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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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La Federation tunisienne des agences de voyages et de tourisme (FTAV) a appele mercredi a la liberalisation totale du marche de la Omra et du pelerinage.
Lebanese telecoms minister Boutros Harb held meetings with advisers and officials last week seeking to find a way to relaunch the sector's liberalisation programme , as Daily Star reported.
The authors of Trade Liberalisation and Poverty in South Asia argue that economic liberalization, generally, and trade policy reforms, specifically, have a role in the success (or failure) of economic performance poverty reduction efforts in South Asia.
Overall, the benefit of financial liberalisation has been that it fosters development and increases long run growth (see Fry, 1980; Lanyi and Saracoglu, 1983; World Bank, 1989; Roubin and Sala-I-Martin, 1992; Levine, 1997; Demirguc-Kunt and Detragiache, 1998).
In 2007, the Council of Ministers gave the green light, to the liberalisation of planting rights, as the European Commission wanted to make the bloc more competitive in the face of strong growth in so-called "New World wines" coming from South America, Australia and South Africa, Europolitics has reminded.
An agreement was signed, on 15 April, between the European Union and Norway on further liberalisation of agricultural trade.
In a study written by Politecnico di Milano University for DG Regio in 2008 The impact of globalisation and increased trade liberalisation on European regions (Politecnico di Milano University, 2008) the authors analyzed how growing external competition affects regional welfare in Europe and concluded with the following statements:
Magnette also told fellow ministers that the liberalisation process in the energy sector has not lived up to its promises.
THE EUROPEAN Commission will stage negotiations with Switzerland to forge a trade liberalisation deal for processed food.
The paper is based on a review of the vast literature of theory and case studies (including research of our own) on the relation between trade liberalisation and economic performance across the world (see Thirlwall and Pacheco-Lopez, 2008), which leads us to four general, but important, conclusions.
This edited volume offers detailed accounts of the experiences of 14 emerging economies with external trade and financial liberalisation over the past several decades.
The question is rephrased for emphasis: 'Is telecom liberalisation positive for Africa?