Fair Trade
WTO Quarterly Trade Growth Indicator Drops From May   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Trade Organization
Source: New York Times - GENEVA — The World Trade Organization (WTO) said on Thursday that its latest quarterly outlook indicator "suggests that below-trend expansion in merchandise trade will persist in the coming months". It showed growth in...
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Fair trade standards for bananas   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Fair Trade Organization
Source: FAO - Fair trade is a way of trading products that aims to ensure that producers – in particular smallholders – receive a fair price and a secure livelihood. It mainly applies to goods produced for the international export...
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Trump floats personal meeting with China’s Xi Jinping to resolve the Hong Kong crisis ‘humanely’   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Council on Foreign Relations
Source: Washington Examiner - “They are now preparing their own people ... to support any radical military intervention in Hong Kong,” Jerome Cohen, an adjunct senior fellow with the Council on Foreign Relations, told the Washington Examiner on a...
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Israel’s move to bar two Democratic lawmakers is unpopular with nearly everyone but Trump   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Council on Foreign Relations
Source: The Bakersfield Californian - “This is what happens when Trump and Netanyahu turn Israel into a partisan issue,” said Martin Indyk, a former U.S. ambassador to Israel, now at the Council on Foreign Relations think tank. He said it showed that...
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Developing a Smarter – Not Simpler – Consumer   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Fair Trade Federation
Source: TriplePundit - Sales of fair trade apparel, accessories (handbags, scarves, jewelry) and home textiles and décor increased at an average rate of over 19 percent in 2008 (Fair Trade Federation, 2009). In the UK sales of fair trade goods...
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WTO to set up panel to judge US-China solar panel dispute   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Trade Organization
Source: AFP on MSN.com - The World Trade Organization agreed Thursday to China's request to create a dispute panel tasked with judging whether US tariffs on solar panels violate international trade rules. The trade restrictions were imposed by President...
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Amina Razvi to lead Sustainable Apparel Coalition   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Sustainable Apparel Coalition
Source: Companies - just-style gives you the widest apparel and textile market coverage. Paid just-style members have unlimited access to all our exclusive content - including 19 years of archives. I am so confident you will love complete access to...
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Parmageddon: A 100% Tariff on Cheese Would Be a Disaster   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Trade Organization
Source: YAHOO! News - On behalf of Boeing, the federal government initiated a suit against the European Union before the World Trade Organization, claiming that the EU granted billions in illegal subsidies to Airbus, a rival of Boeing’s in the...
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Want to get in the coffee business' The owners of Verita Coffee have a deal for you   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Verité
Source: Wichita Eagle - Jon and Ivy Jones have closed their two Verita Coffee shops, but they have a deal for someone wanting to get into the business. Courtesy photo The strategy did not work. Both Veritas closed as of Saturday. "After our expansion,...
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WTO paves way for China to seek sanctions against U.S.   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Trade Organization
Source: Reuters - GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Trade Organization (WTO) on Thursday adopted final findings against U.S. duties imposed on a range of Chinese imports, effectively giving Beijing a green light to seek compensatory sanctions. The case...
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