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October 3, 2017


CETA Effective September 21

The Canada-European Union (EU) Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) was first signed on October 30, 2016 and has now entered into force as of September 21, 2017. The Agreement removes tariffs on most traded goods and services and provides for…

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September 19, 2017


Beware of Bauxite

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has issued new warnings about the dangers of shipping bauxite. Bauxite is a commonly-shipped source of aluminum. A newly-identified phenomenon of “dynamic separation” when there is excess moisture in the cargo could significantly affect a vessel's stability,…

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September 18, 2017


EU Seeks FTAs with Australia and New Zealand

The European Commission rolled out a proposal last Thursday to start free trade talks with Australia and New Zealand. The proposal is part of an effort by the bloc to strengthen its global trading position and leadership.

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July 10, 2017


Eurozone Reports Acceleration in Manufacturing

Eurozone factories had their busiest month in more than six years during June, according to data firm IHS Markit. Market Watch reports that the pickup in manufacturing was led by Germany, Austria and the Netherlands, with renewed activity from Greece.

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