Tag: Global trade

China on Monday imposed new tariffs on 128 US imports worth $3 billion, including fruits and pork, in retaliation to US duties on steel and aluminium, fuelling fears of a trade war

China Strikes Back, Aims Tariffs at American Farmers

China imposed tariffs on U.S. farm goods and other commodities, making good on its promise to retaliate against the Trump administration’s penalties on imports of steel and aluminum.

Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh (C) speaks to journalists as he attends the 173rd OPEC Conference of Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in Vienna, on November 30, 2017. ?The OPEC will discuss a possible extension beyond March of its pact with Russia and other major oil producers …

Iran Minister Blasts Trump Over Oil and Gas Contracts

TEHRAN – Iran’s oil minister lashed out at the United States on Sunday, saying that hostile comments by President Donald Trump had torpedoed new oil and gas contracts for the Islamic republic.

U.S. President Donald Trump waves next to Chinese President Xi Jinping after attending a joint press conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. China's main official news agency is warning U.S.-Chinese relations will face "more pressure and challenges" following President Donald Trump's decision to label Beijing a …

Brett Decker: Five Ways U.S. Elites Enabled China

Growing threats to American interests via an ascendant China have been facilitated by decades of negligent foreign policy across both Democrat and Republican administrations, said Brett Decker on Monday.

BAGHDAD, IRAQ - APRIL 24: Fire burns from an oil distillation tower at the Al-Doura Oil Refinery April 24, 2003 in Baghdad, Iraq. The refinery, built in 1952, is the largest in Baghdad and would typically produce 110,000 barrels of oil a day. However, due to the problems associated with …

Oil Prices Under Pressure as Iraq Resists Joining Output Cut

Oil prices came under pressure on Monday as Iraq said it wanted to be exempt from an OPEC deal to cut production, though losses were capped by Iran saying it would encourage other members to join an output freeze.

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UK Opens ‘Very Fruitful’ Trade Talks With Canada, Says Minister

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain opened “very fruitful” trade talks with Canada on Friday, International Trade Secretary Liam Fox told the Sunday Times newspaper as he prepares to renegotiate Britain’s commercial ties following its vote last month to leave the European Union.

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UK Government Plans to Block Boycott of Israeli Goods and Products

The International Business Times reports: A senior UK minister is expected to announce plans of a government attempt to prevent local authorities from participating in the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Movement against Israel. Under the new guidance, NHS trusts,