Around the Horn of Good Hope

By June 27, 2008Briefly Legal, Energy
  • Manufacturing Groups Say, Keep Going on Doha: From NAM President John Engler, “We need to see real market access in the advanced developing countries that are charging the bulk of world tariffs through a strong tariff-cutting formula, avoiding exempting entire industries from trade liberalization, obtaining strong participation in sectoral tariff liberalization agreements, and seeing significant reduction of non-tariff barriers (NTBs).” Manufacturing associations signing the statement — available here — represent the United States, Canada, the EU, New Zealand, Taiwan, Japan, Korea and Australia.
  • From Reuters: “More than three-quarters of big U.S. employers offer formal health and wellness programs, while more than half have disease management programs amid rising health-care costs.” An NAM survey of employers is cited.

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