The ECOreport reposts news from an industry many thought was disappearing, Asian tobacco companies entering the global market
Originally Published on SFU News
There are already one billion tobacco smokers worldwide, and this number is likely to rise further with Asian tobacco companies poised to enter the global market, according to SFU health sciences professor Kelley Lee.
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The ECOreport reposts an OP-Ed explaining the who, what & how as the four Global Trade Deals fight for their lives
Originally Published on Greenpeace Energydesk
by Zachary Davies Boren
Free trade deals around the world are in crisis, just as the UK is preparing to negotiate a clutch of new agreements that would replace its membership of the European Union. For the world’s fifth largest economy, Brexit couldn’t have come at a more turbulent time. The global free trade agenda has endured a nightmare 2016. Each of the big four deals in the pipeline – TTP, TTIP, TISA and CETA – has found itself in roughly the same position: Fighting for its life.
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The ECOreport reposts the Op-ED, SEIA Condemns Decision to Impose New Tariffs on Solar Modules
Press release rom S.E.I.A.
WASHINGTON, DC – In a further escalation of the solar trade war with China, the U.S. Department of Commerce has imposed yet another layer of tariffs on solar modules from China, and – for the first time – on imports from Taiwan. In a decision announced today, Commerce will immediately impose antidumping duties ranging from 26.33 to 58.87 percent for most Chinese suppliers and 27.59 to 44.18 percent for Taiwanese producers. Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) was quick to condemn the decision.
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