Posts Tagged ‘imports’

Fish and Wildlife Service publish final rule on African elephant imports

New restrictions on imports of African elephant hunting trophies and live elephants were adopted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The amendment to the 4(d) rule for African elephants is said to protect and conserve African elephants both in the wild and in captivity. The final rule will only allow trophy and live elephant […]

Why China’s Strong Commodity Imports Defy Weak Economic Data

By Tsvetana Paraskova of Despite continued weak economic performance, China’s imports of major commodities in the first two months of 2024 held strong and exceeded last year’s levels. Imports of crude oil, LNG, coal, and iron ore were all higher at the start of the year compared to the same period of 2023, although […]

After Ending Gas imports from Russia, Biden Halts Gas Exports to Europe because of Climate Change

US President Joe Biden has directed a temporary halt on liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports from new American projects, asserting concerns over their potential impact on climate change. This decision, while aiming to address environmental considerations, comes amid a Europe grappling with an ongoing energy crisis. Biden’s pause on LNG exports is intended to allow […]

Chinese Imports Of Iran Oil Soar To Near Record In Clear Breach Of US Sanctions

Chinese Imports Of Iran Oil Soar To Near Record In Clear Breach Of US Sanctions Less than a month ago, we reported that according to Kpler estimates, China was expected to import as much as 1.5 million barrels per day (bpd) of crude oil from Iran in August, the most since at least 2013. On […]

China bans seafood imports from Japan after release of Fukushima wastewater into Pacific Ocean

The Chinese customs bureau said the immediate ban was put in place to prevent “the risk of radioactive contamination of food safety caused by Japan’s Fukushima nuclear contaminated water discharge.” Source

China’s Imports and Exports Plunge Beneath Expectations in July

China’s faltering economy took another beating in July, as both import and export numbers came far below expectations. Imports fell 12.4 percent instead of the five-percent slide that was expected, while exports dropped 14.5 percent against an expected 12.5 percent. Source

China To Ban Japanese Seafood Imports Ahead of Radioactive Water Dump

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), has just approved a large Fukushima discharge into the Pacific Ocean and some of Japan’s neighbours are not happy. The UN nuclear watchdog gave Japan the “greenlight” to dump […] The post China To Ban Japanese Seafood Imports Ahead of Radioactive Water Dump appeared first on The People's Voice. […]

Mexico’s Plan to Slash Glyphosate Imports Triggers ‘Firestorm of Industry Opposition’ in U.S.

Mexico’s Plan to Slash Glyphosate Imports Triggers ‘Firestorm of Industry Opposition’ in U.S. Amid a high-stakes standoff with U.S. trade officials over favored American agricultural products, Mexico is slashing the amount of glyphosate allowed to be imported into the country by 50% for 2023. By    Carey Gillam   Miss a day, miss a lot. […]

NY Times: U.S. Imports Poverty as Young Migrants Make Up 44% of Poor Children

The United States, through mass illegal and legal immigration, is importing generations of poverty as the children of immigrants now account for 4-in-9 of all poor children living in the nation, the New York Times reveals. Source

Syria regime allows imports from Saudi Arabia after decade of suspension

The Syrian regime has reportedly agreed to allow the import of goods from Saudi Arabia after a decade-long trade suspension, amid reports of increasing reconciliatory relations between the two Arab nations. According to the Arabi 21 news outlet, the Bashar al-Assad regime's ministry of foreign affairs and expatriates agreed to allow the import of materials manufactured […]

Iraq eyes more gas, electricity imports from Iran

TEHRAN – Iraqi government has decided to import more gas or electricity from Iran to meet the increasing electricity demand and manage problems in the country’s power grid, Fars News Agency reported citing the Iraqi press. Source

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 […]

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