Comments Off on G20 agriculture ministers slam protectionism, pledge WTO reforms
Agriculture ministers from the G20 countries criticized protectionism in a joint statement on Saturday, and vowed to reform World Trade Organization (WTO) rules, but did not detail what steps they would take to improve the food trade system.
Comments Off on CBS probes misconduct allegations against CEO Moonves amid legal battle
U.S. broadcasting and media company CBS Corp said it was investigating claims of personal misconduct by its chief executive Leslie Moonves made in a New Yorker magazine article that was published on Friday.
Comments Off on G20 agriculture ministers had ‘frank discussion’ about protectionism: Germany
The G20 agriculture ministers gathered in Buenos Aires this weekend had a “frank discussion” about the fact that they do not want unilateral protectionist measures, German Agriculture Minister Julia Klockner told reporters on Saturday.
Comments Off on Germany says U.S.-Europe trade tensions ease, questions remain on soy
The trade relationship between the United States and Europe is improving, German Agriculture Minister Julia Kloeckner said on Saturday, but there is no guarantee the bloc will buy the quantity of soybeans that Washington expects.
Comments Off on Iran woos local investors as U.S. sanctions loom, currency falls
Iran plans to offer price and tax incentives to private investors to take over idle state projects and help boost the economy, state media reported on Saturday, as the country faces likely U.S. sanctions and the exit of many foreign companies.