Dallas Burtraw and Anna Malinovskaya: The EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) for carbon dioxide is the world’s largest greenhouse gas trading program in scope and the most important environmental market in the world. After a somewhat volatile start in 2005, the EU ETS underwent significant changes beginning with phase three,...
Every November, famous tire company Pirelli releases its world-renowned trade calendar. Sent to a restricted number of important customers and celebrity VIPs as a corporate gift, the calendar features the world's most beautiful women, scantily (or not at all) clad, and shot by a celebrated photographer. Show More Summary
Moscow has proposed to Kiev to hold consultations on Ukraine's lawsuit to the World Trade Organization (WTO) over limits on car and railroad switch exports to Russia on November 17, the Russian First Deputy Minister of Economic Development said Thursday.
The internet can be very weird sometimes, as can the massive patchwork of regulation and case law that holds the world together. And so it came to pass this summer that we found ourselves looking at an otherwise-obscure court case about braces — yes, the teeth kind — that could upend the way the entire internet works in the name …
The United Kingdom wants to become India’s biggest partner in infrastructure projects and make London the world’s center for offshore trading in the Indian national currency, the rupee, British Prime Minister David Cameron said Thursday.
The value of world trade is falling. This column, which introduces the 18th Global Trade Alert report, shows that the manufactures that account for a large share of the fall are those where G20 nations have imposed the most trade restrictions since 2014. Show More Summary
The value of world trade is falling. The 18th Global Trade Alert report shows that the manufactures that account for a large share of the fall are those where G20 nations have imposed the most trade restrictions since 2014. G20 leaders should request that the Chinese G20 Presidency support initiatives to revive global trade and avoid more trade distortions.
By Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) - China has served notice to World Trade Organization members including the European Union and United States that complaints about its cheap exports will need to meet a higher standard from December 2016, a Beijing envoy said at a WTO meeting. Show More Summary
As copper, crude, and credit crash, market internals collapse, and global economic data swirls the great toilet of Keynesian pump-priming... stock investors want to hear just one thing from the world's central bankers... Trading stocks today was as easy as '123'... Show More Summary
Scientists have identified potential treatment for diseased caterpillars, including the development of bacteriophages with the aim to save Muga silk trade. Among silk moths, Muga silk is one of rarest and most valuable in the world. The silk moth caterpillars are susceptible to bacterial infection that is hard to treat.
Derek Zoolander once had the world's smallest phone, but he has now traded it in for a Samsung Galaxy S6. Let's explore the Hollywood mobile connection.
The window to win almost always closes quicker than you think it will, and it will close on the Kansas City Royals soon enough. Just not yet. The Royals pushed into win-now mode when they made their much-debated (at the time) trade for James Shields and Wade Davis three winters ago. Show More Summary
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal will link the United States more tightly with many of the world’s growth laggards. The post Here’s More Evidence that Obama’s New Trade Deal is a Recovery Killer was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
By Kyunghee Park (Bloomberg) — Neptune Orient Lines Ltd. jumped to the highest level in more than five months in Singapore trading after the company became a takeover target for two of the world’s largest container ship operators. Shares of Neptune Orient, which gained as much as 8.1 percent earlier, closed up 1 percent […] .
In only five years of the past 50 has global trade grown at 2 percent or less, and each time has coincided with a world economic downturn
Lower commodity prices dragged down China's October trade figures, but the volume of imported oil and other raw materials rose as the world's second largest economy was stocking up on bargains, showed customs data released on Sunday.Imports...Show More Summary
Effective governance will be critical to dealing with the challenges posed by fragile growth and a deepening decline in world trade.
Last week we reported that, as measured by its three primary means of transportation, global trade is in nothing short of freefall: to wit - "China Container Freight At Record Low; Rail Traffic Tumbles, Trucking Slows Down." The slowdown...Show More Summary
At its core, WWE is a publicly traded company that must do what is best for business to make the most money for its investors. One of the biggest possible returns WWE could book would be another run for former world champion Bill Goldberg. Goldberg has been open about his issues [...]
In a major policy shift, Hong Kong--the world's largest retail market for elephant ivory--says it may now consider banning its ivory trade. Retail ivory shop in Hong Kong. Photo courtesy of Alex Hofford. "The Government is open-minded...Show More Summary