Given the focus of this paper on export opportunities, the proposed WTO (2011) list of green goods
is a good starting point.
and Services News Release March 19, 2013.
"I'm delighted to launch this 'green goods
' initiative," announced Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht.
One of the resulting products, the Green Goods
and Services (GGS) survey, was an annual publication that used the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) program as a sample frame.
While the share of green exports in developing countries has stalled, with the exception of the East Asia and Pacific region, this does not negate the significant potential developing countries have to conquer new green sectors because they are already producers of non-green goods that are very close to green goods
in terms of their input requirements or production technologies.
SPENDING on green goods
and services grew by almost a fifth over two years despite the economic downturn, new figures show.
To illustrate the point, we're asking people to sign our petition to reduce the VAT on green goods
. Individually it just involves signing up to show your support - collectively we're hoping later this year to have in excess of 50,000 signatures to present to the Treasury.
It intends to build up manufacturing capacity for capital and green goods
and develop its agro industries while fostering industries with existing capacity such as automobiles, developing public transport vehicles and components, he said.
Some food banks and soup kitchens only accept nonperishable food items, and finding the ones that do accept green goods
can be difficult and time-consuming.
Despite the recession, spending on green goods
increased by 5% on the previous year, with each household spending an average of Au251 on environmentally friendly products.
John Barton, director of green organisation Renew, said a loyalty card allowing people to earn points to buy green goods
could be one way to encourage householders to recycle more.
Next (www.next.co.uk, 0844 844 8333) also has a whole range of bright green goods