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Ethiopia, Mali and Guinea booted from US trade pact over rights violations

January 02, 2022 9:31 pm

The US removed Ethiopia, Mali and Guinea from the African Growth and Opportunity Act due to rights violations and military coups.

Amazon, Toyota, Alcoa and others working to counter Trump's tariff plans

July 21, 2018 9:20 am

Companies are attempting to avoid any confrontation with US President Donald Trump but want to exert as much influence as they can to dissuade him from tearing up trade agreements or introducing tariffs on a wide swath of imports.

Chinese warns against 'trade war,' appeals for cooperation

March 25, 2018 9:06 am

As Donald Trump pledged to increase tariffs on the import of aluminium and steel, especially from China Beijing has also reacted sharply to the decision.

Stocks tumble, bonds and yen gain as trade war fears drive rush to safety

March 23, 2018 9:04 am

"China doesn't hope to be in a trade war, but is not afraid of engaging in one," the Chinese commerce ministry said. China unveiled plans to impose tariffs on up to $3 billion of US imports in retaliation against US tariffs.

India plans counter move against US charge at WTO

February 12, 2014 3:15 am

Commerce minister Anand Sharma said India would respond at the World Trade Organization (WTO) about the charges raised by the US Trade Representative Michael Froman.

Solar subsidies: US to turn the heat on India at WTO

February 11, 2014 7:39 am

It was not immediately clear how Monday’s scheduled announcement relates to that action.

Walmart resumes lobbying for India FDI

October 28, 2013 1:02 am

Walmart lobbyists discussed nearly 50 ‘specific issues’ with the US lawmakers during the quarter.

US trade panel says Apple did not violate Google patent

April 23, 2013 3:52 pm

Apple had initially been accused of infringing on six patents for iPhone-related technology.

US trade gap widens on rising oil prices

May 11, 2011 6:32 pm

The US trade deficit widened more than expected in March,as rising oil prices helped push imports nearly 5%.

US trade gap widens 18.2 pc in Sept

November 14, 2009 1:12 am

The US trade deficit widened in September by an unexpectedly large 18.2 per cent,the largest increase in more than 10 years,as oil prices rose for the seventh straight month and imports from China bounded higher....