(Reuters) - Australia will decide within weeks whether to follow the United States and Europe by imposing tariffs on solar panels imported from China, after Australia's only manufacturer accused Ch

Globalization and technological revolutions are making the world more interconnected. International trade is one of the major approaches linking the world. Since the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami in Japan shocked the global supply chain, more attention has been paid to the global impact of large-scale disasters. China is the second largest trader in the world and faces the most frequent natural disasters.

The cabinet has approved a bill to reform Japan’s power industry in what will be the biggest industry shake-up in 60 years.

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India has appealed to the Dispute Settlement Board of the World Trade Organisation for a panel decision on its issues with the US over agricultural imports.

The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Wednesday imports of solar products from China and Taiwan injure U.S. producers, clearing the final hurdle for import duties on the goods.

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) published a draft Order for domestically produced and imported meat and poultry products that notes a procedure will be developed to inspect and monitor slaughtering and processing plants before granting market access to trading partners.

A cabinet committee has approved the decision to procure electricity from the Indian open market.

This article addresses the imperative of food security in India in the context of persistent prevalence of malnutrition despite several years of rapid growth. In particular, the article posits that the recent promulgation of the National Food Security Act in September 2014 to meet this challenge also offers an opportunity to reconfigure its food distribution system and agricultural trade policy. These two issues pose the greatest and most immediate challenges for India.

TON, January 7, 2015 – Faced with weaker export prospects, an impending rise in global interest rates, and fragile financial market sentiment, developing countries need to rebuild fiscal buffers to support economic activity in case of a growth slowdown, says the new edition of Global Economic Prospects, released today by the World Bank Group. For many developing economies, lower oil prices have provided a timely opportunity for doing so.