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  Safe trade - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Safe trade is a concept advocated by Greenpeace, some indigenous peoples (particularly those who feel threatened by the imposition of a monoculture) and by some elements of the anti-globalization movement.
Other safe trade reforms seek to advance sustainability by reducing reliance on energy subsidies and oil-based transport, and (indirectly) improves equity in economic affairs - that is, it promotes a safer political economy which is more respectful of life in general.
Safe trade is a major goal of systems of Bioregional democracy and is often advocated alongside it, e.g.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Safe_trade   (710 words)

 Encyclopedia: Safe trade
trade Advocacy is an umbrella term for organized activism related to a particular set of issues.
Safe trade is a major goal of systems of Bioregional democracy (or the Bioregional State) is a set of Electoral Reforms designed to force the political process in a democracy to better represent body and environment concerns, e.g.
Free trade is the absence of artificial (government-imposed) barriers to trade among individuals and firms in different nations.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Safe-trade   (4216 words)

 Safe trade -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Safe trade is a major goal of systems of (Click link for more info and facts about Bioregional democracy) Bioregional democracy and is often advocated alongside it, e.g.
Both initiatives are alternatives to (International trade free of government interference) free trade, which has no such controls, and generally permits and encourages free (A surveying instrument for measuring horizontal and vertical angles, consisting of a small telescope mounted on a tripod) transit in goods (but not, in general, labour) across ecological and social borders.
Another argument supporting safe trade rules is that there are links between (Click link for more info and facts about primate extinction) primate extinction and (The removal of trees) deforestation in the regions where primates are abundant, i.e.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/S/Sa/Safe_trade.htm   (501 words)

 Safe Haven | The Trade Deficit End-Game
One of my deepest concerns is that the current complacency with the trade deficit which stems from the relative stability of the US economy and markets will lead to an event as dramatic as the fall of the NASDAQ.
The nominal U.S. trade deficit widened to $58.3 billion in January from December's downward revised $55.7 billion deficit.
The trade deficit with China widened by $1 billion to $15.2 billion, in part possibly due to a jump in apparel imports following the expiration of quotas.
www.safehaven.com /article-2728.htm   (3740 words)

 Safe Haven | Trade Deficit - Be Careful What You Wish For
When a slight narrowing of the trade deficit was released last month, the U.S. dollar received short-term relief (the turmoil with the European constitution also helped the dollar short-term).
While many of us are fixated with a trade deficit that few economists believe is sustainable, a lower trade deficit is not automatically good news.
The balance of trade is affected by economic activity domestically and abroad.
www.safehaven.com /article-3221.htm   (820 words)

According to Greenpeace, it is important that before further negotiations liberalize the markets for even broader areas, "Safe Trade" rules be implemented, and that the WTO must also recognize the role of the United Nations in areas where important environmental issues are heavily at stake.
The "Safe Trade" report details a number of examples whereby the WTO failed to take proper consideration of health and environmental concerns and to shift the burden of proof in favour of the environment, such as the WTO ruling against the EU ban on imports of US beef from growth hormone fed cattle.
This was particularly evident when major GMO trading nations (the US, Canada, Australia, Argentina, Chile and Uruguay) pressured to prevent the adoption of a Biosafety Protocol to the Convention on Biological Diversity to regulate the use of GMOs in food and agriculture.
www.ecoglobe.org /nz/news1999/n079news.htm   (824 words)

 rediff.com: India, Pakistan businessmen moot safe trade pact : Reuters
Indian and Pakistani business leaders on Monday sought to banish the ghosts plaguing trade between the neighbours and called for an investment promotion and protection treaty ahead of the summit this weekend.
Unofficial trade, smuggled or routed through third countries, is put at $1 billion annually.
They said steps such as removal of tariffs and trade restrictions, simpler visa rules in both countries, opening of land transport routes, direct sea routes and launch of India-Pakistan joint business ventures would go a long way in promoting higher trade.
www.rediff.com /money/2001/jul/09trade.htm   (390 words)

 Safe Haven | Trade Deficits, Budget Deficits, and the Dollar affect Oil and Gold
The visual impression is that the budget deficit has a closer relationship with the value of the dollar than the trade deficit.
That is not always the case, but now the US has the unique position where the trade deficit effect has been muted by foreigners reinvesting their trade surpluses in the US, buying our Treasuries.
Because foreigners used the dollars they obtained in trading with us to buy our government deficit, the effect of the trade deficit on the value of the dollar has been much smaller than it could have been.
www.safehaven.com /article-2867.htm   (951 words)

