Tariff Protection

UK Starts Negotiations to Join Asia-Pacific Trade Treaty CPTPP | International exchange

The UK is starting negotiations to join a free trade alliance with Asia-Pacific countries, a key part of its attempts to divert trade from Europe after Brexit. Britain will hold virtual talks to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement on Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), strengthening trade ties with the group’s 11 …

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Is he a cockroach or a political freak and will the push to replace him be successful?

A campaign for change It’s a spring day in Canberra and Labor Senator Kristina Keneally is standing in the Red Chamber of the Australian Senate, debating a motion denouncing the Morrison government’s Minister for Aging Care, Richard Colbeck. The Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Senate is excited, pointing …

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Struggling Cambs farmers could be undermined in UK-Australia post-Brexit trade deal

Cambridgeshire farmers say they are worried about how the UK’s post-Brexit trade deal with Australia could undermine them with cheaper imports. Prime Minister Boris Johnson insisted the deal, the first to be negotiated from scratch since Brexit, would benefit British farmers. There will be a cap on duty-free imports from …

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The Day – Ineos, a new automaker, seeks to fill a niche abandoned by Land Rover

Does the world need another SUV? It just might, if you ask Sir Jim Ratcliff, a 4×4 enthusiast who has always loved the Land Rover Defender, a basic British-built SUV that has proven itself for decades during war and peace, in Botswana and Belgravia. By 2017, however, the Defender, which …

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World Bank Releases Economic Update Report on Nigeria

Featured Image: Stock The Latest Nigeria Development Update Report, Resilience through reforms, says Nigeria has emerged from its deepest recession in four decades as COVID-19 restrictions were relaxed. With poverty increasing in 2020 due to the combined effects of COVID-19 and rising prices, the report recommends policy options that can …

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Trade agreement with Australia “risks the competitiveness of British sugar beet”

An increase in sugar imports from Australia will make it “very difficult” for UK sugar beet growers to remain competitive, the NFU has warned. Cambridgeshire beet grower and NFU Sugar board chairman Michael Sly issued the warning after reports revealed Boris Johnson’s government agreed to an immediate duty-free quota for …

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IZA campaigns to develop the local zinc industry

International Zinc Association The lack of government planning, commitment and obscure tariff protection for the steel producer has had major consequences. President’s promised R100 billion infrastructure fund Cyril Ramaphosa in his State of the Nation address will hopefully lead to increased demand for galvanized steel. This news is a Preserver’s …

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South Africa and the African Continental Free Trade Area

introduction The African Continental Free Trade Area (“AfCFTA”), which was approved in 2012, aims to strengthen trade integration on the African continent. It is an idea that was conceptualized by the heads of state and government of the African Union in 2012. By virtue of this and on May 30, …

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Brexit news – live: Boris Johnson says UK must end ‘restrictive regulations’

UK-Australia trade deal will benefit UK farmers, insists Boris Johnson Boris Johnson said a future path needs to be cleared through a “thicket of onerous and restrictive regulations” to realize the UK’s potential outside the EU. The Prime Minister welcomed a report by a task force made up of senior …

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US, EU agree to suspend Airbus-Boeing trade fight

BRUSSELS — United States and European Union agree to stay trade dispute over government subsidies to Boeing Co. and Airbus SE, EASY 0.57% dramatically ease trade tensions as part of a broader effort to improve transatlantic relations. The deal would suspend tariffs authorized by the World Trade Organization for five …

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