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China, EU are partners, not rivals: Wang Yi

China and the European Union (EU) are partners, not rivals, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Wednesday. The development of the manufacturing industry depends on fair competition, not protectionism, Wang said during a telephonic conversation with Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto. Wang, also a member of the Political Bureau of…
bubmag
September 28, 2023
Protectionism

‘Old-fashioned protectionism’: Government warned on industry handouts

Australians’ living standards are being risked by governments rushing to protect local businesses and post-COVID supply chains while using taxpayers’ money to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the nation’s top independent economic agency has warned. The Productivity Commission, in its annual stocktake of federal government assistance to the business sector, found…
bubmag
July 19, 2023
Protectionism

BHP Urges Nations to Avoid Critical Minerals Protectionism

BHP Group Ltd. Chief Executive Officer Mike Henry has warned too much government intervention in global critical minerals supply chains could undermine efforts to fight climate change. Author of the article: Bloomberg News James Fernyhough Published Jun 26, 2023  •  Last updated 14 hours ago  •  2 minute read Trucks transport…
bubmag
June 27, 2023
Protectionism

SCED attends OECD meeting in Paris (with photos)

SCED attends OECD meeting in Paris (with photos) ************************************************      The Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Mr Algernon Yau, attended the Ministerial Council Meeting of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in Paris, France on June 7 (Paris time).        Speaking at a discussion session on trade…
bubmag
June 8, 2023
Protectionism

Re:Construction Podcast

Bishop & Taylor’s wide-ranging discussion in this episode takes in the 90-year-old Buy American Act, concrete made from seashells, problems with reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete and what plant-hire companies want from the upcoming budget statement. 22nd February 2023: Episode 122: Listen online  www.theconstructionindex.co.uk/podcast Re:Construction Podcast: A fortnightly podcast in which veteran construction…
bubmag
February 22, 2023