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    Oil Prices Rise on Limited Trade Deal
    By asif On Sunday, December 15th, 2019
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    Oil Prices Rise on Limited Trade Deal

    Oil prices hit a three-month high Friday amid ebbing uncertainty around U.S.-China trade and Brexit. Brent, the global oil benchmark, rose 1.6% to $65.22, while U.S. crude futures rose 1.5% to $60.07. Oil’s More...

    A U.S.-China Trade Detente - WSJ
    By asif On Saturday, December 14th, 2019
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    A U.S.-China Trade Detente – WSJ

    President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing, Nov. 9, 2017. Photo: nicolas asfouri/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images The More...

    U.S., China Agree to Limited Deal to Halt Trade War
    By asif On Friday, December 13th, 2019
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    U.S., China Agree to Limited Deal to Halt Trade War

    U.S. and Chinese officials announced a limited agreement to halt the trade war between the countries, with President Trump removing the threat of new tariffs on China and Beijing agreeing to purchases of American More...

    U.S. and China Reach Phase One Trade Agreement
    By asif On Friday, December 13th, 2019
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    U.S. and China Reach Phase One Trade Agreement

    The U.S. and China have reached a preliminary agreement in their long-running trade war, President Trump and China’s Vice Minister of Commerce Wang Shouwen said in separate statements Friday. Mr. Trump tweeted More...

    Rome’s timber trade - Some planks from ancient Rome started life in eastern France | Science and technology
    By asif On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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    Rome’s timber trade – Some planks from ancient Rome started life in eastern France | Science and technology

    Dec 5th 2019 THESE OAKplanks, once part of the portico of a property just outside Imperial Rome, travelled a long way before the builders got their hands on them. The science of dating trees by looking at their More...

    U.S. and Chinese Trade Negotiators Planning for Delay of December Tariffs
    By asif On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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    U.S. and Chinese Trade Negotiators Planning for Delay of December Tariffs

    U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators are laying the groundwork for a delay of a fresh round of tariffs set to kick in on Dec. 15, officials on both sides said, as they haggle over how to get Beijing to commit to massive More...

    Stocks Finish Lower After Paring Losses on U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Pact
    By asif On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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    Stocks Finish Lower After Paring Losses on U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Pact

    Stocks inched lower, paring early declines after Democratic lawmakers reached an agreement with the Trump administration to support a trade deal with Mexico and Canada. The trading day unfolded quietly, even as More...

    China Condemns U.S. Over Hong Kong. That Won’t Stop Trade Talks.
    By asif On Friday, November 29th, 2019
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    China Condemns U.S. Over Hong Kong. That Won’t Stop Trade Talks.

    SHANGHAI — China vented on Thursday after President Trump signed new human rights legislation covering the protest-wracked city of Hong Kong. It denounced the new law as illegal interference in its own affairs. More...

    The global drugs trade shifts to west Africa
    By asif On Wednesday, November 27th, 2019
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    The global drugs trade shifts to west Africa

    ONE OF AFRICA’S biggest-ever drug seizures took place on September 1st at a modest bungalow outside the town of Canchungo in Guinea-Bissau. Hidden behind a fake wall, Bissau-Guinean judicial police found 1,660kg More...

    Trump Says U.S. Hasn’t Yet Agreed to Roll Back Tariffs as Part of China Trade Deal
    By asif On Friday, November 8th, 2019
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    Trump Says U.S. Hasn’t Yet Agreed to Roll Back Tariffs as Part of China Trade Deal

    WASHINGTON—President Trump on Friday disputed China’s assertion that the two countries had agreed to roll back tariffs as part of an interim trade accord, but he also said progress was being made toward resolving More...