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6 Nov
The two countries join the ASEAN nations, China, South Korea, and Japan. The pact will cover 30% of the world's population and 53% of last year's exports.
24 Sep
Taiwan has formally filed to join the trans-Pacific trade deal initially negotiated by the US. Intended to freeze China out, Trump walked away from the deal but now China and Taiwan want in.
2 Jan 2021
The British parliament voted for an EU-UK trade deal to avert the feared prospect of a cliff-edge no-deal Brexit in less than two days' time. Members voted overwhelmingly in favor of the deal.
1 Jan 2021
British fishers are less than delighted about Boris Johnson's Brexit deal, even though he said that as a result of the agreement they will be able to catch and eat "prodigious quantities of extra fish."
27 Dec 2020
The EU's parting from the UK was "such sweet sorrow," said Ursula von der Leyen, using a Shakespeare quote in an emotional speech.
15 Dec 2020
British and EU negotiators have been locked in discussions for nearly nine months. But could a breakthrough be secured before the end of the year?
19 Jan 2020
Oil prices steadied around $64 a barrel as the market looks to the signing of a trade deal between the United States and China tomorrow. For more on geopolitics and impact on oil prices, Kola Karim, Chairman of Shoreline Group joins CNBC Africa for more on geopolitics and impact on oil prices.
11 Oct 2019
The signals heading into the talks have been mixed, but China is still open to reaching a partial trade deal with the U.S., an official with direct knowledge of the talks said, signaling that Beijing is focused on limiting the damage to the world’s second-largest economy. Bloomberg China Correspondent and Anchor Selina Wang has the story.
2 Jun 2019
President Trump says the U.S. is not ready to make a deal with China on trade, although he claims Beijing is. And he repeated his threat to further increase tariffs on Chinese imports.
24 Jan 2017
U.S. President Donald Trump signs an executive order formally withdrawing the United States from the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.

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