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US Trade Rep Lighthizer saw no progress on ‘structural issues’ in China trade talks, Sen Grassley says

Tom DiChristopher | CNBC | 01/16/2019

United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer saw little progress on key issues in last week’s trade talks with China, according to Sen. Chuck Grassley. Lighthizer believes negotiators made little headway…

EU rejects calls to grant US farmers ‘comprehensive’ market access

Jim Brunsden | Financial Times | 01/16/2019

Brussels finalises its negotiating stance for f...

German carmakers warn hard Brexit would be ‘fatal’

Edward Taylor, Jan Schwartz | Reuters | 01/16/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German carmakers on ...

USTR Pledges Exclusions From Higher China Tariffs If Talks Fail

Erik Wasson, Jenny Leonard | Bloomberg | 01/15/2019

The Trump administration has promised two sena...

Brexit: ‘Basic questions unanswered’ on Swiss trade deal

Joe Miller | BBC | 01/15/2019

Ministers must clarify the UK’s post-Brexit relationship ...

Global auto leaders urge Trump administration to end trade turmoil

Ben Klayman, David Shepardson | Reuters | 01/15/2019

DETROIT (Reuters) – Auto executives ...

China’s weakening trade figures should concern us all

Andy Verity | BBC | 01/15/2019

If China wanted to appease Donald Trump’s ever-present anger at i...


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