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SUNS # 9629 Thursday 4 August 2022
 
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Trade : South Africa initiates dispute over EU measures on citrus fruit (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
South Africa has initiated a dispute at the World Trade Organization concerning the European Union's regime governing the importation of citrus fruit from South Africa.

Finance : Neo-colonial currency enables French exploitation (PRIV)
(IPS, Sydney/Kuala Lumpur)
Sydney/Kuala Lumpur, 2 Aug (IPS/Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram*) -- Colonial-style currency board arrangements have enabled continuing imperialist exploitation decades after the end of formal colonial rule. Such neo-colonial monetary systems persist despite modest reforms.

Cuba : Biogas production awaits greater incentives (PRIV)
(IPS, Havana)
Standing in front of a blue flame on her stove, getting ready to brew coffee, Mayra Rojas says the biodigester built in the backyard of her home in western Cuba has become a key part of her daily life and a pillar of her family's well-being.


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