liberalisation liberalisation

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act of making less strict

Synonym(s)

News

  • Ivory Coast cocoa reform reserve fund reaches 56 bln CFA

    ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Top cocoa grower Ivory Coast has paid 56 billion CFA francs into a reserve fund intended to protect against fluctuations in world cocoa prices as it introduces sector reforms, a government spokesman said. The West African nation abandoned a decade of sector liberalisation this season and sold forward the bulk of its 2012/13 harvest in order to guarantee a minimum price for ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "We must continue to promote trade and investment liberalisation and facilitation and oppose protectionism in all its manifestations, particularly the unreasonable trade and investment restrictions imposed on developing countries," Mr Hu said.
    on Nov 13, 2009 By: Hu Jintao Source: Times Online

  2. BA chief executive Willie Walsh said the EU had been "naive to believe the US will deliver on the next stage of liberalisation without sanctions".
    on Mar 22, 2007 By: Willie Walsh Source: BBC News

  3. Howard added: "We are particularly pleased with the progress made with the climate change declaration and the reaffirmation of the central importance of trade liberalisation."
    on Sep 8, 2007 By: John Howard Source: AFP

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