International trade

European Commission Vice President Jyrki Katainen speaks during a press conference in Beijing, China, Monday, June 25, 2018. The vice president of the European Union's governing body says Europe and China will form a group aimed at updating global trade rules to address technology policy, subsidies and other emerging complaints in a bid to preserve support for international commerce. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
June 25, 2018 - 9:27 am
BEIJING (AP) — China and the European Union agreed Monday to launch a group that will work to update global trade rules to address technology policy, subsidies and other emerging irritants and preserve support for international trade amid U.S. threats of import controls. Actions such as U.S...
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A man looks at an electronic board displaying stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Monday, June 25, 2018.Asian stock markets fell Monday and oil prices gave up some of their gains after Chinese regulators freed up extra money for bank lending amid a trade dispute with Washington. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
June 25, 2018 - 8:18 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets sank Monday and oil prices were mixed amid simmering worries about U.S.-Chinese trade tensions. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX fell 1.3 percent to 12,414 and London's FTSE 100 gave up 1.4 percent to 7,575. France's CAC 40 shed 0.8 percent to 5,343. On Wall Street,...
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June 25, 2018 - 7:45 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's foreign ministry has expressed concern over reports that U.S. President Donald Trump plans to curb Chinese investments in the United States, and urged Washington to provide a "good, fair, and predictable" environment for Chinese companies. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng...
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FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2008, file photo, farm-raised Atlantic salmon move across a conveyor belt as they are brought aboard a harvesting boat near Eastport, Maine. Federal data say the United States imported more seafood in 2017 than at any point in its history, and the nation's trade deficit in the sector is growing. Some of the seafood items that American consumers are especially fond of, including salmon, tuna and shrimp, are heavily dependent on foreign imports to make it to U.S. markets and restaurants. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
June 24, 2018 - 10:12 am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Federal data show the United States imported more seafood last year than at any point in history, and the nation's trade deficit in the sector is growing. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration data say the U.S. imported more than 6 billion pounds of seafood valued...
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From centre carrying banner, British lawmaker Vince Cable, Pro-EU campaigners Gina Miller, Tony Robinson and lawmaker Caroline Lucas join crowds taking part in the People's Vote march for a second EU referendum, at Trafalgar Square in central London, Saturday June 23, 2018. Leading Brexit supporters are talking tough, and opponents are taking to the streets, on the second anniversary of Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Saturday marks two years since a June 23, 2016 referendum resulted in a decision to quit the 28-nation EU. (John Stillwell/PA via AP)
June 24, 2018 - 7:01 am
LONDON (AP) — Pro-Brexit politicians and business figures have urged British Prime Minister Theresa May to be ready to walk away from the European Union without a trade agreement, despite warnings from major manufacturers that a "no deal" Brexit would be an economic disaster. In an open letter, 60...
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In this photo taken Wednesday, June 20, 2018, anti-Brexit, pro-EU supporters hold placards during a protest near the Houses of Parliament in London. The divisions opened up by the 2016 referendum have not healed, but hardened, splitting Britain into two camps: leavers and remainers. Almost the only thing the two groups share is pessimism about the way Brexit is going. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
June 23, 2018 - 6:37 am
LONDON (AP) — Leading Brexit supporters talked tough and their opponents took to the streets, as a divided U.K. marked the second anniversary on Saturday of its vote to leave the European Union. Britain voted on June 23, 2016 to quit the 28-nation EU, and its official exit is slated for March 29,...
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Minister of Energy of the United Arab Emirates, UAE, Suhail Mohamed Al Mazrouei attend a news conference after a meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, at their headquarters in Vienna, Austria, Friday, June 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)
June 22, 2018 - 2:57 pm
VIENNA (AP) — The countries of the OPEC cartel agreed on Friday to pump 1 million barrels more crude oil per day, a move that should help contain the recent rise in global energy prices. Questions remain, however, over the ability of some OPEC nations — Iran and Venezuela in particular — to...
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In this Wednesday, June 20, 2018, photo, Catoctin Creek Distillery whiskey is on display in the tasting room in Purcellville, Va. The European Union on Friday will start taxing a range of U.S. imports, including Harley-Davidson bikes, cranberries, peanut butter, playing cards and whiskey. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
June 22, 2018 - 12:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on America's disputes with its trading partners (all times local): 11:55 a.m. Germany's powerful auto lobby group is warning against an escalation of the trade dispute with the United States after President Donald Trump's latest threat to raise tariffs on imported cars...
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In this Wednesday, June 20, 2018, photo, Catoctin Creek Distillery whiskey is on display in the tasting room in Purcellville, Va. The European Union on Friday will start taxing a range of U.S. imports, including Harley-Davidson bikes, cranberries, peanut butter, playing cards and whiskey. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
June 22, 2018 - 11:42 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union started enforcing tariffs Friday on American imports like bourbon, peanut butter and orange juice, part of a growing global trade rift that's likely to intensify over the next few weeks. The EU tariffs on $3.4 billion worth of U.S. products are in retaliation for...
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A Chinese investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Friday, June 22, 2018. Asian stocks fell Friday following Wall Street losses overnight as investors were still wary over trade disputes between China and the U.S. as well as between the U.S. and Europe that could hurt corporate profit and jobs. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
June 22, 2018 - 5:57 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stocks were mixed Friday as investors remained wary over trade disputes between China and the U.S. as well as between the U.S. and Europe that could hurt corporate profits and jobs. Some markets rebounded slightly but were unable to recoup their heavy losses for the...
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