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December 15, 2015 U.S. trade complaint against China opens door to future clashes over airplane subsidies
The Business Journal - Rep. Rick Larsen, D-Wash., said in an interview that he's been thinking a lot about the longer-term implications of the Dec. 8 filing by the U.S. Trade Representative before the World Trade Organization....
December 10, 2015 The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a win for all parties
Brookings - The TPP also includes disciplines on subsidies that lead to overfishing an outcome that has been pursued unsuccessfully at the World Trade Organization for the last 15 years. The TPP environment chapter is subject to...
November 30, 2015 Dollar rises versus euro, oil drops before ECB, OPEC meetingsSource: Reuters
The dollar hit its strongest since mid-March against its peers at the start of a week likely to highlight the divergent outlooks for U.S. and euro zone interest rates, while oil fell with OPEC ministers expected to keep the pumps...
November 17, 2015 Dollar jumps to highest since AprilSource: Reuters
The dollar surged against the euro for a second day on Tuesday and some dealers said a push above $1.06 per euro might open the way for a swift move to highs hit in the first half of 2015.
November 12, 2015 China warns WTO its cheap exports will soon be harder to resistSource: Reuters
China has served notice to World Trade Organization members including the European Union and United States that complaints about its cheap exports will need to meet a higher standard from December 2016, a Beijing envoy said at a...
November 12, 2015 Global growth, migration, terror to top agenda of G20 summit
Xinhua News Agency - He referred to a lack of good global economic governance at root of the problem, criticizing the global economic and financial institutions such as the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank and...
November 9, 2015 Global GDP Worse Than Official Forecasts Show, Maersk CEO SaysSource: Bloomberg
The world’s economy is growing at a slower pace than the International Monetary Fund and other large forecasters are predicting.
November 6, 2015 China's exports to remain flat, imports to fall this year
China Daily - The report said the drops were due to the sluggish global economy, high costs and slumping commodity prices, citing data from the World Trade Organization that showed global exports dropped 10.9 percent year-on-year...
November 6, 2015 The battle over President Obama’s trade deal has officially arrivedSource: Washington Post
The Obama administration released the full text of a 12-nation Pacific Rim free-trade accord on Thursday, launching what is expected to be a long and bruising fight to win final ratification in Congress for one of the president’s...
November 5, 2015 Dollar jumps as markets fix on December rate expectationsSource: Reuters
The dollar surged to a three-month high and European and Asian stock markets dipped on Thursday as expectations hardened of the first rise in U.S. interest rates in almost a decade coming next month. Read more at...
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