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  • *Kuwait says market on path to rebalancing. LONDON, July 17- Oil edged up to about $49 a barrel on Monday after fewer drilling rigs were added in the United States last week, helping ease concerns that surging shale supplies will undermine OPEC- led production cuts. RIG-OL-USA- BHI> Rig additions over the past four weeks averaged five, the slowest pace of growth since...

  • GENEVA, July 17- The European Union and Britain plan to put forward a joint proposal for reform of the terms of their World Trade Organization membership in September or October, an EU source said on Monday, as London negotiates to leave the EU. The joint approach would address aspects of the EU's WTO membership terms, known as its WTO "schedules", that are not easily...

  • BRUSSELS, July 17- The European Union will only extend its approval for the herbicide glyphosate if there is sufficient support from the bloc's 28 member states, European Health and Food Safety Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis said on Monday. The European Commission decided to propose extending approval for glyphosate by 10 years after the European...

  • BRUSSELS, July 17- The European Union will only extend its approval for the herbicide glyphosate if there is sufficient support from the bloc's 28 member states, European Health and Food Safety Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis said on Monday. The European Commission decided to propose extending approval for glyphosate by 10 years after the European...

  • GENEVA, July 17- The European Union and Britain plan to present a joint proposal for reform of the terms of their World Trade Organization membership in September or October, an EU source said on Monday, as London negotiates to leave the EU.

  • EU AND BRITAIN PLAN TO PRESENT JOINT PROPOSAL FOR REFORM OF THEIR WTO MEMBERSHIP TERMS IN SEPTEMBER OR OCTOBER- EU SOURCE SAYS.

  • PARIS, July 17- France has a "unique window of opportunity" as growth picks up to tackle its weak public finances and high unemployment while reversing its decline in competitiveness, the International Monetary Fund said on Monday. Meanwhile, President Emmanuel Macron's plans to gradually cut corporate tax to 25 percent from 33.3 percent while setting a flat 30...

  • PARIS, July 17- France has a "unique window of opportunity" as growth picks up to tackle its weak public finances and high unemployment while reversing its decline in competitiveness, the International Monetary Fund said on Monday. Meanwhile, President Emmanuel Macron's plans to gradually cut corporate tax to 25 percent from 33.3 percent while setting a flat 30...

  • PARIS, July 17- France has a "unique window of opportunity" as growth picks up to tackle its weak public finances and high unemployment while reversing its decline in competitiveness, the International Monetary Fund said on Monday. Meanwhile, President Emmanuel Macron's plans to gradually cut corporate tax to 25 percent from 33.3 percent while setting a flat 30...

  • PARIS, July 17- France has a "unique window of opportunity" as growth picks up to tackle its weak public finances and high unemployment while reversing its decline in competitiveness, the International Monetary Fund said on Monday. Meanwhile, President Emmanuel Macron's plans to gradually cut corporate tax to 25 percent from 33.3 percent while setting a flat 30...

  • WASHINGTON, July 14- Some provisions of the Trans-Pacific Partnership President Donald Trump quit as part of his pledge to protect American workers from "bad trade deals" may still serve to shape a revised NAFTA trade pact, U.S. officials and trade experts say. Trump threatened to ditch the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement too, but eventually decided to...

  • BRUSSELS, July 17- EU foreign ministers approved on Monday measures to allow Ukraine to export more industrial and agricultural products free of tariffs to the bloc in recognition of reforms undertaken by Kiev and the country's fragile economy. Trade has been at the heart of a dispute between Russia and the European Union over relations with Ukraine, with...

  • BRUSSELS, July 17- EU foreign ministers approved on Monday measures to allow Ukraine to export more industrial and agricultural products free of tariffs to the bloc in recognition of reforms undertaken by Kiev and the country's fragile economy. Trade has been at the heart of a dispute between Russia and the European Union over relations with Ukraine, with...

  • BRUSSELS, July 17- EU foreign ministers approved on Monday measures to allow Ukraine to export more industrial and agricultural products free of tariffs to the bloc in recognition of reforms undertaken by Kiev and the country's fragile economy. Trade has been at the heart of a dispute between Russia and the European Union over relations with Ukraine, with...

  • BRUSSELS, July 17- EU foreign ministers approved on Monday measures to allow Ukraine to export more industrial and agricultural products free of tariffs to the bloc in recognition of reforms undertaken by Kiev and the country's fragile economy. Trade has been at the heart of a dispute between Russia and the European Union over relations with Ukraine, with...

  • *Kuwait says market on path to rebalancing, sees higher demand. LONDON, July 17- Oil rose above $49 a barrel on Monday as a slowdown in the growth of rigs drilling in the United States eased concern that surging shale supplies will undermine OPEC- led cuts. Oil prices are less than half their mid-2014 level because of a persistent glut even after the Organization of...

  • *Britain will be out of EU, deal or no deal, in March 2019. BRUSSELS, July 16- EU officials hope the British government shows more urgency about a Brexit deal when its negotiators come to Brussels on Monday for a first full round of talks aimed at smoothing Britain's departure. "The hard work starts now," European Union chief negotiator Michel Barnier said on Wednesday,...

  • LONDON, July 15- European Union leaders are willing to change the bloc's rules for the freedom of movement of workers, opening an opportunity for Britain to avoid a damaging "hard Brexit", former prime minister Tony Blair said on Saturday. The election of French President Emmanuel Macron had put reform of the EU on the table, meaning Britain and the EU could meet "...

  • LONDON, July 15- European Union leaders are willing to change the bloc's rules for the freedom of movement of workers, opening an opportunity for Britain to avoid a damaging "hard Brexit", former prime minister Tony Blair said on Saturday. The election of French President Emmanuel Macron had put reform of the EU on the table, meaning Britain and the EU could meet "...

  • *OPEC needs to cut more deeply to achieve higher prices- analysts. *Kuwait says premature to cap Libya, Nigeria output. "I think the big driver is inventory numbers," said Stewart Glickman, head of energy research at CFRA Research in New York, "We've finally broken below 500 million barrels, I feel like it's a psychological barrier."