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GENERAL WTO ROUND



BY KEITH NUTHALL
THE GLOBAL trade in industrial goods could receive the same boost as is planned by the ongoing World Trade Organisation rounds in services and agriculture, if developed countries succeed in launching a new general round at the planned WTO ministerial conference, in Qatar, in November 9-13.…

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BOLTON PIECE - PRINT VERSION



BY MONICA DOBIE
THE LOCAL Council – what are the worst images conjured up when thinking of those words?

Let me make it easy for you.

Lazy employees that take forever to process requests, generally unhelpful and bored, unfulfilling positions that can transform a new recruit full of fresh ideas and faith in the system, to the jaded staff that many of us have encountered at our local councils.…

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ANIMAL TESTS VOTE



BY KEITH NUTHALL
THE EUROPEAN Parliament has set itself on a collision course with the European Commission, by amending the cosmetics directive to ban the sale within the EU of products tested on animals.

In a vote on plans by the Commission to ban animal testing within the EU, while allowing the sale of imported cosmetics that have been produced with such tests, MEP’s voted for a reinstatement of a ban that was agreed in 1993, but has never been implemented.…

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TYRE NOISE



Keith Nuthall
A COMPROMISE deal has been struck between the European Parliament and the EU Council of Ministers over a new tyre noise directive, which will lead to reduction by one decibel of the maximum noise that can be created by tyres on road vehicles and their trailers.…

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FOOT AND MOUTH TRADE



BY KEITH NUTHALL
THE WORLD’S watchdog on animal health diseases has called on national governments to respect the International Animal Health Code, in a bid to reduce the spread of Food and Mouth disease and minimise the damage in trade that over-reactions can cause.…

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WTO ROUND



BY ALAN OSBORN
THE CONFECTIONARY industry has not escaped the onset of globalisation. Indeed, the trade in confectionary and sweet bakery food products has become increasingly international in the past 20 years and there is no sign of this trend reversing.…

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SOUTH ASIAN AIRPORTS



BY SWINEETHA WICKRAMANAYAKE AND ANNIE KEY
PROPOSALS are in the pipeline for airport construction projects, expansions and refurbishments throughout India and Sri Lanka. Over the next five years, there are plans to launch at least five new airports throughout the region, although it in anticipated that significant support from their respective governments will be required for them to be a fully fledged success.…

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OIE SCRAPIE/BSE



BY KEITH NUTHALL
THE OFFICE International des Épizooties (OIE), the world animal health organisation, has warned that atypical cases of BSE and scrapie have been discovered in France and specialists are conducting follow-up studies. The six unusual BSE cases and three scrapie cases were discovered in seven départements across the country during routine checks by the French Agency for Food Safety.…

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EU FOOD SAFETY RESEARCH



BY KEITH NUTHALL
THE EUROPEAN Commission has launched three projects, drawing Euro 43 million from its Sixth Framework Programme for research developing food safety expertise. They are ‘Safe Foods’ on risk analysis in food safety; ‘NuGO’ on creating a network of specialists in genomics, nutrition and health; and ‘Welfare Quality’ on animal welfare in food production.…

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