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UN language day promotes awareness of declining Welsh language

The world is celebrating the International Mother Language Day on Saturday 21st February with the Welsh language campaigners in Cardiff calling for the international community to preserve the Welsh language. 329 more words

Culture

Study: Country-of-origin labels don't hurt beef trade

If the debate over country-of-origin labeling (COOL) were confined to the pros and cons of letting consumers know where their food comes from, that would be great. 427 more words

Retail

(What's Left of) Our Economy: Trade Deals That Ignore Currency Manipulation Could Doom Free Trade

The Financial Times‘ Alan Beattie just left no doubt in this post that he opposes adding enforceable disciplines on currency manipulation to trade agreements like the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). 658 more words

{What's Left Of) Our Economy

Paolo Davide Farah, “OPEC Production Quotas and the World Trade Organization”, Scholarly Workshop held at the Institute of International Economic Law – IIEL, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington DC (USA), January 30, 2015

Paolo Davide Farah, “OPEC Production Quotas and the World Trade Organization”, Scholarly Workshop held at the Institute of International Economic Law – IIEL of Georgetown University Law Center, Washington DC, January 30, 2015.

   

Participation To Conferences

Making News: Podcast of Last Night's John Batchelor Show Appearance

I’m pleased to post the podcast of my appearance last night on John Batchelor’s nationally syndicated radio show.  Click here for a fascinating discussion among John, co-host Gordon Chang, and yours truly on China’s internet censorship and its implications for not only global commerce, but the future of the web itself.   8 more words

Trade

The Power of Customs Modernization

Manufacturers that trade on a global scale face significant customs clearance obstacles. Until we break these barriers, companies will miss valuable growth opportunities that are enabled by advancements in technology and ecommerce. 729 more words

Global

Foreign Producers Struggle as China Scraps Rare Earth Import Quotas

Kowloon, HONG KONG, January 19, 2015 – On December 31, 2014, China’s Ministry of Commerce announced that it had scrapped the quotas restricting exports of rare earth minerals and would replace them with a system of export licenses. 653 more words

Rare Earth Elements