TRADE

Japan, New Zealand discuss importance of trade for world economic recovery, economy minister Nishimura says

Japan, New Zealand discuss importance of trade for world economic recovery, economy minister Nishimura says

Published 22/06/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura on Monday discussed the importance of free trade for a world economic recovery with New Zealand’s Minister [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…]

Trump ‘not interested’ in reopening U.S.-China trade deal after report of Beijing discontent

Trump ‘not interested’ in reopening U.S.-China trade deal after report of Beijing discontent

Published 12/05/2020

BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he opposed renegotiating the U.S.-China “Phase 1” trade deal after a Chinese state-run newspaper reported [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…]

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…]

WTO gives somber outlook for global trade, sees virus threat

WTO gives somber outlook for global trade, sees virus threat

Published 17/02/2020

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Growth of global trade in goods is likely to remain weak in early 2020, the World Trade Organization (WTO) said on Monday, [more…]

Britain doesn’t need anything special from EU trade deal – PM Johnson’s spokesman

Britain doesn’t need anything special from EU trade deal – PM Johnson’s spokesman

Published 17/02/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain does not need any special arrangements in its future relationship with the European Union, Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s spokesman said on [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…]

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…]