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  • *Williams wants pressure put on Mexico to strengthen labor unions. July 26- United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams said on Tuesday that Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has assured him she would renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement if she is elected president. "She's committed to me that not only would dig into NAFTA but...

  • LIMA, July 26- Peru will seek free trade deals with Australia and other Pacific Rim countries if the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement it signed onto dies in the U.S. Congress, the incoming president said on Tuesday. Centrist President-elect Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, a 77- year-old former investment banker, said leaders of both political parties in the United...

  • *Williams wants pressure put on Mexico to strengthen labor unions. July 26- United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams said on Tuesday that Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has assured him she would renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement if she is elected president. "She's committed to me that not only would dig into NAFTA but...

  • Mark Price, the UK's Minister of State for Trade and Investment, said in an interview in New York that he was meeting with U.S. policymakers and investors to start imagining what "the shape of" free trade agreements may be once Britain ultimately leaves the European Union. Britons voted last month to leave the block and Price, who had campaigned against such a move,...

  • INTERVIEW- UK TRADE MINISTER PRICE EXPECTS TO INCREASE HIS TRADE-POLICY TEAM TO 300, FROM 40, OVER 2-3 MONTHS.

  • UTX CEO: Free trade grows the economy over time

    Gregory Hayes, United Technologies CEO on innovation and NAFTA.

  • SHANGHAI, July 26- Chinese iron ore miners have called for an anti-dumping investigation into imports of the steelmaking raw material from top suppliers Australia and Brazil. Australia's BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto, along with Brazil's Vale, have embarked on massive expansion programs in recent years to supply the Chinese market. China is the world's biggest...

  • SHANGHAI, July 26- Chinese iron ore miners have called for an anti-dumping investigation into imports of the steelmaking raw material from top suppliers Australia and Brazil. China is the world's biggest steel producer and iron ore consumer, but growing supplies from Australia and Brazil and the low quality of ore mined locally has increased Beijing's...

  • A potential President Donald Trump would be almost as painful for Asia as for his usual whipping boy, Mexico, Nomura has warned.

  • DNC Sanders

    REYL Singapore's Daryl Liew says there are concerns about the policy changes put forth by the Democrats, especially for the business community.

  • DNC US Economy

    Steven Okun from APAC Council of American Chambers of Commerce and Silvercrest AM's Patrick Chovanec discuss their responses to DNC speakers.

  • Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (left) shakes hands with China's President Xi Jinping (right), during their meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China.

    China and Japan may have a frosty political relationship since after WWII, but are thick as thieves when it comes to trade and investment.

  • Trade Representative Michael Froman told his new British counterpart on Monday that the two countries cannot launch negotiations on bilateral trade and investment deals until more is known about Britain's future relationship with the European Union. Trade Representative's office said in a statement that Froman told UK Trade Secretary Liam Fox in a...

  • MEXICO CITY, July 25- Mexico is ready to update the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and United States, its foreign minister said on Monday, following a spate of criticism of the accord by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. Bilateral trade between Mexico and the United States is worth around $500 billion a year. Trump has threatened to...

  • LONDON, July 25- China's imports of base metals were once the bullish drumbeat to which the global market marched. Graphic on China's net imports of refined metals:. Graphic on China's imports of raw materials:.

  • We're moving in the opposite direction to free trade: OECD's Gurria

    Angel Gurria, secretary general of the OECD, says he is afraid rising protectionism could derail the liberalization of trade.

  • Trump presidency is highly unlikely: Expert

    Following Donald Trump's comments about the WTO, senior US policy expert, Dr James D Boys talks about the hot topic of trade when it comes to the U.S. presidential election.

  • TOKYO, July 25- Japan's exports fell less than expected in June in a tentative sign that overseas demand could be recovering from persistent weakness that set in last year. Slowing decline in exports could ease concerns for Japan's policymakers as they try to revive growth via stimulus spending on infrastructure after their structural reform plans failed to...

  • Donald Trump has suggested that the U.S. could pull out of the World Trade Organization, if his plans to use tariffs to bring factories back from Mexico were challenged.

  • BEIJING July 24- China, accused of flooding world markets with cheap steel, has started levying anti-dumping duties as high as 46.3 percent on electric steel products imported from Japan, South Korea and the European Union, according to China's official Xinhua news agency said on Sunday. China began levying the duties on Saturday after an investigation by the...