Chemical plant blasts spark new worry in storm-soaked Texas

Sep 1, 2017

Chemical plant blasts spark new worry in storm-soaked Texas

Explosions at a chemical plant near Houston posed a fresh worry for storm-battered Texas on Thursday while rescuers searched block-by-block for survivors of Hurricane Harvey and the death toll rose to 35 people. The explosions in Crosby, Texas, were the latest consequence of the historic ...

Dairy industry likely to get more aid after EPA deal with EU

Jul 6, 2017

Dairy industry likely to get more aid after EPA deal with EU

Japan is expected to boost subsidies and other assistance to dairy farmers after reaching a broad accord on its economic partnership agreement with the European Union, informed sources say. The two sides struck the deal at bilateral ministerial talks in Brussels on Wednesday by resolving ...

Japan may set tariff-free quota for EU beef under EPA

Jun 22, 2017

Japan may set tariff-free quota for EU beef under EPA

Japan is considering setting a tariff-free import quota for beef from European Union member states, as requested by the EU in the two sides' negotiations on an economic partnership agreement for free trade, informed sources told Jiji Press on Wednesday. The Japanese government believes that ...