Tarriffs

Another trade war, another dead end?

Global trade is already struggling with high shipping costs and closed Asian factories. This may not prevent a further rise in Sino-US trade tensions. It’s a risky time to start a trade war: supply chains are harassed, shipping costs are skyrocketing, and the Delta variant is wreaking havoc on economies. …

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Comparethemarket suspends sales because soaring energy costs mean too few offers

Soaring energy costs have forced one of Britain’s biggest price comparison sites to suspend sales. Comparethemarket stated that it was no longer able to give energy quotes because there were too few offers. It comes after energy providers rushed to remove fixed rate tariffs due to increased wholesale costs. This …

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Successful launch of electronic pricing platform in Liberia

On September 3, 2021, the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) held a groundbreaking ceremony to announce the official launch of a national electronic tariff platform, implemented under the EU-WCO Harmonized System Program in Africa ( HS-Africa Program). At the invitation of the LRA Customs Commissioner, Mr. Saa Saamoi, the event took …

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US urged to get trade relationship back on track

It is in the interests of China and the United States that their bilateral economic and trade relations return to normal. [Photo/IC] Expert: Beijing still ready to cooperate with Washington to deal with global issues It is in the interests of China and the United States that their bilateral economic …

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The feed-in tariff guaranteed for RES may be of interest mainly to bioenergy companies – responsible for the BAU

KYIV. September 16 (Energy reform) – The Feed-in-Premium pricing system for “green” electricity producers will mainly be of interest to bioenergy companies, but the Energy Ministry’s bill on this system needs to be improved, Heorhiy Heletukha, the head of the Bioenergy Association of Ukraine (BAU), said. “Generally speaking, we see …

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Brexit news: Brussels could impose tariffs on UK after ‘messy’ legal battle | Politics | New

Director of the UK in a Changing Europe think tank, Professor Anand Menon admitted that it was difficult to see how the UK and the European Union would resolve their post-Brexit trade disputes. In an interview with Express.co.uk, he insisted that the Northern Ireland protocol and the movement of goods …

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Nigeria: Tariff and electricity sector

Tariffs should be dictated by the efficiency of services The Nigerian Labor Congress (NLC) last week expressed outrage at the hint of an electricity tariff hike starting this month. NLC chairman Ayuba Wabba pledged to call workers to industrial action. “We find it prudent to warn you that if the …

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US carbon tariff on Australia unlikely, congressman says

Congressman Joe Courtney, who last week controversially opposed Mr Biden by supporting a $ 24 billion increase in the U.S. defense budget, said a fee was unlikely carbon be imposed to help pay for new spending. “Import duties on carbon – I think it weighs more than Congress can chew,” …

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US weighs in on quota system to end feud over EU steel tariffs

(Bloomberg) – Supply Lines is a daily newsletter that tracks commerce and supply chains disrupted by the pandemic. Register here. President Joe Biden’s administration is considering a quota system as it prepares a proposal for the European Union to resolve a dispute over steel and aluminum imported from the bloc. …

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Confusion over alleged increase in electricity tariffs

* NERC denies suspending qualifying client program Emmanuel Addeh The Nigerian power sector was confused yesterday over conflicting information regarding a resolution from the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), ordering the 11 electricity distribution companies (Discos) to increase their prices from Wednesday, September 1, 2021. In a document bearing the …

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