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IMF warns tariffs could come at 'significant economic cost'

IMF warns tariffs could come at 'significant economic cost'

Worsening trade tensions and exchange of tariffs could cause ‘significant economic cost’ to the global economy, an International Monetary Fund spokesman warned Thursday.

Vietnam embassy celebrates country's National Day

Vietnam embassy celebrates country's National Day

Vietnamese ambassador Nguyen Dinh Thao, senior diplomats and officers and a number of community members took part.

Kuwait's Amir to have talks with Trump in Washington

Kuwait's Amir to have talks with Trump in Washington

The Amir of Kuwait will meet with Trump at the White House to discuss trade, investment and cooperation in security.

Malaysia PM calls for China's help with fiscal problems

Malaysia PM calls for China's help with fiscal problems

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad called on China's top leadership to help with his country's fiscal problems Monday, as he seeks to revise major Beijing-backed projects ...

Europe must 'pay price' to save nuclear deal: Iran FM

Europe must 'pay price' to save nuclear deal: Iran FM

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Sunday that Europe had not yet shown it was willing to ‘pay the price’ of defying Washington in order to save the nuclear deal.

Saudi-Canada row could hit Riyadh's foreign investment drive

Saudi-Canada row could hit Riyadh's foreign investment drive

The kingdom froze new trade and investment with Canada and expelled its ambassador this week, angered by a call from Ottawa to free arrested rights activists.

Saudi Arabia rules out mediation in Canada row

Saudi Arabia rules out mediation in Canada row

Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said that the kingdom was still "considering additional measures" against Canada, but did not elaborate.

UK's Hunt welcomes China's offer of talks on post-Brexit trade deal

UK's Hunt welcomes China's offer of talks on post-Brexit trade deal

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said Monday he welcomed China's offer of talks on a post-Brexit trade deal as he visited Beijing to try to strengthen ties before next year's divorce from Europe.

Trump steps up criticism of Fed interest rate rises

Trump steps up criticism of Fed interest rate rises

Donald Trump, in posts on Twitter, also lamented the strength of the US dollar and accused the European Union and China of manipulating their currencies.

EU chief to meet Trump on July 25 for trade talks

EU chief to meet Trump on July 25 for trade talks

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will visit US President Donald Trump in Washington on July 25 to discuss strained trade ties.

UK PM sets out vision for future ties after Brexit

UK PM sets out vision for future ties after Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May published her blueprint for relations with the European Union after Brexit on Thursday.

Tesla unveils Shanghai factory plans amid US-China trade row

Tesla unveils Shanghai factory plans amid US-China trade row

Tesla on Tuesday revealed plans to build a factory in Shanghai that would dramatically increase its notoriously constrained production capacity, with boss Elon Musk ...