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News: Energy Subsidies and the WTO

Geneva, Switzerland—29 April 2013—The World Trade Organization (WTO) and the Energy Charter organized a workshop to discuss how WTO regulation and the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) apply to trade and investment in energy.

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News: India Begins Phased Diesel Price Hikes

DELHI – 18 January 2013 – The Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs (CPPA), under the leadership of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, announced yesterday that it would increase India’s diesel prices, and continue to do so through a series of phased hikes, until the existing INR 9.60 (US$ 0.18) per litre subsidy is eliminated.

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News: GIZ-GSI Workshop on Smart Fuel Price Regulation

GERMANY – 8-9 November 2012 – In response to growing demand for collaboration and exchange of knowledge on best practices for fuel price regulation, the German development agency GIZ and the Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI) organized a dedicated workshop “Smart Fuel Price Regulation”, held at GIZ headquarters in Eschborn, with financial support of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).

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News: EC proposes to revise biofuel subsidies

BRUSSELS – 17 October 2012 – The European Commission released today a legislative proposal that would reduce support to conventional biofuels while creating additional incentives for advanced biofuels.

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News: India cuts subsidies for diesel and LPG

DELHI - 14 September 2012 – The Government of India today announced a 14% increase in the diesel price and new quotas for subsidized LPG cylinders in a bid to reduce its mounting fuel subsidy budget. The reforms are intended to shore up India’s weakening fiscal position.

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News: France Takes a U-turn on Biofuel Subsidies

PARIS – 12 September 2012 – The French cabinet has gathered to reconsider its policy that mandates and otherwise subsidizes the use of traditional crop-based biofuels. The new Socialist government's action plan for agriculture proposes that the use of crop-based biofuels should be capped at 7 per cent, the current level.

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