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Despite TPP agreement, Japan under pressure to make FTA deal with U.S.

By remaining a champion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal after the withdrawal of the United States, Japan is hoping that Washington will soften its demands in future bilateral trade negotiations.

Japan has lobbied hard in recent days on …

China's Silk Road revival hits the buffers

From a stalled Indonesian rail project to an insurgency-threatened economic corridor in Pakistan, China’s push to revive Silk Road trade routes is running into problems that risk tarnishing the economic crown jewel of Xi Jinping’s presidency.

The “One Belt, One …

Streetwise Amid rising protectionism, BMO places bet on trade finance Subscriber content November 12, 2017

The mechanics of trade are antiquated, manual and mostly still paper-based: On average, HSBC processes $1-million (U.S.) of trade each minute, and burns through 100 million pieces of paper a year.

It’s also difficult to screen goods and cash changing …

Vandkanoner sat ind mod anti-Trump-demonstrationer i Filippinerne

Vandkanoner sat ind mod anti-Trump-demonstrationer i Filippinerne

Trumps besøg i Filippinerne, hvor han skal deltage i topmøde, har fået filippinere til at demonstrere.

Den amerikanske præsident, Donald Trump, er søndag landet i Filippinerne, hvor han skal deltage i topmødet i

Dubai Air Show lifts off with Emirates’ $15.1-billion Boeing 787-10 deal

“We were comparing the two apples,” he said, but found that the Boeing 787 is “the best option” for Emirates “given its maintenance and so on.”

It’s the second time Airbus has lost out on selling the A350 to Emirates. …

NZX top performer A2 Milk cites 'pleasing' start of 2018 FY

A2 Milk, the best performing stock on the benchmark S&P/NZX 50 Index this year after its annual profit tripled, signalled that growth has continued into the current financial year.

The company, which markets milk with a protein variant said to …

Swing and another miss for TPP

When US President Donald Trump withdrew America from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on his first day in office in January, the monumental free trade deal looked likely to die a natural death. Indeed, many of other eleven signatories appeared to …

Modi interacts with world leaders in the Philippines


Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with world leaders, including US President Donald Trump, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, at a gala dinner hosted by Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte here yesterday ahead of this year’s