May’s market drama
Equities may still show a green number for 2019, but for many investors, May was the month that markets woke up to a world of pain. From a flurry of trade-related tweets to a looming change in the U.K. government, risk seeped into financial markets. Bloomberg’s Dani Burger reports on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe.”
U.K. Consul General on Trump State Visit, Trade, Brexit
Antony Phillipson, U.K. consul general & Her Majesty's trade commissioner for North America, discusses Trump's upcoming state visit to the U.K., trade and Brexit.
China to raise tariffs on U.S. goods on June 1
The dispute between China and the U.S. could be set to escalate with Beijing due to raise tariffs on some American goods starting June 1. Bloomberg has also been told that China is putting U.S. soy purchases on hold in a move that’s seen as a direct strike on President Trump’s political base. Bloomberg’s Karen Leigh reports on “Bloomberg Markets: China Open.”
U.S.-China trade negotiations are a 5 to 10 year story, says Allianz’s Dwane
Neil Dwane, a global strategist at Allianz Global Investors, discusses the U.S.-China trade negotiations and where he sees them heading.
US to raise tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods up to 25%
US President Donald Trump said the tariff hike was needed because trade negotiations with China were moving "too slowly." The tariff increases on $200 billion of Chinese goods are set to start by the end of the week.
Hong Kong Chief Executive Lam on Trade, Artificial Islands, Property Market, Autonomy
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam discusses the trade negotiations between the U.S. and China, how the negotiations have impacted Hong Kong, Hong Kong’s trading status with the U.S., property prices, the housing market, Hong Kong’s autonomy and her outlook for the Greater Bay area.
China Said to propose $30 Billion more U.S. agriculture imports
China is proposing that it could buy an additional $30 billion a year of U.S. agricultural products including soybeans, corn and wheat as part of a possible trade deal being negotiated by the two countries, according to people with knowledge of the plan.
Understanding Nigeria’s doing business reform cycle
Following Nigeria's drop in the World Bank's Doing Business Rankings, PEBEC Secretary and Senior Special Assistant to the President on Industry, Trade, and Investment, Jumoke Oduwole says the strategy to ensure that the efforts of the Enabling Business Environment Secretariat are commensurate with the results of the rankings is to ensure that information is made available to stakeholders.
US-China trade poker enters new round
Trade talks between the United States and China will continue in Washington this week. The big question is just how far the two sides are from an agreement. The US is certainly sending contradictory signals.
Davos: Africa boosts free trade while global barriers go up
A new African free trade area could be just weeks away as the last few countries ratify an agreement signed last year. The plan to boost intra-African trade by half is gaining much attention in Davos this year.