The Chinese Commerce Ministry said it would impose a 105.4% tariff on U.S. chicken exports after concluding they were unfairly priced. After a yearlong investigation, China concluded US exporters were selling chicken in China at prices that were lower than the costs of production, a practice known as product dumping.
UK Foreign Secretary William Hague announced a review of the overall approach of the coalition government towards the Overseas Territories and stated that contrary to France the UK does not regard OT as part of the home state nor has plans for such a move, reports Panorama.
The last airworthy Cold War British Vulcan bomber, and 1982 Falklands conflict veteran, could have made its final public flight on Sunday unless its owners can raise £400,000 by the end of October.
Experts from more than 75 FAO Member States agreed Friday that while there were no grounds for complacency, there was no indication of an impending world food crisis. They proposed exploring new measures to check food price volatility and manage associated risks.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) revised its 2010 industry outlook and is now projecting a profit of 8.9 billion US dollars (up from the 2.5 billion forecast in June), with Asia and Latinamerica leading. However, in its first look into 2011, IATA estimates that profitability will drop to 5.3 billion.
China leads the world in tonnage of fish caught annually as well as the amount of fish consumed, according to new findings reported in National Geographic magazine.
The Royal Navy is “disappointed” with Uruguay's treatment of a warship heading to the Falkland Islands, but the incident will not affect “the good defence relationship with the Uruguayans, writes Michael Powell The News from Portsmouth Defence correspondent.
The most detailed and authoritative history of the first forty years (1909-1949) of the British Secret Intelligence Service, MI6, was released this week by the London publishers, Bloomsbury and in the USA by Penguin.
The United States has fallen behind emerging markets Brazil, China and India as the preferred place to invest, according to a survey from Bloomberg. The US ranked first three months ago in the last quarterly Bloomberg Global Poll.
The Gibraltar Government made public an apology to Spain at the weekend after a Madrid newspaper revealed that two Gibraltar policemen illegally searched a house in Alcaidesa and seized evidence without first informing the Spanish authorities.