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Trump plans to end India’s preferential trade treatment

03 March, 2019 9:04 am 9:04 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump said on Monday he intends to end India’s preferential trade treatment under a program that allows $5.6 billion worth of Indian exports to enter the United States duty free. Trump, who has vowed to reduce US trade deficits, has repeatedly called out India for its high tariffs. “I … Read More




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Trade, investment important pillar of Pakistan’s foreign policy: PM

03 March, 2019 6:35 pm 6:35 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has said trade and investment is an important pillar of Pakistan’s foreign policy. PM Khan said while talking to a delegation of business community leaders in Islamabad on Monday. He also has said the government is also working on a comprehensive plan to encourage non tax … Read More




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Trump delays tariff hike on Chinese goods, citing trade talk progress

02 February, 2019 3:31 pm 3:31 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would delay an increase in US tariffs on Chinese goods thanks to “productive” trade talks and that he and Chinese President Xi Jinping would meet to seal a deal if progress continued. The announcement was the clearest sign yet that China and the United States … Read More




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Trump, Modi discuss trade, Afghanistan: White House

01 January, 2019 11:38 am 11:38 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed reducing the US trade deficit with India and increasing their cooperation in Afghanistan in a telephone call on Monday, the White House said. “The leaders agreed to strengthen the US-India strategic partnership in 2019 and exchanged perspectives on how to reduce … Read More




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US Vice President Pence vows no end to tariffs until China bows

11 November, 2018 2:06 pm 2:06 pm

PORT MORESBY (Reuters) – The United States will not back down from its trade dispute with China, and might even double its tariffs, unless Beijing bows to US demands, Vice President Mike Pence said on Saturday. In a bluntly worded speech at an Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) summit in Papua New Guinea, Pence threw … Read More




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China’s Xi says world growth overshadowed by protectionism

11 November, 2018 8:44 am 8:44 am

PORT MORESBY (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping warned on Saturday that the shadow of protectionism and unilateralism was hanging over global growth, joining other Asia-Pacific leaders in urging free trade. “One who chooses to close his door will only cut himself off from the rest of the world and lose his direction,” Xi said … Read More




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Rouhani says Iran to sell oil, defy US sanctions

11 November, 2018 1:58 pm 1:58 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran will sell its oil and break sanctions reimposed by the United States on its vital energy and banking sectors, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told economists at a meeting broadcast live on state television on Monday. “America wanted to cut to zero Iran’s oil sales but we will continue to sell our … Read More




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“Shines with the colour of pearls”: Myanmar’s trade in hu...

11 November, 2018 12:03 pm 12:03 pm

YANGON (Reuters) – Hair helps to pay the rent for Za Za Lin, whose eyes filled with tears as her long black mane was combed, cut, and untangled by practised hands at a roadside market stall in Myanmar’s commercial hub of Yangon. “It only hurts a little,” said the 15-year-old, as hair buyer Zin Mar … Read More




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Standard Chartered warns of trade war risks after third quarter profit beat...

10 October, 2018 10:50 am 10:50 am

HONG KONG/LONDON (Reuters) – Standard Chartered (STAN.L) warned on Wednesday an escalating Sino-US trade war was weighing on business sentiment in its core emerging markets, after posting a better than expected 31 percent rise in quarterly profit before tax. The downbeat comments on global trade reflect a more pessimistic tone than the Asia-focused lender’s statement … Read More




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Trade pact clause seen deterring China trade deal with Canada, Mexico

10 October, 2018 8:40 am 8:40 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China’s hopes of negotiating a free trade pact with Canada or Mexico were dealt a sharp setback by a provision deep in the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement that aims to forbid such deals with “non-market” countries, trade experts said on Tuesday. The provision specifies that if one of the current North American … Read More




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Forecasters unanimous: US-China trade war bad for economy

09 September, 2018 9:25 am 9:25 am

BENGALURU (Reuters) – The US economy will expand at a robust pace in coming quarters but slow to 2 percent by the end of 2019, according to forecasters polled by Reuters who unanimously said the escalating trade war with China was bad economic policy. In a sign the trade war is not likely to end … Read More




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Asian shares fall under pressure from trade, emerging markets worries

09 September, 2018 8:41 am 8:41 am

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Asian shares fell in early trade on Tuesday, amid growing concerns over escalating international trade disputes and as emergency austerity measures in Argentina highlighted turbulence in emerging markets. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS was down 0.2 percent after European shares ended mostly flat, though a weak British pound … Read More




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Will have to advance after resolving all disputes including Kashmir: PM

08 August, 2018 12:38 pm 12:38 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that Pakistan and India will have to advance after resolving all disputes, including Kashmir. In a Twitter message, the prime minister said: “To move forward, Pakistan and India must hold dialogues and resolve their conflicts, including Kashmir. The best way to alleviate poverty and uplift … Read More




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Trump, France’s Macron discuss Iran, Middle East and trade

08 August, 2018 9:30 am 9:30 am

(Reuters) – US President Donald Trump spoke on Friday with French President Emmanuel Macron and they discussed trade, Iran and the Middle East, the White House said. “Had a very good phone call with @EmmanuelMacron, President of France. Discussed various subjects, in particular Security and Trade,” Trump, who is vacationing at his New Jersey golf … Read More




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Asian stocks struggle as trade anxiety weighs

08 August, 2018 8:48 am 8:48 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks wobbled on Tuesday as simmering worries over the US-China trade conflict offset positive leads from earnings-led gains on Wall Street. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS was up 0.05 percent. The index dipped early and struggled to gain traction amid volatility in Chinese stocks. The Shanghai Composite … Read More




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