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Trump says U.S. will only rejoin Pacific trade pact if terms are improved

Apr 14 2018

WASHINGTON/TOKYO U.S. President Donald Trump said the United States would only join the Trans Pacific Partnership, a multinational trade deal his administration walked away from last year, if it offered "substantially better" terms than those provided under previous negotiations. | Video

Trump set for China tariff announcement on Thursday, trade war fears grow

Mar 22 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump will announce tariffs on Chinese imports on Thursday, a White House official said, in a move aimed at curbing theft of U.S. technology and likely to trigger retaliation from Beijing and stoke fears of a global trade war.

USA und EU wollen Handelskrieg noch abwenden

Mar 21 2018

Washington/Berlin/Peking Kurz vor dem Inkrafttreten von neuen US-Zöllen auf Stahl und Aluminium beraten die Regierung in Washington und die Europäischen Union noch über mögliche Ausnahmen.

'Death by China' economist ascendant as Trump pushes tariffs, hits China

Mar 07 2018

WASHINGTON An economist who believes that Chinese goods are literally poisoning Americans, advocates ending Washington's "One China" policy and says trade deals have weakened the United States economically with the connivance of U.S. business has emerged as the big winner from renewed turmoil in the White House.

Trump's trade tariffs: Long on rhetoric, short on impact?

Mar 06 2018

WASHINGTON From Bush-era steel duties to the European Union's "bra wars" skirmish with China, global trade wars have often threatened but never quite gotten off the ground and President Donald Trump's planned steel and aluminum tariffs will likely play out the same way.

Trump's trade tariffs: Long on rhetoric, short on impact?

Mar 05 2018

WASHINGTON From Bush-era steel duties to the European Union's "bra wars" skirmish with China, global trade wars have often threatened but never quite gotten off the ground and President Donald Trump's planned steel and aluminium tariffs will likely play out the same way.

World economic growth improving, even as U.S., UK potential slows: IMF

Oct 10 2017

WASHINGTON The current broad-based global economic upswing will likely be sustained this year and next, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday, with gains in most of the world offsetting sluggish outcomes in the United States, Britain and India.

Hammond says BoE remains independent after PM's policy comments

Oct 07 2016

WASHINGTON Chancellor Philip Hammond sought to quash speculation that the government wanted to influence the Bank of England after the country's prime minister highlighted the "bad side effects" of its record low interest rates this week.

UK's Hammond says BoE remains independent after PM's policy comments

Oct 07 2016

WASHINGTON, Oct 7 British finance minister Philip Hammond sought to quash speculation that the government wanted to influence the Bank of England after the country's prime minister highlighted the "bad side effects" of its record low interest rates this week.

U.S. Fed orders China's AgBank to boost oversight

Sep 29 2016

Agricultural Bank of China, one of the country's top four banks, has been ordered by the Federal Reserve to improve its safeguards against money laundering, the U.S. central bank said on Thursday, citing "significant deficiencies" in the New York branch.

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