Tag: Trade Deal

US President Donald Trump welcomed China's President Xi Jinping conciliatory comments on trade, easing fears the two economies will careen towards a trade war

Trump Hints at China Trade Deal with ‘Different Structure’

President Donald Trump hinted at the need for a “different structure” for a bilateral trade deal with China just one day after the Commerce Department’s Tuesday determination that China has been using Vietnam to circumvent anti-steel dumping measures.

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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.


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.

Portugal's Foreign Minister Augusto Santos Silva speaks during a meeting with his Russian counterpart in Moscow on July 18, 2016. / AFP / Vasily MAXIMOV (Photo credit should read VASILY MAXIMOV/AFP/Getty Images)

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


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.


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