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Japan Will Refuse from Customs Duties on 95% of Imported Goods

Japan will have to refuse from customs duties on 95% of imported goods under the agreement of 12 countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, concluded in early October. This the Japanese government announced on Tuesday, according to Nikkei Asian Review. Cancellation of customs duties will affect 8,575 of 9,018 items of …

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Toyota Recalls 6.5 Million Vehicles Globally Over Window Defect

Toyota Recalls 6.5 Million Vehicles Globally Over Window Defect

Toyota is recalling 6.5 million vehicles worldwide over a power window glitch that posed the risk of fire, the latest in a string of such moves by the world’s biggest automaker Toyota said Wednesday it was recalling 6.5 million vehicles worldwide over a power window glitch that presented a fire …

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World Oil Prices Fall to their Lowest in Last Two Weeks — Bloomberg

World oil prices fell to the lowest in two weeks amid investors’ fears of the growth of the commercial stocks in the US and the anticipation of OPEC’s expert meeting. This month’s Bloomberg’s commodity indices reflect this change. As of 4:30 PM Georgian time, the price of December futures for Brent crude …

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Ski Season Launches On December 5 This Year, a 20-Year Record

Snowboarders, skiers and winter enthusiasts across Georgia are celebrating after the country’s winter resorts announced the earliest winter season start in the last 20 years. The winter season will open on December 5 at Goderdzi – the newest of Georgia’s four winter resorts on the slopes of the mountainous Ajara …

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Over 3,000 Cars were Exported to Azerbaijan from Georgia

Car Export from Georgia

In January-September 2015, Azerbaijan imported 3,049 vehicles in the worth of $55,148,400 from Georgia, down 11,773 vehicles or 4.86 times from 2014, APA-Economics reports quoting National Statistics Office of Georgia. The value also decreased by 3.76 times compared to a year earlier. Share of this category in the products exported …

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The Robot That Learns Like a Child (VIDEO)

Robot Child

A robot which learns like a child – by trial and error – has been developed by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley. Brett (Berkeley Robot for the Elimination of Tedious Tasks) used its deep learning algorithm to perform various tasks from putting hangers on a rack to screwing …

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US Agent Jailed for Silk Road Bitcoin Theft

Bitcoin

A former undercover policeman has been sentenced to six and half years in prison for stealing $700,000 of the virtual currency bitcoin. Agent, Carl Force was part of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) investigation into the black market website Silk Road. Silk Road allowed its users to buy and sell …

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