liberalisation


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Noun1.liberalisation - the act of making less strict
alleviation, easement, easing, relief - the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance); "he asked the nurse for relief from the constant pain"
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Foreign investors in the Indian market are now few and far between, with all but a handful of the European and US telecommunications companies that flocked to capitalise on liberalisation in the mid-1990s still holding on.
NYON, Switzerland, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Postal market liberalisation routinely leads to unemployment, attacks on working conditions and poorer service for customers, says a study released today by UNI Global Union.
While certain markets, where liberalisation has been deep rooted for some time, are 'demonstrating the potential benefits of energy market liberalisation,' there are still 'a number of areas and member states where significant obstacles to the efficient functioning of the electricity and gas market persist.
THE EUROPEAN Parliament agriculture committee has today (Tues 17-7) proposed help for the European Union (EU) dairy industry to help it prepare for upcoming EU milk market liberalisation reforms.
New legislation adopted in 2004 started the liberalisation of the telecom sector and ending Kazakhtelecom's monopoly.
A SPECIAL European Parliament hearing on European Union (EU) energy liberalisation has heard concerns that cross-border supplies could actually raise prices in European countries currently enjoying cheap bills.
It has asked European Union (EU) ministers to approve a derogation from the EU's electricity liberalisation directive requiring full market opening--including the right to secure energy materials from any source--by 2012.
Requirements to the EU and World Trade Organisation (WTO) have been major influence behind liberalisation in the region.
It has asked EU ministers to approve an Estonian derogation from the EU's electricity liberalisation directive requiring full market opening - including the right to secure energy materials from any source--by 2012, with 35 per cent liberalised by December 2008.
Global market liberalisation in gas and power continues apace, as investment activity is set to peak in the US and EU.
There is even talk of a reversal of liberalisation in some states in the USA
These are just some of the questions that have arisen in recent years over the interpretation of trade liberalisation commitments and environmental concerns.