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Trade war: China to travel to US on January 13 to sign phase one deal
China’s trade delegation tentatively plans to travel to Washington for four days from January 13 for the signing of the phase one deal.
USTR’s ag negotiator shares more on trade deal with China
The agreement will not only increase Chinese purchases of US agricultural products but pave the way for long-term structural reforms.
Neoliberalism and the end of politics
Understanding power is more important to predicting the winners and losers of neoliberal economic policies than knowing the economics.
White House trade adviser says phase one trade deal with China is ’in the bank’
Navarro also hinted at future trade deals with the post-Brexit United Kingdom, other European countries and Vietnam.
Korea in FTA talks with Asian, South American powerhouses
South Korea has secured 16 free trade partners — 12 countries and four trade blocs — around the globe since it started pursuing bilateral free trade agreements two decades ago.
Phase two of US-China trade deal will be more challenging and less transparent than phase one
The hard part of the trade dispute will cover long-standing issues relating to intellectual property violations and forced technology transfer by China, as well as subsidization of Chinese industries.
Why don’t we just… wake up to the threat of ISDS?
Commercial ISDS adjudications trump democratically established laws and controls.
Trump says US and China will sign trade deal in January
President Trump said that the ceremony would be held at the White House on January 15 and that he would go to Beijing to continue discussions about a Phase 2 deal.
US-Japan trade deal takes effect with second round in doubt
Under the deal, Japan reduced tariffs on US agricultural products. Japan has much to fear if Trump seeks broader trade pact.
India’s geopolitical blunder will lead to economic woes
For New Delhi, though, RCEP is first and foremost an economic deal that could hurt its more vulnerable industries and lead to near-term pain.
RCEP fallout: raw deal
The withdrawal of India from the RCEP as also the changed ground truths call for a recalibration of the FTP which is not only in tune with the changing times, but factor in future uncertainties as well.
Is free trade dead?
Conflict over trade dominated the economic headlines in 2019, so it’s surprising that the year ended with significant progress on three trade agreements.Each tells a different story about the outlook both for the global economy and for relations between nations.
161 US House members call for trade agreement with Taiwan
One hundred and sixty-one members of the US House of Representatives sent a letter to US Trade Representative, urging him to open negotiations on a bilateral trade agreement with Taiwan.
House passage of USMCA marks major shift away from free-trade policies
The US House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed the new North American trade deal.
Trump adviser hints at next big trade deal
The Trump administration is setting its sights on another trade agreement with India.
Trade, not aid, is the way to persuade Pakistan to buck China’s influence
As with many other countries, Pakistan’s FTA with China has had a devastating impact on its domestic SMEs. Beijing and Islamabad have a strategic partnership, but the Chinese remain cutthroat competitors in trade.
New Nafta teed up by US House Committee for floor vote
The trade accord to revamp Nafta cleared the Ways and Means Committee, sending the measure to the full House.
US may boost tariffs on EU goods, wants lower trade deficit-Lighthizer
Lighthizer also said that a US-UK trade deal is a priority for Washington and negotiations will be launched as soon as Britain is in a position to do so.
Struggling Missouri farmers question ’bonanza’ promised under trade deal with China
Some farmers are skeptical with a tentative agreement easing trade restrictions with China, who’ve been pummeled by the trade war.
Trump, Boris Johnson discuss ’ambitious free trade agreement’
President Trump and Boris Johnson spoke about negotiating a free trade agreement between the United States and the United Kingdom.