Iran maintains its nuclear program is for peaceful purposes.
China’s state-owned shipping giant Cosco controls Greece’s largest port of Piraeus, near Athens.
The central bank appears to be waiting for more clarity over Britain’s departure from the European Union.
China still bans the import of Canadian canola seed, alleging contamination; that dispute has gone to the WTO.
Trump delayed a tariff due to take effect Tuesday on US$250 billion of Chinese goods but another increase on $160 billion of imports still is scheduled for Dec. 15.
Tariffs on US$7.5 billion on a range of European goods were approved by the World Trade Organization as compensation for illegal EU subsidies to Airbus.
The number of people in work dropped by 56,000 in the three months to August from the previous three-month period.
Understand the risks and mitigate them through diversification.
Starting Sept. 1, the U.S. government began collecting 15% on US$112 billion in Chinese imports, on a wide array of merchandise including basketball jerseys, basketball shoes, basketballs and even hoops.
A long-sought trade agreement with Japan was scrapped when Trump withdrew the U.S. from a pan-Pacific trade agreement shortly after taking office in 2017.
Despite the improvement, manufacturers will likely continue to struggle.
Warhawk John Bolton has been turfed out as Trump’s national security adviser, leaving the US president to handle some very difficult situations largely alone.
Imports rose 1.2% to $50.9 billion with gains in six of 11 sectors.
Analysts say trade-driven boost was likely a temporary factor, particularly with weakening global economic conditions.
Ren Zhengfei doesn’t want it, company is developing its own technology.