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November 20, 2020 BDP Newswatch Ocean Freight

Coalition on demurrage/detention charges seeks intervention from Federal Maritime Commission

The coalition led by the Harbor Trucking Association is looking at two routes to get relief from growing demurrage and detention charges on the key East and West Coast ports.

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November 19, 2020 BDP Tradewatch

Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Signed

On November 15, 2020, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) was signed on the 4th RCEP Summit by 15 Asia Pacific countries.

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October 30, 2020 BDP Newswatch

Magnitude-7.0 earthquake jolts Turkey

A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the Aegean Sea on Friday afternoon, jolting western Turkey and destroying buildings in coastal cities there.

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October 28, 2020 Brexit

Brexit border software developers warn of delays

The Association of Freight Software Suppliers (AFSS) said its members could not guarantee delivery because officials had failed to give it details and direction for the project.

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October 23, 2020 Brexit

Brexit: Trade talks continue as negotiators meet in London

Talks over a post-Brexit trade deal have resumed in London, after negotiators returned to the table following a week-long standoff.

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