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African free trade area could be operational in July

Isaac Khisa | The Independent | 04/22/2019

Excitement was palpable throughout the region as the dream for a continental free trade area in Africa got the final ratification needed to become a reality this month. Gambia became…

The US is attacking Huawei and China — without its own 5G strategy

Elizabeth Schulze | CNBC | 04/22/2019

The United States and China are racing to build out hig...

China criticizes US effort to reduce Iran oil sales

Associated Press | 04/22/2019

China, one of Iran’s biggest oil export markets, on Monday criticized Wash...

U.S., China Aim for Early-May Announcement on Trade Deal

Jenny Leonard | Bloomberg | 04/18/2019

Sides are scheduling more high-level in-person negotiations  Sides...

US handbags, helicopters and hazelnuts all put on $20 billion EU tariff list after Boeing ruling

Sam Meredith | CNBC | 04/18/2019

The European Commission threaten...

Shrinking U.S. Trade Gap, China Growth Bode Well for Global Economy

Harriett Torry | Wall Street Journal | 04/18/2019

WASHINGTON—A narrower U.S. trade deficit in ...

No Brexit more likely than a disorderly one, say economists

Jonathan Cable | Reuters | 04/18/2019

LONDON (Reuters) – The chances that Brexit will be cancell...


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