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Taiwan trade deal on Trump administration’s radar, lawmaker says
A group of Republican lawmakers seeking to counter national security and economic threats from China is calling for the United States to open trade talks with Taiwan.
US-China trade: soybeans, corn and cars surge, but Beijing still not close to meeting demands of deal
Despite the spending spree during the summer months, China is nowhere near meeting the overall targets set out in the phase one trade deal.
The more the merrier in Indo-Pacific
As of last week, there are at least 8 distinctive cooperative frameworks relating to the Indo-Pacific region, which reflects the region’s growing economic and strategic importance within the rapidly-changing international stage.
US seeks to stop Kenya’s digital taxation plans in FTA deal
Kenya’s plans to tax digital services could hit a brick wall following its negotiations for a free trade deal with the US.
Indo-US trade deal unlikely in next 4 years: Former White House economic adviser
Despite India being an important partner for the US geopolitically, a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) is unlikely in the next four years regardless of who wins the upcoming presidential elections
Liz Truss hails ‘productive’ fourth round of UK-US trade talks
British trade secretary said the UK and US had made “significant” progress in reaching a trade deal after wrapping up a “productive” fourth round of talks.
US tells Kenya to publicly support Israel or forget free trade deal
The US indicates that the deal with Kenya should, with respect to commercial partnerships, discourage actions that prejudice or discourage business between the US and Israel.
We must defeat the US trade deal
Food standards, the price of medicine and climate action are on the slab in the biggest assault on Britain’s sovereignty in modern history.
How trade policy failed US workers— and how to fix it
Over the last several decades, US trade policies have failed most Americans. Under the guise of “free trade,” special interests have captured trade policy to extract wealth at home and abroad and left working people to bear the costs.
BOI eyes five new trade agreements with key trading partners
Sri Lanka’s apex investment promotion body, Board of Investment (BOI), is eyeing five new trade agreements with key trading partners—Japan, China, European Union (EU), United States and United Kingdom (UK)— over the next three years.
Biden and Pelosi warn UK over risking Good Friday agreement
Leading Democrats warned that the UK’s chances of securing the required congressional support for a UK-US free trade deal will disappear if Northern Ireland peace deal is undermined.
Coalition formed to facilitate US-Taiwan BTA talks
Business groups in Taiwan and the United States have formed a coalition to facilitate negotiations for a bilateral trade agreement, its founding members said.
New Indonesian envoy to US vows to secure GSP extension, trade deal
Indonesia’s newly appointed envoy to the US has vowed to double down on the government’s economic diplomacy push to ensure the country retains its trade perks and commences negotiations of a limited trade deal with Washington.
Government ordered to reveal more secrets about post-Brexit trade talks
Campaigners had challenged the Department for International Trade (DIT) over its "hostile approach to freedom of information law".
It’s not just about the chlorinated chicken – the potential dangers of an UK-US trade deal
Panelists highlighted the risks a UK-US trade deal posed to food standards, workers’ rights and the environment.
Taiwan looks to host economic talks with US, eyeing trade deal
Taiwan is set to open an economic dialogue with the US, laying the groundwork for talks on a free trade agreement while the island unwinds cross-strait economic integration with Beijing.
Trade deal with US unlikely before November presidential elections: India
The two aim for a free trade agreement (FTA) in the long run and have been working on an initial trade deal for almost two years amid a plethora of bilateral issues ranging from medical devices, agriculture, Harley Davidson motorbikes, e-commerce, totalisation pact, visa issues and disputes at the World Trade Organization.
EU agrees to cut taxes on US lobsters in modest trade pact
The EU agreed to drop its 8% tariff on US lobsters while the US agreed to cut in half tariffs on EU imports, including some prepared meals, crystal glassware and cigarette lighters.
Mukhisa says planned Kenya-US trade deal unfavourable
The Donald Trump’s administration is seeking abolition of import duty on agricultural exports to Kenya.
Pelosi says UK can forget US trade deal if Irish pact broken
If the UK undermines the Good Friday accord, there will be absolutely no chance of a US-UK trade agreement passing the Congress, Pelosi, the nation’s top elected Democrat, said.