Brazil is not likely to receive the first of its new fighter jets from Saab for more than four years, the head of the Swedish company's aerospace unit told Reuters, underscoring the need for stopgap aircraft in coming years.
Richards J.P., M.P., Bermuda's Minister of Finance, announced that the French Ministry of Finance has informed the French Association of Financial Management (AFG) that "Jersey and Bermuda have been informed that they will be removed from the list for 2014, which means that the retaliation measures provided for by law will not be applied."
Japan's budget for fiscal 2014 will reach a record-high 95.9 trillion yen (918.7 billion U.S. dollars) as public works spending, social security allocations and military expenditure increases, government officials said.
Progress has been made on core parts of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the European Union and the United States, namely market access, regulatory aspects and rules, the EU said in a statement.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) approved supplementary African Development Fund (ADF) loan and grant financing of $58.2 million for The Governance and Economic Competitiveness Support Programme (GECSP) in Tanzania.
The French Government announced that Jersey is no longer considered to be non-cooperative in the exchange of tax information and that France will not be applying a withholding tax on French business with the Island.
The European Union requested consultations with the Government of Brazil under the dispute settlement provisions of the World Trade Organization (WTO) on tax measures that discriminate against imported goods and provide prohibited support to Brazilian exporters.