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  • WASHINGTON, July 14- American manufacturers, energy companies and retailers reliant on cheap steel are quietly lobbying against President Donald Trump's desire to impose tariffs on steel imports ahead of possible decision by the U.S. Commerce Department next week. The Commerce Department could issue findings on the matter as early as next week, a decision...

  • WASHINGTON, July 14- American manufacturers, energy companies and retailers reliant on cheap steel are quietly lobbying against President Donald Trump's desire to impose tariffs on steel imports ahead of possible decision by the U.S. Commerce Department next week. The Commerce Department could issue findings on the matter as early as next week, a decision...

  • WASHINGTON, July 14- American manufacturers, energy companies and retailers reliant on cheap steel are quietly lobbying against President Donald Trump's desire to impose tariffs on steel imports ahead of possible decision by the U.S. Commerce Department next week. The Commerce Department could issue findings on the matter as early as next week, a decision...

  • WASHINGTON, July 14- American manufacturers, energy companies and retailers reliant on cheap steel are quietly lobbying against President Donald Trump's desire to impose tariffs on steel imports ahead of possible decision by the U.S. Commerce Department next week. The Commerce Department could issue findings on the matter as early as next week, a decision...

  • 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...

  • *OPEC needs to cut more deeply to achieve higher prices- analysts. *Kuwait says premature to cap Libya, Nigeria output. NEW YORK, July 14- Oil rose 1 percent on Friday, boosted by a supply interruption in Nigeria and prices were headed for a weekly gain of more than 4 percent on lower U.S. stockpiles, but trading was volatile as global supply remained strong and some were...

  • President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump board Air Force One prior to departing Paris Orly Airport on July 14, 2017.

    Donald Trump accused China of dumping cheap steel in the American market, Financial Times reports.

  • *OPEC's compliance with production curbs has slipped- IEA. Brent crude futures, the international benchmark for oil, were up 48 cents at $48.90 per barrel at 1338 GMT, after trading as much as 64 cents higher and 27 cents lower. West Texas Intermediate crude futures were at $46.58 per barrel, up 50 cents, after trading between 64 cents higher 28 cents lower earlier in...

  • Gov. Sununu: GOP needs to understand practical implications of health care bill

    Gov. Chris Sununu, (R-N.H.), shares his concerns about the Republican health care bill and why it is necessary to separate Obamacare reform from entitlement reforms.

  • Gov. Hutchinson: Anxious to see CBO numbers on Medicaid

    It's clearly a work in progress, says Gov. Asa Hutchinson, (R-Ark.), talking about the GOP health care bill and its likely impact on Medicaid and the state of Arkansas.

  • MOSCOW, July 14- Russian sunflower oil producers have urged the government to more than double the tariff on sunflower seeds, to keep a lid on rising exports which they fear will further inflate seed prices at home. Russia's Sunflower Oil and Fats Union, in a letter dated June 26, asked the Economy and Agriculture Ministries to raise the tariff to 16.5 percent, but...

  • *BOJ seen keeping policy steady at July 19-20 meeting. TOKYO, July 14- Japan's exports are expected to have risen for a seventh straight month in June, a Reuters poll showed on Friday, indicating that a recent revival in global demand will continue to support a moderate recovery in the world's third-biggest economy. The poll tipped a resulting surplus at 484.7...

  • But for U.S. farmers the 23- year old pact secures access to stable, lucrative markets in Mexico and Canada that now account for over a quarter of U.S. farm exports. Another concern is that the mere uncertainty of open-ended trade talks could drive Mexico to alternative suppliers of grains, dairy products, beef and pork. Mexico became even more crucial after...

  • Economic Strategy Institute's Clyde Prestowitz says China has implemented an "undeclared" form of protectionism on South Korean imports into its economy.

  • TPP was a strategic way for the Obama administration to balance its military pivot to Asia, says Economic Strategy Institute's Clyde Prestowitz, .

  • MELBOURNE, July 14- London copper was marking time on Friday at the top of its recent range, with encouraging import data from China and improved prospects for the global economy supporting prices. *Shanghai Futures Exchange copper slipped 0.6 percent to 47,030 yuan a tonne. *Zinc and lead fell by around half a percent in London and by around 2 percent in Shanghai,...

  • Andrew Staples at Economist Corporate Network says some countries are questioning if a massive trade deal makes sense without access to the U.S. market.

  • Energy Secretary Rick Perry promised on Thursday to promote cross-border electricity trade and investment with Mexico and said he expected talks aimed at updating the North American Free Trade Agreement to proceed quickly. Trump hailed progress on trade after meeting his Mexican counterpart last Friday, on the sidelines of the Group of 20 leaders' summit...

  • A Mexican National peers through the U.S. Mexico border wall in San Ysidro, California.

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on President Donald Trump's trip to Paris and his latest comments on Donald Trump Jr., steel tariffs and a solar border wall.

  • MONTREAL/ NEW YORK July 13- Delta Air Lines will not delay its 2018 deliveries of CSeries planes from Canada's Bombardier Inc, the carrier's chief executive said on Thursday, following an anti-dumping complaint by Boeing Co against the jets. The case has fueled trade tensions between the United States and its northern neighbor, with Canada calling on Boeing to...