Category Archives - International Trade News

U.S. Department Of Commerce Finds Dumping Of Difluoromethane (R-32) From China

oday, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced its affirmative final determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of difluoromethane (R-32) from China.  Commerce determined that exporters from China have dumped R-32 in the United States at rates ranging between 161.49 percent to 221.06 percent.  The petitioner estimated that imports of R-32 from China were valued…

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidization Of Vertical Shaft Engines From China

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced affirmative final determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of vertical shaft engines between 225cc and 999cc and parts thereof (large vertical shaft engines) from China.  Commerce determined that exporters have dumped large vertical shaft engines in the United States at margins ranging from…

CRITICAL METALS TO BUILD SUSTAINABLE EUROPEAN VANADIUM PRODUCTION FACILITY IN FINLAND

Australian companies Critical Metals and Neometals have chosen the City of Pori in Finland as the preferred location for their sustainable vanadium recovery and production facility in Europe Critical Metals and Neometals aim to use by-products from steel production to recover high-purity vanadium chemicals for use in specialty steels and energy storage solutions without the…

FINLAND AND THE U.S. ADVANCE COOPERATION IN GREEN ECONOMY

Krista Mikkonen, Finland’s Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, discusses cooperation with U.S. at virtual high-level event on October 27th – leading Finnish bioeconomy companies to showcase innovative circular economy solutions. Finland, one of the greenest countries in the world, is expanding its cooperation with the United States on forest bioeconomy and new sustainable…

Global Trade Returns Faster Than Expected

Global trade is rebounding much more quickly this year than it did after the 2008 financial crisis, lifting parts of the world economy and defying predictions the pandemic could send globalization into permanent retreat. When the new coronavirus hit earlier this year, international trade in goods suffered the biggest year-over-year drop since the Great Depression….

World Bank Issues AUD 35 Million Sustainable Development Bond and Highlights Challenges of Food Loss and Waste

World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, IBRD, Aaa/AAA) issued a 10-year AUD 35 million Sustainable Development Bond due September 2030 as it continues to engage with investors to highlight the importance of mitigating food loss and waste. HSBC Bank plc is the sole underwriter of the bond. World Bank bonds support the financing…

Malta Enterprise & MEA Sign Cooperation Agreement

Malta Enterprise and the Malta Employers Association signed a cooperation agreement which will enhance collaboration between the two entities in the area of employment relations as well as contributing to MEAINDEX, an online resource for entrepreneurs. The agreement cements the excellent relations between Malta Enterprise and MEA as a key social partner.   ME and…