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INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATION ROUND UP



BY KEITH NUTHALL
*A supermarket boom in sub-Saharan Africa is raising food production and distribution standards, which many small farmers cannot meet, said the UN’ Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO). It called for the funding of cooperatives, micro-loans and training, especially in South Africa, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia, Botswana and Swaziland.…

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PILGRIMS PRIDE



BY PHILIP FINE

RUSSIAN officials have asked the United States Department of Agriculture for a more detailed explanation of the recent Pilgrim’s Pride mass meat recall. Russia’s Itar-Tass news agency reported that the Russian Veterinary Service has filed an official inquiry to better understand the October 12 recall of more than 27 million pounds of ready-to-eat turkey and chicken.…

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EU DUTIES



BY KEITH NUTHALL
EUROPEAN Union ministers have been asked to impose definitive anti-dumping duties on imports of certain welded tubes and pipes, or iron or non-alloy steel from Czech Republic, Poland, Thailand, Turkey and the Ukraine. The proposal follows the imposition of provisional duties in March.…

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FOREIGN TRADE CORPORATION DUTIES



BY KEITH NUTHALL
THE EUROPEAN Commission has published a list of exported American meat products that could be saddled with protective duties of up to 100 per cent, because of a World Trade Organisation ruling allowing Brussels to retaliate against the US’s use of foreign trade corporations to give its exporters illegal tax breaks.…

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PARENTAL CONTACT



BY KEITH NUTHALL
AN INTERNATIONAL convention improving the right of access by children to separated parents who live in different countries is expected to become European law, with the European Commission proposing that the European Union signs up to its terms.…

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MEAT AND MILK BAN



KEITH NUTHALL
THE EUROPEAN Union is to ban most travellers arriving in the EU from bringing personal imports of meat, meat products, milk or milk products, on their person or in their luggage, unless accompanied by veterinary documentation. Only travellers arriving from Greenland, Faroe Islands, Iceland, Andorra, San Marino, Liechtenstein, Switzerland and eastern European countries applying to be EU members (barring Turkey) will be exempt.…

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TURKISH LOAN



BY KEITH NUTHALL
THE INTERNATIONAL Finance Corporation, of the World Bank, is investing US$10 million in Turkish tiles manufacturer Eczazibasi Karo Seramik A.S (EKS) to help the company overcome working capital shortages, improve production efficiency, and boost exports. The is part of the corporation’s ongoing support for Turkey’s private sector following last year’s financial crises, which restricted the flow of international capital.…

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TURKEY LOAN



BY KEITH NUTHALL
THE EUROPEAN Investment Bank has drawn up plans to lend around Euro 100 million to Turkey’s ministry of national education, to help the country continue improving its primary schools by installing information technology equipment into 6,800 classrooms.

This plan is part of a much larger programme of the ministry to introduce IT classes in Turkey’s compulsory education system, which was extended from five to eight years by the country’s Basic Education Law (1997); the law also aims to boost quality in primary education.…

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JEWELL INTERVIEW



BY KEITH NUTHALL
EVERY minute of every day a million smokers light up a cigarette made by BAT and the company’s goal is that every one of them is perfect. How does BAT manage this, and at the same time meet its production, technical and environmental challenges when operations are on such a colossal scale ?…

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BROUGHTON INTERVIEW



BY ALAN OSBORN
IN September 1901 the legendary American tycoon James Buchanan “Buck” Duke entered the office of the Player brothers’ cigarette firm in Nottingham with the unforgettable words: “Hello boys, I’m Duke from New York, come to buy your business.”…

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