Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.
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LONDON The shipping industry has long been criticised by campaigners for allowing vessels to be broken up on beaches, endangering workers and polluting the sea and sand.
LONDON The world's top two container shipping groups Maersk Line and MSC are reviewing their Iran operations after the United States withdrawal from the international nuclear agreement with Tehran.
By Clara Denina , Jonathan Saul, Dasha Afanasieva and Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen
LONDON/ANKARA Some Iranians had been cashing in their savings even before U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement he would pull out from the international nuclear deal with Iran, straining a banking system weighed down by bad loans and years of isolation.
LONDON/FRANKFURT Germany's No.2 lender DZ Bank plans to sell certain assets of its troubled ship and aircraft financing division DVB after receiving muted interest for the whole business, four sources familiar with the matter said.
GENEVA Louis Dreyfus Company, one of the world's largest agricultural commodity players, is bolstering sugar trading in Africa as it contends with heightened competition and depressed prices, a senior company official said.
LONDON The Baltic Exchange, owned by Singapore Exchange , plans to launch new indexes for grains, gas and potentially air freight in its biggest shake-up for more than a decade, according to executives and two sources familiar with the matter.
GENEVA Sugar prices will only start to recover towards 2020 as a global glut of stocks will continue to weigh, the chief executive of the world's largest sugar trader Alvean said on Tuesday.
LONDON The United Nations shipping agency reached an agreement on Friday to cut carbon emissions, following years of slow progress.
LONDON The United Nations' shipping agency is under pressure this week to agree on a plan to cut carbon emissions from the sector, following years of slow progress, but the strategy could fall well short of what is required to limit global warming.
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