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2-digit HS refers to the first two digits of the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding Systems, an international classification system for traded goods, primarily so that nations can streamline customs. It's a six digit coding system where the first two digits reflect the general category of the transported good. Special other (returns) isn't ...


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Yes, this is possible. Emission allowances under the Emission Trading Scheme can be cancelled, and some organizations have done what you suggest in your question. Most prominently, from 2008 to 2017, the non-profit Sandbag (now renamed Ember) ran a "Carbon Destruction" service, which allowed members of the public and businesses to put money towards buying ...


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Why are the allegations not taken as a dispute for redressal before the International Court of Justice? As Ted Wrigley explained in another answer, this doesn't fall within the scope of the ICJ. Apart from that, your question seems valid. Were there no terms of trade contract incorporated a priori for settlement of trade related disputes whenever they ...


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Cases only appear before the International Court of Justice with the explicit consent of both parties involved; it's more like binding arbitration than a proper court system. Historically speaking, both the USA and China have been unwilling to submit themselves to UN judgement in any context, seeing such as a violation of their national sovereignty. And to ...


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