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SUNS # 8732 Monday 30 July 2018

Trade : China asks US to set its fiscal house in order, instead of blaming o thers (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
China stood its ground against the United States at the WTO on Thursday (26 July) by telling Washington to set its ow n fiscal house in order by generating domestic savings to contain trade defic its, instead of blaming other countries.

Trade : Kazakhstan to host twelfth WTO ministerial conference (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The General Council of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on Thursday decided to accept Kazakhstan's invitation to host the organisation's twelfth ministerial conference (MC12) in Astana in June 2020.

Opinion : Globalization, inequality, convergence, divergence (PRIV)
(IPS, Kuala Lumpur)
Economic divergence among countries and regions was never pre-ordained.

Africa : Benin - the launchpad and home for migrants (PRIV)
(IPS, Cotonou)
Last year, Mohamed Keita retu rned home to Mali after living and working in Libya for six years.

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