Posts Tagged ‘imports’

LA Port’s October imports drop 28% year-over-year as labor negotiations drag on

(NaturalNews) (Natural News) The Port of Los Angeles has reported that its total throughput in October was 678,429 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs), almost 25 percent less compared to the same month last year. Meanwhile, imports totaled 336,307 TEUs – down 28 percent year-over-year.The biggest drag was from incoming cargo that has shifted to the East […]

Study: U.S. Tariffs on All Foreign Imports Would Create 10M American Jobs

Imposing United States tariffs on nearly all foreign imports would create about 10 million American jobs while boosting domestic output by nearly 20 percent, a new study finds. 

European bank lends Tunisia €149m for grain imports 

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) signed a sovereign guaranteed loan deal worth €150 million ($149 million) with a state-owned Tunisian company yesterday to support grain imports, Anadolu reported. EBRD said in a statement that the deal signed with the Tunisian Office des Cereales will fund imports of soft wheat, durum wheat and […]

Lithuania abandons Russian gas imports, urges EU to do the same

Lithuania’s energy ministry said they had completely abandoned Russian gas imports in response to the war in Ukraine. “We are the first EU country among Gazprom’s supply countries to gain independence from Russian gas supplies, and this is the result of a multi-year coherent energy policy and timely infrastructure decisions,” said Dainius Kreivys, the country’s […]

Poland to ban Russian oil imports, as Germans urged to save energy

Poland says it is putting in place Europe’s most radical plan to cut dependence on Russian energy sources. Germany, meanwhile, is preparing for Russian gas to be cut suddenly. Source

Dem Rep. Crow on Venezuelan Oil Imports: Taking Oil from Dictators Makes Us ‘Vulnerable’ – Stand up for Freedom ‘the Right Way’

On Wednesday’s broadcast of ABC’s “GMA3,” Rep. Jason Crow (D-CO) said he opposes importing oil from Venezuela because importing oil from dictatorial regimes leaves America “vulnerable” and America can’t support dictators anywhere and we have to stand up for American values, democracy, and freedom “the right way.” Crow said that dictators have used oil as […]

Biden Bans All Imports of Russian Oil And Gas As Prices Skyrocket

Joe Biden on Tuesday announced a ban on Russian oil and gas imports in order to “deal another powerful blow to Putin’s war machine.” “We’re banning all imports of Russian oil and gas and energy,” Biden said Tuesday. “That means Russian oil will no longer be acceptable in U.S. ports and the American people will […]

U.S. Crude Oil Imports up 40.6% Under Biden Compared to Trump

The U.S. has increased its volume of crude oil imports from Russia by 40.6 percent when comparing the two-year average across the first 24 months of the Biden administration against the four-year average of the Trump administration, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s latest data. The annual average total of crude oil imports between […]

Cellphone imports up 117% in 9 months

Cellphone imports up 117% in 9 months – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – The value of Iran’s import of mobile phones increased 117 percent in the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-December 21) as compared to the last year’s corresponding period, an official with the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) […]

US House of Representatives votes to ban imports from China Xinjiang province over forced labour

The United States’ House of Representatives has passed legislation to ban imports from China’s Xinjiang province due to concerns about the forced labour of the persecuted Uyghur Muslims. In the vote held at the House of Representatives yesterday, its members overwhelmingly voted 428-1 in favour of the “Uyghur Forced Labour Prevention Act,” which would ban […]

Sayyed Safieddine: Iran Fuel Imports Not Hezbollah’s Last Step

October 4, 2021 By Staff, Agencies The Head of Hezbollah’s Executive Council, His Eminence Sayyed Hashem Safieddine, underscored that Iran’s fuel shipments to Lebanon dealt a heavy blow to sanctions imposed by the US and its allies on the Arab country, but the resistance movement will double down with other measures. “Fuel imports from Iran […]

Hezbollah Oil Imports Praised in Lebanon in Blow to US – Foreign Policy

September 18, 2021 By Staff, Foreign Policy Hezbollah has brought Iranian fuel to Lebanon to ease the people’s suffering and end their humiliation making up unending lines at gas stations all across the country. The achievement dealt a blow to the US-led sanctions. But although the resistance movement considers it a necessity and a duty […]

Mideast arms imports grew by a quarter in a decade, watchdog says

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Iranian leader Khamenei bans imports of U.S., British COVID-19 vaccines

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Nolte: With Oracle Move, Texas Imports More Silicon Valley Values

Oracle, a $39 billion-a-year tech behemoth, announced it is moving its headquarters from California’s Silicon Valley to Austin, Texas. “Oracle is implementing a more flexible employee work location policy and has changed its corporate headquarters from Redwood City, California, to Austin, Texas,” the company’s latest regulatory filing read. “We believe these moves best position Oracle […]

