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UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement

The United Kingdom and Vietnam recently signed an agreement on trade. The agreement is to eliminate 99% of tariffs within seven years. Highlights With the elimination of 99% of tariff, Vietnam is to benefit from tariff savings of 114 million pounds, that is 151 million USD on its exports and British will benefit 36 million ..

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Impact of EU-UK Brexit Deal in India

India is to emerge as the net-gainer from the Brexit deal recently signed between the European Union and United Kingdom. Impact on India The gains for India from the EU-UK Brexit deal are mainly in the service sector. This is because, the UK currencies are becoming cheaper. Therefore, it will be less expensive for the ..

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UK, EU to announce Brexit Trade Accord

The United Kingdom and the European Union are now trying to strike a deal and define the terms of their future relationship ahead of the deadline. The deadline falls on December 31, 2020. What is Brexit Deal? The United Kingdom formally exited the European Union on January 31, 2020. The country then entered into an ..

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European Union bans Export of Plastic Waste to poor countries

The European Union recently announced that it is to completely ban the exports of unsorted plastic to poor countries. The new rules of the European Union will amend the 2006 Waste Shipment Regulation. The new rules are to ban the exports to less industrialised nations outside OECD. Highlights The new rules are a part of ..

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Pakistan’s anti-rape law

Pakistan government has recently passed a presidential decree to expedite cases of sexual abuse against children and women. Decree has been passed after protest over a gang rape of a woman whose car ran out of fuel.  The woman was travelling along with her two children. Anti-rape ordinance is valid only for four months after ..

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