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By Andrew P. Napolitano
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Topic - World Trade Organization
Russia wants to set aside tensions with the U.S. and forge the first bilateral trade and investment treaty between the former Cold War rivals.
I am afraid it could be too early to reject the possibility that Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou will meet his Chinese counterpart, President Xi Jinping, in Shanghai's Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting next year ("Inside China: China ridicules Indian navy," Web, Aug. 22). Mr. Xi may soon realize that this timing is the best and perhaps the only opportunity for them to meet officially before 2016, when Mr. Ma will end the last term of his presidency.
If there is one thing that has shifted China from a second-world country to superpower status, it is the power of free trade.
President Obama's two trade representatives have taken more trips inside the country while in office than trotting around the globe in pursuit of the free trade deals than Congress imagined while authorizing the posts, The Washington Times found.
An angry Indonesia said the United States ought to compensate the country for pulling clove cigarettes from store shelves, because the action violates World Trade Organization agreements.
Cuba has filed its first legal challenge with the World Trade Organization, joining the fight against Australia's tough tobacco packaging laws, the Geneva-based trade body announced Monday.
It was one of the best one-liners of any recent State of the Union address: President Obama, joking about government waste, said the Commerce Department is in charge of salmon fishing in saltwater, the Interior Department handles them when they’re in freshwater — “and I hear it gets even more complicated once they’re smoked.”
Americans call it piracy. Antiguans call it justice.
The Senate is set to endorse legislation that both normalizes trade with Russia and highlights the discord between the two countries over human rights issues.
As the great-grandson of Lithuanian immigrants (and having visited Lithuania several times to see friends and cousins), I am quite concerned about the cost overruns, stringent European Union regulations and tactical inexperience that are hindering efforts to dismantle the Soviet-era nuclear power plant in Visaginas ("Lithuanians near old nuclear plant fear for their lives," Web, Sunday).
General Motors says it has received $11 billion in credit lines from 35 financial institutions in 14 countries, boosting its available cash and credit to more than $42 billion.
The 35-hour work week? Untouchable. The social safety net? Untrimmable.
China's biggest rare earths producer has suspended production in an effort to shore up plunging prices of the materials used by makers of mobile phones and other high-tech products.
China has done nothing to end trade practices that favor Chinese enterprises at the expense of U.S. workers and businesses, says a report by a congressional commission.
China has done nothing to end trade practices that favor Chinese enterprises at the expense of U.S. workers and businesses, a report by a congressional commission says.