Economic Measures Trade

  • GENEVA, Sept 26- Countries negotiating an international agreement on trade in services plan to meet in early December to try to finalize the deal, U.S. The Trade in Services Agreement, which would provide stronger international rules for sectors such as communications and banking, is being negotiated among 23 WTO members, including the 28- country European...

  • MOSCOW— Russia's food safety watchdog has revised its ban on imports of fruit and vegetables from Egypt after the lifting of Egyptian wheat import restrictions that have hurt Russia. Rosselkhoznadzor allowed imports of Egyptian plant products except potatoes following negotiations in Moscow with its Egyptian counterparts. Russia introduced the ban...

  • LONDON, Sept 26- Indonesia shocked the nickel market at the start of 2014 when it made good on a commitment to ban all exports of unprocessed minerals. With the stroke of a presidential pen the flow of nickel ore to China's nickel pig iron producers was halted. Now it is the turn of the Philippines to roil the nickel market.

  • SOFIA, Sept 26- Bulgaria would hope to attract natural gas from Cyprus if its planned gas hub at the Black Sea, to transport gas from Russia and the Caspian Sea to southern and central Europe, goes ahead, it said on Monday. Bulgaria will launch a feasibility study next year on building a 1.5 billion euro hub at the Black Sea port of Varna that would use gas pipeline links...

  • TOKYO— Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged Monday to accelerate his mix of policies to prop up Japan's economic recovery and speed up parliamentary approval of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact. Abe reiterated that the global economy faces "major risks" such as uncertainty over Britain's exit from the European Union and the slowdown of...

  • WASHINGTON— THE ISSUE: Tepid income growth and shrinking opportunities for blue-collar workers have kept many Americans anxious about jobs and the economy, seven years after the Great Recession ended. He promises to bring those jobs back by renegotiating the NAFTA agreement with Canada and Mexico, withdrawing from a proposed Pacific trade pact with 11 other...

  • TPP

    The ratification of the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal could still happen during the "lame duck" period, says Asian Trade Center's Deborah Elms.

  • Market's attention will shift to US politics: Barclays

    Rhetoric from the U.S. presidential elections will likely impact global trade-dependent stocks or currencies, reckons Barclays' Mitul Kotecha.

  • TPP

    U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Tami Overby says she is confident that the next U.S. president will recognize the economic potential of the TPP deal.

  • US Elections

    Hillary Clinton, because of her ties with the previous administration, is expected to provide continuity as the next president, says JPMorgan AM's Tai Hui.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 23- The U.S. Commerce Department on Friday said India was dumping welded stainless pressure pipe in the United States at below market value and unfairly subsidizing the products. Bristol Metals, a subsidiary of U.S. steel products maker Synalloy Corp, Outokumpu Stainless Pipe, a subsidiary of Finnish firm Outokumpu, Felker Brothers Corp and...

  • CHICAGO/ BEIJING, Sept 23- China on Friday slapped anti-dumping duties on a U.S. animal feed ingredient known as distillers' dried grains amid an intensifying spat between the world's two largest economies over agricultural trade which totaled over $20 billion last year. China is the world's top buyer of DDGS, a by-product of corn ethanol used by feed mills as a...

  • Sept 23- Green Plains Inc, one of the largest U.S. ethanol producers, on Friday said that China's decision to slap anti-dumping duties on U.S. distillers dried grains won't hurt business. "We still expect China to take volumes," Todd Becker, president and chief executive officer said in an emailed statement. China's Ministry of Commerce made its preliminary ruling...

  • *China anti-dumping levy on by-product may weigh. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Sept 23- Chicago corn fell again on Friday as U.S. farmers made progress in gathering what is forecast to be their biggest ever crop after rain interrupted harvesting last week. The Chicago Board of Trade most-active corn contract gave up 0.7 percent to $3.34-1/ 2 a bushel by 1055 GMT, while soybeans...

  • BRUSSELS— Talks for a massive free trade deal between the United States and European Union, the world's biggest economies, appear to be on the rocks. An accord was supposed to breathe new life into global trade, setting a shining example for other countries as they debate whether to knock down barriers to commerce or insulate their home industries.

  • KARLSRUHE, Sept 23- Germany's Constitutional Court will rule on Oct. 13 on a complaint by activists aimed at stopping an ambitious trade agreement between the European Union and Canada. The European Commission hopes that the governments of the EU states can approve CETA before Brussels signs the accord with Ottawa on Oct. 27. A trade agreement with South Korea...

  • BRUSSELS— The outlook for a vast free trade pact between the European Union and the United States was bleak Friday, with EU ministers discussing whether to change their approach after conceding that a deal cannot be sealed before President Barack Obama leaves office. So it is not realistic to reach final agreement by the end of President Obama' s administration, "...

  • Trade is down dramatically: Expert

    John Ahearn, global head of trade, talks about low levels of trade and the difficulties that shipping companies, such as Hanjin, are experiencing.

  • Sept 23- China said on Friday it is slapping anti-dumping duties on distillers' dried grains imported from the United States, a major step in a brewing trade spat between the world's top two economies over farm policy, metal exports and livestock safety. circumventing taxes by shipping through Vietnam. criticized Beijing pledged to work together.

  • BEIJING, Sept 23- China said on Friday it is slapping anti-dumping duties on U.S. distillers' dried grains shipped by some of the biggest suppliers of the animal feed ingredient, including Louis Dreyfus and Archer Daniels Midland. China is the world's top buyer of DDGS, a by-product of corn ethanol that is used by feed mills as a substitute for corn and soymeal.