After threats to rip up the Brexit deal, UK and EU hold crunch talks

The European Union (EU) flies alongside the British Union flag, also known as the Union Jack in London. Jason Eldin | Bloomberg Creative Photos | Getty Images LONDON – The United Kingdom and the European Union are set to enter new negotiations on Friday in an effort to avert a looming trade war. The UK … Read more

World’s largest trade deal RCEP to come into force in January 2022

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc is pictured on screen (right) while addressing his counterparts during the 4th Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Summit held online on November 15, 2020. Nehak Nguyen | AFP | Getty Images The world’s largest trade deal – which includes China and excludes the US – will go into effect … Read more

US, EU agree to end Trump-era dispute

US President Joe Biden, right, speaks with Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images ROME – The United States and the European Union on Saturday announced an easing of a trade dispute that began during the Trump administration. The previous US administration imposed a 25% tariff on … Read more

Australia’s exports to China are jumping despite their trade fight

BHP Billiton Ltd. Freight Train. Carrying iron ore traveling along a railway track towards Port Hedland, Australia. Ian my father | Bloomberg | Getty Images China is buying more goods from Australia this year even as their trade spat shows no signs of abating. The value of Australia’s exports to China has jumped 24% from … Read more