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1 Jun 2019
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.
31 May 2019
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.”
21 May 2019
Neil Dwane, a global strategist at Allianz Global Investors, discusses the U.S.-China trade negotiations and where he sees them heading.
6 May 2019
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.
21 Apr 2019
Japan’s economy minister says that a good start has been made to the trade negotiations with the U.S., with both sides keen to strike an early agreement.
3 Apr 2019
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.
22 Feb 2019
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.
10 Feb 2019
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.
30 Jan 2019
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.
27 Jan 2019
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.
3 Jan 2019
Julian Chillingworth, chief investment officer at Rathbones, examines markets and volatility at the start of 2019 as he sees U.S.-China trade as "not a short-term game."
1 Jan 2019
Trade conflicts have put a stamp on 2018. There was no lack of threats voiced and punitive tariffs implemented. Is there any hope that the New Year will bring some improvement? DW's Andreas Becker looks for answers.

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