Renewable Fuels Association president and CEO Bob Dinneen had the challenge of talking about the U.S. presidential election to an international audience at Export Exchange 2016 this week in Detroit. “I know half of you are sick to death of the election and just want it over, and half of you are watching in somewhat bemused amazement wondering what is... Read More
The first week of meetings for the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) has just concluded--and there has been pleasant progress so far! Straight away, Committee I tackled the global problem of trade in pangolins, about which I've written before. Show More Summary
The International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF), the trade and standards organization responsible for the EPUB standard for ebooks, on October 14 asked members to begin voting on a proposed merger with the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), the international organization that oversees standards for the web. Show More Summary
Originally published on CleanTechies. Unfazed by the unfavorable decision in an international trade dispute over subsidies for solar power projects using domestically manufactured equipment, the Indian government is looking to offer financial support to domestic manufacturers. Show More Summary
The seeming collapse of the trade agreement between Canada and the European Union (CETA) has created obvious disappointment for International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland and the entire Canadian government, which made the deal as its top trade issue. Show More Summary
Twice this month, Prime Minister Theresa May's government has suggested that the key to Britain's economic future is to increase production of jam and marmalade. Her Department for International Trade was mocked for an October 3 tweet...Show More Summary
With more than 20,000 visitors and 400 exhibitions, shops, and fetish performances, Berlin's VENUS International Erotic Trade Fair is one of the biggest events of its kind.
I discussed in an earlier post on Brexit how to think about international agreements and the constraints on state action they entail in terms of democratic legitimacy. Since that discussion has relevance beyond Brexit, I've pasted the relevant part here...
Wallonia, a French-speaking Belgian region with fewer than four million residents, is holding up Europe's free trade agreement with Canada.
International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland has walked out of talks aimed at addressing Belgian opposition to the Canada-EU Trade Agreement, stating: I have personally worked very hard, but it is now evident to me, evident to Canada,...Show More Summary
According to a new World Bank report released this week, increased global cooperation through carbon trading could reduce the cost of climate change mitigation by 32% by 2030. Released at an international carbon event held in Vietnam...Show More Summary
By Adelia Hallett / Climate News Network Major trading countries are urged to make a big contribution to the battle against climate change by introducing a carbon tax on imports.
Everyone in the solar industry remembers where they were when news broke that a group of solar manufacturers filed a petition with the U.S. Department of Commerce and International Trade Commission, demanding an investigation of what they considered to be unfair business practices within the Chinese solar industry. Show More Summary
As we move into the final stages of the US presidential election, in which both Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton have questioned the merits of free trade agreements, it's worth taking a look at who...Show More Summary
When the dark web trade is international, law enforcement need to collaborate.
Nakilat Shipping Qatar Limited (NSQL) signed an agreement with Shell International Trading and Shipping Company Limited (Shell) to begin the planned phased transition of the management of Nakilat’s LNG fleet from Shell to NSQL. Shell has provided…
Luke Hunter, University of KwaZulu-Natal Stronger measures to protect lions in Africa from commercial trade failed to pass at the recent meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) in Johannesburg. CITES...Show More Summary
ICICI Bank recently made an announcement about the successful transactions it had executed in international trade finance and remittances by making use
Former PM Mulroney: 'If the Democrats retake control of the Senate... it will be a defeat for Canada in the area of international trade' The post Brian Mulroney hopes for a Republican Senate appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Branch 36 of the Tehran Appeals Court has upheld the six-year prison sentence against Esmail Abdi, the chairman of the Iranian Teachers’ Trade Association, confirmed Abdi in an interview with the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran. Abdi said he believed the Appeals Court’s decision was influenced by several alleged violations added to the […]