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China hits back as US trade tensions threaten economy

China hits back as US trade tensions threaten economy

Tit-for-tat tariffs on products worth tens of billions have left the US and China teetering on the brink of an all-out trade war, one Beijing can ill-afford with headwinds mounting for its economy.

As G7 feuds, Xi and Putin play up their own club

As G7 feuds, Xi and Putin play up their own club

The leaders of China and Russia Sunday praised the expansion of their regional security bloc at a summit which put on a show of unity contrasting with the acrimonious G7 meeting.

Trump says North Korea summit is ready to go

Trump says North Korea summit is ready to go

Speaking to reporters as he welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to the White House, Trump said he and Abe would discuss North Korean issues and trade.

Canada's Trudeau rejects US proposal for bilateral trade pact

Canada's Trudeau rejects US proposal for bilateral trade pact

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday rejected a US proposal to scrap the North American Free Trade Agreement in favor of a bilateral trade pact.

US, China agree to abandon trade war: Beijing

US, China agree to abandon trade war: Beijing

Washington and Beijing have agreed to abandon any trade war and back off from imposing tariffs on each other, Chinese state media reported Sunday.

Europe reassures Iran of commitment to nuclear deal

Europe reassures Iran of commitment to nuclear deal

The European Commissioner for Energy and Climate, Miguel Arias Canete, delivered the message during a visit to Tehran and also said the 28-nation EU, once the biggest importer of Iranian oil, hoped to boost trade with Iran.

Trump says working with Xi to save telecom giant ZTE

Trump says working with Xi to save telecom giant ZTE

US President Donald Trump said Sunday he was working with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping to prevent telecom giant ZTE from going out of business after it was hit by an American technology sales ban.

Qatar, EU look to enhance trade ties

Qatar, EU look to enhance trade ties

Qatar has made "substantial multibillion" euro investment in the European Union (EU) and its economic relations with it stands out in bilateral co-operation.

Qatar, North Carolina discuss trade, investment issues

Qatar, North Carolina discuss trade, investment issues

During his meeting with Will Miller, deputy secretary of the North Carolina Department of Commerce, HE the Minister of Economy and Commerce discussed mechanisms to develop co-operation between the two countries.

Modi faces protests as he signs £1bn deal on UK trip

Modi faces protests as he signs £1bn deal on UK trip

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Wednesday set to sign £1 billion ($1.42 billion, 1.14 billion euros) of investment deals with Britain during a visit to London, where he was met by hundreds of religious protesters.

Trade 'tensions' threaten global economic stability, IMF warns

Trade 'tensions' threaten global economic stability, IMF warns

The International Monetary Fund foresees strong, stable growth in the world economy for 2018-19 but is warning that a souring political climate for trade could weaken one of the engines of global prosperity ...

World Bank lauds Qatar for assisting countries in projects

World Bank lauds Qatar for assisting countries in projects

During the meeting, they discussed prospects for joint co-operation in economic, trade and investment fields and means of developing them.