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First day US China trade trump trade talk

First day of US-China trade talks end; Trump’s tariff hike set to tak...

05 May, 2019 9:29 am 9:29 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Top US and Chinese trade negotiators concluded the first of two days of talks on Thursday to rescue a trade deal that is close to collapsing as Washington prepares to go ahead with plans to hike tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of goods imported from China. Tension between Washington and … Read More

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US, China hold ‘constructive’ trade talks in Beijing

03 March, 2019 1:46 pm 1:46 pm

BEIJING (Reuters) – US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin held “constructive” talks in Beijing, he said on Friday, concluding the latest round of dialogue aimed at resolving the bitter trade dispute between the world’s two largest economies. Mnuchin and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer were in the Chinese capital for the first face-to-face meetings between the … Read More

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Trump says trade deal ‘coming along nicely’ with China

03 March, 2019 10:54 pm 10:54 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday a trade deal with Beijing was coming along nicely, with US trade negotiators poised to head to China next week for another round of talks. “The deal is coming along nicely,” he said to reporters at the White House. Trump said top US negotiators were … Read More

US to move ahead with Mexico trade pact, keep talking to Canada

09 September, 2018 8:32 am 8:32 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Contentious US-Canada trade talks ended with no deal to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement after the mood soured, and President Donald Trump notified Congress of his intent to sign a bilateral trade pact with Mexico. US and Canadian trade officials set plans to resume their talks with the aim of … Read More

UN chief looks forward to North, South Korea talks in New York

08 August, 2018 9:04 am 9:04 am

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – UN Secretary-General António Guterres praised efforts by North and South Korea to build trust and confidence and looked forward to discussing with the parties in September what support he can offer to aid peace and denuclearisation, a UN spokesman said . “The Secretary-General looks forward to discussing how he can further … Read More

Japan, US to meet again on trade in September: Japan economy minister

08 August, 2018 8:39 am 8:39 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Japan’s Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said that he had had productive trade talks with US rt Trade Representative RobeLighthizer and that they planned to meet again in September. He said both acknowledged the importance of expanding trade between the two nations. “We agreed to seek ways to promote Japan-US trade by working … Read More