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SUNS # 8751 Thursday 13 September 2018

Trade : China seeks $7 billion in sanctions against US in AD dispute (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
China is seeking authorisation from the WTO Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) to suspend the application to the US of concessions or other obligations with respect to goods totalling USD 7.043 billion annually in its dispute over certain US methodologies and their application to anti-dumping (AD) proceedings involving China.

Opinion : Great recession, greater illusions (PRIV)
(IPS, Sydney/Kuala Lumpur)
Sydney/Kuala Lumpur, 11 Sep (IPS/Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram*) -- In 2009, the world economy contracted by -2.2%.

Opinion : UNCLOS expands to cover marine biological diversity (PRIV)
(IPS, Colombo)
Responding to a persistent demand by developing countries, the conservation community and science, the UN General Assembly has commenced a process for bringing the areas beyond national jurisdiction in the oceans under a global legally bin ding regulatory framework.

Africa : "All the roads leading to Agadez and Italy are dangerous" (PRIV)
(IPS, Dakar)
El Adama Diallo left his home i n Senegal on October 28, 2016, with dreams of reaching Europe in his heart an d a steely determination that made him take an alternative, dangerous route to get there despite the absence of regular migration papers in his pocket.

Europe : International law experts warn "pull back" of migrants is illegal (PRIV)
(IPS, Rome)
"The Italian and other European authoriti es are engaging - on the migration issue - in a policy which has the foreseeab le results of numerous deaths."

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