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  • Prime Minister Of Denmark Lars Lokke Rasmussen gives a talk at Harvard University

    Denmark will be keen to put to bed concerns about its relationship with the U.S. when its Prime Minister meets President Trump.

  • Anti-Russian card played by forces within the US: Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin discusses his country's relationship with the United States, adding "it is not in the interests of majority of the American people to make the bilateral relationship absurd, trying to favor the war mongers."

  • FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany, March 30- Volkswagen's emissions scandal has reduced the German auto industry's political clout, hampering its efforts to lobby for continued tariff-free trade between Britain and the European Union, the chief executive of auto supplier ZF said. "The last two years the automotive association in Germany lost a lot of credibility,"...

  • With the clock ticking on Brexit talks, analysts expected the U.K. would face an economic slowdown, stagflation and corporate defections.

  • New friends for the UK?

    David Dingle, Maritime UK & Carnival UK, talks about how Brexit could result in a boost in Sino-U.K. maritime trade.

  • BRASILIA, March 29- Brazilian President Michel Temer said on Wednesday that Iran had lifted a ban on the import of Brazilian meat imposed following police allegations of corruption in the sector.

  • BEIRUT, March 29- Iran posted its second trade surplus in 37 years for the past Iranian calendar year, which began in March 2016 and ended last week, according to customs data cited in a report by the Islamic Republic News Agency. But the lifting of sanctions last year helped Iran move toward re-establishing old business ties and taking preliminary steps towards...

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping

    When the Chinese president visits Trump, the politicians should make an announcement on North Korea. But they probably won't.

  • LONDON, March 29- Moody's credit ratings agency said on Wednesday it expected Britain and the European Union will eventually strike a deal that preserves most- but probably not all- of their current trading relationship after Brexit. "However, such an agreement would likely take years of negotiation, and there are clear downside risks," Colin Ellis, Moodys chief...

  • DUESSELDORF, Germany, March 29- Germany's engineering association expects exports to its top foreign market, the United States, to rise this year despite President Donald Trump's protectionist stance on trade, the head of the organisation told Reuters on Wednesday. The VDMA is Germany's largest industrial association, with over a million workers and 2016...

  • We want cloest possible security cooperation

    U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May tells Parliament that "we want to trade (with the EU) as freely as possible."

  • LONDON, March 29- U.S. carmaker Ford said on Wednesday that Britain must secure a Brexit deal which includes full tariff-free access to the entire customs union of European countries, not just the 27 other members of the European Union. Ford builds vans in Turkey, which is not part of the EU but is in the EU customs union. "Any deal must include securing tariff-free...

  • Scotland wants to maintain a millenium-long trading relationship with Europe: SNP

    Alex Salmond, former leader and current international affairs spokesperson of the SNP, says that U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May has "disunited the home team."

  • *Ex-dividend adjustments seen about 130 points. TOKYO, March 29- Japan's Nikkei share average edged down in choppy trade on Wednesday morning as ex-dividend share price adjustments pressured the market and offset positive sentiment from gains in Wall Street overnight. "The market takes heart from strong U.S. economic data, and sentiment in the overall market...

  • WASHINGTON, March 28- The U.S. Department of Commerce will remove Chinese telecommunications equipment maker ZTE Corp from a trade blacklist on Wednesday after the company pleaded guilty to violating sanctions on Iran and agreed to pay nearly $900 million, the agency said in a notice. Last year, the U.S. Commerce Department placed export restrictions on ZTE as...

  • WASHINGTON, March 28- Trump administration trade officials want a revamped North American Free Trade Agreement to improve access for U.S. farm products, manufactured goods and services in Canada and Mexico, said lawmakers who met with them on Tuesday. That time frame is viewed by some members as "ambitious," especially because it is not clear when the...

  • A U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent asks for documents from a truck driver coming from Mexico into the United States at the Otay Mesa port of entry in San Diego, California.

    The White House is preparing two orders that would put its trade agenda into motion, according to an administration official.

  • BUENOS AIRES, March 28- Argentina registered a trade deficit of $122 million in February, the statistics agency Indec said on Tuesday, compared to a surplus of $110 million a year earlier. Exports totaled $3.89 billion in February, down 6.2 percent from a year earlier, while imports fell 0.6 percent to $4.01 billion. The agency also revised its January trade...

  • BUENOS AIRES, March 28- Argentina registered a trade deficit of $122 million in February, the statistics agency Indec said on Tuesday, compared to a surplus of $110 million a year earlier. Exports totaled $3.89 billion in February, down 6.2 percent from a year earlier, while imports fell 0.6 percent to $4.01 billion. The agency also revised its January trade...

  • MEXICO CITY, March 28- Mexican and U.S. trade representatives will resume talks in Washington aimed at resolving a sugar dispute between the two neighbors, Mexico's top trade official said on Tuesday. "We are exchanging information, the positions of those who launched the investigation in the United States, the positions of Mexican industry and we're making...