 No Portfolio Is Safe from Trade Winds
Truth be told, the monthly announcement of America's foreign trade deficit usually has little immediate impact on the stock and bond markets, in part because it is released six or seven weeks after a given month's end.
The trade deficit, which is simply the difference between exports and imports, tallies all goods and services traded between the U.S. and the rest of the world.
The monthly trade data are collected for almost all countries by the Commerce Dept.'s Census Bureau and the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA).
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 Safe trade   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
"Safe Trade in the 21st Century", Greenpeace, Center for Environmental Law (http://www.greenpeace.org/politics/wto/ciel.pdf)
This page was last modified 15:00, 10 Feb 2005.
The article about Safe trade contains information related to Safe trade, See also and External links.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Safe_trade   (726 words)

 BBC NEWS | UK | Sex trade safe houses welcomed
The Home Office is offering to provide safe houses for women, many of them illegal immigrants, who have escaped or been rescued from British brothels run by organised crime gangs.
At present if the women arrested during raids on brothels are found to be illegal immigrants they can either apply for asylum or be deported within 24 hours.
Last year an Albanian "sex slaver" who smuggled a teenager into Britain, raped her and forced her to be a prostitute for up to 20 hours a day was jailed for 10 years.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/low/2836929.stm   (852 words)

 Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade: TPLU -  Trade Matters  - Keeping Trade Safe - Trade Security   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Since September 11, 2001, many trading nations and international trade organisations have introduced measures which attempt to minimise the effect of terrorism on trade and ensure international trade becomes neither a vehicle nor target for terrorists.
New trade security initiatives are constantly being developed, and the pace of change has been very rapid.
The costs of introducing these trade security measures are significant and the government has made additional capital and operating investments to meet them.
www.mft.govt.nz /support/tplu/tradematters/securityissues.html   (979 words)

 Less than safe? - The Terror Trade Times - June 2002 - Amnesty International   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
The fact that the effects of tasers can vary according to a number of factors, raises serious concerns about the safety of these devices and about the ability of the user to ensure that they apply only the minimum amount of force necessary.
Critics, however, have cast doubt on their safety and questioned the use of some devices which are so easy to misuse that they can encourage torture or ill-treatment.
Despite the claims of companies promoting such devices as a new generation of ''safe'' alternatives, there has been very little independent research into the effects these sorts of weapons can have in real-life situations.
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 Information on Safe Trade   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Hyland's Hives is safe for adults and children and can be used in conjunction with other medications.
Most of them are unaware of the real physical payoffs they can achieve by making exercise a part of their routine.
Your original games\program discs can be safely stored away; Alcohol Images mean that you always have your expensive media stored safely on your Hard Drive for instant retrieval at the click of a button.
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 Safe Trade   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Safe trade has a full suite of tools to help you manage your auctions and mbid listings: from sales to invoicing to payment collection.
When you send an instant payment through Safe trade, you'll get your item faster.
Safe trade offers RM500.00 coverage on eligible mbid listings.
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 FAO:AG21:Magazine:Spotlight:International Plant Protection Convention
On the other hand, facilitation of trade is equally important to economic security.
So what we are seeing is an evolution of the ideas of "free trade" and "fair trade" to embrace the concept of "safe trade" - that is to say, that protective measures are used to the extent justified by legitimate concerns, but not as unjustified barriers to trade."
Among the most important ones adopted so far are principles of plant quarantine as related to international trade, guidelines for pest risk analysis, a glossary of phytosanitary terms, requirements for the establishment of pest free areas, and a code of conduct for the import and release of biological control agents.
www.fao.org /ag/magazine/0203sp2.htm   (1194 words)

