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  • CNBC's Willem Marx speaks about what to expect from the G-7 meeting in Sicily, the first of its kind for four of the world leaders present.

  • TAORMINA, Italy, May 25- U.S. President Donald Trump expects a tough debate over trade and climate change with other Group of Seven leaders at their forthcoming summit, White House economic adviser Gary Cohn said on Thursday. Trump and the leaders of Japan, Canada, Germany, France, Britain and Italy are due to hold two days of talks in Sicily, with the U.S. president...

  • BRUSSELS, May 25- A smiling Donald Trump offered European Union chiefs assurances on security in Brussels on Thursday but EU officials did not conceal lingering differences with the U.S. president over Russia, trade and climate change. "The leaders discussed... shared challenges in fighting global terrorism," the White House said in a statement.

  • May 25- Rayonier Advanced Materials said it would buy Canada's Tembec Inc for $807 million including debt to expand its business into packaging and forest products, sending Tembec's shares to a five-year high on Thursday. The deal comes at a time when Canada is resisting a move by the United States to impose tariffs on Canadian lumber imports.

  • Ross told a House Appropriations subcommittee that an additional $4.5 million requested by the Trump Administration for the International Trade Administration's enforcement and compliance section will fund 29 new positions whose primary focus will be the self-initiation of antidumping and antisubsidy investigations. Commerce also would get a $1...

  • WASHINGTON, May 25- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose slightly last week and the four-week moving average of claims hit a 44- year low, suggesting a further tightening of the labor market that could encourage the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates next month. "Businesses are wisely hoarding labor and not laying off workers...

  • NRF CEO: Must remain vigilant against BAT

    Matthew Shay, National Retail Federation president & CEO, discusses why his organization is against a border adjustment tax being a part of the administration's tax reform plan.

  • *Weekly jobless claims increase 1,000. WASHINGTON, May 25- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose less than expected last week and the four-week moving average of claims fell to a 44- year low, suggesting further tightening in the labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 1,000 to a seasonally adjusted...

  • *EU, U.S. not seeing eye-to-eye on Russia, EU says. BRUSSELS, May 25- A smiling Donald Trump offered European Union chiefs assurances on security in Brussels on Thursday but EU officials did not conceal lingering differences with the U.S. president over Russia, trade and climate change. "action plan" on trade-- an indication the new occupant of the White House is not as...

  • DHAKA, May 25- Bangladesh will speed up plans to import rice to build reserves and rein in local prices after flash floods hit domestic output, government officials said on Thursday. As part of that, a Bangladeshi delegation is now in Vietnam to finalise imports of the staple grain in a government-to-government deal, said a procurement official, declining to be...

  • DHAKA, May 25- Bangladesh will speed up plans to import rice that it brought in to build reserves and rein in local prices after flash floods hit domestic output, government officials said on Thursday. Ramped up demand from Bangladesh, the world's fourth-biggest rice producer, could underpin prices in major exporters Vietnam, Thailand and India.

  • DHAKA, May 25- Bangladesh will speed up plans to import rice that it brought in to build reserves and rein in local prices after flash floods hit domestic output, government officials said on Thursday. Ramped up demand from Bangladesh, the world's fourth-biggest rice producer, could underpin prices in major exporters Vietnam, Thailand and India.

  • DHAKA, May 25- Bangladesh will speed up plans to import rice that it brought in to build reserves and rein in local prices after flash floods hit domestic output, government officials said on Thursday. Ramped up demand from Bangladesh, the world's fourth-biggest rice producer, could underpin prices in major exporters Vietnam, Thailand and India.

  • DHAKA, May 25- Bangladesh will speed up plans to import rice that it brought in to build reserves and rein in local prices after flash floods hit domestic output, government officials said on Thursday. Ramped up demand from Bangladesh, the world's fourth-biggest rice producer, could underpin prices in major exporters Vietnam, Thailand and India.

  • Motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson said on Thursday it will build a plant in Thailand to serve the growing Southeast Asian market.

  • BEIJING, May 25- China's recent decision to impose extra tariffs on sugar imports would help maintain a fairer market and trade, the Chinese commerce ministry said on Thursday, its first comment on the safeguards announced earlier this week. Brazilian sugar exports to China could fall around 800,000 tonnes in the next 12 months as a result of China's higher...

  • Operations at U.S. Steel

    While most of the so-called Trump trades are based on proposals, one trade will likely work on Trump's actions alone.

  • US Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks during a press conference at the US Justice Department on March 2, 2017, in Washington DC. Sessions announced Thursday that he would recuse himself from any investigations into President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign.

    Seven people were charged on Wednesday with conspiring to steal trade secrets from a Houston-based business.

  • MOSCOW/ HAMBURG, May 24- Russia is negotiating with Turkey in an effort to resolve a stop-start agriculture trade dispute between the countries, the Kremlin said on Wednesday, although Ankara disputed it had put curbs on imports of Russian wheat. As the largest buyer of Russian wheat behind Egypt, any move by Turkey to restrict imports of the grain could put a...

  • Wilbur Ross, U.S. commerce secretary, speaks during the 47th annual Washington Conference on the Americas at the U.S Department of State in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

    President Donald Trump previously asked for a probe into the impact of foreign-made steel imports on U.S. national security.