International Trade

German manufacturing recovery remains on track in August: PMI

German manufacturing recovery remains on track in August: PMI

Published 01/09/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - German manufacturers’ recovery from lockdown measures continued last month, with output growing at the fastest pace since February 2018, a survey showed [more…]

Global funds once again opt out of stocks, despite rally, Reuters polls show

Global funds once again opt out of stocks, despite rally, Reuters polls show

Published 28/08/2020

BENGALURU (Reuters) - Funds recommended equity holdings be trimmed to the lowest in over four years in August, despite record-breaking gains by world stocks, as [more…]

China agrees with U.S. to push forward implementation of Phase 1 trade deal

China agrees with U.S. to push forward implementation of Phase 1 trade deal

Published 25/08/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Tuesday it agreed with the United States to continue pushing forward the implementation of the bilateral Phase 1 trade [more…]

Japan’s record economic plunge wipes out Abe era gains

Japan’s record economic plunge wipes out Abe era gains

Published 17/08/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan was hit by its biggest economic slump on record in the second quarter as the coronavirus pandemic emptied shopping malls and [more…]

Facebook faces heat from Indian lawmakers on content practices

Facebook faces heat from Indian lawmakers on content practices

Published 17/08/2020

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian politicians are trading barbs over a media report that Facebook Inc’s (FB.O) content policies favoured Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party, [more…]

British trade minister pledges to fight ‘unfair’ U.S. tariffs – The Telegraph

British trade minister pledges to fight ‘unfair’ U.S. tariffs – The Telegraph

Published 16/08/2020

(Reuters) - British Trade Secretary Liz Truss pledged to fight U.S tariffs on Scotch whisky, calling them “unacceptable and unfair” in an op-ed in the [more…]

Trump says looking at pressuring other Chinese companies after Bytedance

Trump says looking at pressuring other Chinese companies after Bytedance

Published 16/08/2020

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he could exert pressure on more Chinese companies such as technology giant Alibaba (BABA.N) [more…]

China sends fighter jets as U.S. health chief visits Taiwan

China sends fighter jets as U.S. health chief visits Taiwan

Published 10/08/2020

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Chinese air force jets briefly crossed the mid-line of the Taiwan Strait on Monday and were tracked by Taiwanese missiles, Taiwan’s government [more…]

China imposes sanctions against U.S. lawmakers over Hong Kong

China imposes sanctions against U.S. lawmakers over Hong Kong

Published 10/08/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China said it would apply sanctions against 11 U.S. citizens including officials from Monday in response to Washington’s move on Friday to [more…]