Recent News Headlines : World Trade Organization

TRUMP AGAIN VOWS TO BRING BACK U.S. JOBS, BUT OFFERS FEW DETAILS


Trump again vows to bring back U.S. jobs, but offers few details... READ MORE

24th February, 2017 1299

DEAL TO STREAMLINE WORLD TRADE TAKES EFFECT


It will also help WTO member states accept e-payments, limit export and import fees, and harmonize trade standards... READ MORE

22nd February, 2017 1

U.S. BUSINESS IN CHINA WARMS TO POSSIBLE TRUMP TRADE POLICY SHAKE-UP


James McGregor, Chairman of APCO Worldwide, Greater China, said the idea of some form of reciprocity is gaining traction, particularly in combating techno-nationalism ... READ MORE

15th February, 2017 378

AUSTRALIA'S RELATIONSHIP WITH CHINA 'COULD NOT BE STRONGER', BISHOP SAYS


Australia and China's foreign ministers have pledged to further strengthen the link between the two countries at a meeting in Canberra on Tuesday... READ MORE

7th February, 2017 1269

U.S. LIST OF TRADE COMPLAINTS MAY SHOW WHAT TRUMP WILL DEMAND FROM CANADA ON NAFTA


What will Trump want from Canada on NAFTA? A U.S. document may offer clues... READ MORE

3rd February, 2017 1552

TRUMP'S IDEA FOR MEXICAN WALL TAX IS ILLEGAL AND WOULD HURT US


Based on current trade flows, a 20 percent tariff would effectively impose a 59.2 billion tax on US consumers who purchase Mexican imports... READ MORE

2nd February, 2017 1830

LONDON CABS TO HIT EUROPE'S STREETS NEXT YEAR


But May also suggested that the car industry might be able to keep elements of free trade under a bespoke Brexit deal... READ MORE

30th January, 2017 0

AMERICAN STEEL UNLIKELY TO GET KEYSTONE BOOST DESPITE TRUMP ORDER


Meanwhile, in the quiet prairie town of Gascoyne, North Dakota, deer wander among gleaming stacks of steel tubing intended for the Keystone pipeline... READ MORE

28th January, 2017 1082

TRUMP WANTS TO TAX MEXICO TO PAY FOR HIS WALL. HERE'S WHAT THAT ACTUALLY MEANS


The White House said Congress' tax overhaul would place a 20 per cent tax on imports from any country enjoying a trade surplus with the United States... READ MORE

28th January, 2017 18

TRUMP SPOKESMAN WALKS BACK ON IMPORT TAX IDEA AMID UPROAR JOKES


A similar tax on U.S. imports imposed by the Mexican government would make American goods more expensive in Mexico and their market shares would drop... READ MORE

28th January, 2017 20769

QUESTIONS SWIRL AFTER TRUMP ADMIN SAYS TAX WILL PAY FOR WALL


WASHINGTON AP -- President Donald Trump is promising Mexico will pay for his massive border wall... READ MORE

28th January, 2017 10

1. CAN TRUMP PULL THE U.S. FROM NAFTA?


Trump adviser Stephen Schwarzman of Blackstone Group LP flew to Calgary to reassure Trudeau during a cabinet retreat that Canada isn't a primary target... READ MORE

27th January, 2017 530

FIVE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW TO START YOUR DAY


The British economy grew by 0.6 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016, more than economists had been expecting... READ MORE

26th January, 2017 142

MEXICO BRACES ITSELF FOR TRUMP PRESIDENCY AS WALL STARTS TO GO UP


President Donald Trump has promised more concrete and razor wire on the US-Mexico border... READ MORE

26th January, 2017 135

POTENTIAL FOR CHINA TO JOIN TPP AFTER US EXIT


It includes the 10 members of the Southeast Asian grouping ASEAN plus China, India, Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand, but notably excludes the US... READ MORE

24th January, 2017 194

US EXIT FROM TPP MAY OPEN THE DOOR TO CHINA


If the deal succeeds, China could become the center of a vast free trade area... READ MORE

24th January, 2017 1183

TRADE WAR A BLUFF IN THE GAME OF A PAPER TIGER


Some hawkish members of the Donald Trump team have repeatedly adopted war-like rhetoric about the incoming administration's trade relations with China and other developing countries... READ MORE

20th January, 2017 11

DAVOS 2017: PHILIP HAMMOND ON BREXIT AND THE WORLD ECONOMIC OUTLOOK - LIVE UPDATES


Philip Hammond starts by telling Davos that Theresa May's Brexit speech on Tuesday was an important step forward... READ MORE

20th January, 2017 182

TRUMP HAS BEEN GREAT FOR JOBS -- BUT NEEDS TO GET A HANDLE ON TRADE


Even before taking office, Donald Trump has been good at bullying companies into keeping jobs in the US... READ MORE

20th January, 2017 32

CHINA QUIETLY GEARS UP FOR POSSIBILITY OF TRADE WAR WITH UNITED STATES


At the World Economic Forum in Davos this week, Chinese President Xi Jinping warned that a trade war would benefit nobody... READ MORE

