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by | September 18, 2018 | 11:12

He also warned that if China retaliated then the USA would "immediately pursue phase three" which would mean imposing further tariffs with taxes on another $267bn worth of Chinese products. inflation has continued to rise steadily albeit modestly, firms across the country report lost businesses, layoffs and possible bankruptcies as input costs rise and exports fall.

by | September 10, 2018 | 13:03

Customers who bought tickets from British Airways in the past few weeks may have had their personal information stolen, the airline said on Thursday. The breach has been resolved and the British Airways website is working normally, IAG said.

by | September 08, 2018 | 19:13

Ma told The New York Times that he plans to step down from the company on Monday - his 54th birthday - referring to his departure as " the beginning of an era " rather than an end. Ma's Bloomberg interview came as shares of China's second-largest e-commerce company, JD.com, plummeted as its CEO Li Qiangdong was arrested in the United States over an accusation of rape.

by | September 03, 2018 | 21:28

Xi said China would set up a China-Africa peace and security fund and that a total of 50 "security assistance" programs will be carried out, such as United Nations peacekeeping missions, fighting piracy and combating terrorism. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa also rebuffed suggestions that China is taking advantage of the continent. At the turn of the Millennium, on the proposal of African countries, a ministerial meeting of FOCAC was held in Beijing .

by | August 29, 2018 | 01:33

Details of gains and concessions in the deal were only starting to emerge on Monday. But Trump again denounced Canadian dairy import quotas and tariffs and threatened levies on Canadian cars unless the dairy system is dismantled. "It is our wish, Mr. President, that now Canada will also be able to be incorporated in all this", he said on the phone. Michael Kergin, Canada's former ambassador to the United States, who said a lot of what has been agreed between the us and Mexico is in ...

by | August 28, 2018 | 13:39

The US and Mexico are keen to seal a new deal before Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto hands over power to Lopez Obrador on December 1, and for that to happen, the US Congress must be notified 90 days in advance. Guajardo said he could not declare victory yet. Lighthizer and Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and adviser, declined to comment on Sunday afternoon.

by | August 26, 2018 | 20:53

The actual report was a build rather than a draw due to higher than normal crude oil inputs to the refineries. Brent crude oil futures were at $74.93 per barrel at 0245 GMT, up 20 cents, or 0.3 per cent, from their last close. Today, three months before the November deadline when the sanctions are due to take effect, Iran's outflow has already fallen by around 430,000 barrels and the nation has to rely more on its own fleet of tankers to carry oil to its customers, clearly showing ...

by | August 19, 2018 | 21:14

He said he has asked the US Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate making such a change. Abolishing the rule would "allow greater flexibility & save money" for businesses, Mr. It's unclear whether management at companies that report semi-annually take a longer-term investment strategy than management at companies reporting quarterly, said Salman Arif, a business professor at Indiana University who has studied the difference in reporting periods.

by | August 15, 2018 | 21:43

In his televised speech yesterday, Erdogan vowed that Turkey will "boycott U.S. electronic goods". He showed no signs of backing down in the stand-off and suggested that Turkey would stop procuring US-made iPhones and buy Korean Samsung or Turkish-made Vestel instead.

by | August 08, 2018 | 20:57

President Trump had repeatedly expressed discontent over the U.S. trade deficit with China, accusing the country of unfair trade practices, intellectual property theft, currency manipulation, and of providing state aid to Chinese firms. China has repeatedly warned it will strike back, and has already begun enforcing or is getting ready to enforce its own retaliatory tariffs, saying the United States is threatening the global free trade order with its protectionism.

by | August 03, 2018 | 18:42

The holiday begins at midnight Friday and runs through 11:59 a.m. Sunday. The sales tax was waived on purchases of clothing and school supplies of less than one-hundred dollars and on computers less than 15-hundred dollars. "In order to benefit the taxpayer, if the piece of clothing is used for a sport, but could also be used as an everyday clothing item for school, it qualifies as non-taxable".

by | August 02, 2018 | 21:44

Apple has just won the race to be the first one trillion dollars publicly traded tech company after it's share price passed $207.04 a share today. The company on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings that topped Wall Street's expectations , sending shares surging by more than 5% into Wednesday.

by | July 14, 2018 | 00:05

He replied: "Yes. We will make everything possible - if the President wants to do something we will make it possible". British and European Union officials are hoping to strike a deal on the terms of Britain's withdrawal and agree to a plan for future trade ties in time for an European Union summit in October.

by | July 13, 2018 | 10:15

The clock was ticking on Fox to make a higher bid for Sky, because Comcast faces a deadline of Friday to formally deliver its offer to shareholders of the London-based company, under United Kingdom takeover rules. Unfortunately, Fox's troubles are not over yet as a shareholder Robert Weiss has initiated a lawsuit in order to prevent the deal from going ahead, according to the Hollywood Reporter .

by | July 09, 2018 | 08:35

The boys' conditions were "not that bad" and "they're OK", according to Eve Tapanya from the Tourist Police. They will be accompanied by an "all-star" team of 13 global and five Thai divers, officials said. In neat blue handwriting, 11-year-old Chanin Viboonrungruang, the youngest of the group, told his parents not to worry, and said he was looking forward to eating fried chicken.

by | June 23, 2018 | 13:24

A skid by China's yuan CNY=CFXS to a five-month low, meanwhile, was its biggest fall in roughly a year and a half. "Such a practice of extreme pressure and blackmailing deviates from the consensus reached by both sides on multiple occasions", the ministry said in a statement .

by | May 31, 2018 | 22:56

Trudeau's comments came alongside a report from Bloomberg News stating that Canada's trade officials had announced retaliatory tariffs on steel and aluminum , which the country says will stay in place as long as the USA policies remain.

by | May 29, 2018 | 00:04

Aides are cautiously optimistic this time will be different, even as they continue to express private misgivings about the compressed timeline to arrange the meeting. But in recent weeks the summit had been thrown into doubt by increasingly bellicose rhetoric from both top USA administration officials and Pyongyang.