Disruptions to trade are bad for the world, whether you can see them or not.
US Trade Representative says country will continue developing tariff measures against UK and other countries in retaliation for digital services taxes
U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai on Monday told European officials she wanted to develop "a more positive and productive" trade relationship with Europe, despite disputes over aircraft subsidies and digital services taxes, USTR said.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen spoke on Monday with French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire about the importance of working together toward a solution in the ongoing OECD discussions on international taxation, the Treasury said in a statement.
U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai on Monday told the European Union's competition commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, that she has a "strong desire to develop a more positive and productive" trade relationship with the EU, USTR said.
The president has changed his tune on China. He should keep it that way.
Ceramics, make-up and furniture could be hit amid a row over a new UK tax on tech firms.
Australia will "never compromise" on its values, principles or sovereignty, says David Littleproud, the country's minister for agriculture.
US not yet ready to lift tariffs on China: trade rep Tai
President Joe Biden's new U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai is not ready to lift the Trump administration's tariffs on Chinese goods."I have heard people say, 'Please just take these tariffs off,'" Tai, who earned 98-0 support in her Senate confirmation,...
In her first interview since her Senate confirmation, U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai told The Wall Street Journal that the Biden administration is not ready to lift Trump-era tariffs on Chinese imports in the near future. Tai, who breezed through her confirmation with a 98-0 vote, said she's aware of the desire to remove tariffs among groups like the National Foreign Trade Council and the Tariff Reform Coalition, who argue the measures have harmed the U.S. economy while failing to
Mar. 28—Shares0FacebookTweetEmail ALBANY — A Guilderlan man was sentenced Friday to 25 years in prison in a child sexual exploitation case, federal prosecutors said. Blake Spears, 40, of Guilderland, admitted in federal court earlier that he used a phone to video-record himself committing a sex act over a sleeping child and then to distributing child sexual exploitation videos related to other ...
/PRNewswire/ -- As a window to showcase the country's high-quality development and achievements of Guangzhou's reform and opening-up, the 7th Guangzhou Annual...
(Bloomberg) -- Shares of some tiny Chinese apparel companies are among the top performers in the country’s stock market over the past few days. The rally comes as several of their foreign peers face a backlash over their stance on using cotton sourced from the contentious Xinjiang region.Shanghai Metersbonwe Fashion & Accessories Co. and Ribo Fashion Group Co. each surged 33% over the past three sessions to feature among the biggest gainers in about 4,000 Chinese A-shares during this
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China's factory activity was expected to have grown at a faster pace in March as factories that had closed for the Lunar New Year holiday ramped up production amid improving foreign demand, a Reuters poll showed on Monday. The official manufacturing Purchasing Manager's Index (PMI) is expected to edge up to 51.2 for March from 50.6 in February, according to the median forecast of 30 economists polled by Reuters. A reading above 50 indicates an expansion in activity on a monthly basis
The Biden administration has announced plans to borrow billions of dollars, presumably from China, to finance a green rival to the Chinese Belt and Road initiative, to counter China’s global
I was considering assigning the students in my Family Demography seminar to watch the documentary, One Child Nation: The Truth Behind the Propaganda, so I watched it.
A desire for business as normal with Beijing is coming up hard against the ugly reality of Xi’s swaggering authoritarianism
The number of patients with cornavirus in intensive care units in France rose on Saturday to the highest this year, health ministry data showed, as the government faced calls for a strict lockdown to curb a third wave of infections. France had 4,791 ICU patients being treated for COVID-19, up from 4,766 on Friday, the data showed. The intensive care numbers are approaching a mid-November high recorded during France's second wave of the virus, though remain well below the more than 7,000 d
The recent surge in anti-Asian racism and violence in the United States is the fruit of centuries of government policy. Why it matters: One thread throughout American history is a “racialized notion of who is an insider, who’s an outsider, who is American and who is an unassimilable foreigner,” says Karthick Ramakrishnan, a University of California Riverside professor and founder of AAPI Data. Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Markets.
Whether you support Xi or Trump, sneering at progressives is a shared hobby.
U.S. President Joe Biden said he suggested to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in a phone call on Friday that democratic countries should have an infrastructure plan to rival China's Belt and Road initiative.
A first-quarter survey by the China Beige Book found that borrowing by state-owned enterprises dropped to the lowest in the study's roughly 10-year history.
The Biden administration declared China's treatment of Uyghur Muslims a genocide in an annual human rights report Tuesday, formalizing its dire assessment of a campaign of mass detention and sterilization...
During a press briefing on Tuesday, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said President Biden is “absolutely” committed to nominating a Black woman to the Supreme Court.
The United States highlighted a deteriorating picture for human rights across the world on Tuesday, calling out China's repression of Uighurs and Russia's targeting of political dissidents, among other abuses.
H&M spoke out about forced Uyghur labor in Xinjiang months ago. Now, China has started a boycott.
After months of simmering bad blood, the relationship between China and Canada is now approaching end-stage Kimye. Enough with the bullying, China. En...
The United States highlighted a deteriorating picture for human rights across the world on Tuesday, calling out China's repression of Uighurs and Russia's targeting of political dissidents, among other abuses. The State Department released reports on the rights situation last year in nearly 200 countries, which are required annually by law and include detailed reports on geopolitical rivals like Russia and China. "Too many people continued to suffer under brutal conditions in 20
Human Rights Watch published a plea to leaders of African countries on Monday to stop supporting China's genocide of Uyghurs.
Previous spats have blown over, but the split over Xinjiang is both more intractable and more expansive
China enlisted surveillance firms to help draw up standards for mass facial recognition systems, researchers said on Tuesday, warning that an unusually heavy emphasis on tracking characteristics such as ethnicity created wide scope for abuse.
The disturbing video shows one man punching another in the head and choking him until he appears to lose consciousness. No one could be seen helping or intervening.
Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana confirmed this weekend that Philippine fighter jets have been flyingover Juan Felipe Reef.
Beijing claims they are fishing vessels. The data shows otherwise.
The Philippine passed the 10,000 mark for new daily coronavirus infections for the first time on Monday and put its capital region back on one of its toughest levels of lockdown, to try to tackle a spike in cases that is testing its healthcare capacity.
The Philippines passed the 10,000 mark for new daily coronavirus infections for the first time on Monday and put its capital region back on one of its toughest levels of lockdown, to try to tackle a spike in cases that is testing its healthcare capacity. Manila and surrounding provinces were put back under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), the highest tier in its containment protocols, for the first time since May 2020 to try to quell the surge in cases, despite inroads late last year toward
Philippines locks down economic hub to fight coronavirus surge
/PRNewswire/ -- Sercomm Philippines today announced a major milestone of the cumulative production of 10 million units of networking devices. Aimed to be a...
Move comes after more than 200 Chinese fishing vessels were spotted off Whitsun Reef earlier this month.
Philippines deploys air force jet over Chinese ships
The Philippine military is sending light fighter aircraft to fly over hundreds of Chinese vessels in disputed waters in the South China Sea, its defence minister said, as he repeated his demand the flotilla be withdrawn immediately.
(ZEROHEDGE) If nothing else, the blockage of the Suez Canal by a massive container ship has served as an unwelcome reminder that chokepoints to global trade like the Straits of Hormuz, the Straits of Malacca and the Straits of Gibralter represent geopolitical risks that have perhaps haven't been fully appreciated by investors. Of course,…