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Govt Cracks Down On Illegal Export of White Non-basmati Rice

In order to prevent the potential “illegal” shipment of white non-basmati rice masquerading as premium basmati rice, the government said on Sunday that it would not permit exports of basmati rice below USD 1,200 per tonne. The commerce ministry stated in a statement that it has told trade promotion agency APEDA not to register contracts […]

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Brands Companies International News

Dell Australia Fined $6.46 Mn For Deceptive Marketing Practices

Australia’s Federal Court has ruled that Dell Technologies Inc’s local unit, Dell Australia, must pay a hefty penalty of AUD 10 million (USD 6.46 million) for deceptive marketing practices related to add-on computer monitors. The court’s decision comes after a lawsuit brought forward by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), which accused Dell Australia […]

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Food Government International News

Israeli Soft Drink Companies Ordered To Reverse Price Hikes

The Authority for Consumer Protection and Fair Trade announced Thursday its intention to issue an administrative order to stop violations of monopolistic practices that it charged Israel’s three major soft drink companies to engage in. The companies are the Central Company for the Production of Soft Drinks, Tempo Beverages, and Yapaura-Taburi. The Authority ordered the […]

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