trade

China promotes rival trade deal as US exits Trans-Pacific Partnership

Just one day after President Donald Trump announced the US is withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), China on Tuesday used the opportunity to promote a rival regional trade deal....

EU-Canada trade deal passes EU parliamentary committee

A comprehensive trade deal between the European Union and Canada cleared another hurdle towards its implementation on Tuesday as the trade committee of the European Parliament approved the deal....

TPP members vow to keep trade deal alive after US exit

Asia-Pacific countries hoping to create a regional trading zone as part of the largest-ever trade deal said Tuesday they would push on without the United States after President Donald Trump said...

Australia will continue pursuing trade deal, minister says

Australia is not giving up on the historic Trans-Pacific Partnership, despite US president Donald Trump withdrawing from the trade deal.

Trump cancels Pacific trade deal, predicts "wave" of US manufacturing

The United States is withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal, according to an executive order issued by US President Donald Trump on Monday.

Freight train from China crosses 12,000 kilometres to London

The first Britain-bound freight train from China arrived in London on Wednesday, completing an 18-day trip across two continents to deliver containers of clothing and household goods from the...

American business group warns against US trade conflict with China

Beijing (dpa) - The American Chamber of Commerce in China said Wednesday that Beijing will likely respond if US president-elect Donald Trump imposes restrictions on trade or investment between the...

Report: US and EU make "considerable progress" on TTIP negotiations

The European Union and the United States have made "considerable progress" in negotiating the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) since the talks began in July 2013, according to...

EU surplus in trade with rest of world rises

The European Union's surplus in trade in goods with the rest of the world in November 2016 rose to 6.9 billion euros, compared to 5.7 billion in November 2015, according to the first estimates...

Auto workers sceptical of Trump but hopeful for tougher trade policy

Donald Trump's vow to cancel or renegotiate US trade agreements helped him win votes from union members in key states. But auto workers in Toledo, Ohio, remain wary.

Merkel looks to a sceptical Trump to bolster free trade policies

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday she will seek support from US president-elect Donald Trump in promoting free trade policies among the world's leading economies.

Croatia's exports and imports up 3% in Jan-Nov 2016

Croatian exports increased by 3% in the first eleven months of 2016 compared with the same period in 2015, and imports rose at the same rate as well, according to preliminary data released by the...

Trump unveils new trade body, names China critic as trade advisor

US president-elect Donald Trump, who has vowed to cancel or renegotiate multiple international trade agreements, will establish a new trade council inside the White House, his transition team said...

Court opinion: All EU member states must back Singapore trade deal

A free trade agreement between the European Union and Singapore can only be approved with the blessing of all 28 member states, the advocate general of the bloc's top court said Wednesday.

Council of EU agrees to remove geo-blocking in e-commerce

The EU Council for Competitiveness on Monday agreed on a draft regulation to ban unjustified geo-blocking between member states.