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  • LAHAINA, Hawaii— Trade ministers from 12 nations around the Pacific Rim are meeting on the Hawaiian island on Maui to negotiate a trade pact. Trade Representative Michael Froman told his counterparts at the start of the talks at the Westin Resort in Kaanapali on Tuesday that tough political issues remain to be resolved. Other nations negotiating the deal...

  • LAHAINA, Hawaii, July 28- Australia is pleased with discussions with Pacific Rim trading partners on resolving disputes with foreign investors but will not agree to a regional trade pact unless it wins more access to the U.S. sugar market, Australian Trade Minister Andrew Robb said on Tuesday. In an interview with Reuters on the sidelines of talks aimed at...

  • LAHAINA, Hawaii, July 28- Japanese Economics Minister Akira Amari said on Tuesday that Japan and the United States have not yet reached an agreement in bilateral trade talks and that the two nations need more discussion. Ministers from the 12- nation Trans-Pacific Partnership are in Hawaii aiming to clinch a broad agreement this week. Japan and the U.S. have been...

  • 'Old-style' issues among TPP sticking points: Pro

    Bates Gill, CEO of United States Studies Centre, says "old-style issues" such as tariffs remain the major sticking points in the final stage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks.

  • What to expect at the Boao Forum for Asia Conference

    Mike Baird, Premier of New South Wales, discusses the significance of the Boao Forum for Asia Conference which will held in Sydney from July 30-31.

  • LAHAINA, Hawaii, July 28- The United States, Canada and Japan have to make concessions on dairy trade before a wider Pacific trade deal can be wrapped up, New Zealand's agricultural trade envoy said on Tuesday. "We have got to see movement with Canada and the USA, Japan and New Zealand and Australia in particular, that's where the dairy things lie," Petersen said.

  • US Congresswoman: TPP is riddled with problems

    Rosa Delauro, Democratic Congresswoman in the U.S. House of Representatives, explains why she opposes the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

  • Malaysia's human trafficking status upgrade is 'shameful': Pro

    Rosa Delauro, Democratic Congresswoman in the U.S. House of Representatives, explains why she objects to the U.S. State Department's softer stance on Malaysia in its annual report on human trafficking.

  • LAHAINA, Hawaii, July 28- The United States, Canada and Japan have to make concessions on dairy trade before a wider Pacific trade deal can be wrapped up, New Zealand's agricultural trade envoy said on Tuesday. "We have got to see movement with Canada and the USA, Japan and New Zealand and Australia in particular, that's where the dairy things lie," Petersen said.

  • WASHINGTON, July 28- Britain's minister for defense procurement on Tuesday urged the United States to buy more UK- built weapons, saying current trade flows were too much of a one-way street. Britain was the sixth largest exporter of major weapons between 2010 and 2014, with the United States accounting for 12 percent of those exports, according to a report by the...

  • Is the end in sight for a TPP deal?

    The chance of a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal looks "better than ever", but political will is still needed to iron out the remaining issues, says Vincent Wang, professor of Political Science at the University of Richmond.

  • With the House of Representatives and Senate rushing toward a five-week summer recess, Republican leaders in both chambers embraced the newest version of a bill to temporarily fund road and mass transit construction projects. Late on Monday, the Senate demonstrated strong support for renewing the Ex-Im Bank, whose charter expired on June 30, by attaching a...

  • BERLIN— The World Trade Organization says Taiwan and Thailand have joined an agreement reached last week to abolish duties on more than 200 technology products. The Geneva- based trade body said the two Asian nations on Tuesday confirmed their acceptance of the WTO's first tariff-eliminating deal in 18 years. Taiwan, a major electronics producer, and Thailand...

  • The new plan leaves the Senate few options but to pass the short-term extension or face a disruption in federally funded road and mass transit projects starting on Aug. 1. The Senate late on Monday voted to attach a revival of the government trade bank, idled since July 1, to a six-year transportation spending plan that identifies funding for about three years'...

  • BRUSSELS, July 28- EU members have backed the imposition of anti-dumping duties on imports of cold-rolled flat stainless steel from China and Taiwan, according to sources familiar with the decision. The European Union will charge tariffs of between 24.3 and 25.3 percent for sheet, coil and strip imports from China and of 6.8 percent for Taiwanese product,...

  • *June factory output -8.0 pct y/y, biggest fall since March 2014. BANGKOK, July 28- Thailand's finance ministry on Tuesday cut its economic growth forecast for the third time this year due mainly to shrinking exports, a big obstacle to the trade-dependent country regaining traction. Since then, growth targets for Southeast Asia's second-largest economy have...

  • For TPP, this week is make or break: Pro Monday, 27 Jul 2015 | 11:32 PM ET
    For TPP, this week is make or break: Pro

    Deborah Elms, executive director at Asian Trade Centre, explains why this week is the best time to seal a deal for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade pact.

  • USCC: For TPP talks, the end is in sight Monday, 27 Jul 2015 | 7:31 PM ET
    USCC: For TPP talks, the end is in sight

    Tami Overby, senior vice president for Asia at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (USCC), explains her optimism about the long-delayed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade pact.

  • BERLIN— Kazakhstan is set to become the 162nd member of the World Trade Organization after the Geneva- based body formally approved the country's membership Monday. The largest former Soviet republic in Central Asia is rich in natural resources and a key transit country for goods between Asia and Europe. Kazakhstan, which has suffered from the economic...

  • Russia considers ban on import of Dutch flowers Monday, 27 Jul 2015 | 2:55 PM ET

    MOSCOW— Russia says it is considering banning imports of cut flowers from The Netherlands, a move that would aggravate tensions between the two countries already at odds over the downing of flight MH17. National veterinary agency Rosselkhoznadzor said Monday it has urged the European Union's organization for plant protection to review certification for...