Tag archive for ‘imports’
By admin On Wednesday, January 13th, 2021

‘Horrific barbarism’: UK to ban Chinese imports linked to forced Uighur labour

‘Horrific barbarism’: UK to ban Chinese imports linked to forced Uighur labour Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab says China’s use of forced Uighur prison labour is ‘truly horrific More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 30th, 2020

‘Some next level propaganda’: HRW director slammed for accusing Hungary of ‘scoring political points’ with Sputnik V imports

Human Rights Watch executive director Kenneth Roth has taken heat online after he suggested that the only reason behind Hungary’s purchasing some 6,000 vials of Sputnik V vaccine is to curry favor with the Russian More...

By admin On Thursday, December 24th, 2020

‘Pests in cargoes’: China suspends timber imports from 2 more Australian states

China’s customs officials have suspended imports of timber from Australia’s New South Wales and Western Australia states, saying that pests were found in cargoes, amid soured ties between Canberra and Beijing. The More...

By admin On Sunday, December 20th, 2020

US decries ‘disinformation’ from Taiwan politicians over food safety of pork imports

The American Institute in Taiwan, the de facto embassy, defended US exports to the island as being “safe,” after politicians protested a decision to allow imports of pork containing a leanness-enhancing additive, More...

By admin On Thursday, December 3rd, 2020

Bahrain to drop labels denoting Israeli settlement imports – minister

Bahrain’s trade minister, Zayed bin Rashid al-Zayani, has announced that his country will no longer distinguish between Israeli products and those made in the occupied territories, drawing anger from Palestinians. Along More...

By admin On Saturday, November 28th, 2020

Taiwan lawmakers throw PIG GUTS during parliament session to protest meat imports from US (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Fistfights broke out in Taiwan’s legislature as opposition party lawmakers began throwing pig organs in protest against an upcoming policy change which will allow pork and beef imports from the US. The opposition More...

By admin On Friday, November 13th, 2020

British minister rules out Brexit delay to Covid-19 vaccine imports

UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has ruled out any delays to the country importing Covid-19 vaccines, regardless of whether the UK manages to negotiate a trade deal with the EU before the end of year Brexit deadline.  Speaking More...

By admin On Thursday, November 12th, 2020

China stops imports of timber from Victoria, Australia over ‘pests’ amid diplomatic row

China has banned more Australian timber, saying that customs officials discovered pests in logs. However, Beijing denies there is a coordinated action against Australian products amid tensions between the two countries. The More...

By admin On Monday, November 2nd, 2020

China defends quarantine measures on seafood imports from Australia, days after it halted timber shipment citing biohazard danger

In the latest escalation between Beijing and Canberra, Australian seafood and timber exports have become the new targets of Chinese customs inspections, as Australia raises “serious concerns” over potential More...

By admin On Saturday, May 9th, 2020

Australia reports ‘surge’ in illegal hydroxychloroquine imports as people seek alternative treatments for Covid-19

Australian authorities have reported a spike in drug smuggling – but not the kind they usually deal with. Aussies are importing hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malarial medication used as a controversial antidote More...