Posts Tagged ‘trade’

Biden’s China Trade Policy Should Be Revised Put More Effective Pressure on Beijing: Experts

News Analysis Tariffs on products and goods imported from or exported to China have undeniably sent a strong message to Xi Jinping’s regime about its chronic human rights abuses and violations of the terms of its World Trade Organization (WTO) membership. Though they are well-intentioned and have had some impact on Beijing’s conduct, it may […]

Talks held to facilitate trade

Talks held to facilitate trade – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — Iran’s top diplomat for economic affairs met on Wednesday with certain officials responsible for facilitating economic trade. Mehdi Safari held talks with Alireza Peyman Pak, Deputy Industry Minister and Head of the Trade Promotion Organization (TPO), representatives of the Food and Drug Administration, Vice President for […]

Illicit small arms trade fuels terrorism: Iran

Illicit small arms trade fuels terrorism: Iran – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iran’s permanent ambassador to the United Nations said on Monday that illicit trade in small arms and light weapons not only exacerbates violence in all its forms, but also fuels crime and terrorism across the world. “We share the concerns about humanitarian, socio-economic and […]

Iran’s priority is to expand trade with neighbors, senior diplomat says

TEHRAN – Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Diplomacy Mehdi Safari has said it is a priority to expand economic and trade cooperation with neighbors, saying the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) can help achieve this goal. Safari made the remarks at a meeting with ECO Secretary-General Khosrow Nazeri on the eve of the ECO summit […]

Diplomat seeks removing border obstacles to up trade with Iraq

TEHRAN — Mehdi Safari, the Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Diplomacy, has said it is possible to expand trade between Tehran and Baghdad by two times provided that the existing border problems are resolved, IRNA reported on Wednesday. Safari, a career diplomat, made the comments in the seventh meeting of the Foreign Economic Relations Coordination […]

Not in the national interest to permit private companies to extract and trade atomic minerals in the beach sands of AP, Tamil Nadu and Kerala

 To Shri Rajiv Gauba Cabinet Secretary Govt of IndiA Dear Shri Gauba, I have come across disturbing reports (https://indianexpress.com/article/india/sand-minerals-mining-modi-govt-private-sector-7585816/) that the government is making moves once again to permit private companies to mine and trade atomic minerals located in the beach sands of AP, T. Nadu and Kerala. It appears that this step is a part […]

Tehran, Dushanbe eye boosting trade level to €500m

TEHRAN – Iranian Finance and Economic Affairs Minister Ehsan Khandouzi, in a meeting with Tajikistan’s Ambassador to Tehran Nizamuddin Zahedi on Sunday, stressed the need to take the necessary measures for boosting the two countries’ trade level up to €500 million. As IRIB reported, in this meeting, Khandozi referred to Iran’s determination for promoting relations […]

Northern Ireland: EU welcomes ‘change in tone’ from UK in post-Brexit trade talks

The British government and the European Commission are to continue talks next week to seek a solution over disputed post-Brexit arrangements for Northern Ireland. The Commission’s top negotiator Maros Sefcovic met his British counterpart David Frost in London on Friday, and said he welcomed the “change in tone” from the UK Brexit minister. Both say […]

Israeli spyware giant NSO group added to US trade blacklist along with three others

NSO and fellow Israeli spyware firm Candiru have been added to the US’ “entity list,” a trade blacklist that restricts the shipment of US tech to listed companies.  The Department of Commerce declared on Wednesday that the designation of both firms was “based on evidence that these entities developed and supplied spyware to foreign governments […]

UK’s Johnson renews threat to EU over Northern Ireland trade

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned on Friday that London “will have to take the steps that are necessary” to resolve an escalating dispute with Brussels over Northern Ireland trade. He was speaking to reporters as he travelled to Rome for a G20 summit. At the heart of the rift is the Northern Ireland Protocol, […]

Iranian trade delegations visit Armenia seeking expansion of ties

Iranian trade delegations visit Armenia seeking expansion of ties – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Two Iranian trade delegations have visited Armenia over the past month to explore avenues of mutual cooperation in various areas including plastic, polymers, agriculture, and foodstuff with Armenian counterparts, Iran’s commercial attaché in Yerevan announced. “During their visit, the delegations examined the […]

Development of trade with neighbors a priority of government: Raisi

Development of trade with neighbors a priority of government: Raisi – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN- Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said that the expansion of trade with the neighboring countries is a priority of the current government. Making the remarks in a meeting with a number of successful Iranian exporters on the occasion of the National Exports Day […]

Australia Sees Trade Deal With EU by End of 2022: Minister

ROME—Australian Trade Minister Dan Tehan said on Friday he expected to finalise a free trade agreement with the European Union by the end of next year, despite the EU’s anger over Canberra’s cancellation of a submarine contract with France. Brussels postponed the latest round of talks, which were due to start on Oct. 12, until […]

‘Turkey’s trade volume with Poland will soon reach $10 billion’, Cavusoglu says

Turkey’s Foreign Minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu, said that the bilateral trade volume between Turkey and Poland, which is expected to exceed $8 billion this year, will soon reach their $10 billion target, Anadolu News Agency reports. According to the report, Poland’s President, Andrzej Duda, and Foreign Minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu, met in Warsaw on Monday. After the […]

77 MPs, Trade Unions, NGOs, academics call on British government to save Bahraini hunger striker

Scores of British lawmakers, trade unions, NGOs and prominent academics have written to Foreign Secretary Liz Truss to convey their gravest concern over the fate of imprisoned Bahraini academic and human rights defender, Dr Abduljalil AlSingace, who has been on hunger strike since 8 July 2021. In their letter the signatories said AlSingace “is protesting […]

