Economic Measures Trade

  • No US-India trade deal expected

    The two countries are unlikely to sign a free-trade agreement during the Strategic and Commercial Dialogue.

  • *Imports by India, Japan, South Korea rise; China imports fall. *India, South Korea imports more than double in July. The four countries, South Korea, Japan, China and India, imported 1.64 million barrels per day in July, government and ship-tracking data showed.

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin, whose country has grown closer to China following the imposition of Western economic sanctions, will be in attendance, along with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, French Prime Minister Francois Hollande and new British Prime Minister Theresa May. May will face questions about Britain's decision to leave the European...

  • KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 rose 0.5 percent in early trading to 4,479.46 and Germany's DAX inched down 0.01 percent to 10,656.05. Britain's FTSE 100 added 0.05 percent to 6,824.12. Comments by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and Vice Chair Stanley Fisher at a conference last week in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, signaled that the Fed is ready to raise interest...

  • Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump

    Ahead of his speech on immigration policy, Donald Trump says he's traveling to Mexico to meet the country's president.

  • Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj and US Secretary of State John Kerry speak prior to a meeting in New Delhi on August 30, 2016

    One aspect of the India-U.S. relationship remains murky as ever and it's unlikely to see much progress during this week's bilateral meeting.

  • China-Canada

    China's canola dispute with Canda will be a sticking point in bilateral ties and free-trade negotiations, says Brock University's Charles Burton.

  • SEOUL, Aug 31- South Korea's industrial output unexpectedly grew in July but the improvement was mainly due to temporary factors, spurring investors to hone in on trade data out on Thursday for further clues on the health of the economy. "We think the bounces in confidence and in IP growth are noise rather than signal and that IP growth remains essentially flat and...

  • ASEAN Exports PKG

    Asean's goal of a single market and production base still has to contend with non-tariff barriers and weak infrastructural links in some member states.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 30- The successful conclusion of the Trans Pacific Partnership trade talks remains the top legislative item for the United States, a top economic adviser to President Barack Obama said on Tuesday. White House National Security Council adviser Christina Segal-Knowles told a news conference ahead of the Sept. 4-5 G20 summit in China that talks...

  • *Brussels, Washington seeking deal by end of Obama term. PARIS/ BRUSSELS, Aug 30- France cast serious doubt on Tuesday on the prospects of an EU free trade deal with the United States, adding to opposition within Germany and growing skepticism among Americans. Washington and Brussels are officially committed to sealing the Transatlantic Trade and Investment...

  • *Brussels, Washington seeking deal by end of Obama term. PARIS/ BRUSSELS, Aug 30- France cast serious doubt on Tuesday on the prospects of an EU free trade deal with the United States, adding to opposition within Germany just two months after their countries' leaders reaffirmed support for an accord. Washington and Brussels are officially committed to sealing the...

  • Customers visit the Apple store on Fifth Avenue in New York City.

    The White House said it was possible the EU order for Apple to pay $14.5 billion in back taxes could be unfair to U.S. taxpayers.

  • Trade Representative Michael Froman will travel to Europe in mid-September to try to push forward a free trade pact with the EU that some European officials have said is all but dead, the White House said on Tuesday.

  • PARIS/ BRUSSELS, Aug 30- France cast serious doubt on Tuesday on the prospects of an EU free trade deal with the United States, adding to opposition within Germany just two months after their countries' leaders reaffirmed support for an accord. Washington and Brussels are officially committed to sealing the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership...

  • PARIS, Aug 30- Trade talks between the European Union and the United States should be halted and a new set started, France's trade minister said on Tuesday, adding his voice to calls from within Germany for an end to the negotiations. But despite a weekend comment by German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel that the talks had "de facto failed," which found an echo on...

  • "France prefers to look things in the face," Hollande said in a diplomatic speech. There's resistance on both continents, and the talks are complicated by Britain's planned exit from the 28- nation EU and upcoming presidential elections in the U.S. and France. "He said earlier Tuesday that France will ask the European Commission at a meeting in Slovakia next month...

  • Canada-China

    University of British Columbia's Paul Evans says Trudeau wants to engage in multilateral relations with China through the AIIB.

  • Trudeau China

    The former government was ambivalent about China, focusing on human rights issues instead of a strategic focus, says Ryerson University's Jeremy Kinsman.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 29- When President Barack Obama travels to Asia next week, he will try to reassure leaders in the region that he still has the clout to deliver U.S. approval for the sweeping Trans-Pacific Partnership, even though the two candidates vying to succeed him and a congressional leader have said the 12- nation trade deal should not move forward.