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Canadian Trade Deal With America And Mexico Awaits Approval

Trade agreement between U.S., Canada and Mexico is yet to be approved. Republicans and Democrats have both seized upon the not-yet-ratified Canada-U.S.-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) on trade to try to win the argument over who’s properly conducting the nation’s business amid the impeachment fight.  A new trade agreement that would govern more than three-quarters of all Canada’s exports is hanging in ...

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India Committed Towards The Development Of Iran’s Chabahar Port

Afghanistan Ambassador to Tehran Abdul Ghafoor Liwal says his country plans to increase commodity transit through Iranian Chabahar Port. Liwal made the remarks in a meeting with the Chairman of the Board of Chabahar Free Trade–Industrial Zone Organization Abdolrahim Kordi. According to the official, following the country’s plans for boosting trade in Chabahar, setting up an Afghan bank branch in ...

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Pakistan Committed To Facilitate Transit Trade With Afghanistan

Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed its commitment to facilitate transit trade of Afghanistan. He said this while chairing a meeting to review issues related to Pak-Afghan Transit Trade in Islamabad. The Prime Minister directed to ensure that the arrangement is not misused and does not hamper the growth of Pakistani industry. Reiterating that the growth of industry and boosting ...

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Bhutan To Introduce SDF For Regional Tourists

Travel trade operators in eastern India are apprehending strong impact on their business following change in the tourism entry fee policy of Himalayan country Bhutan. Currently, Bhutan charges every foreign visitor $250 per day including $65 ‘Sustainable Development Fee (SDF)’ and $40 visa charge. But ‘Regional Tourists’ from India, Bangladesh and Maldives need not pay SDF or visa fee. Bhutan ...

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Indian And Bangladesh Enhance Trade Ties

India’s ties with Bangladesh are also significant in terms of trade, which touched $10 billion last year. Even though it is highly skewed towards India — in a 9:1 ratio — Bangladesh’s largest item of import from India is cloth and yarn, which has powered that nation’s huge exports of ready-made textiles across the world. India also imports several of ...

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U.S. Purchases From Vietnam On The Rise

Vietnam’s exports to the United States were 35% higher in the first nine months of 2019 compared to the first nine months in 2018. At the same time, trade expert Michael Ryan explains, various “factors are lengthening the delivery cycle to consumers” from Vietnam. This means U.S. residents are buying much more stuff from Vietnam, and it is taking longer ...

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Australian Government Supports Farm Infrastructure

Australian government is investing in infrastructure and program to support the adoption, trial and development of farm management solutions. A national specialized Australian agency has been given the task to lead the adoption of location-based technology across a wide range of agricultural applications. The agency will provide a coordinated national Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) network and develop an Australian Satellite-Based Augmentation System ...

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Vendor Risk Assessment

By Latha Sunderkrishnan  Latha Sunderkrishnan (CISA, ISO27001 LA, COBIT 5 Foundation) is an Executive director at Valsec solutions India, http://valsecsolutions.com/. She is an Electronics Engineer with more than 20 years of experience in IT with various multi-national organizations working with a wide variety of technologies. She has worked in Information Security Audits and Consulting, Information Security trainings, Project Management, Quality ...

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Bernanke on the Fed’s Next Move

When it comes to anticipating Federal Reserve policy, there’s no better place to turn than former Fed Chair Ben Bernanke. No longer bound by an office, Mr. Bernanke is now free to write about monetary policy as an outsider. In a recent two-part post, the former Fed Chair took some time to explain what tools the Fed has left, and ...

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Oil And Seaports Business In Nigeria

A 2014 report on the performance of the Nigerian ports has shown that over 30 per cent of seaport business by Nigerians is on vehicles and petrol importation in the first half of the year. The report also showed that Nigerians imported over 154,800 cars and over 10 million metric tonnes of petrol in six months. The report, which was ...

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