Importers

PPA warns of delays in cargo shipments from China – Manila bulletin

The Philippine Port Authority (PPA) warned today (Aug. 18) of delays in delivering cargo with the partial closure of several ports in China due to COVID-19. 1200px-Philippine_Ports_Authority_ (PPA) .svg PPA urged Philippines-based importers and exporters to make the necessary operational adjustments to reduce the negative impact of looming delays in their day-to-day operations. Already, in the past two weeks, several ...

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Contractual Mitigation Strategies for the Solar Sector as Governments Target Alleged Forced Labor

The US WRO, implemented earlier this year, has targeted Chinese polysilicon supplier Hoshine and its subsidiaries, but more parts may be added to the order in the near term. Image: Luke Price / Flickr. Western governments’ action targeting possible human rights violations in supply chains is accelerating. Recent and potential future developments in this area could cause significant disruption for ...

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Wave of forced labor enforcement blurs compliance efforts

Law360 (Aug 6, 2021, 4:50 p.m. EDT) – A steady increase in enforcement against the importation of goods made with forced labor has prompted importers to scramble to change supply chains or prove their supply is clean, which poses compliance challenges for businesses used to coasting in a more relaxed environment. The burgeoning forced labor import net crosses party lines, ...

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EBRD grants € 20 million loan to vehicle importer Winner for new Renault, Volvo | Kiev post

Posted on August 6 at 3:36 p.m. The office of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in Kiev is shown in May 2014. photo by Pavlo Podufalov European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and European Union (EU) provide loan and guarantee to Winner, one of the leading importers and retailers of vehicles in Ukraine, which includes a loan ...

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The EU’s new carbon agenda – how will it affect trade with ASEAN? | Asia | An in-depth look at current events from across the continent | DW

On July 14, the European Commission adopted a long-standing proposal for a Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM), a de facto tax on imported products that do not comply with the EU’s own rules on carbon. carbon emissions. As Brussels rushes into its climate action, it fears that European companies will relocate their carbon-intensive production abroad to take advantage of lax ...

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LGMA hopes Canada accepts test mandate – Produce Blue Book

California green leaf grower-shippers are optimistic that Canada is easing restrictions on their product later this year. Last October, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) put in place temporary importation measures to prevent contaminated food from entering the market. The CFIA requires that importers provide either proof that the romaine lettuce intended for import into Canada does not come from ...

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U.S. clean energy industry facing forced labor issues

This is the first of three articles on the solar industry and forced labor. Here we focus on regulation. Articles in the coming weeks will focus on the issues facing importers and their suppliers, as well as investors and their demands. Your shipment of solar equipment is stopped by customs at the US border due to the potential use of ...

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What the Big Mac Index says about the dollar and the dong

WHEN The Economist introduced its Big Mac Index 35 years ago, McDonald’s ubiquitous burger was only $ 1.60 in America. Now, it costs $ 5.65, based on an average price across four cities. The increase far exceeds inflation over the same period. Listen to this story Your browser does not support the item . Enjoy more audio and podcasts on ...

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