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Global shares tick up on upbeat China factory reports, trade talk hopes

12 December, 2019 9:40 am 9:40 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Global shares rose on Monday and oil rebounded after upbeat China manufacturing surveys and as investors clung to hopes Beijing and Washington could reach a compromise in trade talks. MSCI’s index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS gained 0.46%, reclaiming some of its loss on Friday while Japan’s Nikkei .N225 jumped 1.11%. … Read More


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Asian shares trapped in a trade maze, oil nurses losses

11 November, 2019 8:41 am 8:41 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares stumbled on Wednesday as the Sino-US trade talks produced nothing but a stream of conflicting messages, while concerns about a glut of supply left oil prices nursing their biggest one-day loss in seven weeks. Figures from the American Petroleum Institute out late Tuesday showed a far larger rise in crude … Read More


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China, US had constructive phone call on trade

11 November, 2019 9:39 am 9:39 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – China and United States had “constructive talks” on trade in a high-level phone call on Saturday, state media Xinhua said. China’s Vice Premier Liu He, US trade representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin were on the call. The two sides discussed each other’s core issues for the first phase of … Read More


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Trump hopes US-China trade deal will be signed by middle of November

10 October, 2019 10:43 am 10:43 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump said he thinks a trade deal between the United States and China will be signed by the time the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meetings take place in Chile on Nov. 16 and 17. Chinese Vice Premier Liu He will provide Beijing’s perspective on the progress of the talks in … Read More


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US outlines ‘Phase 1’ trade deal with China, suspends October t...

10 October, 2019 9:19 am 9:19 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump outlined the first phase of a deal to end a trade war with China and suspended a threatened tariff hike, but officials on both sides said much more work needed to be done before an accord could be agreed. The emerging deal, covering agriculture, currency and some aspects … Read More


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US expands blacklist to include China’s top AI startups ahead of trad...

10 October, 2019 12:33 pm 12:33 pm

WASHINGTON/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The US government widened its trade blacklist to include some of China’s top artificial intelligence startups, punishing Beijing for its treatment of Muslim minorities and ratcheting up tensions ahead of high-level trade talks in Washington this week. The decision, which drew a sharp rebuke from Beijing, targets 20 Chinese public security bureaus … Read More


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China’s top diplomat says Beijing willing to buy more US products

09 September, 2019 10:11 am 10:11 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – China’s top diplomat said that China was willing to buy more US products, and said trade talks would yield results if both sides “take more enthusiastic measures” to show goodwill and reduce “pessimistic language” in their trade dispute. Wang Yi, China’s state councillor and foreign minister, said in response to questions … Read More


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Pakistan allows trade of life-saving medicines with India

09 September, 2019 11:32 am 11:32 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Owing to Human sympathy, the federal government allowed trade of life-saving medicines from India. According to the details garnered, the government permitted the import of life-saving medicines from India in order to provide relief to patients and the export of life-saving drugs to India was also allowed. It is pertinent to … Read More


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Lower your trade barriers to seal UK deal, Johnson tells Trump

08 August, 2019 3:41 am 3:41 am

BIARRITZ, France (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson used a pre-G7 summit phone call to US President Donald Trump to demand he lower trade barriers and open up parts of the US economy to British firms, citing a wide range of markets from cars to cauliflowers. The two spoke on Friday ahead of the meeting … Read More


Cabinet discusses Kashmir situation, endorses decision to close trade with ...

08 August, 2019 7:55 pm 7:55 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan presided over a meeting of the federal cabinet on Friday. Briefing the media about the decisions taken by the federal cabinet, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information Firdous Ashiq Awan said that Prime Minister Imran Khan took the cabinet into confidence on regional situation emerging after … Read More


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Federal cabinet meets today to take up 12-point agenda including Kashmir

08 August, 2019 5:43 am 5:43 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The federal cabinet is going to meet today to take up 12-point agenda that included latest situation in the Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK). Sources said a summary to abandon trade with India would be presented in the cabinet meeting to be chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan. According to the ministry … Read More


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US, China to keep talking on trade after little progress in Shanghai

08 August, 2019 9:06 am 9:06 am

SHANGHAI/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US and Chinese negotiators ended a brief round of trade talks with little sign of progress and agreed to meet again in September, prolonging an uneasy truce in a year-long trade war between the world’s two largest economies. The talks were the first face-to-face meetings since US President Donald Trump and Chinese … Read More


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White House releases declaration of Imran-Trump meeting

07 July, 2019 1:07 pm 1:07 pm

WASHINGTON (92 news) – The declaration released by the White House stated that the US President Donald J Trump showed willingness ‘to strengthen cooperation with Pakistan on issues that are vital to the peace, stability, and prosperity of the South Asia region’ during his meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan. According to the declaration, President … Read More


‘We are in Washington to discuss trade and not aid with US’: FM...

07 July, 2019 1:28 pm 1:28 pm

WASHINGTON DC (92 NEWS) – Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has made it clear that Pakistan will hold discussion with the United States for mutual trade and not for seeking any aid. Talking to media, he said Prime Minister Imran Khan is fighting the country’s case. “We have come to Washington with new approach and … Read More


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Country suffered a loss due to lack of check on Afghan transit trade: FBR c...

07 July, 2019 7:41 pm 7:41 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Shabbar Zaidi said that the country had suffered a loss due to lack of checks and balances on the Afghan transit trade. Addressing a seminar on Friday, he said that the government would collect revenue by imposing taxes on income instead of items. “All are … Read More