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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

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

Louvre pyramid, JFK library & other iconic designs by late Chinese-US architect I.M. Pei (PHOTOS)

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World-renowned Chinese-born architect I.M. Pei has died at the age of 102, his son Li Chung Pei confirmed, leaving behind dozens of distinctive buildings as well as three children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Pei trained under modernist architect and Bauhaus founder Walter Gropius, getting his start with commercial real estate developer Zeckendorf in New York and Read More