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  • Sept 1- Negotiators from Canada, Mexico and the United States are meeting for a second round of talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, amid threats by U.S. NAFTA, first implemented in 1994, eliminates most tariffs on trade between the United States, Canada and Mexico. Critics say it has drawn jobs from the U.S. and Canada to Mexico, where...

  • MOSCOW, Sept 1- The Caspian oil pipeline cut supplies by about 1 percent in August from July, to 4.417 million tonnes, the Caspian Pipeline Consortium said on Friday. Last month, the consortium said it had curtailed its export target for this year to 56.5 million tonnes of crude oil due to a global oil output cut deal reached by OPEC and non- OPEC producers.

  • LONDON, Sept 1- Euro zone government bond yields rose across the board on Friday, reversing earlier falls, as the euro weakened and European Central Bank rate-setter Ewald Nowotny played down recent strength in the single currency. ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio added on Friday that lifting euro zone inflation may be more difficult than earlier expected.

  • MEXICO CITY, Sept 1- The second round of North American trade talks that opened Friday in the Mexican capital will include 25 negotiation tables covering a range of topics from product rules of origin to market access, Mexico's economy ministry said in a statement. The five-day round of talks to modernize the 23- year-old North American Free Trade Agreement...

  • MEXICO'S ECONOMY MINISTRY SAYS SECOND ROUND OF NAFTA TALKS WILL INCLUDE 25 NEGOTIATION TABLES INCLUDING RULES OF ORIGIN, MARKET ACCESS, E-COMMERCE AND ANTI-CORRUPTION.

  • TOKYO, Sept 1- British trade minister Liam Fox said on Friday Britain would not be blackmailed into agreeing on the cost of leaving the European Union and urged Brussels to move negotiations on to discuss Britain's future relationship with the bloc. The third round of Brexit negotiations, focused on settling the terms of Britain's exit from the EU, ended on...

  • TOKYO, Sept 1- British trade minister Liam Fox said on Friday Britain would not be blackmailed into agreeing on the cost of leaving the European Union, and urged Brussels to move negotiations on to discuss Britain's future relationship with the bloc. The third round of Brexit negotiations, focused on settling the terms of Britain's exit from the EU, ended on...

  • TOKYO, Sept 1- British trade minister Liam Fox said on Friday Britain would not be blackmailed into agreeing on the cost of leaving the European Union, and urged Brussels to move negotiations on to discuss Britain's future relationship with the bloc. The third round of Brexit negotiations, focused on settling the terms of Britain's exit from the EU, ended on...

  • TOKYO, Sept 1- British trade minister Liam Fox said on Friday Britain would not be blackmailed into agreeing on the cost of leaving the European Union, and urged Brussels to move negotiations on to discuss Britain's future relationship with the bloc. The third round of Brexit negotiations, focused on settling the terms of Britain's exit from the EU, ended on...

  • TOKYO, Sept 1- British trade minister Liam Fox said on Friday Britain would not be blackmailed into agreeing on the cost of leaving the European Union, and urged Brussels to move negotiations on to discuss Britain's future relationship with the bloc. The third round of Brexit negotiations, focused on settling the terms of Britain's exit from the EU, ended on...

  • NAFTA modernization proposal that could pave the way for U.S. seasonal produce growers to file anti-dumping cases against Mexico, according to letters sent to Trump administration officials. Talks to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement resume this weekend in Mexico, the second round after U.S. The retailers and food industry groups argued that...

  • MEXICO CITY, Aug 31- Mexico and Canada would remain in the North American Free Trade Agreement even if the Trump administration abandoned the accord, Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said on Thursday. "NAFTA will continue to regulate the relationship between Mexico and Canada," Guajardo said at an event in Mexico City, noting that only Washington...

  • Talks to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement resume this weekend in Mexico, the second round after U.S. The letter was signed by large trade groups including the National Council of Chain Restaurants, National Restaurant Association, National Retail Federation, Retail Industry Leaders Association and the Fresh Produce Association of the...

  • SAO PAULO, Aug 31- Mexico's peso fell on Thursday amid threats by U.S. The currency slipped nearly 1 percent against the dollar, a day before negotiators meet in Mexico City on Friday to try and advance reworking the 23- year-old deal. "The foreign exchange market is awaiting the second round of negotiations starting this Friday in Mexico for more information...

  • MEXICO CITY, Aug 31- As Carlos Slims America Movil begins to loosen its grip on Mexicos telecom sector, the company could be the key to more competition in television, another highly saturated Mexican industry, a report released on Thursday said. The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development hailed the results of Mexicos 2014 telecom reform, which...

  • SAO PAULO, Aug 31- The Chilean peso and the Brazilian real strengthened on Thursday as strong Chinese industrial figures lifted metal prices, but the Mexican peso slipped on lingering concerns over North American Free Trade Agreement talks. Growth in China's manufacturing sector unexpectedly accelerated in August, suggesting the world's second-largest...

  • BRUSSELS, Aug 31- Britain's withdrawal negotiations with the European Union failed to make the kind of progress needed to move into a new phase in October, chief EU negotiator Michel Barnier said on Thursday after four days of talks. However, both he and British Brexit Secretary David Davis spoke of a constructive attitude on both sides aimed at avoiding...

  • Aug 31,- The following table shows OPEC crude oil output in millions of barrels per day in August and July, according to a Reuters survey published on Thursday. The August survey indicates output from the 13 OPEC members originally part of the deal fell by 170,000 bpd from July. Equatorial Guinea joined OPEC in May.

  • OPEC MEMBERS SUBJECT TO OIL SUPPLY TARGETS ACHIEVE 89 PCT OF PLEDGED CUTS IN AUGUST- REUTERS SURVEY.

  • OPEC AUGUST OIL OUTPUT FALLS 170,000 BPD MONTH/MONTH FROM 2017 HIGH ON RENEWED LIBYAN SUPPLY OUTAGES- REUTERS SURVEY.