Trade deal

Trump says Beijing 'broke' trade talk deals, pledges to keep tariffs on Chinese goods

Thu, 09 May 2019 - 09:43 GMT

The U.S. Trade Representative’s office announced that tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods would increase to 25 percent from 10 percent at 12:01 a.m. (0401) GMT on Friday.

Asia shares rise on U.S.-China trade deal optimism, Aussie tumbles

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 - 09:27 GMT

Spread-betters expect Frankfurt’s DAX and Paris’s CAC open up half a percent and 0.4 percent, respectively, and see London’s FTSE basically flat.

U.S.-China trade talks conclude as hopes of a deal build

Wed, 09 Jan 2019 - 09:33 GMT

The talks were extended into an unscheduled third day, showing both sides were “serious”, China’s Foreign Ministry said.

Egypt waives customs duties on EU-imported cars

Wed, 02 Jan 2019 - 01:12 GMT

The customs authority said on Tuesday that custom duties on EU-imported cars have been waived in accordance with an approved schedule of Egypt-EU partnership agreement.

Pound firm after EU offers Britain a post-Brexit partnership, dollar near 4-week low

Thu, 30 Aug 2018 - 08:21 GMT

The pound surged as fears of a ‘hard Brexit’ eased after Michel Barnier signalled an accommodative stance towards London in ongoing talks.

Dollar rises as relief over U.S.-Mexico trade deal fizzles out

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 - 08:56 GMT

The U.S. currency has fallen for three consecutive weeks despite the United States embarking on greater monetary tightening than elsewhere.

Canada rejoins NAFTA talks as U.S. autos tariff details emerge

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 - 08:39 GMT

“These concessions are really going to be important for workers in Canada and the United States,” she told reporters after meeting with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer.

Dollar mired near one-month low on trade deal; pound struggles

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 - 08:43 GMT

Against a basket of its rivals, the dollar hit its lowest level since Aug. 2 at 94.68 in early Asian trades before consolidating its losses.

U.S., Mexico reach NAFTA deal, turn up pressure on Canada

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 - 08:26 GMT

Auto stocks soared and the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq rallied to record highs on the expectation that Canada would sign onto the deal and ease the economic uncertainty caused by U.S. President Donald Trump’s repeated threats to ditch the 1994 accord.

Mexico minister says would tweak bilateral U.S. trade deal without Canada

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 - 08:15 GMT

Guajardo said in an interview on Mexican radio that Mexico’s preference was for Canada to remain in the three-nation pact, but if it opted out some parts of Monday’s deal would have to be redesigned such as auto content rules.

Factbox: Five key takeaways from Trump's U.S.-Mexico trade deal

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 - 08:12 GMT

The 24-year-old NAFTA is a trilateral deal between the United States, Canada and Mexico that underpins $1.2 trillion in North American Trade.

China tempts Britain with free trade, says door to U.S. talks open

Mon, 30 Jul 2018 - 08:40 GMT

Britain has pushed a strong message to Chinese companies that it is fully open for business as it prepares to leave the European Union next year.

Germany seeking deal to end EU-U.S. trade dispute

Mon, 28 May 2018 - 08:48 GMT

Germany is seeking to end a dispute between the United States and the European Union over President Donald Trump’s decision to impose high tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.

Trump urges a new 'structure' for U.S.-China trade deal

Thu, 24 May 2018 - 09:04 GMT

Representatives for the White House did not respond to a request for more information about the president’s statement.

EU, Mexico reach initial agreement on updated free trade deal

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 - 07:11 GMT

The European Union and Mexico have reached a preliminary agreement on a new free trade deal, the two parties said in a joint statement on Saturday.