The APEC Senior Officials’ meeting in San Francisco from September 12–26 will be the largest set of high-level diplomatic talks to be held in our state in more than 50 years.
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Politics on Trade Trumps Common Sense Only in today’s bitterly partisan atmosphere in Washington could this happen: A job-creating bill with plenty of support from Republicans and Democrats remains in limbo because the two sides can’t agree on a procedural matter involving a related issue. Is there no sign of intelligent life inside the Beltway? We are referring, of course, to the three stalled free trade agreements between the United States and Colombia, Panama and South Korea. Miami Herald, September 6, 2011
WTO rules against China in dispute over tire exports to US Beijing said Tuesday it regretted a World Trade Organisation (WTO) decision to reject its complaint against punitive US tariffs on Chinese tyre imports. The case centered on a 2009 decision by US President Barack Obama to invoke a safeguard clause in China's WTO accession agreement to impose punitive duties of 35 percent on Chinese tyre imports, citing damage to the national tyre industry. Associated Foreign Press, September 6, 2011
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