Government and Trade


Government and Trade

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Vladimir Putin Retaliates Against Sanctions With Food-Import Limits

The Russian president ordered restrictions on food imports to strike back at the U.S. and other countries that have imposed sanctions over the Ukraine turmoil.

Vietnam Tops June Apparel Imports

The overall trade deficit narrowed in June to $41.5 billion from $44.7 billion in May.

Bangladesh Workers Reject Payment Offer

Tuba Group factory owner Delwar Hossain was released on bail late Tuesday to pay wages.

Yue Yuen Boosts Staff Benefits

The Chinese shoe manufacturer, hit by strikes this year, will book a $112 million provision but the move will dent its first-half figures.

Bangladesh Lost Wages Protests Intensify

After more than seven days of protests, workers of the Tuba Group took their anger to the streets on Tuesday.

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Africa Summit Stresses Commercial Appeal

The time is ripe for investment in the African continent, and the White House assembled a U.S.-Africa business forum Tuesday to drive that point home.

Bangladesh Garment Workers Demanding Wages Clash With Police

Police used truncheons to disperse several hundred of the workers who tried to besiege the BGMEA headquarters.

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Officials Urge Swift AGOA Renewal

The AAFA led the U.S. industry effort on Monday to press the Obama administration and Congress for early renewal of the African Growth & Opportunity Act.

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Bangladesh Workers Protest Over Wages

A 24-hour deadline to make back payments to 1,500 workers in Dhaka created a deadlock on Sunday in talks to end a workers’ hunger strike.

Obama Steps Up Drive to Boost Africa Trade

African textile and apparel producers are in Washington for a historic U.S.-Africa summit to fight to preserve a U.S. trade preference program.

Kerry Wraps Up Meetings With Indian Government Over Economy

The political interaction was the first at this level since the Indian elections in May, which gave the Bhartiya Janata Party a landslide victory.

WTO Fails to Implement Trade Accord

World Trade Organization members failed to finalize implementation of a Trade Facilitation Agreement by the Friday deadline.

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