 Safe Trade
See live article   Safe trade Safe trade is a concept advocated by Greenpeace, some indigenous peoples (particularly those who feel threatened by imposition of golf and other monoculture) and by...
See live article   Fair trade Fair trade is a term used broadly by social justice, peace movement, ecology movement, and Green Movement groups, to contrast with "free trade" as implemented by the World Trade Organization and NAFTA.
Survivor's Family Die in Tragic Twist - An Irish survivor fled the World Trade Centre only to discover that his sister and niece were on board one of the doomed jets.
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 OIE Objectives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Within 24 hours of the occurrence of the first outbreak of a List A disease, or any other infectious disease that could have serious repercussions on public health or on the economy of animal production, the affected country reports the incident to the OIE Central Bureau.
The Sanitary and Phytosanitary Agreement of the World Trade Organization explicitly recommends the use of standards, guidelines and recommendations developed under the auspices of the International Office of Epizootics.
The first objective assigned to the OIE by the International Agreement of 1924 was to promote and coordinate research into the surveillance and control of animal diseases throughout the world.
www.vet.uga.edu /esp/shari_nath/oie.htm   (242 words)

 Can the DTI make e-trade safe? - vnunet.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
It has now moved to headquarters in London's Docklands, but critics say it is still not working effectively with industry to promote best practices for security.
More recent initiatives from the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) have focused on fighting fraud in the UK, boosting ebusiness confidence and increasing ecommerce security.
However, research has shown that, although confidence in online commerce is rising, many consumers and businesses are still reluctant to participate in internet trading because of concerns over security and privacy.
www.financialdirector.co.uk /features/it/1128768   (941 words)

The Safe Aboveground Fuel Enclosures Association, hereinafter referred to as S.A.F.E., is a non-profit, marketing and manufacturing trade association formed to provide a unified voice on code/standards safety and regulatory issues related to design, installation and use of Protected aboveground, at/belowgrade and related fuel and chemical storage tanks.
S.A.F.E. members represent a wide variety of manufacturers, big and small, that market and manufacture different styles and technologies of Protected and related tank technologies.
The S.A.F.E. Trade Association was chartered on December 26, 1996 and the following companies are members-in-good standing as of January 1, 2002:
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 Texas A&M Prof Examines Safe Trade With Mexico   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
His project, "Solutions to Some Livestock, Poultry and Plant Health and Production Problems That Are of Concern to Free Trade Between Mexico and the U.S.," has examined risks associated with increased free trade with Mexico.
The research has centered on an examination of risks associated with increased free trade with Mexico.
Their government recognized there was a problem and did something about it, and now we can say that free trade does mean safe trade.
www.tamu.edu /univrel/aggiedaily/news/stories/99/071599-8.html   (445 words)

 Planet Ark : US feels safe from any trade threats over Kyoto
BRUSSELS - The top U.S. negotiator on climate change said this week the United States may face future trade disputes because of its rejection of the Kyoto pact, but such challenges were unlikely to succeed.
"The trade issue is a concern voiced by the business community," Watson said in response to questions from reporters while on a visit to Brussels.
Some environmentalists say U.S. exporters should be penalised as they will have an unfair competitive advantage over companies in places like Europe and Japan which will be forced to cut their emissions under the Kyoto pact.
www.planetark.org /dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/18142/story.htm   (749 words)

 It is safe to trade by The White Rabbit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
It is safe to trade by The White Rabbit
IF someone PM's you and initiates a trade there is no reason to worry that you will be arrested and prosecuted.
The case would not stand up in court and the charges would be dropped.
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 100 Safe Trade
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 SAFE TRADE CO's Selling & Buying Leads in EC Plaza Trade Leads
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 Greenpeace Safe Trade
The 4th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) is being held in Doha, Qatar.
January 2002: Report - Greenpeace's comments and annotations on the WTO doha ministerial declaration.
As trade liberalisation talks ground to a close, the Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior set sail from offshore the World Trade Organisation (WTO) meeting site in Doha, Qatar.
archive.greenpeace.org /politics/wto/Doha/index.html   (249 words)

 TRADE SECRETS SAFE WORLD TRADE Section: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS Magazine: San Francisco Business Times, July 19, 1996   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
California high-tech and biotech companies have won extra protection against intellectual property thieves with Gov. Pete Wilson's signature on the Cunneen Trade Secret Bill.
The American Electronics Association, which strongly supported the bill, said the law is especially critical for small, technology companies in increasing their legal might against the theft of commercial trade secrets.
When it takes effect next January, the law will expand the definition of a trade secret to any information, device or process whose economic value is based on its secrecy.
mgv.mim.edu.my /Articles/00577/97010412.Htm   (213 words)

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