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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

Palladium boom gives South African miners only temporary reprieve

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LONDON (Reuters) – A surge in palladium prices has thrown struggling South African mining companies a lifeline. But it may not be enough. FILE PHOTO: Ingots of 99.97 percent pure palladium are stored at a plant owned by Krastsvetmet, one of the world’s biggest manufacturers of non-ferrous metals, in Krasnoyarsk, Russia April 9, 2019. REUTERS/Ilya Read More

Retaliation over S-400? Trump cancels Turkey’s preferential trade status

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Donald Trump has terminated the preferential trade agreement which provided Turkey with partial tax-free access to US markets, in a move some see as Washington’s retaliation for the NATO ally’s increasingly independent policies. More than two months after the United States threatened to end Turkey’s participation in Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program, President Donald Read More

Smog spikes in North China in first four months of 2019: ministry

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Air pollution in major regions of northern China increased during the first four months of 2019, the environment ministry said on Friday, raising fears that regions have eased curbs on industry to halt the smog amid concerns about a slowing economy. FILE PHOTO: A woman wearing a mask walks past buildings on Read More

Covia Announces Upcoming Conference Participation

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INDEPENDENCE, Ohio, May 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Covia (NYSE:CVIA) announced today that it will participate in the following investor conferences: KeyBanc Industrials and Basic Materials Conference in Boston, Massachusetts on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Wells Fargo West Coast Energy Conference in San Francisco, California on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. The materials management will reference at 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

Mexico says it is close to U.S. metals tariff deal, waiting for Canada

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Mexico is close to resolving its dispute with the United States over steel and aluminum tariffs without quotas but hopes Canada can reach a similar agreement before completing it, a senior Mexican official said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Undersecretary for North America Jesus Seade gestures during the 14th Mexican Financial Summit in Read More