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Tata Chemicals, an Indian global company dealing with chemicals, crop protection and specialty chemical products, recently revealed its financials for the quarter ending June 2020. As per the results, the company’s standalone net profit slid by 47% to Rs. 109 crore in Q1 June 2020 compared with Rs 206 crore in Q1 June 2019. Revenue from the chemical products segment fell to INR 612.09 crore as against INR 703.39 crore in the last quarter.


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India’s Urea consumption has strongly moved the global market in the final quarter with shipments up by approximately 50 percent from April through July 2020. Analysts believe that favorable demand and desirable weather conditions have given a strong push to its Urea consumption in the final quarter.

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India state procurement agencies have

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According to ChemAnalyst report, “India Ethanol Market: Plant Capacity, Production, Operating Efficiency, Technology, Process, Demand & Supply, Grade, Source, Purity, End Use, Distribution Channel, Region, Competition, Trade, Customer & Price Intelligence Market Analysis, 2015-2030”, India Ethanol market grew at a CAGR of around 12.50% during 2015-2019 and is projected to grow aggressively during the forecast period. Increasing petrol-Ethanol blending to reduce carbon emissions from gasoline, ba

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8028273666?profile=originalBack in March, President Trump’s administration threatened to impose steep tariffs on imported goods from some of America’s biggest trading partners. In the following months, the administration set a 25% import tax on steel and 10% on aluminum. Just as I predicted, these decisions are impacting the supply chains of American businesses, forcing them to consider the effects this kind of tumult could have on their business.

In my first blog post on the subject, I detailed a few direct and indirect c

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Public Services Under Attack through TTIP and CETA Atlantic Trade Deals



 Corporate Europe Observatory and Europe Observatory

12 October 2015

EU trade deals with Canada and the US could endanger citizens’ rights to basic services like water and health, as negotiators are doing the work of some of the EU’s most powerful corporate lobby groups in pushing an aggressive market opening agenda in the public sector.

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Canada: The Trans-Pacific Agreement Will Sap Whatever Is Left of Our Sovereignty


 Nadia Alexan

The Canadian Charger

7 October 2015

If you really think we live in a free and independent society, think again. What sovereignty are we left with, when we have already forfeited our birthright to multinationals?

What freedom are we talking about when a private company can challenge our laws in court, according to the various so-called free-trade agreements, negotiated by our governments in secret: NA

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The US-EU Transatlantic Free Trade Agreement: Big Business Corporate Power Grab

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The US-EU Transatlantic Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA): Big Business Corporate Power Grab


Colin Todhunter

Global Research, September 24, 2015

The Transatlantic Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA) between the US and EU intends to create the world’s largest free trade area, ‘protect’ investment and remove ‘unnecessary regulatory barriers’. Corporate interests are driving the agenda, with the public having been sidelined. Unaccountable, pro-free-trade bureaucrats from both side

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Options - Alternative To Black-Scholes - by Michael C. Thomsett

Using the Black-Scholes pricing model for pricing options is not the best system for trade timing. Given the numerous flawed assumptions in Black-Scholes, traders may consider an alternative for selecting options and timing trades - for two reasons.

First, many systems are based on using options expiring in the very near future. However, if the selection is based on implied volatility analysis, this is an unreliable method. Volatility

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EMIR timeline push-backs: blessing or curse?

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has done it again. They quietly published a revised European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) timeline which postpones commencement of Trade Repository (TR) reporting until February 2014. This is no surprise as the recent third round of their Questions & Answers (Q&A) still left uncertainty among market participants.

There is no doubt that the regulation comes at a significant cost and requires wide-ranging operational enhancements to en

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As domestic and international trade continue to grow, companies are starting to consider the benefits of alternative sources of trade financing, according to David Hu, Managing Partner, IIG Trade Finance LLC.


“The cost of capital for banks, the traditional providers of trade finance, has increased tremendously. They also have other issues, such as the setting of LIBOR, which is being questioned right now. With the increasingly tighter capital requirements of Basel III, banks will have to tighten

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The GFMI Trade, Commodity and Supply Chain Finance: Liquidity, Funding and Risk Conference, June 10-12, 2013 in New York, NY will help banks and trade finance firms gain a profitable funding structure under Basel III.

Join speakers from Citi, IFC, HSBC, Deutsche Bank, BAFT IFSA, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Santander, Wells Fargo, Standard Chartered Bank and many more.

This high-level, intimate event will allow attendees to understand the impact of Basel III across all financing business lines,

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MYTH: Insurance and Benefits related Trade Shows drive sales for their exhibitors commensurate with their expectations and overhead costs.

FACT: The thousands and thousands of dollars that it costs to exhibit at a traditional 3-day trade show, costs including travel, lodging, shipping expenses, dining and entertainment, even lost day-to-day professional duties, are rarely justified with a strong financial ROI.

MYTH: Trade Shows, and your exhibit, deliver prospects who are generally self-qualified

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