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

14 Apr 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

22 Mar 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

21 Mar 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

08 Mar 2018

(This March 7 story has been refiled to correct name of Chinese president in 11th paragraph to Xi Jinping from Xi Xiping)

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

06 Mar 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?

05 Mar 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

10 Oct 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

07 Oct 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.

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

29 Sep 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.

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

29 Sep 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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Europeans vote, with EU future in balance

Europeans vote on Sunday in an election expected to further dent traditional pro-EU parties and bolster the nationalist fringe in the European Parliament, putting a potential brake on collective action in economic and foreign policy.