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SUNS # 9994 Friday 26 April 2024

Trade : G7 countries target China over subsidies, overcapacity at WTO (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The World Trade Organization's Committee on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures (SCM) on 23 April witnessed rising tensions and "finger-pointing" among major industrialized countries over th eir controversial industrial policies that are undergirded by subsidies worth h undreds of billions of dollars, as well as the failure to notify their subsidy prog rams, said people familiar with the discussions.

Trade : South Africa initiates second dispute over EU measures on citrus fru it (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Penang)
South Africa has initiated a second dispute at the World Trade Organization over certain aspects of the European Union's regim e on the importation of citrus fruit from South Africa.

UN : DRC the "most food insecure country in the world" - deputy relief chief (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Penang)
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is the most food insecure country in the world, with close to one in four Congolese, or 23.4 million people, experiencing acute hunger, according to the UN deputy relief chief.

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