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Switzerland to sign belt and road deal during President Ueli Maurer’s China trip

Reuters | 04/18/2019

ZURICH (Reuters) – Switzerland will sign an accord backing China’s Belt and Road Initiative when President Ueli Maurer visits China this month, cementing ties with a major trading partner as…

Japan, U.S. Will Accelerate Talks Toward Trade Deal, Motegi Says

Yuko Takeo and Jenny Leonard | Bloomberg | 04/18/2019

 Discussions have begun on goods including...

France against EU-US trade talks unless Trump supports climate deal

Silvia Amaro | CNBC | 04/18/2019

The European Union agreed to start trade talks with the Unite...

US trade deficit falls in February as shortfall with China decreases 28%

Jeff Cox | CNBC | 04/17/2019

The U.S. goods and services deficit with its global trading ...

EU proposes tariffs on £15bn of US products in Boeing row

BBC News | 04/17/2019

The EU has proposed tariffs on $20bn (£15bn) of US goods in a long-running disput...

PM reveals international trade priorities

AAP | 04/17/2019

Scott Morrison has nominated finalizing a trade deal with the European Union and extending the Trans-Pa...

Pelosi warns there will be no U.S.-U.K. trade deal if Brexit harms the Irish peace accord

William Booth | The Washington Post | 04/17/2019

House Speaker Nancy Pel...


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