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U.S. helps move WTO Trade Facilitation pact forward   
January 24, 2015
- Agri Pulse - Copyright Agri-Pulse Communications, Inc. WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2015 - The U.S. has formally accepted the îWorld Trade Organizationî's so-called Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), an accord designed to...
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Farm and Food: Kicking around country of origin labeling   
January 24, 2015
- Lincoln Journal Star - U.S. courts, however, have found COOL legal. U.S. court decisions carry no weight with the îWorld Trade Organizationî, the final arbiter on global trade disputes. It has repeatedly ruled against...
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Podcast: The United States, China, and the Asia Pacific   
January 24, 2015
- Council on Foreign Relations - This past week, renowned China scholars Bates Gill and Linda Jakobson from the United States Studies Center at the University of Sydney visited the îCouncil on Foreign Relationsî to...
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China Alibaba founder Jack Ma shows global ambitions   
January 24, 2015
- Yahoo News - He described the vision as an e-commerce version of the îWorld Trade Organizationî (WTO). "Today, the Internet can help small businesses sell things across the oceans, across nations. And I hope we can...
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Saudi King Abdullah Is Dead   
January 23, 2015
- The Business Insider - Michael Levi, a global energy expert at the îCouncil on Foreign Relationsî, said in an interview earlier this month with Business Insider that succession may not have a big effect on policy, but...
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Police: Korean teen may have fled to Syria to join ISIS   
January 23, 2015
- CNN - Reza Aslan, a religious scholar and adjunct senior fellow at the îCouncil on Foreign Relationsî described a profile of young people who seek to join ISIS as feeling "dispossessed or marginalized. They feel...
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Greece has spoken   
January 23, 2015
- ecfr.eu - Each vote deposited in a ballot box reflects a strictly individual decision. That decision may reflect different considerations of the political situation, the economy, or personal expectation. But in a democracy that...
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Obama, Modi to Take Questions in Joint India Radio Show   
January 23, 2015
- Bloomberg - Modiâs government reached a breakthrough with Obamaâs administration in November on global trade rules, clearing the way for passage of the îWorld Trade Organizationîâs biggest pact. Modi...
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US duties on solar products will cause 'serious harm'   
January 23, 2015
- The Peninsula - "The US side's findings ignore the facts and legal regulations," China's Commerce Ministry said in a statement posted on its website, calling the move "a breach by the US of its obligation to comply with...
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Obama's top Asia adviser: goal is for complete trade pact in 2015   
January 23, 2015
- Reuters - I think many Chinese have come round to recognizing that TPP could be a very useful external force in encouraging additional structural changes in the Chinese economy, similar to the role the WTO (îWorld Trade...
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