Supply Chain / Logistics
Why AGOA should be extended for 15 years: An Ethiopian case study   
March 20, 2015
- Brookings - and negotiate entry to the îWorld Trade Organizationî and the emerging tripartite free market of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa, the East African Community, and the Southern African...
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WTO ruling on COOL may spark retaliation   
March 20, 2015
- The Western Producter - OTTAWA â The îWorld Trade Organizationî is expected to release its fourth ruling on the U.S. country-of- origin labelling law May 18. It is anticipated that this most recent challenge of...
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U.S., NZ take Indonesia to WTO over import license restrictions   
March 20, 2015
- Fresh Fruit Portal - United States Trade Representative Michael Froman said the U.S. had requested the îWorld Trade Organizationî (WTO) to establish a dispute settlement panel to examine Indonesiaâs policies....
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Heart disease diagnostic technology reveals 'hidden patterns of climate change'   
March 20, 2015
- Edie - Yesterday, a European îsustainability consortiumî unveiled HIWave - a Wave Energy Converter based on the pumping principles of a human heart - which can deliver five times higher wave energy absorption than...
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India Tackles Messy Web of Sales Taxes   
March 20, 2015
- Wall Street Journal - Mahesh Nandurkar, India strategist at brokerage CLSA, says the tax overhaul could be as consequential as China joining the îWorld Trade Organizationî, in 2001. Others have likened it to the...
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Walmart Puts Green Label on Products it Doesn't Even Claim Are Green   
March 20, 2015
- The Huffington Post - Neither the questions nor the responses are public. The only thing we know is that the questions were developed by the îSustainability Consortiumî, a collaboration funded by about 100 big-name...
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Hostility From U.S. as China Lures Allies to New Bank   
March 20, 2015
- New York Times - Brahm, an American who worked with Prime Minister Zhu Rongji on Chinaâs entry to the îWorld Trade Organizationî in 2001. âChinaâs economy will benefit from the export of its own...
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Exxon shareholders lose out on vote over high-risk carbon projects   
March 20, 2015
- theguardian.com - Both proposals, represented by Arjuna Capital and nonprofit îAs You Sowî, aim to pressure oil companies to stop investing in expensive fossil-fuel extraction projects â such as ultra deep...
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Higg Index Upgrades to 2.0, Adding Footwear and an Online Tool   
March 20, 2015
- odrmag.com - and members of the îSustainable Apparel Coalitionî (SAC). There are three categories of tools for the index: Facility, Brand and Product, and they are available to anyone involved in the product line,...
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China Interdye 2015 and China Textile Printing 2015 to Take Palce in Shanghai this April   
March 20, 2015
- Green Technology World - Leading players including Dymatic, Anoky, îIntertekî, Testex and Xrite will hold tchnology sharing seminars where advanced technologies and concepts will be recommended and where a venue will...
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