Supply Chain / Logistics
EU 16 WTO members sign pact for interim appeal arrangement   
January 24, 2020
Source: The Week - The arrangement, signed on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting, will allow the participating WTO members to preserve a functioning and two-step dispute settlement system at the World Trade Organization...
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Several WTO members agree to temporary dispute-settlement system after U.S. cripples Appellate Body   
January 24, 2020
Source: The Globe and Mail - Seventeen World Trade Organization members including the European Union and China agreed on Friday to create a temporary mechanism to settle trade disputes after the United States paralyzed the WTO’s appeals body last...
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Hi-Tech Fasteners (HTF) Earns First Canadian ISO Certification   
January 24, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - Intertek , a 130-year-old leading quality assurance and control company certified by the ANAB (ANSI National Accreditation Board), awarded HTF's newly expanded Canadian facility outside of Toronto its ISO 9001:2015 certification...
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Scientists discover walking sharks in the tropics   
January 24, 2020
Source: Knowridge - The walking sharks were discovered during a 12-year study with Conservation International, the CSIRO, Florida Museum of Natural History, the Indonesian Institute of Sciences and Indonesian Ministry of Marine Affairs and...
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International Trade Group Of The Year: WilmerHale   
January 24, 2020
Source: Law360 - Law360 (January 23, 2020, 3:38 PM EST) -- WilmerHale shepherded a big win this past year for Boeing in a long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies by helping to secure the largest-ever World Trade Organization arbitration...
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‘Nobody is disrupting world trade more than Trump and the US,’ Professor Wolff tells Boom Bust   
January 24, 2020
Source: RT - US President Donald Trump complained this week at the World Economic Forum in Davos that the United States has not been “treated fairly” by the World Trade Organization (WTO). Professor Richard Wolff joins Boom Bust...
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EU, China and others agree appeals system to settle WTO disputes   
January 24, 2020
Source: Reuters - BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Seventeen World Trade Organization members including the European Union and China agreed on Friday to create a temporary mechanism to settle trade disputes after the United States paralyzed the WTO’s...
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Threatened tariff on European wines worries Vermont food industry   
January 24, 2020
Source: VTDigger - You'll never miss a story with our daily headlines in your inbox. Jason Zuliani, the owner of Dedalus, a wine shop in Burlington and Middlebury, said that the tariff would affect his 25 employees and other workers connected to...
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Scientists discover 4 new species of walking sharks   
January 24, 2020
Source: WISHTV8 - “The discovery proves that modern sharks have remarkable evolutionary staying power and the ability to adapt to environmental changes,” said Mark Erdmann, the paper’s co-author and Conservation International...
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EU, China, 15 Others Form Alliance to Settle Trade Disputes   
January 24, 2020
Source: Bloomberg on MSN.com - The European Union and a group of 16 nations that includes China and Brazil are forming an alliance to settle trade disputes among themselves using an interim appeal-arbitration mechanism at the World Trade Organization.
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