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UK plans to make plastic packaging producers pay for waste disposal

LONDON, Feb 18 Britain is to set out plans to overhaul its recycling system on Monday, including making plastic packaging producers pay the full cost of dealing with their waste and introducing a deposit return scheme for cans and bottles.

12:01am GMT

RPT-UPDATE 1-Drought, pests could force India to grant duty-free corn imports

MUMBAI, Feb 15 Below-normal monsoon rains and an infestation of the fall armyworm, which devastated African crops in 2017, have slashed India's corn output and boosted prices, increasing the chances the government will grant duty-free corn imports for the first time since 2016.

17 Feb 2019

China-U.S. trade talks 'making a final sprint' - state media

SHANGHAI, Feb 16 Chinese state media on Saturday expressed cautious optimism over trade talks between the United States and China, a day after President Xi Jinping said a week of discussions had produced "step-by-step" progress.

16 Feb 2019

UPDATE 7-U.S.-China trade talks to resume next week, Trump hints at extension

* Trump says may extend March 1 deal deadline at same tariff rate

15 Feb 2019

CORRECTED-Return of the milkman? Pushing packaging out of the US delivery process

NEW YORK, Feb 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - New Yorker Tamara Lim loves packaging, but in a less-is-more kind of way.

15 Feb 2019
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Unilever PLC 4,249.00 -0.04%
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Diageo PLC 3,064.50 +0.91%


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