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SUNS # 8392 Wednesday 1 February 2017
 
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Trade : Russian duties on light commercial vehicles held WTO-illegal (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
A dispute panel at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has ruled that anti-dumping duties imposed by the Russian Federation on light commercial vehicles from Germany and Italy are inconsistent with its WTO obligations.

US : Shocks for developing countries from President Trump's first days (PRIV)
(Martin Khor, Penang)
His first days in office indicate that President Donald Trump intends to implement what he promised, with serious consequences for the future of the United Nations, trade, the environment and international cooperation, and developing countries will be most affected.

US : Who will rule Trump foreign policy? (PRIV)
(IPS, Washington)
The most frightening commentary I've read in the run-up to the inauguration - and there have been many - appeared in a column identifying the four people whose foreign policy ideas were likely to be most influential with the then-president-elect.

Development : How rural development works for conflict prevention (PRIV)
(IPS, Santo Domingo/Rome)
The year 2016 has seen a massive population flow, unprecedented in its range and reach.


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