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SUNS # 8338 Friday  21 October 2016


Trade: United States AD measures on Chinese goods held WTO-illegal (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
A dispute panel at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has handed down a ruling in a dispute over US anti-dumping (AD) measures, largely upholding Chinese claims that certain methodologies applied by the United States in AD proceedings on imports of goods from China are inconsistent with its WTO obligations.

Q&A: Land degradation could force 135m to migrate in next 30 years (PRIV)
(IPS, New Delhi/Bonn)
One of the critical challenges facing the world today is that emerging migration patterns are increasingly rooted in the depletion of natural resources.

United States: Private interests valued over human lives in Flint, Michigan (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
When the water in Flint, Michigan was found to be corroding cars at a General Motors' (GM) factory, government officials agreed to change the factory's water source, yet the same water source continued to poison the residents of Flint for another year.

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