18th January, 2017 776

CHINA STEPS UP AS VOICE FOR GLOBAL TRADE


In Era of Trump, Chinaa??s President Champions Economic Globalization... READ MORE

18th January, 2017 2677

TRUMP COMMERCE NOMINEE ROSS TO TELL SENATORS


Trump has voiced a hard line on trade with China and Mexico, saying major changes are needed to reduce their chronic trade surpluses with the United States... READ MORE

18th January, 2017 72

MAY'S BREXIT: GOING IT ALONE, HOPING FOR AN EU TRADE DEAL


And the deeper the trade agreement, the more EU regulation Britain would have to abide by, according to the Centre for European Reform think tank... READ MORE

17th January, 2017 449

1. WHAT DOES THE CUSTOMS UNION DO?


British voters last year settled the question of whether or not to leave the European Union by choosing Brexit... READ MORE

17th January, 2017 1150

THE WORLD ISN'T WAITING FOR TRUMP ON TRADE


Leaders of Asean, the Southeast Asia regional organization, recently proposed another trade pact that would expand the deal covering the region to include other Asian economies... READ MORE

12th January, 2017 406

AS CHINA SEEKS BIGGER ROLE ON WORLD STAGE, XI JINPING WILL GO TO DAVOS WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM


Mr. Trump campaigned on opposition to the existing global trade system and has denounced China for competing unfairly against the United States... READ MORE

12th January, 2017 488

CHINESE FOREIGN INVESTMENTS UP 40 PERCENT TO RECORD IN 2016


At the same time, European investments in China totaled just 8 billion euros, dropping for a fourth straight year, the report said... READ MORE

11th January, 2017 76

A 'CATHOLIC' PRESIDENT? FRENCH CONSERVATIVE FILLON BREAKS WITH SECULARISM


Burkhalter said his country was the first Western country to recognize the People's Republic of China in January,1950... READ MORE

11th January, 2017 921

CHINA'S XI TO PROMOTE GLOBALIZATION AT DAVOS, NOT 'WAR AND POVERTY'


Xi will attend the Davos forum on Jan. 17, part of a three-day state visit to Switzerland from Jan. 15 to 18... READ MORE

11th January, 2017 2291

TRUMP TAPS LAWYER ROBERT LIGHTHIZER AS U.S. TRADE REPRESENTATIVE


Robert Lighthizer was the deputy trade representative during the Reagan administration... READ MORE

3rd January, 2017 1

Trending News Headlines : World Trade Organization

THE WORLD TODAY LOOKS OMINOUSLY LIKE IT DID BEFORE WORLD WAR I


There are many differences among these eras of globalization and retrenchment, Feinman is careful to say... READ MORE

29th December, 2016 21433

BRITAIN MAY END UP WITH THE MOST 'EXTREME' VERSION OF BREXIT BECAUSE THERE MAY NOT BE ENOUGH TIME TO NEGOTIATE WITH BRUSSELS, SAY MINISTERS


That hard-nosed stance is designed to challenge British demands that Europe negotiate an EU-exit agreement and a new EU-UK trade agreement simultaneously... READ MORE

15th October, 2016 5803

A PRESIDENT TRUMP COULD DESTROY THE WORLD ECONOMY


The United States needs to ensure that more of its own middle class shares in the benefits of globalization... READ MORE

6th October, 2016 4536

CHINA, RUSSIA TO PUSH FOR FREE-TRADE AREA IN ASIA-PACIFIC


President Xi Jinping and Russia's Vladimir Putin met during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in the South American city... READ MORE

20th November, 2016 2237

TRUMP PICKS 'DEATH BY CHINA' AUTHOR FOR TRADE ADVISORY ROLE


Navarro, 67, is a professor at University of California, Irvine, and advised Trump during the campaign... READ MORE

22nd December, 2016 1956

OUTRAGE OVER THE ECONOMY DOESN'T EXPLAIN SURGING GLOBAL POPULISM


Global trade is sliding into ever more gloomy territory, according to Raoul Leering, head of international trade analysis at ING Bank NV in Amsterdam... READ MORE

29th December, 2016 1901

TRUMP PACKS TRADE TEAM WITH VETERANS OF STEEL WARS WITH CHINA


Ross, DiMicco and other leaders of Big Steel have been on the front-line in U.S. trade battles against the world's export superpower... READ MORE

10th December, 2016 1429

MEXICO REELS AT NIGHTMARE VISION OF A DONALD TRUMP WHITE HOUSE


Mexico, like the rest of the world, must wait to see what President Trump does in office... READ MORE

26th November, 2016 1394

JAPANESE PM ABE TO MEET TRUMP AGAINST BACKDROP OF SECURITY FEARS


But Jeffrey Kingston, the director of Asian studies at Temple University in Tokyo, said anxiety remained high in Tokyo following Trump's decidedly unreassuring comments on security... READ MORE

16th November, 2016 1304

TRUMP ADVISER TAKES AIM AT CONSERVATIVES' BUDGETARY RESTRAINT


Don't expect President-elect Donald Trump to adhere consistently to traditional Republican economic policy, or even to positions Trump staked out during his election campaign... READ MORE

