Friday

9th Dec 2016

Ticker

Russia and Brazil lose EU trade benefits

The EU on Wednesday cut high-income nations like Brazil, Russia and the Gulf states from its list of countries entitled to zero import tariffs. The new list will come into effect on 1 January 2014 and includes poor African countries, but also China, India, Iran and Syria.

News in Brief

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  3. Danish MP wants warning shots fired to deter migrants
  4. Defected Turkish officers to remain in Greece
  5. Most child asylum seekers are adults, says Denmark
  6. No school for children of 'illegal' migrants, says Le Pen
  7. Ombudsman slams EU Commission on tobacco lobbying
  8. McDonald's moves fiscal HQ to UK following tax probe

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