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Explainer: How U.S.-China talks differ from any other trade deal

19 Jan 2019

WASHINGTON The trade deal that U.S. negotiators are seeking with China may have more in common with a sanctions-monitoring regime than a traditional trade pact.

Explainer - How U.S.-China talks differ from any other trade deal

18 Jan 2019

WASHINGTON The trade deal that U.S. negotiators are seeking with China may have more in common with a sanctions-monitoring regime than a traditional trade pact.

Explainer - How U.S.-China talks differ from any other trade deal

18 Jan 2019

WASHINGTON The trade deal that U.S. negotiators are seeking with China may have more in common with a sanctions-monitoring regime than a traditional trade pact.

EXPLAINER-How U.S.-China talks differ from any other trade deal

18 Jan 2019

WASHINGTON, Jan 18 The trade deal that U.S. negotiators are seeking with China may have more in common with a sanctions-monitoring regime than a traditional trade pact.

USTR promises exclusion process for higher tariffs if China talks fail

16 Jan 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer has assured lawmakers that companies will be able to request exclusions on tariffs on $200 billion worth of goods under discussion with Beijing if talks do not yield a deal by the March 2 deadline.

U.S. to seek comprehensive agriculture access in EU trade talks

12 Jan 2019

WASHINGTON The United States on Friday signaled it would not bow to the European Union's request to keep agriculture out of planned U.S.-EU trade talks, publishing negotiating objectives that seek comprehensive EU access for American farm products.

In Beijing talks, U.S. seeks details on Chinese goods purchases, trade promises

10 Jan 2019

BEIJING/WASHINGTON U.S. officials used three days of trade talks in Beijing to demand more details on China's pledge to make big purchases of American goods, as well as to push for ways to hold China to any commitments on changes to industrial policies. | Video

World Bank's Kim to join Global Infrastructure Partners

09 Jan 2019

WASHINGTON World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim will join Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), a private equity fund that invests in projects in wealthy and developing countries, the firm said on Tuesday, a day after Kim's shock resignation from the bank.

U.S.-China trade talks extended amid some signs of progress

09 Jan 2019

BEIJING/WASHINGTON The United States and China will continue trade talks in Beijing for an unscheduled third day, U.S. officials said on Tuesday amid signs of progress on issues including purchases of U.S. farm and energy commodities and increased access to China's markets. | Video

World Bank's Kim abruptly resigns to join infrastructure firm

08 Jan 2019

WASHINGTON World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim unexpectedly resigned on Monday, more than three years before his term ends in 2022, amid differences with the Trump administration over climate change and the need for more development resources. | Video

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