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  • Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo

    Despite Donald Trump's inflammatory comments, a key Mexican official says the country is prepared to negotiate if the GOP nominee wins.

  • OTTAWA, Sept 22- Canada and China said on Thursday they will launch exploratory talks on a free trade agreement and explore a possible extradition treaty for Chinese fugitives from Canada, even as they announced agreements on beef and canola exports to China. The controversy over the extradition treaty comes just days after Kevin Garratt, a Canadian held in...

  • BEIJING, Sept 22- China has conditionally lifted an import ban on some shipments of U.S. boneless beef and beef on the bone, and will also ease restrictions on Canadian beef, the Asian nation's agriculture ministry and its premier said on Thursday. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang told a business dinner in New York on Tuesday that China would soon allow imports of beef on...

  • OTTAWA, Sept 22- Canada and China said on Thursday they will launch exploratory talks on a free trade agreement and explore a possible extradition treaty for Chinese fugitives from Canada, even as they announced agreements on beef and canola exports to China.

  • TORONTO— Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Thursday he's launched exploratory talks toward a free trade deal with China— Canada's second biggest trading partner. Trudeau visited China earlier this month. Li said back to back visits in less than a month shows that China- Canada relations are moving to a new stage.

  • GENEVA, Sept 22- The World Trade Organization said on Thursday the European Union had failed to rein in billions of dollars in subsidies to planemaker Airbus, prompting Washington to call for an immediate halt to support to unwind damage to U.S. jobs. The United States said Airbus had not failed to undo subsidies worth $22 billion, including $4 billion for the A350.

  • PARIS, Sept 22- The European Union signalled on Thursday that it may appeal the latest World Trade Organization judgment against European government subsidies for planemaker Airbus. The trade bloc's European Commission headquarters said the WTO report, which found the subsidies had harmed U.S. competitor Boeing, should be read in the context of two other...

  • LONDON, Sept 22- China continued to pump refined copper out into the international market last month to the tune of 57,000 tonnes. Graphic on China's refined copper trade:. Graphic on China's copper raw materials trade:.

  • GENEVA, Sept 22- The World Trade Organization on Thursday said the European Union had failed to rein in billions of dollars in subsidies to planemaker Airbus, prompting Washington to call for an immediate halt to support that it says hit U.S. jobs. The ruling is part of a series of tit-for-tat transatlantic complaints about aircraft subsidies that together make...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 22- The World Trade Organization found nearly $22 billion in illegal subsidies for European aircraft maker Airbus from the European Union, Germany, France, Britain and Spain, the U.S.

  • WTO PANEL FOUND $22 BILLION IN SUBSIDIZED FINANCING FOR AIRBUS FROM THE EU AND GERMANY, FRANCE, BRITAIN AND SPAIN- USTR.

  • UNITED STATES PREVAILS AS WTO PANEL FINDS EU SUBSIDIES TO AIRBUS BREAK WTO RULES- USTR.

  • Study: Trump trade plan would cost 4M U.S. jobs

    Adam Posen, Peterson Institute for International Economics president weighs in on the trade war and its impact on the U.S.

  • Vice President Joe Biden looks on as U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington October 22, 2015.

    Vice President Joe Biden said he sees a "less than even chance" that the U.S. Congress approves the 12-country Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact.

  • Will Congress pass the TPP?

    It is important to note that every trade pact in the U.S. has been passed only by a thin margin, says International Trade Centre's Arancha Gonzalez.

  • BEIJING, Sept 22- China has conditionally lifted an import ban on some shipments of U.S. boneless beef and beef on the bone, the agriculture ministry and quality watchdog said on Thursday. The lifting of the ban applies to imports of beef that are under 30 months old, according to a statement posted on the Ministry of Agriculture's website. Chinese Premier Li...

  • *Wheat up on Egypt's move to cancel ergot-free wheat imports. SINGAPORE, Sept 22- Chicago soybean futures bounced back on Thursday, rising for five out of six sessions, with prices buoyed by forecasts of more rains in the U.S. Chicago Board Of Trade most-active soybean contract rose 0.5 percent to $9.80-3/ 4 a bushel by 0247 GMT, having closed down 1.4 percent on...

  • DALIAN, China, Sept 22- China's international commitment to cut its massive steel capacity has to result in a reduction in exports, an official from the World Steel Association said, as countries around the world scrutinise Beijing's progress tackling a chronic glut. While the world's biggest steel producer appears to be throwing more weight behind efforts to...

  • *Egypt cancelled 3 consecutive wheat tenders after ban. CAIRO, Sept 21- Egypt has reversed its controversial zero-tolerance policy on the common grains fungus ergot, the government said on Wednesday, backtracking on an import regulation that had all but blocked its access to global wheat. Egypt, the world's largest buyer of wheat, has seen its imports grind to a...

  • LAGOS, Sept 21- Nigeria has said it is owed a total of $12.7 billion by more than a dozen companies for allegedly not declaring exports of crude oil to the United States between 2011 and 2014, according to court documents seen by Reuters on Wednesday. The documents are part of a lawsuit the Nigerian government filed on June 7 against one of the companies- Nigerian...