China’s green car sales hit speed bump as Beijing cuts subsidies

27 July 2017 - After three years in the fast lane, China’s electric car market has hit a speed bump this year as reduced government subsidies dent drivers’ buying interest. According to UBS, sales growth of new-energy vehicles including pure electric cars and plug-in...
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India diverts $25 billion away from clean energy fund

24 July 2017 - The Indian government is diverting some $25 billion earmarked for clean energy to an unrelated policy, a national news site revealed on Monday. Narendra Modi’s administration has won plaudits internationally for hiking taxes on coal production and...
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India, China seek reduction in farm subsidies by West

22 July 2017 - India and China are working together at the World Trade Organization (WTO) to get developed countries such as the US and the European Union countries to reduce subsidies for farm products that are detrimental to exports from developing and poor...
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Americans say they back higher gas tax to fix crumbling roads

20 July 2017 - Although the US Congress has not raised the federal gas tax since 1993, a narrow majority of Americans support an increase in the tax to help fix crumbling roads and bridges in their own states with 55 percent of Americans surveyed in a Bloomberg...
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WTO Members Prepare for Next Chapter in Fisheries Negotiations

20 July 2017 - Negotiators at the WTO “rules negotiating group” have been examining an influx of new and updated proposals to establish WTO disciplines on harmful fisheries subsidies over the past weeks, as they prepare to enter the next stage of talks for a potential...
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