global trade

Boris Johnson Plans Law for Control of U.K. Fisheries After Brexit

Boris Johnson Plans Law for Control of U.K. Fisheries After Brexit

Boris Johnson’s government plans to reclaim control over British fisheries with a law allowing the U.K. to decide who can fish in its waters and on what terms.
U.S., Kenya to Start Trade Talks Viewed as Template for Africa

U.S., Kenya to Start Trade Talks Viewed as Template for Africa

The U.S. and Kenya are expected to announce negotiations on a free-trade agreement next week, America’s first such deal with a sub-Saharan country, a person familiar with the plans said.
Global trade growth is on its longest losing streak in a decade

Global trade growth is on its longest losing streak in a decade

The exports of nearly every major economy fell in 2019.
U.K. Huawei Decision Needs ‘Careful Examination,’ Canada Says

U.K. Huawei Decision Needs ‘Careful Examination,’ Canada Says

Justin Trudeau’s government will look closely at Britain’s decision to let Huawei Technologies Co. build parts of the country’s fifth-generation mobile networks as it makes its own assessments of
ECB’s Hernandez de Cos Says WTO Needs Makeover to Stay Relevant

ECB’s Hernandez de Cos Says WTO Needs Makeover to Stay Relevant

Pablo Hernandez de Cos, general director of Economics Statistics and Research at Spain's central bank, arrives for a dinner during the Jackson Hole economic symposium, sponsored by the Federal Reserve
Europe Mulls Several Carbon Border Tax Options, Official Says

Europe Mulls Several Carbon Border Tax Options, Official Says

European Union (EU) flags fly outside the Berlaymont building in Brussels, Belgium, on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019. The Brexit talks have turned into an angry stalemate, as U.K. and EU leaders focused on
Brexit Bulletin: Everybody Hurts

Brexit Bulletin: Everybody Hurts

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Harvard Arrest Ups the U.S. Ante on China as Security Threat

Harvard Arrest Ups the U.S. Ante on China as Security Threat

A Harvard University chemist, an ex-Coca-Cola Co. scientist and a University of Kansas researcher.
U.S. Disappointed as Johnson Gives Huawei Partial 5G Role

U.S. Disappointed as Johnson Gives Huawei Partial 5G Role

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson risked a rift with President Donald Trump as he gave Huawei Technologies Co. the green light to help develop Britain’s next-generation broadband networks.
Tariffs and More Tariffs — They Aren’t Going Away in 2020

Tariffs and More Tariffs — They Aren’t Going Away in 2020

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Lighthizer to Discuss Trade Deal With India Before Trump’s Visit

Lighthizer to Discuss Trade Deal With India Before Trump’s Visit

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will be in India in the second week of February to finalize a trade deal ahead of President Donald Trump’s expected visit, according to people with
U.K.’s Huawei Decision Won’t Please Anyone

U.K.’s Huawei Decision Won’t Please Anyone

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Clean Energy Boom Imperiled by Argentina’s Free-Market Fizzle

Clean Energy Boom Imperiled by Argentina’s Free-Market Fizzle

A renewables pipeline of $4.8 billion is at risk under the country’s new leader. The political shift may bury lofty plans, mirroring other nations.
The WTO Must Reform or Die

The WTO Must Reform or Die

Donald Trump’s trade salvos have shaken the World Trade Organization at a perilous time for commerce.
Boris Johnson Walks Huawei Tightrope as U.K. Sets Up Clash With Trump

Boris Johnson Walks Huawei Tightrope as U.K. Sets Up Clash With Trump

It’s the kind of balancing act Britain may have to get used to as the country forges its way in the world after leaving the European Union.
Airbus Agrees to Settle Bribery Cases for About $3 Billion

Airbus Agrees to Settle Bribery Cases for About $3 Billion

Less than a year into the job running Airbus SE, Guillaume Faury is poised to accomplish a sweeping legal settlement of bribery allegations that dogged his predecessor for years and led to a mass
The Fiery Negotiator Behind South Korea’s Biggest Disputes

The Fiery Negotiator Behind South Korea’s Biggest Disputes

With the clock ticking on South Korea’s withdrawal from a security pact with Japan in November, President Moon Jae-in sent a blunt-speaking aide on a secret mission to Washington.
China Buys Australian and Canadian Wheat as U.S. Waits Turn

China Buys Australian and Canadian Wheat as U.S. Waits Turn

China has purchased Australian, Canadian and French wheat as Beijing looks to fill import quotas set by the World Trade Organization, according to people familiar with the matter.
U.S. Farm Chief Hears European Gripes Over Trump’s Trade Policy

U.S. Farm Chief Hears European Gripes Over Trump’s Trade Policy

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue became the latest American official to face European Union complaints about U.S. threats to global trade rules and punitive tariffs on EU farm goods.
Barnier Says ‘Much More’ Time Likely Needed for Post-Brexit Deal

Barnier Says ‘Much More’ Time Likely Needed for Post-Brexit Deal

The U.K. will probably need significantly longer than eleven months to strike a future trade deal with the European Union, the bloc’s chief Brexit negotiator warned.