10th G20 AGRICULTURAL SCIENTISTS MEETING

Communiqué adopted at the end of the two days of the G20 MACS As part of the meetings under the Italian Presidency of the G20, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Policies organized the 10e G20 Meeting of Agricultural Chief Scientists – G20 MACS on June 15 and 16, …

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UK-Australia Bilateral Trade Agreement: A Summary | Dentons

After five years of discussions between the Australian and British governments, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson this week announced an agreement in principle on the terms of a free trade agreement (FTA) between the two country, see here. This deal is as important for …

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Brexit news: EU leaves threat of trade war on table in sausage war peace talks | Politics | New

EU Brexit chief Maros Sefcovic today announced a ceasefire in the sausage war after the government demanded that the blockade of British-made firecrackers sold in Northern Ireland be pushed back. The Brussels diplomat said he would meet with Brexit Minister Lord Frost in the hope of finding a long-term solution. …

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Freeports: will they help commodity companies?

The UK’s new free ports will present opportunities for commodity companies, for example in the Tees Valley chemical industry. However, there are important limitations to this. introduction Earlier in our series, we presented1 the new free ports, examined the operation of the customs regime2, assessed the recently published report of …

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AfDB Invests $ 20 Million in Georgian Railways Green Bonds to Modernize Rail Network

The Asian Development Bank (AfDB) invested $ 20 million in green bonds issued by Georgian Railway, with the proceeds to be used primarily to roll over maturing Eurobonds it had issued to improve existing rail lines in as part of an ongoing modernization project, ADB announces. The investment is part …

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Yellen Says Mexican G20 Counterpart Countries Should Support Global Minimum Tax | Invest News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen met with Mexican Finance Minister Arturo Herrera on Thursday, stressing the importance of securing support from the Group of 20 major economies for a global minimum tax proposal, said the Trésor in a press release. Yellen, whose proposal for a global minimum …

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In Star Wars: Battles That Changed the Galaxy, step into the crucible of war

Books + BD // JUNE 17, 2021 The new book explores the fall of the Republic, the Galactic Civil War, and the conflict between the First Order and the Resistance. StarWars.com Team Centuries of peace and prosperity were shattered by the droid invasion of Naboo. The One Planet Trade Federation …

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Analysis: Shaken but not shaken: Bond markets could face hawkish Fed for now

By Dhara Ranasinghe LONDON (Reuters) – A hawkish turn within the U.S. Federal Reserve has ended a multi-week rally in bond markets, but don’t bet on a repeat of the steep decline seen earlier this year. US 10-year bond yields returned above 1.5%, near two-week highs, while the German Bund …

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Life insurance sector outlook revised from negative to stable

Moody’s Investors Service said it had changed the outlook for the global life insurance industry from negative to stable for 2021. The change in outlook reflects a recent change in outlook from stable to negative for life insurers in the United States and Japan, two of the world’s largest life …

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