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UN ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES



BY KEITH NUTHALL
A DRAFT model law for electronic signatures should be adopted by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law this June. It will be a legislative guide for the many member countries who are grappling with the difficulties of framing national legislation on the subject.…

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EU DUTY FREE DYE IMPORTS - LOW EU PRODUCTION



BY KEITH NUTHALL

THE EUROPEAN Commission has proposed opening zero-duty import quotas for seven vat dyes. Assuming the EU Council of Ministers agrees, three-year 2006-8 duty free quotas, unlimited in scope, will be opened for Dye C.I. Vat Orange 7; Dye C.I.…

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INDIA’S BRANDED POULTRY MAKERS NERVOUS OVER ANTICIPATED AMERICAN IMPORTS



A leader of India’s poultry industry has called on the government in New Delhi to impose a significant customs duty on imported US chicken products, in the face of new anticipated American imports. Ramesh Chander Khatri, president of the Poultry Federation of India, told GlobalMeatNews there was a serious risk of farm and processing plants closures if the Indian government does not raise tariff barriers.…

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