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World Trade Organization allows China to sanction US over Obama-era tariffs

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An appeals court judge at the World Trade Organization (WTO) says the United States did not fully comply with its ruling and could face Chinese sanctions if it does not remove certain tariffs that break WTO rules. According to the trade regulator, 11 US countervailing measures have violated WTO rules. It has asked Washington to Read More

Trump sees slowing Chinese growth pressuring Beijing on trade

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday seized on slowing economic growth in China as evidence that U.S. tariffs were having “a major effect” and warned that Washington could pile on more pressure as bilateral trade talks sputtered along. U.S. President Donald Trump after arriving from a fund-raising event before departing for Washington Read More

Decommissioning in Shetland expands with the arrival of more North Sea structures

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7/15/2019 WEST SUSSEX — The Dales Voe decommissioning facility in Shetland is one step closer to becoming a center of excellence for recycling offshore structures from the North Sea with the arrival of two new installations for decommissioning by strategic partners Veolia and Peterson. The structures from Spirit Energy’s ST-1 arrived in the dedicated port Read More

China second quarter GDP growth slows to 27-year low as trade war bites, more stimulus seen

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s economic growth slowed to 6.2% in the second quarter, its weakest pace in at least 27 years, as demand at home and abroad faltered in the face of mounting U.S. trade pressure. FILE PHOTO: Workers are seen at a production line manufacturing tyres at a factory in Nantong, Jiangsu province, China Read More

China June industrial output up 6.3% year-on-year, beats forecasts, retail sales up 9.8%

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FILE PHOTO: A labourer works at the Maanshan steel and iron factory in Hefei, Anhui province, March 9, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s industrial output grew 6.3% in June from a year earlier, official data showed on Monday, picking up from May’s 17-year low and handily beating market expectations. Analysts polled by Reuters Read More

China second quarter GDP growth slows to 27-year low, more stimulus expected

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s economic growth slowed to 6.2% in the second quarter, its weakest pace in at least 27 years, as demand at home and abroad faltered in the face of mounting U.S. trade pressure. FILE PHOTO: Workers are seen at a production line manufacturing tyres at a factory in Nantong, Jiangsu province, China Read More

China greenhouse gas emissions soar 50% during 2005-2014: government data

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FILE PHOTO: A man takes picture on a bridge in front of the financial district of Pudong covered in smog during a polluted day in Shanghai, China November 28, 2018. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s climate-warming greenhouse gas emissions hit 12.3 billion tonnes in 2014, up 53.5% in just a decade, the environment Read More

China plans to toughen emission checks on steel mills

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China will continue to enforce production restrictions in heavy industry in winter this year and will tighten its emission assessment on steel mills when granting exemptions from curbs already in place, an environment ministry official said on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: A worker is seen at the workshop of a steel mill in Read More