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Biden aims for new course on trade, breaking with Trump and Democratic predecessors

David J. Lynch | Washington Post | 01/14/2021

It may not take long for President-elect Joe Biden to distinguish his trade policy from his predecessor’s “America First” approach. When members of the World Trade Organization meet in Geneva…

Fuelling Scots anger, UK confident on solving post-Brexit “teething” woes

Elizabeth Piper and Kate Holton | Reuters | 01/14/2021

LONDON (Reuters) ...

Covid contraction shrinks German economy by 5%

Andrew Walker | BBC | 01/14/2021

The German economy shrank by 5% last year as the Covid-19 pandemic took its toll, ...

China trade surplus breaks record monthly level

Thomas Hale | Financial Times | 01/14/2021

China’s trade surplus hit its highest ever monthly level in Decem...

USTR says Austria, Spain, UK digital taxes discriminate against U.S. firms

David Lawder | Reuters | 01/14/2021

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Trade Repres...

OPEC maintains 2021 oil demand growth forecast, warns outlook clouded by pandemic fears

Sam Meredith | CNBC | 01/14/2021

LONDON — Oil producer group OPEC on Thurs...


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