The attack on Country-of-Origin-Labeling (COOL) is a good example of why international trade agreements require close scrutiny. In my book What to Eat, I had this to say about COOL (among other things): In 2002, Congress passed a law requiring Country of Origin Labeling (the apt acronym is COOL) that was to take effect in […]
Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced that Ken Muskat, executive vice president of sales, public relations, and guest services for MSC Cruises USA,
LONDON (Reuters) - Participants in the European Union's carbon market expect average prices to rise for the first time in four years, an annual survey published by the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) showed on Tuesday.
During the middle 1930s, as the Great Depression loomed in the West, the rest of the world had begun to feel the gales of an oncoming economic storm. International trade had fallen by nearly 30 percent, and tariffs on importation were raised as countries scrambled to protect...
SFX Entertainment hopes to turn its subsidiary Beatport into the home of electronic music, its COO Greg Consiglio declared on stage at International Music Summit’s latest trade conference, IMS Ibiza. Talking to industry professionals...Show More Summary
A delegation from the International Trade Union Confederation (Ituc) has concluded an inspection tour of Swaziland. ||| Mbabane - A delegation from the International Trade Union Confederation (Ituc) has concluded an inspection tour of...Show More Summary
BLANK In his new book, subtitled “The West’s War Against the World,” international trade expert Yash Tandon challenges the notion that free trade helps countries develop. Instead, he finds, it often fosters poverty and violence.
For all that's potentially bad about international trade pacts, such as the Trans Pacific Partnership, they've also forced U.S. companies to get creative to stay competitive.
Among the many perusing the recently leaked contract between Spotify and Sony Music were artist managers. Yesterday their trade group, The International Music mangers Forum (IMMF), consolidated their concerns in an open letter to policy makers and the music industry. ______________________________ Chief among their concerns was the "“impossibility” of determining...
International opposition to Islamic State is doing just fine, says President Obama, days after the fall of Ramadi in Iraq. Next up for the homicidal fanatics: keeping everybody guessing about their plans for the ancient archeological...Show More Summary
Looking for the new it food? It might be time to try Venezuelan. The 7th annual Embassy Chef Challenge to benefit Cultural Tourism DC took place Wednesday night at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center. Twelve embassies prepared an amuse-bouche of dishes in hopes of winning top honors. Chef Irma Japaridze from the Embassy of Georgia (first […]
IRClass, a leading Class Society in Asia has successfully completed 40 years in the service of Maritime industry. With the growth in India’s international trade,
The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate the system of franchising used by fast food companies, charging that it is designed to hold down wages unfairly. The union, which has been pushing to boost the pay of low-wage fast-food workers, said the current structure gives too much power […]
If you’re concerned about food safety, here’s what you need to know about the TPP and TTIP.
Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus is unhappy with Senator Elizabeth Warren's opposition to the trade agreement. In particular Marcus is upset that Senator Warren has complained that the deal is secret, calling this a bogus argument. Show More Summary
The World Trade Organization's recent ruling against a U.S. food-labeling law highlights how international trade rules can override national priorities, including ours. At issue is a 7-year-old U.S. requirement that beef and pork products be labeled to disclose their country of origin. On Monday,...
WASHINGTON — If the U.S. doesn't write the rules of international trade, President Barack Obama warns, China will. In fact, China is already helping write those rules, and in some ways has jumped ahead of the game. Continue reading ? The post China’s impact looms large as U.S. debates its own trade deals appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Iranian trade negotiators have became more assertive with Indian counterparts as hopes rise of international sanctions on Tehran easing later this year, sources said, and Indian companies fear they may lose business as more countries bid for projects.
WASHINGTON -- As the fight over a massive international trade agreement heats up on Capitol Hill, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) said on Tuesday that she wants to see Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton "weigh in on trade." In an interview with The Huffington Post, Warren declined to say whether she would endorse Clinton. Show More Summary
Perhaps the biggest controversy to emerge at this year's Cannes Film Festival has nothing to do with the movies themselves. On Tuesday morning, trade magazine Screen International published a story claiming that several women were turned...Show More Summary