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US and UK to start trade talks next month to ensure deal soon after Brexit

Trade talks with the US will kick off next month as British officials start to scope out plans for a deal, with the aim of setting up a free trade agreement as soon as possible after Brexit.

  • China urged to prepare for trade sanctions

    BEIJING - China should strengthen its trade-remedy mechanism as part of an effort to meet the challenges brought by developed countries, as trade protectionism is gaining ground in a global market still suffering economic turmoil, experts said

  • ACFTA has huge potential in increase of trade, investment: ASEAN

    JAKARTA, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- Secretary General of the Association of the Southeast Asia Nations (ASEAN) Surin Pitsuwan said that the ASEAN-China Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA) effective in Jan. 2010 has been resulting in significant increase of trade and investment.

  • Russia WTO talks could be done in April

    MOSCOW, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- With only a few issues hanging, Russia may complete talks on joining the World Trade Organization as soon as April, the Economic Development Ministry said

  • WTO backs S.Korea in dispute, U.S. does not defend

    GENEVA (Reuters) - A World Trade Organization panel backed South Korea on Tuesday in a challenge to a controversial U.S. method for calculating duties on unfairly priced imports, after the United States offered no defense in the dispute.

  • Top trade negotiators to meet on Doha next week

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Top negotiators from the world's largest trading powers will meet next week to push for a global trade accord, a signal that political momentum may be building for completion of the stalled talks.

  • Vietnam to import 100,000 tons of meat in 2011

    Vietnam will consume around 2.9 million tonnes of meat in 2011, 6.5-7 percent more than the previous year, says the Export-Import Department under the Ministry of Industry

  • Key ministers to review Doha WTO talks at Davos next week

    New Delhi, Jan 17 (PTI) Trade ministers from key WTO members, including India, will be meeting at Davos in Switzerland on January 29, amidst low expectations

  • Great benefit for U.S. from Sino-U.S. trade co-op

    Since the beginning of the new year, American companies one after the other have proposed their new policies of investing in China. General Electric Company (GE)