If the U.S.-China trade war continues or worsens ASEAN countries will also experience a bumpy ride.
Democrats’ key concerns are labor standards, prescription drug prices, environmental protections and concrete enforcement mechanisms.
Boris Johnson is promising new legislation to ’help the NHS’. But the danger is it will just gift wrap it for US corporations. Campaigners are uniting to say #HandsOffOurNHS and to call on MPs to really protect it.
A World Bank arbitration panel lowered an initial $8.7 billion award to US oil company ConocoPhillips as compensation for Venezuela’s 2007 expropriation of its assets to $8.5 billion.
Emerging threats from the EU-US trade talks on confomity assessments and regulatory cooperation.
Resistance rises on both sides of the Atlantic to a pact, and no deal can be made if the UK remains in the EU customs zone.
Trade talks between the United States and Europe have moved slowly, given disagreements over whether to include agricultural products in a deal.
The US and Japan agreed in principle on a trade deal that would slash Tokyo’s tariffs on American beef, pork and other agricultural products, while delaying for now the threat of additional levies on Japanese auto exports to the US.
Officials participating in the negotiations say the deal not only involves taxes, but also non-tariff and investment issues.
Chlorinated chicken, as part of a post-Brexit free trade deal with the US, is “the thin end of the wedge” that could impact public health and threaten thousands of jobs in the UK food processing industry.
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will meet with his Japanese counterpart Toshimitsu Motegu in Washington for two days of discussions on a proposed bilateral free trade deal.
Though RCEP aims to enhance economic cooperation between India and China — and in turn benefit consumers — there are ample chances of negative impact on India domestic industry through the removal of tariff and non-tariff barriers
The US-Asean Business Council is is calling for the Thai government to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
Enhanced access for products of Pakistan’s export interest, particularly textile and clothing, to the United States market has been a long-standing demand of both the government and private sector.
Yielding to aggressive US policy, the European Union signed a deal with the United States which allows US farmers to sell more beef to Europe and will lead to a meat surplus in the European market.
Mr Bolton claimed deals could be done on a "sector-by-sector" basis, with an agreement on manufacturing made first.
The escalation of the trade war between China and the US might help push forward negotiations of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) free trade agreement.
As the US and Japan intensify trade negotiations, the push for a quick “mini-deal” on agriculture and autos will have far-reaching impact.
What might become the biggest obstacle of all has to do with Ireland, not with Britain per se.
A possible free trade agreement between the United States and Brazil will have considerable environmental, climate and human rights risks.