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SUNS # 8664 Wednesday 18 April 2018

Trade : EU requests consultations with US on steel, aluminium tariffs (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The European Union has requested consultations with the United States under Article 12.3 of the WTO's Agreem ent on Safeguards over the additional tariffs imposed by the United States on i mports of certain steel and aluminium products.

Trade : Korean AD duties on valves from Japan held WTO-illegal (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
A dispute panel at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has largely ruled that anti-dumping (AD) duties imposed by Korea on imports of pneumatic valves from Japan are inconsistent with its W TO obligations.

Brazil : Pre-election tension threatens free speech (PRIV)
(IPS, Rio de Janeiro)
Gunshots, eggs and stones throw n, blocked roads and other forms of aggression against politicians and journal ists in recent weeks generated fears that the violence will increase the uncertaint y over the October elections in Brazil.

Media : Food is the answer - Perugia International Journalism Festival (PRIV)
(IPS, Perugia)
The twelfth International Journalism Festiv al on April 12-15 has drawn 710 speakers from 50 different countries, becoming th e biggest journalism festival in Europe.

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