International Trade

Trappers ask court to throw out lawsuit over US fur exports

Nov 23, 2017

Fur trappers are asking a federal judge to throw out a lawsuit from wildlife advocates who want to block the export of bobcat pelts from the United States

World Trade Organization sets up panel on Qatar-UAE crisis

Nov 22, 2017

World Trade Organization sets up panel to decide on Qatar's complaint against UAE measures

Poland signs deal to buy US liquefied gas over 5 years

Nov 22, 2017

Poland's state-owned gas company says it has signed a five-year deal to buy liquefied natural gas from the U.S. as Europe seeks to cut its dependence on imports from Russia

China criticizes unilateral action after NK sanctions

Nov 22, 2017

China has criticized unilateral sanctions and 'long-arm jurisdiction' by other governments after Washington penalized Chinese companies accused of trading with North Korea

New US sanctions target North Korean, Chinese companies

Nov 22, 2017

The Trump administration has imposed new sanctions on a slew of North Korean shipping firms and Chinese trading companies in its latest push to isolate the rogue nation over its nuclear weapons development and deprive it of revenue

US trade rep concerned after latest round of NAFTA talks

Nov 22, 2017

The United States' trade representative has expressed concerns on a lack of progress in the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement at the conclusion of the fifth round of talks in Mexico City

US slaps new sanctions on North Korean, Chinese companies

Nov 21, 2017

The Trump administration has imposed new sanctions on a slew of North Korean shipping firms and Chinese trading companies in its latest push to isolate the rogue nation over its nuclear weapons development and deprive it of revenue

Reports: UK preparing to increase 'Brexit bill' offer

Nov 21, 2017

Britain is planning to offer more money to settle its bill with the European Union in a bid to unblock stalled Brexit negotiations _ but only if the EU agrees to start discussing a future free-trade deal.

Despite Trump lobby, only 'some' leaders condemn Pyongyang

Nov 21, 2017

The Philippines says only "some" Asia-Pacific leaders condemned North Korea's development of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles at an annual summit in Manila last week

US hits Iran firms with sanctions for counterfeit Yemen cash

Nov 20, 2017

The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on six Iranian men and companies for counterfeiting Yemeni currency as a part of a scheme by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps to destabilize the country

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