The Washington Post
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The U.S. International Trade Commission
ruled Monday it will not impose tariffs on Russian and Trinidadian imports of urea ammonium nitrate, which is used in liquid fertilizers. The decision came as a surprise because the Commerce Department said earlier this year that tariffs are needed as Russian and Trinidadian imports are sold at less than fair value in the United States. Fertilizer prices soared to all-time highs after supplies were thrown into chaos following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The Biden administration has been making efforts to keep food inflation in check.
Virgin Atlantic Airways
will carry out test flights using a flying taxi model from U.K. startup Vertical Aerospace as the futuristic technology moves closer to becoming a reality. Virgin will operate one flight from the main airport in Bristol, England, where Vertical is based, to an airfield elsewhere in the southwest. A second will link the carrier’s own London Heathrow hub and a “vertiport” to be built by infrastructure firm Skyports.