Tag: Trade

Belarus’s Lukashenko Tightens His Grip a Year After Disputed Election

MINSK, Belarus—For months after Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko declared himself the victor in presidential elections last year, hundreds of thousands of protesters thronged the streets...

China’s Export Machine Still Hums Despite Covid-19, Extreme Weather

BEIJING—Chinese export and import growth slowed in July as flooding and extreme weather at home disrupted factory and port operations and constrained consumption, while the...

A Popular Bet on Chinese Growth Is Falling Out of Favor

SYDNEY—China’s role as a key driver of the Australian dollar is being re-evaluated in global markets, helping send the currency to levels well below where traditional modeling suggests...

European Business Leaders Want a Stronger Hand With China, Not Decoupling

BRUSSELS—A powerful European business lobby group called on European Union politicians to push back harder against China’s state capitalism but not to lock out Chinese...

U.S. Wins International Backing for Global Minimum Tax

The U.S. has won international backing for a global minimum rate of tax as part of a wider overhaul of the rules for taxing international...

Panama Canal Tackles Climate-Change Puzzle: Too Little Rainwater or Too Much

PANAMA CITY—The Panama Canal faces a creeping threat from climate change, including droughts so intense that ships sometimes reduce their cargo so as not to...

U.S. and Taiwan Set Date to Revive Trade and Investment Talks

TAIPEI—The U.S. will revive trade and investment talks with Taiwan next week in a move intended to draw Washington and Taipei closer that also is...

Trading volume for global investing fell amid covid second wave: Viram Shah

MUMBAI: Technology remains the top bet for global investing by Indians, while investors have also been focusing on recently listed Coinbase in the US. On...

Trade: How has the second wave of Covid hit trade?

When the second wave of Covid hit, the country braced for economic disaster, anticipating worse than what happened last year. So far, that hasn’t happened,...

India, EU to conclude trade, investment pacts simultaneously: Piyush Goyal

Commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday said India and the European Union (EU) will begin negotiations for separate bilateral trade and investment agreements...

Boris Johnson government hails ‘new start’ as U.K. completes its departure from EU

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s long and sometimes acrimonious divorce from the European Union ended Thursday with an economic split that leaves the EU smaller and...

Does Asia’s superior response to COVID mean that the ‘Asian Century’ has begun?

LONDON (Project Syndicate)—In the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was common to divide countries and their responses according to their political systems, with...

Explainer: Brexit trade deal will lessen, but not kill, the economic pain

Britain has clinched a last-minute trade agreement with the European Union that will preserve its zero-tariff and zero-quota access to the bloc’s single market of...

Forging industry seeks ban on steel, iron ore exports

The forging industry on Thursday urged the government to ban steel and iron ore exports, as domestic steel prices shot up 25-30 per cent in...

European stocks rise on Brexit progress and U.S. stimulus hopes

European stocks made modest gains on Wednesday, as the European Union reported progress toward a post-Brexit trade deal. The pan-European Stoxx 600 SXXP, +0.63% rose...

Trade will be the toughest test for Biden’s foreign policy

Joe Biden campaigned on a platform to restore America’s standing in the world by repairing ties with our allies, create greater domestic equity through improvements...

British pound sees a pop as U.K. and EU set to go ‘the extra mile’ on Brexit deal

Financial markets were set to parse news that U.K. and EU leaders agreed that they should go “the extra mile” to try to find a...

India’s container trade recovering sequentially, still lower than last year: Maersk

India’s containerised trade is recovering sequentially although it continues to contract compared to last year, said a note from AP Moller-Maersk. “During Q3 of 2020...

India risks losing to a China-backed trade bloc defeating very reason it exited last year

India’s key manufacturing exports may lose market share to a China-backed Asian trade bloc, from which Prime Minister Narendra Modi walked away last year to...

What Boris Johnson’s COVID isolation and firing of hard Brexiteers means for the U.K.-EU trade talks

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, wearing a face mask, participates in a service to commemorate the centenary of the burial of the unknown warrior at...

The case for Trump – MarketWatch

MarketWatch photo illustration/Getty Images, iStockphoto The president’s primary responsibilities are to protect national security and enable inclusive prosperity. President Donald Trump’s record and former Vice...

Narendra Modi: PM Narendra Modi visited 58 countries since 2015

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has visited 58 countries since 2015 and a total expenditure of Rs 517 crore was incurred on them, the...

Trade: Budding companies face tough task overcoming pandemic, recession despite easy fundings

New York: Julie Campbell had to rethink her new wallpaper business before she could sell her first sheet. Campbell launched Pasted Paper in February, but...

British grocers reject U.S. chlorine-washed chicken as row over welfare standards deepen

The row between Britain and the U.S. over food standard has deepened after some of the U.K.’s leading grocers have refused to sell a raft...

Explainer: How ending Hong Kong’s ‘special status’ could affect U.S. companies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – New Chinese national security restrictions imposed on Hong Kong could draw a U.S. revocation of the former British colony’s “special status” under...