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News: WTO subsidy dispute round-up

In the past two months, Japan has accused Canadian province Ontario of breaking WTO rules in its support for renewable energy; and the United States has launched an investigation into Chinese support for green industries more generally. Find out why in the WTO Subsidy Dispute Round-up.

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News: Fossil-fuel subsidies round-up: September and October 2010

Following announcements that fossil-fuel subsidies will be phased out, from the G-20, the Asian-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and a number of independent countries, including Iran, Nigeria and Bahrain, Subsidy Watch has decided each month to highlight important news stories that touch on this theme.

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News: Fossil-fuel subsidies round-up: July and August 2010

Following announcements that fossil-fuel subsidies will be phased out, from the G-20, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and a number of independent countries, including Iran, Nigeria and Bahrain, Subsidy Watch has decided each month to highlight important news stories that touch on this theme.

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News: Fossil-fuel subsidies round-up: May and June 2010

Following announcements that fossil-fuel subsidies will be phased out, from the G-20, APEC and a number of independent countries, including Iran, Nigeria and Bahrain, Subsidy Watchhas decided each month to highlight important news stories that touch on this theme.

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News: WTO subsidy dispute round-up

This month, the United States agreed to pay Brazilian cotton farmers US$ 1.473 million a year; and Boeing and Airbus both claimed victory over a WTO ruling on the EU's Launch Aid subsidies. Find out why in the WTO Subsidy Dispute Round-up.

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News: Fossil-fuel subsidies round-up: March and April 2010

Following announcements that fossil-fuel subsidies will be phased out, from the G-20, the Asian-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and a number of independent countries, including Iran, Nigeria and Bahrain, Subsidy Watch each month highlights important news stories that touch on this theme.

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Press Release: Press release: GSI tackles reform of inefficient fossil fuel subsidies ahead of G-20 meeting of finance ministers

GENEVA—April 21, 2010—The International Institute for Sustainable Development's Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI) has issued a five-part series of reports into how nations might remove fossil-fuel subsidies, on the eve of a meeting of G-20 finance ministers in Washington this week. GSI's Untold Billions: Fossil-fuel subsidies, their impacts and the path to reform provides necessary research and analysis to support the commitment by the G20 and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum to phase out inefficient fossil-fuel subsidies.

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News: Fossil-fuel subsidies round-up: February 2010

Following announcements that fossil-fuel subsidies will be phased out, from the G-20, the Asian-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and a number of independent countries, including Iran, Nigeria and Bahrain, Subsidy Watchhas decided each month to highlight important news stories that touch on this theme.

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