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SUNS # 8802 Friday 23 November 2018

Trade : Panels set to examine US steel and aluminium duties (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The WTO Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) on Wednesday agreed to establish dispute panels, at the request of seven WTO members who have put forward separate, but almost identical complaints, to examine the additional duties imposed by the United States under Section 23 2 of its trade law (on grounds of national security) on imports of certain steel and aluminium products.

Opinion : Inequality undermines democracy (PRIV)
(IPS, Sydney/Kuala Lumpur)
Sydney/Kuala Lumpur, 21 Nov (IPS/Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram*) -- Economic inequality - involving both income and wealth concentration - has risen in nearly all world regions since the 1980s.

Opinion : Women must be at the heart of Africa's blue economy (PRIV)
(IPS, Addis Ababa)
The blue economy has quite rightly been described as the "New Frontier of the African Renaissanc e".

Opinion : The blue economy for the blue planet (PRIV)
(IPS, New Caledonia)
We live on a "blue planet" where water covers around 75 percent of the Earth's surface. Without water we would simply not survive as a species.

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