It’s time to rethink the Renewable Fuels Standard. The EPA held hearings Thursday about a plan to scale back the percentage of ethanol and other biofuels that by law are blended into the motor vehicle fuels.
Gazprom holds a monopoly on the gas and the pipeline. The bilateral agreement for the South Stream gas pipeline is a breach of EU law and must be negotiated from scratch, according to the European Commission on Wednesday.
The tax is a transitory move toward more sustainable transportation funding. A proposal to nearly double the federal gas tax is slated to be introduced Wednesday, December 4, by Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore). The federal gas tax currently is 18.4-cents-per-gallon. If Rep. Blumenauer has his way, it would skyrocket 15 cent per gallon to 33.4 cents per gallon in 2014.
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New Anti-corruption Law Take Effect in February. With a new anti-corruption law scheduled to take effect January 28, 2014, Brazil is increasing the legal exposure of companies operating within its borders, while simultaneously moving to honor the “Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions” promulgated by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
Calculating a true landed cost for global sourcing directly correlates with the profitability of purchased goods. However, few companies can command real-time visibility in to all the costs involved for cross border movements. In this podcast, World Trade 100 and Amber Road highlight how a comprehensive global trade platform that converges both logistics and compliance costs can deliver true landed cost visibility.
Speaker: Hung Lee, Senior Product Manager, Amber Road
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