Tag: Trade Deal

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Donald Trump Talks Tough on Trade in Japan

President Donald Trump continued to press for “reciprocal” trade during his meetings with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and business leaders.

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Britain Seeks Post-Brexit Trade Deal with Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AFP) – Britain’s trade minister Liam Fox met with Mexican counterparts Thursday to lay the foundations for a post-Brexit trade deal, part of a global diplomatic offensive to smooth its departure from the European Union.

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Donald Trump: Killing NAFTA Would Be ‘Shock to the System’

President Donald Trump discussed his decision to renegotiate NAFTA, admitting that terminating the trade deal would cause too much economic chaos. “I decided rather than terminating NAFTA, which would be a pretty big, you know, shock to the system, we will

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Empire 2.0? Commonwealth Eyes Post-Brexit Trade Boost

LONDON (AFP) – With Britain on the brink of triggering its EU exit talks, the country and its historic trading partners in the Commonwealth are sizing up an opportunity to boost business.

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PICTURES: Protests as EU Moves to Approve Canada Trade Deal

Hundreds of protesters were outside the EU parliament building in Strasbourg, France, arguing Tuesday that instead of growth and jobs, such a deal will erode the bloc’s environmental, labor and consumer standards.

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Portugal Wants Close Trade and Defence Links With the UK After Brexit

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The European Union should seek a close trade and defense relationship with Britain after it leaves the bloc, with the scope of any agreement limited only by London’s approach to EU rules on the movement of goods and people, Portugal’s foreign minister says.

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Trump’s Trade Deal Chief: Britain at Front of the Queue

The United States will seek out a trade deal with the United Kingdom as a top priority during the Trump Administration, his head of commerce has revealed. While Billionaire businessman Wilbur Ross Jr., a vocal supporter of the Trump election

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European Union Admits Trade Deal With Canada Likely To Fail

LUXEMBOURG (AP) — The European Union’s foreign trade chief acknowledged that member states will likely be unable to back a landmark trade deal with Canada as scheduled on Tuesday but she was optimistic the deal could still be signed next week.

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REVEALED: EU To Bypass National Parliaments On Controversial TTIP Deal

The European Union (EU) plans to bypass national parliaments to implement controversial “free trade” deals, sources have revealed. A leaked letter to the EU’s trade commissioner reveals the Italian government supports blocking democracy on CETA, the “little sister” of the

Obama, House And Senate Leaders Hold Ceremony To Commemorate The 150th Anniversary Of Ratification Of Constitution To Abolish Slavery

Sharia in Obamatrade–Analyst: Sultan of Brunei Could Bypass U.S. Courts, Acquire American Land and Infrastructure

The text of the Obama administration’s Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal between the United States and 11 other countries reverses policies that were originally put into place to prevent a foreign takeover of the nation’s infrastructure, argues political consultant Curtis Ellis, who adds that the deal threatens U.S. national security interests.

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Jeff Sessions Challenges Obama, GOP Leaders: Hold Vote Now on Obamatrade

Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) released a statement warning against the possibility that a lame-duck session could be used to pass President Obama’s “deeply unpopular 5,554 page Trans-Pacific Partnership.” Sessions wants to eliminate the fast-track authority granted to Obama by Congress earlier this year that is “being used to create this new, binding international union.”

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REPORT: TPP Trade Deal Threatens End to American-Made Clothing

The clothing and apparel industry is divided on its support of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal, but according to the New York Post, the trade pact doesn’t encourage consumers to purchase American-made clothing and could push fashion design activity overseas.

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Bobby Jindal Skeptical of Huge Trans-Pacific Trade Deal

GOP presidential candidate Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA) doubled down on his skepticism towards President Barack Obama’s Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal negotiated by the Obama Administration.

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TPP Printed Out on Jeff Sessions Desk Looms Several Feet High

Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) frequently warns against the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal. Now he’s printed out the 5,544 page agreement and placed it on his desk, providing Breitbart News a photo of its size. The 5,544 pages stand

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Democrat: TPP Trade Deal Includes ‘Exclusions up the Wazoo’

A Democrat Congressman is blasting the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal — which impacts 40 percent of the world economy, consists of 12 countries and was made public on Thursday — saying it includes “exclusions up the wazoo.”