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A Plunge in the Baltic Dry Index Signals More Woes Ahead for Global Trade   
February 09, 2020
Source: Barron's - In 2002, China’s share in global merchandise trade, including exports and imports, was only 5.5%, according to data from the World Trade Organization. The share then more than doubled to 11.8% in 2018. Further, nCoV...
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Dr Simon Lyster   
February 09, 2020
Source: gov.uk - Dr Simon Lyster is currently a non-executive director of Northumbrian Water Group, chairman of trustees of Conservation International (UK), trustee of the Rural Community Council of Essex, trustee of Kilverstone Wildlife...
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What is going on with Climate Change'   
February 09, 2020
Source: Medium - Did you know that the concentration of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere is the highest it has been in 3 million years' (Conservation International, 2019) and that unclear water and poor sanitation are the leading cause of child...
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To Survive, Venezuela’s Leader Gives Up Decades of Control Over Oil   
February 09, 2020
Source: New York Times - Faced with a severe economic crisis, the country’s leader, Nicolás Maduro, is letting foreign firms take over daily operations of its oil fields. It’s a break with core tenets of his socialist revolution.
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Is This Trump's Commerce Department's Biggest Power Grab Yet'   
February 09, 2020
Source: The National Interest - and the president’s unabashed subversion of the World Trade Organization and the global trade rules, generally, these new regulations seem little more than business as usual. But they’re not. They will grant the...
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A call to restore America’s institutions, and to let them restore us   
February 08, 2020
Source: Washington Post - With few exceptions, economic analysts underplayed the systemic weakness that led to the Great Recession. Policymakers across the political spectrum believed that China’s entry into the World Trade Organization would...
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Relief for exporters: MEIS, other sops may run beyond March 31   
February 08, 2020
Source: Business Line - The government is looking at the possibility of extending the popular Merchandise Export from India Scheme (MEIS) and other export incentives, challenged by the US at the World Trade Organization ...
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GBP/USD Forecast: Bears leading in battle between Boris' Brexit blues and bullish economy   
February 08, 2020
Source: FXStreet - That would be a punch to the UK's most prestigious industry. If both sides fail to reach a deal, the UK will fall back to World Trade Organization rules once the transition period expires at year-end. Official negotiations kick...
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AEO Inc. Reaffirms Commitment to Sustainability   
February 08, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE: AEO) today announced its ongoing commitment to sustainability, reaffirming the company's goal to be carbon neutral by
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This Company Thinks Algae Will Make Better Skis   
February 08, 2020
Source: Outside - But materials are a “huge part of [a company’s impact], both the raw materials that you’re using and how those materials are produced,” says Jason Kibbey, CEO of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition....
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