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David Lawder

After 'Howdy Modi,' Trump and India's PM could sign trade deal

2:43pm BST

WASHINGTON/NEW DELHI The United States and India are racing to negotiate a limited trade deal that U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi can sign at the United Nations General Assembly in New York at the end of September, people familiar with the talks said

Hopes for trade breakthrough fade as China cancels U.S. farm visits

10:18am BST

WASHINGTON/CHICAGO A U.S.-China trade deal appeared elusive on Friday after Chinese officials unexpectedly canceled a visit to farms in Montana and Nebraska as deputy trade negotiators wrapped up two days of negotiations in Washington.

U.S., Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences

20 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators resumed face-to-face talks for the first time in nearly two months on Thursday, as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy differences and find a way out of their protracted trade war.

RPT-U.S., Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences

19 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON, Sept 19 U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks on Thursday for the first time in nearly two months as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy differences and find a way out of a bitter and protracted trade war.

U.S., Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences

19 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON, Sept 19 U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks on Thursday for the first time in nearly two months as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy differences and find a way out of a bitter and protracted trade war.

U.S., Chinese trade deputy talks to start on Thursday

17 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON Deputy-level U.S.-China trade talks are scheduled to start in Washington on Thursday, the U.S. Trade Representative's office said, paving the way for high-level talks in October aimed at resolving a bitter, 14-month trade war.

Trump says U.S. reaches trade deals with Japan, no word on cars

17 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday Washington had struck trade agreements with Tokyo that could be implemented without congressional approval, but stopped short of assuring Japan that new tariffs would not be slapped on vital auto exports.

World News

Iran says it will destroy any aggressor

Iran will pursue any aggressor, even it carries out a limited attack, and seek to destroy it, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday, after attacks on Saudi oil sites which Riyadh and U.S officials blamed on Tehran.