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Vietnam an important market, says US pork industry

HCM City (VNS/VNA) - Vietnam is an important market, the US National Pork Board has said.

  • U.S., South Korea make revised KORUS deal official

    More than one year after President Donald Trump asked U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer to initiate discussions to amend the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (KORUS), a revised version was made official Monday when Trump and South Korea's President Moon Jae-in signed the agreement.

  • Canada's PM sees possibility to build on U.S.-Mexico NAFTA deal

    (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday took a cautious line over talks to update NAFTA, saying he saw a possibility that Canada could build on a bilateral deal that the United States and Mexico have already agreed.

  • China, Japan, South Korea Speed-up Creation of New Free Trade Zone

    China, Japan, and South Korea are bent on accelerating talks aimed at crafting a new trilateral free trade agreement to counter President Donald Trump's unnecessary trade war launched allegedly to boost American jobs and restore American honor.

  • Full-blown trade war would cost jobs, growth and stability: WTO's Azevedo

    BERLIN (Reuters) - A full-blown trade war would have serious effects on global economic growth and there would be no winners in such a scenario, the director-general of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Roberto Azevedo, said on Tuesday.

  • Germany seeks to free up trade with India

    Unveiling their plans to boost the 'Make in India' programme, the German ambassador to India Martin Ney said that the exports from Germany to India have increased substantially in the past few years.

  • Home modems, routers hit by U.S. China tariffs as 'smart' tech goods escape

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. tariffs that hit some $200 billion worth of Chinese products on Monday spare many high-profile consumer technology items such as “smart” watches and speakers, but the less flashy home modems, routers and internet gateways that make them work weren’t so lucky.

  • How Trump split Mexico and Canada in NAFTA talks

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A day after winning the Mexican presidential election, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took a congratulatory call from U.S. President Donald Trump. But Trump had something more important on his mind: Would Mexico’s new president consider a bilateral trade deal?

  • New US-South Korea trade pact spurs hopes for Nafta, China deals

    The signing of a renegotiated free trade agreement between the US and South Korea is spurring optimism that export markets for American farm goods won't shut down and may even expand.