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China Threatens Tariff Hike on Virtually All Remaining U.S. Goods

August 26, 2019

China has announced plans to increase tariffs on more than 5,000 additional goods imported from the U.S. if President Trump goes ahead with a 10 percent tariff hike on $300 billion worth of products from China. Press sources note that this move will result in nearly all Chinese imports from the U.S. being subject to higher tariffs.

U.K.'s Boris Johnson expected to press Trudeau on trade pact at G7

August 22, 2019

As it hurtles toward what could be a messy exit from the European Union, Britain is hoping to hear some fresh trade reassurances from Canada at the upcoming G7 Summit in Biarritz, France, say officials in the diplomatic community and experts in international affairs.

Uncertainty: At an all-time high?

August 16, 2019

Sleep is optional for policy-watchers these days. And these days, just about everybody is a policy-watcher. Why the mass sleep-deprivation? Well, policy uncertainty is reaching new heights.

WTO issues 2019 editions of flagship statistical publications

July 31, 2019

The WTO issued today (29 July) the latest editions of its annual statistical publications, the “World Trade Statistical Review” and “Trade Profiles”.

Canada and Europe make a deal to work around blocked WTO

July 29, 2019

Canada and the European Union have agreed on a plan to set up a substitute appeals body for trade disputes between them...