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Canada vows ‘full steam ahead’ on ratifying trade pact after U.S. lifts metals tariffs

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OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada will move quickly to ratify the new North American trade pact, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Saturday, a day after the United States agreed to lift tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum. FILE PHOTO: Canada’s Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland takes part in a bilateral meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Read More

Canada vows ‘full steam ahead’ on ratifying trade pact after US lifts metals tariffs

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OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada will move quickly to ratify the new North American trade pact, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Saturday, a day after the United States agreed to lift tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum. FILE PHOTO: Canada’s Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland takes part in a bilateral meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Read More

China’s tough rhetoric leaves trade talks with U.S. in limbo

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WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – China struck a more aggressive tone in its trade war with the United States on Friday, suggesting a resumption of talks between the world’s two largest economies would be meaningless unless Washington changed course. The tough talk capped a week that saw Beijing unveil fresh retaliatory tariffs, U.S. officials accuse China of Read More

US, Canada to lift tariffs on steel, aluminum & more, stop litigation in WTO – joint statement

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Washington and Ottawa have agreed to remove steel and aluminum tariffs as part of an agreement regulating the metal trade between the two neighbors, according to a joint statement. The US will lift the 25 percent tariff on steel imports and 10 percent tariff on aluminum President Donald Trump imposed against Canada back in late Read More

US, Canada to lift tariffs on steel, aluminum and more, stop litigation in WTO – joint statement

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Washington and Ottawa have agreed to remove steel and aluminum tariffs as part of an agreement regulating the metal trade between the two neighbors, according to a joint statement. The US will lift its 25-percent tariff on steel imports and 10-percent tariff on aluminum President Donald Trump imposed against Canada back in late May 2018 Read More

China’s tough trade rhetoric leaves talks with U.S. in limbo

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WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – China struck a more aggressive tone in its trade war with the United States on Friday, suggesting a resumption of talks between the world’s two largest economies would be meaningless unless Washington changed course. The tough talk capped a week that saw Beijing unveil fresh retaliatory tariffs, U.S. officials accuse China of Read More

Trade tensions keep Wall St. under pressure

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(Reuters) – U.S. stocks struggled for direction after three days of gains on Friday, as investors weighed mixed headlines on trade, with China’s aggressive stance in its trade war with the United States remaining an overhang. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May Read More

Norsk Hydro eyes Brazil progress as court lifts one of two embargoes

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OSLO (Reuters) – A Brazilian federal court has lifted one of two production embargoes on a key plant owned by Norwegian metals maker Norsk Hydro, the company said on Thursday, raising hopes that full production can soon resume. FILE PHOTO: A view of alumina Refinery Alunorte, owned by Norwegian company Norsk Hydro ASA, in Barcarena, Read More

Brazil court lifts one of two embargoes on Norsk Hydro plant

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OSLO (Reuters) – A Brazilian federal court has lifted one of two production embargoes on a key plant owned by Norwegian metals maker Norsk Hydro, but output remains curtailed at 50% of capacity, the company said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: A view of alumina Refinery Alunorte, owned by Norwegian company Norsk Hydro ASA, in Barcarena, Read More

U.S. blacklists China’s Huawei as trade dispute clouds global outlook

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration hit Chinese telecoms giant Huawei with severe sanctions on Wednesday, adding a new incendiary element to the U.S.-China trade dispute just as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he would visit China soon for more talks. FILE PHOTO: A Huawei logo is pictured during the media day for the Shanghai Read More