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Full-blown trade war would cost jobs, growth and stability: WTO's Azevedo

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BERLIN A full-blown trade war would have serious effects on global economic growth and there would be no winners in such a scenario, the director-general of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Roberto Azevedo, said on Tuesday.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Full-blown trade war would cost jobs, growth and stability - WTO's Azevedo

BERLIN, Sept 25 A full-blown trade war would have serious effects on global economic growth and there would be no winners in such a scenario, the director-general of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Roberto Azevedo, said on Tuesday.

Sep 25 2018

Financial think tank calls on Britain to bolster global regulatory role

LONDON, Sept 25 Britain will need a stronger voice in post-Brexit global financial rulemaking as the United States increasingly calls international standards into question, industry officials said on Tuesday.

Ex-PBOC chief says China must address "loopholes" as part of WTO reform

GENEVA China must plug loopholes in the way it applies rules on subsidies and technology transfer to address complaints from the United States and the European Union, former central bank chief Zhou Xiaochuan said on Wednesday.

Sep 19 2018

UPDATE 2-Ex-PBOC chief says China must address "loopholes" as part of WTO reform

GENEVA, Sept 19 China must plug loopholes in the way it applies rules on subsidies and technology transfer to address complaints from the United States and the European Union, former central bank chief Zhou Xiaochuan said on Wednesday.

Global carbon prices too low to combat climate change: OECD

LONDON Carbon prices in major advanced economies are too low to cut greenhouse gas emissions and stave off the worst effects of climate change, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said on Tuesday.

Sep 18 2018

Global carbon prices too low to combat climate change - OECD

LONDON, Sept 18 Carbon prices in major advanced economies are too low to cut greenhouse gas emissions and stave off the worst effects of climate change, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said on Tuesday.

G20 trade ministers say WTO reform 'urgent' as new Trump tariffs loom

MAR DEL PLATA Trade and investment ministers from G20 countries meeting in Argentina said there was an "urgent need" to improve the World Trade Organization, a joint statement said on Friday.

Sep 15 2018

UPDATE 3-G20 trade ministers say WTO reform 'urgent' as new Trump tariffs loom

MAR DEL PLATA, Sept 14 Trade and investment ministers from G20 countries meeting in Argentina said there was an "urgent need" to improve the World Trade Organization, a joint statement said on Friday.

Bonds, Markets Sep 15 2018

Deputy USTR Shea to represent U.S. at G20 trade ministers meeting

WASHINGTON Deputy US Trade Representative Dennis Shea will represent the United States at a Group of 20 trade ministers meeting in Mar del Plata, Argentina, on Friday, the USTR office said on Wednesday.

Sep 12 2018