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Economic Measures Trade

  • US elected a president, not a king: Strategist

    CLSA's Nicholas Smith and AmCham's Steve Okun talks about whether Trump's powers will be checked and balanced by other bodies of government.

  • Donald Trump

    The U.S. will lose its long-time role as the world's leader, with Trump in the White House, warned top political scientist Ian Bremmer.

  • US needs to keep its focus on APAC: AmCham

    The pivot to Asia needs to continue as it remains the place to invest and grow businesses in, says Steve Okun, TPP Task Force chair of AmCham Singapore.

  • Has global trade had its moment in the sun?

    Not quite, says Global Brands Group's Bruce Rockowitz, as reason will prevail when Donald Trump realizes how intertwined global economies are.

  • China affected by anti-globalization wave: Economist

    China has relied on exports and currency devaluation for growth but it appears that this path has been blocked, says Andy Xie, an independent economist.

  • It will be seductive for Trump to target China: Expert

    Eswsar Prasad, professor at Cornell University, talks about what might happen if Donald Trump imposed tariffs on Chinese imports to the U.S.

  • Is this the end of NAFTA as we know it?

    Control Risks' Michael Moran talks about how Donald Trump will use the threat of tariffs or NAFTA ultimatums to introduce trade concessions.

  • TPP will presumably 'sit there for a while': Expert

    Alan Bollard of the APEC Secretariat talks about what might become of the TPP, as well as other trade options that the region might look into.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 9- U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday dashed any remaining hopes that President Barack Obama's signature Pacific-Rim trade deal would come up for a vote before President-elect Donald Trump takes office in January. "It's certainly not going to be brought up this year," McConnell said of the 12- country Trans-Pacific...

  • Trump is not the second coming of Reagan: Investor

    In terms of fiscal spending, the Republican Party hasn't been conservative since 2000, says View from the Peak: Macro Strategies' Paul Krake.

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 9- Mexico said on Wednesday it would work with Donald Trump for the benefit of both nations after his surprise U.S. election win, but reiterated it would not pay for his planned border wall, which stirred up deep resentment during a fraught presidential campaign. Trump's threats to dump the North American Free Trade Agreement agreement with...

  • OTTAWA, Nov 9- Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday said he looked forward to working with Donald Trump after the New York businessman won the U.S. presidency in a victory that could hurt Canada's exporters and wreck plans to impose a national carbon price. Trump vowed on the campaign trail to revise or tear up the North American Free Trade...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 9- U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday dashed any remaining hopes that President Barack Obama's signature Pacific-Rim trade deal would come up for a vote before President-elect Donald Trump takes office in January. While there are many Republican supporters of free trade and TPP in Congress, McConnell and House of...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 9- U.S. 30- year Treasury bond yields on Wednesday posted their sharpest rise in more than five years, bolstered by expectations U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will enforce protectionist trade policies and increase fiscal spending that will boost inflation. Republican Trump stunned the world by soundly defeating heavily favored Democratic...

  • BRASILIA, Nov 9- Brazil's government on Wednesday congratulated U.S. Brazil's currency weakened around 1.6 percent against the dollar in afternoon trade and the main Sao Paulo stock index fell more than 1 percent due to risk aversion and uncertainty over economic policy following Trump's victory. Temer sees boosting trade with the United States and drawing...

  • HONG KONG/ SHANGHAI, Nov 9- Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. election sent shockwaves through industries that rely on open trade, from airlines to cars and IT outsourcing, although shares of some companies rebounded in afternoon trading. In Asia, shares in airlines with significant exposure to global trade, such as cargo giant Korean Airlines, fell as much as 5...

  • OTTAWA, Nov 9- Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday said he looked forward to working with Donald Trump after the New York businessman won the U.S. presidency in a victory that could hurt Canada's exporters and wreck plans to impose a national carbon price. Trump vowed on the campaign trail to revise or tear up the North American Free Trade...

  • BRUSSELS, Nov 9- A protectionist U.S. president and increased European suspicion of a Trump-led America undermine the prospects of a planned transatlantic free trade agreement between the European Union and the United States. EU and U.S. officials have for more than three years been negotiating the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, with...

  • *BMW, Mercedes, Audi investing in Mexico factories. FRANKFURT/ PARIS, Nov 9- Germany's mighty automakers wasted little time on Wednesday in voicing concern that Donald Trump's election as U.S. president may damage trade, and with it their business. "It is to be feared that the United States under a new president, just like China, will mainly focus on their own economy at...

  • BRUSSELS, Nov 9- A protectionist U.S. president and increased European suspicion of a Trump-led America undermine the prospects of a planned transatlantic free trade agreement between the European Union and the United States. We can only hope that his words are not followed by corresponding deeds, "said Thilo Brodtmann, head of Germany's VDMA engineering...