Bahrain changes tune, says won’t allow imports from Israeli settlements

Browse > Home / News / Bahrain changes tune, says won’t allow imports from Israeli settlements December 7, 2020 by JNS Read on for article Bahrain will not allow imports from Israeli settlements in Judea and Samaria, Bahrain’s Industry, Commerce and Tourism Ministry said on Friday according to a report by the state news agency […]

Saudi Arabia has Suspended Turkish Meat Imports – Turkish Union

FILE PHOTO: Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan (R) and Saudi King Salman attend a ceremony in Ankara, Turkey April 12, 2016. Photo: REUTERS/Umit Bektas Saudi Arabia formally suspended imports of meat, eggs and other products from Turkey earlier this month, the Turkish exporters’ union said, after a months-long informal boycott of Turkish goods over political tensions […]

Pig Guts And Punches Fly In Taiwan Parliament Over Imports Of U.S. Meat

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Lawmakers in Taiwan got into a fistfight and threw pig guts at each other Friday over a soon-to-be enacted policy that would allow imports of U.S. pork and beef. Premier Su Tseng-chang was due to give a regularly scheduled policy report to lawmakers on Friday morning about the pork policy when […]

China ramps up testing frozen imports after finding COVID-19 on packaging

China has ramped up testing of frozen foods after saying it has repeatedly discovered the coronavirus on imported products and their packaging, triggering mass scale testing of food and related personnel, suspension of certain imports and disruptions to trade flows.China, which has suspended imports from 99 suppliers in 20 countries, argues these measures are needed […]

UK imports tonnes of Dutch sewage sludge ‘for agricultural benefit’ sparking toxicity concerns

The UK is importing 27,500 tonnes of sewage sludge containing human waste from the Netherlands for agricultural purposes, despite concerns over its toxicity for human health and the environment. A permit for 15 shipments was issued in February by the UK’s Environment Agency, according to documents obtained by Greenpeace’s Unearthed investigative unit and seen by […]

Gaza’s only power plant shuts down after Israel cuts fuel imports

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Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society Imports “Refugees” to White Countries, Even from Israel

Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS) Imports “Refugees” to White Countries, Even from Israel The Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS) organization—targeted by the Pittsburgh synagogue shooter Robert Bowers—works full time to bring fake refugees to America and Europe, while at the same time helping to expel them from Israel and ship them to white countries, a […]

Pakistan’s reliance on US military imports is over with 70% now coming from China and Russia

     Because of their often problematic relations, it is natural for India and Pakistan to seek divergent allies. In the Cold War era, their choices were apparent and easy. Pakistan joined two regional defense pacts patronized by the United States to contain communism. India followed a non-aligned policy to begin with, but signed a Treaty […]

Asian imports of Iranian oil hit 5-month high

Reuters– Imports of Iranian crude by major buyers in Asia rose for a second month in a row in August to hit their highest level since March, helped by a spike in purchases by China and South Korea. However, imports by Asia’s four main buyers remained below year ago levels for a fourth month in […]

US fears hamper Iran’s animal feed imports

Press TV- The echoes of Western sanctions on Iran still ruffle feathers, with the country’s poultry and livestock being the latest to bear the brunt of US threats. According to media reports on Wednesday, state-owned animal feed importer State Livestock Affairs Logistics (SLAL) has made no purchases after putting out international tenders for barley and […]

Iran says Iraq wants rise in gas imports

Press TV – Iran says it is looking into a demand by Iraq to increase the exports of natural gas to the country.   The announcement was made by Hamid-Reza Araqi, the managing director of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC). Araqi, however, did not specify any further details – including the new figure demanded […]

Washington-Erbil security deal, undercover independence efforts

Alwaght- On July 13, the US Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs Elissa Slotkin and Interior Minister in the Iraq’s Kurdistan region inked in presence of the Kurdish President Masoud Barzani a cooperation deal under which Washington would offer aid packages worth $415 million to the Peshmerga forces as part of the […]

From Riyadh to Tel Aviv

Alwaght- “From Riyadh to Tel Aviv” had never been a flight that could be seen on an airport board in Saudi Arabia. There was never a time to land in Ben Gurion airport or a time to depart back to Riyadh. Now amid the shifting sands of the Saudi-Israeli relations, direct commercial flights from Riyadh […]

No Iranian hurt in Turkey: Diplomat

nkara, July 16, IRNA – Iran’s Ambassador to Ankara Mohammad Ebrahim Taherianfard announced that none of the Iranians in Turkey has been hurt in the Friday military coup attempt in that country. ‘We ask our fellow countrymen not to go out of their residences,’ the diplomat said. A number of Iranians are now in Turkish […]

Moving Beyond ‘Awakening Shock Syndrome’

13th July 2016 By Jeff Street Guest writer for Wake Up World One of the things that I’ve noticed that seems to happen to many people early in their spiritual awakening is they become hyper-aware of all the lies, manipulation, and control that’s been going on in our world, and they are shocked and appalled […]

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