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bale

1. a package of wool in a wool pack weighing 150-250 lb depending largely on whether it is greasy or scoured.
2. a compressed bundle of hay, either about 100 lb tied with wire or twine, or large, round, untied bales, as big as a small hay stack and referred to as 'big bales'.
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II, as well as for upcoming Basel III related requirements.
Annette Schonholzer: The first Hong Kong edition of Art Basel will take place at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) from 23 to 26 May 2013.
The treatment of trade finance instruments under Basel III is one topic that has attracted particular attention.
Monika concluded on the note that since the Basel III proposals are being released in a piece-meal manner, it does not allow a comprehensive assessment and thus the precise impact of these new proposals remains uncertain.
For months now, Washington's focus has quietly been shifting away from the theoretical constructs of Basel II and toward the very real risk issues of counterparty credit risk and liquidity.
Basel II bases the amount of capital on the banks' in-house risk models.
But under Basel 2, which will be phased in from December 2006, risk weight will be assessed based on credit ratings assigned by private rating agencies to corporate borrowers.
China has banned these shipments; they are therefore illegal under both Chinas own domestic laws and the terms of the Basel Convention, to which China is a party.
However, on the other hand, the reader is rewarded with a rich and detailed narrative of printers and mercantile life in late-fifteenth-century Basel.
Robson backed up his warning with deeds by despatching his first-team scout to Switzerland over the weekend to have another look at Basel.
Has rebuilt his career impressively with Basel since.
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