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SUNS # 8648 Friday 23 March 2018

Trade : US compliance measures on China CV duties held contra-WTO (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
A compliance panel at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has largely ruled that measures taken by the United States to comply with an earlier WTO ruling concerning countervailing (CV) duty measures that it had imposed on imports of certain products from China are inconsistent with its WTO obligations.

United Nations : A pledge for parity (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
With March marking Women's History Month, the debate over gender-based discrimination couldn't have reached its new peak at a more critical time.

Brazil : We must take care of nature, as without rain there is no freshwater (PRIV)
(IPS, Brasilia)
Confidence in large rivers and giant aquifers plummeted in many parts of the world, in the face of the expansion of water crises after intense and prolonged droughts in the last decade.

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