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WTO chief seeks to revive green trade talks

“Exploratory discussions about a possible revival of a green trade deal have begun at the 164-member WTO body, although Okonjo-Iweala said some countries had expressed concerns, without naming them. She suggested beginning with a preliminary list of some 50 or 60 products that could be lengthened gradually.”

[Reuters]

Automakers, foreign governments seek changes to U.S. EV tax rules

“The new law imposes rising sourcing requirements on battery minerals and components and bars content from foreign entities of concern. It also requires the rising use of minerals from countries where the United States has a free trade agreement.”

[Reuters]

China trade down on weak global demand, virus curbs

“The downturn in Chinese demand hurts developing countries that supply oil, soybeans and other raw materials and the United States, Europe, Japan and other suppliers of consumer goods and microchips and other components and technology needed by manufacturers.”

[Associated Press]

Port Houston to implement fees for long-dwelling containers

“Starting Dec. 1, the port will apply a $45 per day ‘sustained import dwell fee’ for loaded containers beyond the free period (about five to seven days). This fee comes in addition to demurrage charges.”

[American Shipper]

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