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EU passes law preventing import of goods linked to deforestation

EU passes law preventing import of goods linked to deforestation

BRUSSELS/SAO PAULO, Dec 6 (Reuters) – The European Union approved on Tuesday a new law aimed at preventing companies from selling on the European market coffee, beef, soybeans and other products linked to deforestation in the world. The law will require companies to produce a due diligence statement showing that their supply chains do not …

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Column: China seizes American beans while its pig herd remains under surveillance

Column: China seizes American beans while its pig herd remains under surveillance

NAPERVILLE, Illinois, Nov 17 (Reuters) – China has been sporadic in the U.S. soybean market lately, although its buying last week was surprisingly large and likely much needed as supplies of beans from the main importer have become scarce . However, China’s pork industry, the world’s largest, could be on tough ground, as evidenced by …

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Hydro-Quebec employee charged with spying for China, Canadian police say

Hydro-Quebec employee charged with spying for China, Canadian police say

OTTAWA, Nov 14 (Reuters) – A Hydro-Quebec employee and researcher, whose work related to battery materials, has been charged with espionage for allegedly trying to steal trade secrets for the benefit of China, said the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) on Monday. Yuesheng Wang, 35, is scheduled to appear in court in Longueuil, Que., on …

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