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US trade war weakens China’s position as global leader in automation and robot manufacture

He Huifeng and Iris Deng | South China Morning Post | 12/06/2018

Production among China’s robotics manufacturers is slowing as the trade war with the United States hits many of the industry’s biggest customers. There is great uncertainty for the sector’s outlook….

Brexit: Theresa May ‘looking at MPs’ role on backstop’

BBC staff | BBC | 12/06/2018

Theresa May says she “is talking to colleagues” ...

There may be more at stake than just trade concessions in the US-China tariff battle

Nyshka Chandran | CNBC | 12/06/2018

Trade frictions between the world’s...

China Swings Into Action on Trade as ‘Tariff Man’ Trump Ups Pressure

Yinan Zhao, Steven Yang, Dandan Li and Terrence Dopp | Bloomberg | 12/05/2018

U.S. Presi...

America will suffer without a new NAFTA, top Canadian official says

Ben White | Politico | 12/05/2018

If Congress does not approve the renegotiated U.S-Mexico-Ca...

Daimler and BMW Can Show If China’s Barriers Are Really Falling

Ville Heiskanen and Dandan Li | Bloomberg | 12/05/2018

Daimler AG’s plan to take control of its...

Alibaba to open first e-commerce trade hub in Europe

Arjun Kharpal | CNBC | 12/05/2018

Alibaba struck a partnership with the Belgian government on Wednesday to c...


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