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"Geneva - Protectionism is on the rise as more countries try to give their economies a leg-up by blocking foreign competition - especially Chinese imports, according to a report by independent economists to be published on Wednesday.
"World Bank President Robert Zoellick got the White House’s attention this weekend, chiding(Washington Post) the Obama administration for “dumbing down” the Doha Round of multilateral tr
"Argentina has run into trouble before with trade tactics that often seem like knee-jerk reactions to events rather than a coherent policies.
The result is a growing reputation for protectionism, which is earning it few friends and making many enemies...
On 8 July 2011, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) announced the 2011 second batch of export quota on coke. In accordance with the statement on MOFCOM website, 41 companies were accredited as qualified coke exporters.
"Die Bevorzugung der heimischen Wirtschaft wirkt sich negativ auf Investitionen aus
"Exchange rate reforms have helped support a more liberal trade regime over the last several decades. Important shifts have included widespread currency convertibility, the move toward unified exchange rates, and the increased adoption of flexible exchange rates.
Effective 20 May 2010, the government of Viet Nam lowered its export tariffs for certain mineral products.
"La Argentina tiene 65 medidas que restringen las importaciones provenientes de China, 40 para las tailandesas y 39 para las de Indonesia. Las de Brasil se ven alcanzadas por 31; las alemanas por 28; italianas y españolas por 27 cada una; las de Estados Unidos por 25, y las de Uruguay por 24.
On 10 January 2011 the European Commission announced an extension of the UK state aid scheme called 'Small amounts of compatible aid'. The new end date for the scheme is now 31 December 2011.