BANGKOK, Aug 27- Thai exports unexpectedly slipped in July, showing that a key pillar of the country's economy remains weak at a time the military government is trying to rev up growth.» Read More
MEXICO CITY/ WASHINGTON, Aug 26- The United States is set to slap import duties on Mexican sugar in a move that could push up candy and soft drink prices for U.S. consumers and incite retaliation from Mexico, which is keen to agree a deal to avoid the new levies.
MEXICO CITY, Aug 26- Mexico's Economy Ministry said on Tuesday a preliminary decision by the United States to impose anti-subsidy import duties on Mexican sugar was a setback in trade relations between the neighbors and pledged to fight the decision.
MEXICO'S ECONOMY MINISTRY SAYS WILL CONTINUE TO DEFEND ITS RIGHTS AND WILL EXPLORE AVAILABLE LEGAL ROUTES TO PROTECT MEXICO'S INTERESTS UNDER THE AEGIS OF NAFTA, WTO.
MEXICO'S ECONOMY MINISTRY SAYS DEEPLY REGRETS PRELIMINARY DECISION MADE BY U.S.
MEXICO CITY, Aug 26- The United States will slap anti-subsidy import duties on Mexican sugar, sources said on Tuesday, a move that could push up candy and soft drink prices for U.S. consumers and incite retaliation from Mexico on other products. U.S. sugar producers have claimed cheap imports from Mexico are causing nearly $1 billion in damages in the local market.
WASHINGTON, Aug 26- The United States is set to slap import duties of up to 17.01 percent on the price of Mexican sugar after a preliminary decision on Tuesday, a source close to the case said.
COMMERCE DEPT SETS PRELIMINARY ANTI-SUBSIDY DUTIES OF UP TO 17.01 PCT ON MEXICAN SUGAR IMPORTS- SOURCE CLOSE TO CASE.
Aug 26- Trina Solar Ltd said it was working on plans to set up manufacturing sites overseas, becoming the latest Chinese solar company looking to work around U.S. tariffs on solar products made in China and Taiwan.
The preliminary decision is backed by U.S. sugar industry complaints of unfair competition from subsidized sweeteners.
MEXICO CITY, Aug 26- The United States will slap anti-subsidy import duties on Mexican sugar in a decision set to be formally announced later on Tuesday, the head of Mexico's sugar chamber said, in a case that could spark a trade war.
MEXICO CITY, Aug 26- The United States is set to slap anti-subsidy import duties on Mexican sugar after a preliminary decision expected to be formally announced later on Tuesday, the president of Mexico's sugar chamber said ahead of the ruling. Until we know that, we can't know what it will mean, "said Rick Pasco, president of the Sweetener Users Association.
MOSCOW, Aug 26- Russia's Economy Ministry has ramped up its inflation forecasts and halved its 2015 economic growth forecast, adding to signs that tit-for-tat sanctions over Ukraine are seriously harming its economy. It cited the impact of a ban on Western food imports that Russia introduced in retaliation for Western sanctions.
TOKYO, Aug 26- Japan's Nikkei share average fell on Tuesday in thin trade as profit-taking accelerated in late trade after the weak yen trend paused, taking a toll on exporters and index-heavyweight stocks such as Honda Motor Co and SoftBank Corp. The Nikkei shed 0.6 percent to 15,521.22.
WASHINGTON, Aug 26- Producers, pipeline and storage operators, and oilfield service companies will get a credit ratings boost if the United States lifts its ban on most crude oil exports, the ratings agency Standard& Poor's said on Tuesday.
TOKYO, Aug 26- Japan's government lobbied hard for a global pact that limits mercury use and to name the resulting treaty after Minamata, the site of a homegrown industrial disaster from the 1950 s when the toxic metal poured into a river, poisoning thousands.
TOKYO, Aug 25- Tokyo stocks rebounded to a 3-1/ 2- week high on Monday, led by exporters and others as the yen struck a seven-month low against the dollar after a gathering of central bankers underscored the diverging path of Japanese and U.S. interest rates.
MOSCOW, Aug 23- Russia has lifted a ban on dairy imports from two firms in Serbia, the government's food health service said on Saturday, in an apparent attempt to woo the European Union membership candidate amid Moscow's standoff with the West.
WASHINGTON, Aug 22- The United States has approved anti-dumping duties against South Korea and other producers of steel pipes for the energy sector, a victory for domestic producers hoping to benefit from a boom in the U.S. shale oil and gas industry.
GENEVA, Aug 22- China has appealed against a WTO dispute panel report on anti-dumping duties applied on certain Chinese products by the United States, the World Trade Organization said on Friday.
WASHINGTON, Aug 22- The U.S. International Trade Commission on Friday voted to impose anti-dumping duties against steel pipe imports from seven countries, exempting two, handing a victory to domestic producers who had complained that the cheap imports were undercutting their prices.