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G20 finance officials eye solution to digital tax row this year

G20 finance officials eye solution to digital tax row this year

Published 18/07/2020

WASHINGTON/BERLIN (Reuters) - Finance officials from the Group of 20 major economies on Saturday vowed to resolve major differences over taxing big tech companies and [more…]

Acting DHS head says U.S. doing ‘great job’ getting economy back up

Acting DHS head says U.S. doing ‘great job’ getting economy back up

Published 21/06/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is doing “a great job” reopening the country after lockdowns to contain the novel coronavirus outbreak, Acting Homeland Security [more…]

Japan, UK agree to work on swift trade agreement: Japan government statement

Japan, UK agree to work on swift trade agreement: Japan government statement

Published 09/06/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan and the United Kingdom agreed to start negotiations for a swift agreement on an economic partnership to secure business continuity for [more…]

German economy to shrink by at least 10%: DIHK

German economy to shrink by at least 10%: DIHK

Published 19/05/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s DIHK chambers of industry and commerce expect Europe’s largest economy to shrink at least 10% this year due to the coronavirus [more…]

China announces new tariff waivers for some U.S. imports

China announces new tariff waivers for some U.S. imports

Published 12/05/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China announced on Tuesday a new list of 79 U.S. products eligible for waivers from retaliatory tariffs imposed at the height of [more…]

Euro zone investor morale hits all-time low on coronavirus – Sentix

Euro zone investor morale hits all-time low on coronavirus – Sentix

Published 06/04/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - Investor morale in the euro zone fell to an all-time low in April and the bloc’s economy is in deep recession due [more…]

White House not considering three-month tariff deferral: Navarro

White House not considering three-month tariff deferral: Navarro

Published 25/03/2020

(Reuters) - The White House’s top trade advisor denied on Tuesday that the Trump administration was considering a three-month deferral of tariff payments on imported [more…]

China’s U.S. trade deal commitments not changed in translation: Mnuchin

China’s U.S. trade deal commitments not changed in translation: Mnuchin

Published 13/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China’s commitments in the Phase 1 trade deal with the United States were not changed during a lengthy translation process and will [more…]

U.S. congressional study urges sanctions on China over ‘crimes against humanity’

U.S. congressional study urges sanctions on China over ‘crimes against humanity’

Published 09/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. congressional report called for sanctions against China over human rights abuses, and for U.S. officials to keep rights concerns in [more…]

China’s Vice Premier Liu to sign U.S. trade deal in Washington next week

China’s Vice Premier Liu to sign U.S. trade deal in Washington next week

Published 09/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s Vice Premier Liu He, head of the country’s negotiation team in Sino-U.S. trade talks, will sign a “Phase 1” deal in [more…]