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Friends again, eh? Canadians aren’t ready to forgive Donald Trump’s insults during trade talks

Michael Collins | USA Today | 11/01/2018

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump disparaged Canadians as a bunch of trade cheaters and mercilessly mocked Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as “very dishonest and weak” when the two countries were…

Brexit: EU fishing row threatens to snag May’s customs union plan

Daniel Boffey | The Guardian | 11/01/2018

Theresa May is facing fresh opposition from EU coun...

Countering global protectionism, Pacific trade pact nears takeoff

Charlotte Greenfield | Reuters | 10/31/2018

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – A landmark 11-country d...

HSBC, StanChart, others launch HK blockchain trade finance platform

Alun John | Channel News Asia | 10/31/2018

A new blockchain-based trade finance platform, deve...

What’s Next For The World Trade Organization?

Phil Levy | Forbes | 10/31/2018

Since the Second World War, the United States has been a driving force in sha...

Japan looks to use Pacific trade pact as shield from tough U.S. demands

Kyodo, Afp-Jiji | The Japan Times | 10/31/2018

Now that the year-end launch of a trans-Pac...

Euro MPs optimistic on Aust trade deal

Angus Livingston | The Australian | 10/31/2018

Australian farmers have been told they don’t have to worry about the ...


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