The deal just needs Trump’s signature to be fully approved in the U.S.
House approved a bill that puts in place terms of USMCA.
Bill implementing terms of USMCA is expected to pass with bipartisan support.
Washington also agreed to postpone a planned tariff hike on US$160 billion of Chinese goods
Johnson’s Conservatives won an 80-strong majority in Parliament in last week’s general election.
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has remained tightlipped on whether New Democrats will vote for the agreement.
U.S. House Speaker Pelosi on the deal: a “victory for the American worker.”
Follows Beijing’s announcement of new guidelines for the protection of patents and copyrights.
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.