Peru initiates WTO dispute complaint against Brazil’s PET duties, tax treatment of imports

Peru has requested WTO dispute consultations with Brazil concerning Brazil’s definitive anti-dumping measures on polyethylene terephthalate (PET) film and tax treatment of imported products generally through the imposition of its Tax on Industrialized Products (IPI Tax). The request was circulated to WTO members on July15, 2020. Peru alleges that the anti-dumping measures imposed on PET … More Peru initiates WTO dispute complaint against Brazil’s PET duties, tax treatment of imports

Rising uncertainties from COVID-19 cloud medium-term agricultural prospects

The fight against the global COVID-19 pandemic is causing unprecedented uncertainties in global food supply chains, with potential bottlenecks in labour markets, input industries, agriculture production, food processing, transport and logistics, as well as shifts in demand for food and food services. In the short term, the economic and social impacts of the pandemic interrupt … More Rising uncertainties from COVID-19 cloud medium-term agricultural prospects

Western Newsrooms weigh alternatives to Hong Kong as Beijing tightens Grip

The New York Times will move staff to Seoul, and The Journal and others could consider similar changes By guest author Dan Strumpf from Wall Street Journal For decades, Hong Kong’s press freedoms have made it a hub for Western media organizations covering Asia. Beijing’s new national-security law is causing many newsrooms to rethink the … More Western Newsrooms weigh alternatives to Hong Kong as Beijing tightens Grip