Michaela Merz


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INDIA: News on Trade and Taxes


Trade war reaches Indian shores

USA recently partially revoked concessional tariffs offered under the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) to less developed and developing countries. GSP, described as USA’s oldest and largest trade preference program (of which India was the largest beneficiary), revoked concessional customs duties offered on approximately 90 items. Continue reading


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The state and I


309712_web_R_K_B_by_RainerSturm_pixelio.deI like being a citizen. I have a high regard for the state, in which I live. I express my regard by fulfilling my duties, by paying the bill it sends me for its work on time and observing the laws it passes. I have a high regard for what it does, whether education, road building, security or health, to name only a few. Continue reading