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The global trade system faces a real risk of breaking down

Anne Kruger | Business Times | 09/27/2018

TEN years after the failure of Lehman Brothers, we know that multilateral action was crucial in preventing the so-called Great Recession from becoming even worse than it was. Back then,…

U.S., Japan open direct trade talks, in move that could reshape global auto industry

David Lynch | The Washington Post | 09/27/2018

President Trump and Japanese ...

Trade gap in August widens to six-month high as exports fall

Steve Goldstein | Marketwatch | 09/27/2018

The U.S. trade deficit in goods in August widened to a se...

Germany Feels the Trade-War Heat as Economic Outlook Slashed

Iain Rogers | Bloomberg | 09/27/2018

German economic growth is being held back by restraints at hom...

India’s soymeal exports to jump on Chinese demand, weak rupee: trade body

Rajendra Jadhav and Emily Chow | Reuters | 09/27/2018

India’s soymeal exports in ...

At U.N., Trump Defends His Administration’s Hard-Line Trade Policies

Vivian Salama | Wall Street Journal | 09/26/2018

UNITED NATIONS—President Trump criticized ...

Trade rep Lighthizer says US is prepared to move ahead on new NAFTA deal without Canada

Jeff Cox | CNBC | 09/26/2018

Trade rep Lighthizer says US is prepared to ...


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