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US re-imposes steel, aluminum tariffs on Brazil, Argentina

US re-imposes steel, aluminum tariffs on Brazil, Argentina

President Donald Trump struck back Monday at what he called unfair policies by Brazil and Argentina, saying he is reinstating tariffs on steel and aluminum on those countries.

Wales looks to expand trade ties with Qatar

Wales looks to expand trade ties with Qatar

The Government of Wales in the United Kingdom has confirmed its desire to expand its trade relations with the State of Qatar and take advantage of the investment opportunities offered by Doha in various sectors ...

Tariffs' removal a 'condition' for US trade deal: China

Tariffs' removal a 'condition' for US trade deal: China

China on Thursday said eliminating tariffs was a ‘condition’ for reaching a trade agreement with the United States, a demand US President Donald Trump said earlier this month that he had rejected.

China's Xi holds talks in Greece en route to BRICS summit

China's Xi holds talks in Greece en route to BRICS summit

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday holds talks in Greece, where he is eagerly awaited by the new pro-business government.

Thailand says new Asian trade deal to be signed in 2020

Thailand says new Asian trade deal to be signed in 2020

Thailand said on Sunday that Southeast Asian nations are committed to signing a pact by February 2020 on forging what could become the world's largest trade bloc...

Qatar merchandise trade balance may exceed $62.5bn in 2024: FocusEconomics

Qatar merchandise trade balance may exceed $62.5bn in 2024: FocusEconomics

Qatar’s merchandise trade balance will scale up further and exceed $62.5bn in 2024, researcher FocusEconomics has said in a report.

Sweden exploring business opportunities in Qatar to bolster bilateral trade ties

Sweden exploring business opportunities in Qatar to bolster bilateral trade ties

Sweden is exploring business opportunities, especially in the areas of transport solutions and health, in Qatar as part of its strategy to enhance bilateral economic and trade relations between the two countries.

Minister praises co-operation between Qatar and Italy in trade sector

Minister praises co-operation between Qatar and Italy in trade sector

HE the Minister of Commerce and Industry Ali bin Ahmed al-Kuwari affirmed that the State of Qatar and the Republic of Italy have distinguished and close relations of friendship ...

Qatar-Italy trade jumps 16% to €2.8bn in 2018, says Chamber official

Qatar-Italy trade jumps 16% to €2.8bn in 2018, says Chamber official

Total trade exchange between Qatar and Italy increased by 16% to €2.8bn in 2018 over €2.4bn in the previous year, according to Qatar Chamber chairman Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim al-Thani.

WTO gives final approval to US retaliation in Airbus case

WTO gives final approval to US retaliation in Airbus case

The World Trade Organisation on Monday gave the United States final authorisation to impose tariffs on EU products in retaliation for illegal subsidies given to Airbus, in a widely expected procedural move.

Trump to meet China envoy, lifting hopes for trade talks

Trump to meet China envoy, lifting hopes for trade talks

President Donald Trump announced Thursday he will meet with China's top trade envoy as the two sides pursue fraught negotiations that this week appeared headed for a dead end.

US adds eight Chinese firms to trade blacklist

US adds eight Chinese firms to trade blacklist

The US government expanded its trade blacklist on Monday to include some of China's top artificial intelligence (AI) startups over Beijing's treatment of minorities.