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China says hopes it can reach trade agreement with U.S. as soon as possible

China says hopes it can reach trade agreement with U.S. as soon as possible

Published 09/12/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Monday that it hoped to make a trade deal with the United States as soon as possible, amid intense [more…]

House Democrats, USTR nearing deal to pass modified USMCA agreement: WSJ

House Democrats, USTR nearing deal to pass modified USMCA agreement: WSJ

Published 09/12/2019

(Reuters) - House Democrats and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer are nearing a deal to pass a revised version of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, the [more…]

U.S.-China trade deal ‘stalled because of Hong Kong legislation’: Axios

U.S.-China trade deal ‘stalled because of Hong Kong legislation’: Axios

Published 02/12/2019

(Reuters) - A trade deal between United States and China was now “stalled because of Hong Kong legislation”, news website Axios reported on Sunday, citing [more…]

U.S. expected to grant Huawei 90-day license extension Monday: sources

U.S. expected to grant Huawei 90-day license extension Monday: sources

Published 18/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is set to issue a 90-day extension of a license on Monday allowing U.S. companies to continue doing business [more…]

Boris Johnson set to grant Huawei access to UK’s 5G network: The Sunday Times

Boris Johnson set to grant Huawei access to UK’s 5G network: The Sunday Times

Published 27/10/2019

(Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is preparing to grant China’s Huawei technologies Co Ltd access to the UK’s future 5G telecoms network, the [more…]

Enough support from UK lawmakers to pass Brexit deal: parliament leader

Enough support from UK lawmakers to pass Brexit deal: parliament leader

Published 15/10/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - There is enough support among British lawmakers to pass a Brexit deal, the leader of the lower house of parliament Jacob Rees-Mogg [more…]

Where the U.S.-Japan trade deal falls short of Trans-Pacific pact abandoned by Trump

Where the U.S.-Japan trade deal falls short of Trans-Pacific pact abandoned by Trump

Published 07/10/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has called his new trade deal with Japan a “phenomenal” victory for U.S. farmers. But don’t expect America’s [more…]

China urges ‘calm and rational’ resolution to U.S.-Sino trade war

China urges ‘calm and rational’ resolution to U.S.-Sino trade war

Published 30/09/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - China hopes Beijing and Washington will resolve their trade dispute “with a calm and rational attitude”, Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen said [more…]

Governments must ensure ECB is not overburdened, Merkel says

Governments must ensure ECB is not overburdened, Merkel says

Published 26/09/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Euro zone governments must reform their economies and use appropriate fiscal policies to ensure that the European Central Bank is not overburdened, [more…]