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Stories that are tagged 'food'

Estonia Publishes Sugar Tax Bill

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The Estonian Ministry of Finance has announced the publication of draft legislation that will impose a tax on beverages containing more than five grams of sugar per 100 milliliters. Read Full Story


Irish Beverage Council Slams Sugary Drinks Tax

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Thursday, April 20, 2017

The Irish Beverage Council has said that the proposed tax on sugar sweetened drinks will fail to adequately tackle obesity. Read Full Story


Australia Looking To Expand Trade With Japan

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Australia is seeking to progress the implementation of its free trade agreement with Japan, Trade Minister Steven Ciobo has said. Read Full Story


EU Issues Update On Mercosur Free Trade Talks

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Monday, April 17, 2017

The European Commission has summarized progress made during the latest round of negotiations for a trade agreement between the European Union and the Mercosur group of four South American countries. Read Full Story


Australia, EU Take Next Step Toward FTA Talks

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Australia and the EU have concluded a joint scoping exercise on a future free trade agreement. Read Full Story


EU, Norway Agree Freer Trade For Agricultural Goods

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Monday, April 10, 2017

The EU and Norway have reached an agreement on trade in agricultural products that will grant mutual duty-free access for 36 tariff lines. Read Full Story


Australian Business Leaders Urge GST Hike To Fund Tax Reform

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Thursday, April 6, 2017

The Australian Institute of Company Directors has called for comprehensive tax reform that delivers a more efficient, sustainable, fair, and growth-focused system. Read Full Story


Iceland To Cut Headline VAT Rate, Cut Its Scope

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Iceland has set out its plans to add more goods and services to the standard rate of value-added tax, which is to be reduced. Read Full Story


New Wave Of Australia-Japan FTA Tariff Cuts

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

The fourth round of tariff cuts under the Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement entered into force on April 1, the Australian Government has announced. Read Full Story


Irish Farmers Call For Free Access To UK Post-Brexit

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Groups representing the Irish food and drink and dairy industries have called for free and unfettered post-Brexit access to the UK market for Ireland. Read Full Story




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