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SUNS # 9896 Wednesday 15 November 2023

WTO : China seeks clarifications on controversial carbon tariff measures (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
Amidst growing fears and opposition to unilateral tariffs or carbon border adjustment measures that are currently being implemented in the European Union and the United States, China has called f or substantial discussions on all issues concerning these measures in differen t committees of the World Trade Organization from different perspectives, sai d people familiar with the development.

UN : Global food prices fall moderately in October, says FAO (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Penang)
The international prices of a basket of key agricultural food commodities fell moderately in October, on account of a d ecline in international quotations for rice, wheat, palm oil and pig meat, accordi ng to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

UN : "Taking Palestine back to 2005" - socioeconomic impacts of Gaza war (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
One month into the war in Gaza, Palestine has already seen major setbacks in development that will have sev ere ramifications for the people of Palestine that will impact any future effor ts toward its economic recovery.

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