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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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17 Apr 2018

Brazil secures WTO backing in dispute with Canada's Bombardier

GENEVA/BRASILIA Brazil has secured World Trade Organization backing to press its claims against Canada in a dispute over what it says are unfair subsidies for Bombardier Inc's CSeries jets, a preliminary WTO ruling published on Tuesday showed.

16 Apr 2018

EU demands compensation for U.S. steel tariffs at WTO

GENEVA The European Union is seeking compensation from the United States for U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminium, despite Washington's assertion that they are not subject to World Trade Organization rules, a WTO filing showed on Monday.

16 Apr 2018

Maldives rejects U.N. body's call to let ex-president fight election

GENEVA The Maldives rejected a demand by a U.N. human rights watchdog on Monday that former president Mohamed Nasheed be allowed to stand for office, including in a presidential election later this year.

13 Apr 2018

Congo faces "Dante's Inferno" but shuns U.N. aid effort

GENEVA The United Nations called on Friday for global funding to aid millions of people facing hellish living conditions in Democratic Republic of Congo after years of factional bloodshed and lawlessness.

12 Apr 2018

Global trade growth strong but at risk if conflict escalates, WTO says

GENEVA World trade in goods is maintaining a robust recovery, but it still might falter if trade tensions escalate further, the World Trade Organization said in its annual forecast on Thursday.

12 Apr 2018

Global trade growth strong but at risk if spats escalate, WTO says

GENEVA, April 12 World goods trade will grow 4.4 percent this year, maintaining a rapid recovery that could nevertheless unravel if trade tensions escalate further, the World Trade Organization said in its annual forecast on Thursday.

28 Mar 2018

Facebook privacy debate is tip of the e-commerce iceberg, UN says

GENEVA The scandal over data privacy that is causing a headache for Facebook Inc shows just one aspect of the huge task of preparing the world for e-commerce, the United Nations trade and development agency UNCTAD said on Wednesday.

28 Mar 2018

WTO chief sees no sign of U.S. walking away from WTO

GENEVA There is no sign that the United States is distancing itself from the World Trade Organization, and negotiations are underway to avert a global trade war, WTO Director-General Roberto Azevedo said in a BBC interview broadcast on Wednesday.

27 Mar 2018

U.S. and China tussle at WTO over legality of Trump tariffs

GENEVA The United States sparred with China at the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Tuesday over the legality of U.S. tariffs in response to alleged theft of U.S. intellectual property.

26 Mar 2018

China urges WTO members - Put U.S. tariff 'beast back in the cage'

GENEVA China called on World Trade Organization members on Monday to unite to prevent the United States "wrecking" the WTO, and it urged them to oppose U.S. President Donald Trump's tariffs targeting China's alleged theft of intellectual property.

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