Gaza’s economy has been declining at a ‘pandemic rate’ for years, says UN trade group

Editor’s Note: The following is this week’s edition of our Special Coverage: COVID-19 newsletter. To receive it every week sign up here. The Latest: 435,412 Palestinians tested positive for COVID-19; 405,102 recoveries; 4,388 deaths Of those who tested positive, 234,863 live in the West Bank, 170,193 live in Gaza, 30,356 live in East Jerusalem 1,285,570 […]

Tony Spell and Alex Jones Trade Conspiracy Theories

Radical right-wing pastor Tony Spell has become a hero to right-wing activists for his refusal to comply with restrictions put in place to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Spell, a Louisiana-based pastor who has proudly and openly defied the state’s stay-at-home orders, mask mandates, and other public health restrictions, appeared on “The […]

Macron hit by egg at restaurant trade fair in Lyon

French President Emmanuel Macron was struck by an egg as he visited a trade fair at the Eurexpo convention center in Lyon on Monday, 27 September. Footage shows Macron greeting members of the public and restaurateurs at the International Catering, Hotel, and Food Show (SIRHA) when he was struck by the small projectile on the […]

Egg thrown at French President Emmanuel Macron at Lyon restaurant trade fair

An egg was thrown at French President Emmanuel Macron during his visit to a restaurant trade fair in Lyon. The man who threw the egg was immediately removed from the room after the incident and detained. The egg bounced off Macron’s shoulder without breaking. “If he has something to say to me, let him come,” […]

Australian Trade Minister Seeks French Meeting, Confident Subs Row Won’t Derail EU Talks

CANBERRA—Australian Trade Minister Dan Tehan said on Monday he will seek a meeting with his French counterpart to ease tensions over Canberra’s decision to scrap a $40 billion submarine deal. Australia last week said it would end the deal with France’s Naval Group to build a fleet of conventional submarines and would instead build at […]

UK Seeks to Break Down Digital Trade Barriers, Says Minister

LONDON—Britain will look to break down digital trade barriers to help its businesses export their services, the country’s newly appointed trade minister Anne-Marie Trevelyan will say on Monday. Britain’s Department for International Trade last week published a report seeking to predict trends in global trade out to 2050 which forecast that demand for digital services […]

France denies quitting trade talks with Australia over AUKUS row

French and Australian officials said on Monday that France’s anger over a cancelled submarine contract will not derail negotiations of an Australia-EU trade deal. France withdrew its ambassadors to the US and Australia after US President Joe Biden revealed last week a new strategic parntership with Australia and the UK that would deliver an Australian […]

World Trade Center Designed to Look Like a Vaccine Needle

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UAE trade with Israel passes $500m mark

Trade between the UAE and Israel amounted to $523.2 million in the first half of 2021, the Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce (FICC) revealed on Sunday. In 2020, trade volume was $188.9 million, an increase of around 177 per cent. Excluding diamonds, the FICC said, trade between the two countries totaled $229 million between […]

US–EU Officials to Kick Off New Trade, Tech Council on Sept. 29: White House

WASHINGTON—Top officials from the United States and European Union will meet in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Sept. 29 for the inaugural meeting of the newly established U.S.–EU Trade and Technology Council (TTC), a White House spokesperson said on Thursday. The council, announced at the U.S.–EU summit in June, aims to expand and deepen trade and investment […]

The Demise of the Heroin Trade a Major Benefit of the US Defeat in Afghanistan

After 40 years the United States occupation of Afghanistan has finally ended. I say 40 years because their involvement in the country began in response to the Soviet occupation which began in 1980. The United States supported the mujahedin fighters who opposed the Soviet occupation and never really stopped, even after the Soviets withdrew in […]

UAE’s 2,300-year-old Mleiha Coin Hoard Reveals International Trade

It was a relatively normal ancient clay jar, until the team of United Arab Emirates (UAE) archaeologists weighed it. There was only one thing that could possibly have weighed 9 kilograms (19.8 pounds): metal treasure! The jar and its silver coin hoard, dated to 300 BC, were found in the ancient town of Mleiha in […]

Taliban Stops CIA Opium Trade in Afghanistan

Pictured are Poppy Fields Cultivated Under Bush Administration. BBC News (World)@BBCWorld·Aug 17“Afghanistan will not be a country of cultivation of opium anymore” Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid says the country will need “international help” but will see opium production reduced to “zero again” Latest: http://bbc.in/3CULmln “Afghanistan will not be a country of cultivation of opium anymore” […]

‘Improving infrastructure, prerequisite for boosting trade with neighbors’

‘Improving infrastructure, prerequisite for boosting trade with neighbors’ – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Head of Iran-Russia Joint Chamber of Commerce has said improving the country’s infrastructure is a prerequisite for developing trade relations with the neighboring countries, IRNA reported. Hadi Tizhoush Taban noted that trade with neighboring countries shortens the distance for transporting goods and reduces […]

Iran, Finland discuss expansion of technological, trade ties

Iran, Finland discuss expansion of technological, trade ties – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Head of Iran-Finland Joint Economic Committee Gholamhossein Jamili met with the Finnish economic and international trade advisor in Tehran to discuss the expansion of technology and trade ties. In this meeting, the Iranian side expressed willingness for developing mutual economic relations on the […]

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