representative Michael Grimm

Fri Apr 04, 2014

JD Supra

United States to Participate in New World Trade Organization Trade...

On March 21, the Obama Administration formally notified Congress that it intends to enter into a new plurilateral trade negotiation in the World Trade Organization to eliminate tariffs on environmental goods.

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Related Topix: Financial Services

City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

Butkevicius: EC knows problems in Klaipeda's port

The European Commission which is planning to turn to the World Trade Organization has pretensions not only over the planned Russia's embargo on meat products from the European Union but over the re-export of the food products all via the port of Klaipeda, informs LETA/ELTA.... Read more...

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Related Topix: Financial Services

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Beef Magazine

No Surprise: Injunction On Mandatory COOL Is Denied Again

Opponents of mandatory country of original labeling now will have to decide whether to continue to seek relief from the judiciary.

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Related Topix: Financial Services

Wall Street Journal

China Runs Into Natural-Resources Pushback

Strategists have long feared that China's quest for natural resources would lead to ever-higher prices, a breakdown in trade and perhaps even wars.

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Related Topix: Financial Services

Sat Mar 29, 2014

ARMINFO news agency

Armenia and WTO to negotiate changes in customs duties

Armenia will shortly start negotiations with the World Trade Organization for revising its customs duties, Armenia's Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan said at the 2nd Economic Forum of the Republican Party of Armenia "Armenia-Customs Union: Opportunities and Challenges" on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Financial Services

Canada.com

Meat groups lose labelling rules case

North American meat producers lost a bid to suspend new country-of-origin labelling rules as a U.S. appeals court said the regulations don't violate free speech rights or exceed regulators' authority.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Financial Services

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