Tag Archives: economy growth


US demands regular review of China trade reform

01 January, 2019 8:13 am 8:13 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is pushing for regular reviews of China’s progress on pledged trade reforms as a condition for a trade deal – and could again resort to tariffs if it deems Beijing has violated the agreement, according to sources briefed on negotiations to end the trade war between the two nations. … Read More

Japan exports fall for first time since 2016 as trade war fears mount

10 October, 2018 8:19 am 8:19 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s exports fell in September for the first time since 2016 as shipments to the United States and China declined, likely impeding third quarter economic growth and adding to concerns about the broadening impact of an escalating Sino-US trade war. The data comes days after a Reuters poll showed a third of … Read More

UK consumer spending dips in July, modest pay rises ahead

08 August, 2018 8:28 am 8:28 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British consumer spending dipped last month and few employers plan to offer bigger pay rises, according to economic surveys on Monday that suggest future growth is likely to remain modest. Last week official figures showed growth sped up in the three months to June after an unusually snowy start to the year, … Read More