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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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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.
WTO May Soon Halt US Sanctions on Russia
Russian President Vladimir Putin may soon score another diplomatic victory against US President Barack Obama.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
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.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
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.
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.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
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.
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...
Thu Apr 03, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.