janeiro 11, 2005

Ajuda Humanitária

Desastre no Sudeste Asiático. Ajuda da União Europeia: Subsídios e...tarifas aduaneiras???
"The European Union was last night condemned by charities for hiking tariffs on goods from one of the nations devastated by the South-east Asia tidal wave, only days after the disaster struck.

Crippling duties of £2,430 a ton for exports of cumarin, a herb extract widely used in perfume, were imposed on Thailand, where more than 5,000 people were killed when the tsunami hit on Boxing Day [26 Dez].

The move, published five days after the huge waves struck, is designed to protect Rhodia, a French chemicals firm and the EU’s only cumarin producer"

Link via Intermitente.