18 April 2020
Waiting for the Giro d’Italia 2020 and all the official competitions being suspended due to Covid-19, the Bardiani CSF Faizanè team is preparing to participate in the first Giro d’Italia Virtual by Enel, organized by RCS Sport in collaboration with Garmin.
The Giro Virtual will develop in 7 stages, with two appointments per week, starting from Saturday 18 April. Two athletes per team, who can be replaced at each stage and a great beneficial goal, that of raising funds for the Italian Red Cross to support the Covid-19 emergency.
Trade set to plunge as COVID-19 pandemic upends global economy
8 APRIL 2020
World trade is expected to fall by between 13% and 32% in 2020 as the COVID 19 pandemic disrupts normal economic activity and life around the world.
Agency chiefs issue joint call to keep food trade flowing in response to COVID-19
31 MARCH 2020
The heads of the World Trade Organization (WTO), the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) issued a joint statement on 31 March calling on governments to minimise the impact of COVID-19 related border restrictions on trade in food. “Now is the time to show solidarity, act responsibly and adhere to our common goal of enhancing food security, food safety and nutrition and improving the general welfare of people around the world,” the agency heads said.
CALENDAR OF RACES: JANUARY – FEBRUARY 2020
23 December 2019
NEW COLORS FOR THE BARDIANI CYCLING TEAM SHOWING “SUHI” LOGO JUST ABOVE THE RACERS’ HEART AND ON THEIR BACK.
12 November 2019
Myanmar queried on import licensing requirements for agricultural products
4 October 2019
Myanmar was questioned about its import licensing requirements on agricultural products at the meeting of the Committee on Import Licensing on 4 October. In addition to this new trade concern, WTO members reiterated concerns over a number of issues previously raised, such as China’s import ban on solid waste, India’s quantitative restrictions on pulses, Brazil’s import licensing on nitrocellulose and Thailand’s import restriction on feed wheat.
China initiates WTO dispute against additional US duties on Chinese imports
4 September 2019
China has requested WTO dispute consultations with the United States concerning additional duties imposed by the United States on imports of Chinese goods that took effect on 1 September. The request was circulated to WTO members on 4 September.
Agriculture committee reviews members’ policies, conducts annual review of Nairobi decision
26 June 2019
At a meeting of the WTO’s Committee on Agriculture on 25-26 June, WTO members raised questions regarding each other’s agriculture policies and conducted their annual examination of the implementation of the Nairobi decision on export competition. They also continued discussions on the draft Bali TRQ (tariff rate quota) Review report. The new chair, Ms Christiane Daleiden Distefano from Luxembourg, presided over the two-day meeting.
WTO members consider sustainability of palm oil trade and production
15 May 2019
WTO members discussed concerns over the sustainability of palm oil production and trade at the 15 May meeting of the Committee on Trade and Environment. Delegates from both exporting and importing economies highlighted the need to safeguard the environment while exploring the sector’s employment and growth opportunities
WTO issues panel report regarding Chinese tariff rate quotas on agricultural imports
18 April 2019
On 18 April the WTO circulated the panel report in the case brought by the United States in “China — Tariff Rate Quotas for Certain Agricultural Products” (DS517).
Members target June for finalizing quota review, examine farm policies of EU, China, India
27 February 2019
At a meeting of the Committee on Agriculture on 26-27 February, WTO members agreed to finalize by June a report containing recommendations on the operation of the 2013 Bali Ministerial Decision on Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) Administration. This would enable the General Council to take a decision on the recommendations no later than 31 December 2019, a mandate set out in the Bali Decision. Members further reviewed each other’s agriculture policies, including the EU’s post-Brexit TRQ plan, China’s agriculture support measures and India’s domestic support for pulses.
United Arab Emirates requests consultations with Qatar on goods restrictions
31 January 2019
The United Arab Emirates has requested WTO dispute consultations with Qatar regarding certain measures restricting the import, distribution and sale of goods in Qatar from the UAE (DS576). The request was circulated to WTO members on 31 January.
Suhi Trading is delighted to have become a sponsor of Bardiani-CSF, a professional continental cycling team registered in Italy, for the next 2 seasons.
Nafa Ibrahim, Managing Director of Suhi Trading , is delighted at the new sponsorship deal. He commented:
“We are excited to have been given the opportunity to provide support for Bardiani-CSF and be part of such a successful team. We very much look forward to following the progress of the team in the next seasons.”