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16 Nov 2019
China's economic slowdown and trade tensions between the world's top two economies have dampened German businesses' spirits. Many German firms operating in China report a "gloomy" business outlook.
4 Nov 2019
Cameroon will no longer benefit from a trade pact between the US and sub-Saharan African countries because of alleged "gross" human rights violations against its own citizens.
27 Oct 2019
Known for its nightmare traffic and badly maintained roads, getting to work in Nigerian capital Lagos is a daily ordeal that often lasts hours. Sensing an opportunity, a growing number of ride hailing services have stepped into the chaos -- bringing order to the "okada" motorbike taxis that have long whizzed perilously around Lagos.
13 Oct 2019
Markets cautiously optimistic as US-China trade talks resume
12 Oct 2019
Widespread hunting in Nigeria has seen the country's animal population continue to fall. With no effective laws against animal abuse and trade, Chinedu Mogbo is trying to combat it by setting up a sanctuary for animals.
4 Oct 2019
South Africa and Nigeria's leaders have sought to mend ties, signing a range of trade and cooperation agreements just weeks after anti-foreigner violence strained relations between the two economic powerhouses.
1 Oct 2019
Asia is bracing for the latest U.S. Treasury report on foreign currency manipulators, coming in the middle of a trade war that shows no sign of ending. The twice-yearly report is due in coming weeks and will likely see the return of Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam on the watchlist. Nasreen Seria reports on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."
16 Sep 2019
Iran, trade and the Amazonian wildfires have dominated discussions at the summit of the group of advanced industrialized economies. Here are the key developments from the final day of the G7 meeting in Biarritz.
13 Sep 2019
President Trump said the US would delay a tariff hike for two weeks after China announced it would lift some trade restrictions. The mutual concessions may ease tensions ahead of high-level talks early next month.
1 Sep 2019
Michael Burry shot to fame and fortune by betting against mortgage securities before the 2008 crisis, a trade immortalized in “The Big Short.” Now, Burry sees another contrarian opportunity emerging from what he calls the “bubble” in passive investment. Bloomberg Intelligence's James Seyffart has more on "Bloomberg Markets."
1 Sep 2019
Timothy Stratford, chairman at AmCham China and managing partner at Covington & Burling, discusses the ratcheting up of tensions between the U.S. and China and what it means for the trade talks and U.S. companies doing business in China.
26 Aug 2019
Donald Trump acknowledged having second thoughts on escalating the trade war with China -- only for his top spokeswoman to later say he meant he regretted not raising tariffs even more. Meanwhile, China is “seriously making” preparations for relations with the U.S. to deteriorate, according to Global Times’ editor-in-chief Hu Xijin. Bloomberg's Ros Krasny and Tom Mackenzie report on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia."

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