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Boeing crisis, trade tensions cast pall over air show

Boeing crisis, trade tensions cast pall over air show

Safety concerns, trade wars and growing security tensions in the Gulf are dampening spirits at the world's largest planemakers as they arrive at this week's Paris Airshow with little to celebrate despite bulging order books.

Trump raises tariff threat anew over secret provision in Mexico deal

Trump raises tariff threat anew over secret provision in Mexico deal

President Donald Trump said Monday a secret provision of the US immigration deal with Mexico will require the approval of that country's legislature and warned US tariffs will be reinstated if it is not forthcoming.

Putin stands by China, criticises US, in trade, Huawei disputes

Putin stands by China, criticises US, in trade, Huawei disputes

Aggressive US tactics such as a campaign against Chinese telecoms firm Huawei will lead to trade wars - and possibly real wars - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday ...

New economic corridor widens trade possibilities

New economic corridor widens trade possibilities

Qatar's adroit strategy to shift to overdrive along a new economic corridor has not only successfully maneuvered trade and business hurdles posed by Saudi-led quartet ...

Trump steps up attacks on Mexico, tariff threat called 'deadly serious'

Trump steps up attacks on Mexico, tariff threat called 'deadly serious'

Donald Trump stepped up his attacks on Mexico over immigration Sunday as a top aide warned that the US president is ‘deadly serious’ about slapping tariffs on imports from the southern neighbour.

Qatar reports a trade surplus of QR13.12bn in April 2019

Qatar reports a trade surplus of QR13.12bn in April 2019

Qatar reported a trade surplus of QR13.12bn in April 2019 with the bulk of the exports (more than 66%) going to Asia, according to the official estimates.

US tells large traders to stop jet fuel trade with Venezuela: sources

US tells large traders to stop jet fuel trade with Venezuela: sources

The United States told some large trading houses this week they should stop trading jet fuel with Venezuela or face sanctions, ratcheting up pressure aimed at removing Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro from power ...

US, China harden their stands on Huawei as tech war intensifies

US, China harden their stands on Huawei as tech war intensifies

The United States and China hardened their stances over Huawei Thursday as Washington brushed aside claims of ‘bullying’ and accused the Chinese tech giant of misrepresenting its ties to the Beijing government.

Qatar bourse extends losing run to 7th day amid US-China trade row

Qatar bourse extends losing run to 7th day amid US-China trade row

The Qatar Stock Exchange continued its bearish run for the seventh consecutive day on Monday to lose 188 points, thus settling below 9,800 levels, mainly dragged by foreign funds.

Trump, Xi could meet next month on trade: White House aide

Trump, Xi could meet next month on trade: White House aide

US President Donald Trump and China's Xi Jinping could meet next month on the sidelines of the G20 summit to hash out their differences on trade, but no new talks are scheduled, ...

Trump says no hurry to sign deal with China as trade war escalates

Trump says no hurry to sign deal with China as trade war escalates

US President Donald Trump on Friday said he was in no hurry to sign a trade deal with China as Washington imposed a new set of tariffs on Chinese goods and negotiators began a second day of last-ditch talks ...

Qatar, Bulgaria vow to enhance bilateral ties, trade exchange

Qatar, Bulgaria vow to enhance bilateral ties, trade exchange

Qatar and Bulgaria have vowed to increase the value of both countries’ trade volume by enhancing economic ties and forging more co-operation in the private and public sector levels.