International Trade

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

Nov 20, 2017

Leaders of Southeast Asian countries and China agreed to launch talks on a "code of conduct" aimed at controlling South China Sea disputes

Japan exports climb on surging demand for cars, machinery

Nov 20, 2017

Japan exports climb on surging demand for cars, machinery in US, China

Asian shares fall in muted trading ahead of Thanksgiving

Nov 20, 2017

Asian shares are lower in muted trading ahead of the Thanksgiving holidays in the U.S.

EU leaders warn broadening of Brexit talks could be in doubt

Nov 17, 2017

European Union leaders warned Britain Friday that it must do much more to convince them that Brexit talks should be broadened to cover future relations and trade from next month onward

US seeks more action from African nations on North Korea

Nov 17, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tilllerson is calling on African nations to do more to isolate North Korea, which relies on trade and military relationships on the continent as a source of hard currency

US says Sudan cutting trade, military ties to North Korea

Nov 17, 2017

The United States says Sudan has agreed to cut all military and trade ties to North Korea

Activists praise Trudeau's comments about Duterte crackdown

Nov 17, 2017

Human rights advocates are praising Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for publicly expressing concerns about the Philippine president's deadly crackdown on illegal drugs

Africa politics creep into French PM's visit to Morocco

Nov 16, 2017

France's prime minister launched a mission Wednesday to reinvigorate trade and cooperation with Morocco, which has steadily positioned itself as a regional economic powerhouse focused on Africa instead of its former colonial ruler

Former Malaysian PM: Current government 'must go'

Nov 16, 2017

The man who led Malaysia through the final two decades of the 20th century and has waded back into its politics in recent months says the country's current government is deeply problematic and "must go"

ASEAN shuns mention of China's new islands, arbitration loss

Nov 16, 2017

Southeast Asian nations avoid mention of China's construction of islands in the South China Sea and a U.N.-linked arbitration ruling that invalidated Beijing's claims in the disputed waters

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