14th November, 2016 1086

GERMAN MINISTER UPS RHETORIC AGAINST TAKEOVERS AHEAD OF CHINA TRIP


In a guest column for Die Welt newspaper, Gabriel urged the European Union to ensure a level playing field and adopt a tougher approach with China... READ MORE

29th October, 2016 1052

GLOOMY CHINA SEPTEMBER TRADE DATA RAISES FEARS RECOVERY MAY BE FALTERING


Asian stocks tumbled to three-week lows and U.S. stock futures and Treasury yields fell after the data, while copper prices in London slipped... READ MORE

13th October, 2016 1006

IF THE U.S. WITHDRAWS, CHINA WONDERS IF IT IS READY TO LEAD THE WORLD


If the United States under Donald Trump gives up its global leadership and withdraws into isolationism, will the rising superpower China replace it?... READ MORE

21st November, 2016 902

THE INTERPRETER WHAT IS DONALD TRUMPS FOREIGN POLICY


President-elect Donald J. Trump will enter the White House having promised to radically alter United States foreign policy, with ramifications for Americans and the world... READ MORE

12th November, 2016 485

TRUMP SAYS CHINA IS 'THE BEST EVER' AT DEVALUING ITS CURRENCY. THAT'S NO LONGER TRUE.


AP Photo David Goldman Donald Trump took less than 10 seconds in Monday's presidential debate to attack China... READ MORE

27th September, 2016 476

CHINA SAYS IT WILL PROMOTE TRADE DEALS REGARDLESS OF TPP, RCEP DIRECTION


The statement follows U.S. President-elect Donald Trump saying he would withdraw the United States from the multi-country TPP that excludes China, putting RCEP... READ MORE

24th November, 2016 425

CEO WHO COULD BE SECRETARY OF STATE RUNS COMPANY THAT OFTEN LOBBIED THE STATE DEPARTMENT


Donald Trump And Exxon CEO Who Could Be Secretary Of State Runs Company That Often Lobbied The State Department... READ MORE

11th December, 2016 415

RUSSIA, CHINA, AND JAPAN FILL THE TRUMP TRADE GAP


Japan also wants to accelerate trade ties with Mercosur, the South American trading bloc, Abe said on a visit to Buenos Aires on Nov. 21... READ MORE

5th December, 2016 409

DONALD TRUMP GAVE AN EFFECTIVE SPEECH IN PENNSYLVANIA


Pennsylvania Donald Trump isn't terribly good at delivering speeches... READ MORE

2nd November, 2016 390

CHINA WILL DEFEND TRADE RIGHTS IN FACE OF TRUMP TARIFF THREATS, OFFICIAL SAYS


China's state-run Global Times newspaper last week warned that a 45 percent Trump tariff would paralyse US-China bilateral trade... READ MORE

24th November, 2016 368

TRUMP OR NOT, THE RICH WORLD IS ALREADY IN A QUIET TRADE WAR


Free trade is already in retreat, even before Donald Trump moves into the White House... READ MORE

10th November, 2016 357

WHY CHINA DOESNA??T MIND BEING LEFT OUT OF THE TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP


Then China can ship the fabric to Vietnam via an existing free trade agreement with China ... READ MORE

9th October, 2015 355

MERKEL WARNS AGAINST PROTECTIONIST RESPONSES TO GLOBALIZATION


Merkel was the driving force in Europe behind the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership TTIP, an ambitious trade deal between the European Union and United States ... READ MORE

15th November, 2016 345

MATTHEW ELLIOTT YOU WANT EU FACTS WE EUROSCEPTICS HAVE GOT 1000 PAGES OF THEM


In fact, it is now clear that business is split over whether the UK should remain in an unreformed EU... READ MORE

24th July, 2015 338

TTIP MUST NOT ALLOW COMPANIES TO SUE EU COUNTRIES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS, SAY MPS


, which is being negotiated between the EU and US, may contain a mechanism called investor-state dispute settlement ISDS ... READ MORE

10th March, 2015 329

EUROPE'S SLUGGISH GROWTH A BIGGER THREAT TO WORLD STABILITY THAN BREXIT, SAYS IMF DEPUTY CHIEF


Comment the day brexit got stuck in a tar pit of legalese... READ MORE

22nd November, 2016 328

APEC NATIONS GRAPPLE WITH THE TRUMP EFFECT IN LIMA


In South America, Canada has free trade with Chile since 1997, and with Peru since 2009... READ MORE

20th November, 2016 311

OBAMA SAYS MOMENTUM BUILDING ON 'HISTORIC' TRANS-PACIFIC TRADE DEAL


President Barack Obama steps from Air Force One to pass an honour guard upon his arrival in Beijing, November 10, 2014... READ MORE

10th November, 2014 259

IMF AND WORLD BANK LAUNCH DEFENCE OF OPEN MARKETS AND FREE TRADE


Lagarde welcomed the UK's better-than-expected performance since the Brexit vote... READ MORE

6th October, 2016 234

NERVY GLOBAL INVESTORS REVISIT 1930S PLAYBOOK


Morgan Stanley goes on to draw a parallel with the global response to 2008's crash and subsequent world recession... READ MORE

22nd June, 2016 208


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