LONDON — Trade minister Liam Fox claims that Britain has already held "informal trade negotiations" with a dozen countries all over the world as part of the government's recently announced plan for a new "global Britain." In a column...Show More Summary
LONDON — The pound is pulling a little higher on Thursday, as British Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech to delegates at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Prior to May's speech, sterling was trading higher by roughly 0.4% on the day, but since she started to speak, it has extended those gains further, and around 9.30 a.m. Show More Summary
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While Boris Johnson says he can sketch out post-Brexit trade deals on the back of an envelope, one of the world's most powerful trading nations, China, has just opened a new route into Britain.
Chinese President Xi Jinping made headlines this week with a speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, that passionately defended free trade in the face of a worldwide surge in anti-globalism populism. But closer to home, a less dramatic story may paint a more complicated and nuanced picture of China's role in the global […]
Chinese President Xi Jinping stood in front of the world’s financial elite this week and fiercely championed free trade. But for many foreign companies, doing business in China is getting harder. Many American companies, confronted with a chillier reception and murky regulatory hurdles, are rethinking...
(January 18, 2017 04:18 PM, by Scott Sumner) Here's Ryan Avent: ECONOMISTS are realising that they have got some things about trade wrong in the past. Just because trade can make everyone better off, doesn't mean it will, for instance (at least without some help from politicians). That... (0 COMMENTS)
Jacob Frenkel of JPMorgan Chase International calls China president's defense of free trade at the 2017 World Economic Forum "meaningful" -- and ironic.
Here are some things going on today in your world of tech: Defending Qualcomm Shares of Qualcomm (QCOM) are up 72 cents, or 1%, at $64.91, despite the U.S. Federal Trade Commission announcing after the close yesterday that it’s suing...Show More Summary
China is looking to position itself as the guarantor of global trade after Donald Trump’s election.
The Foreign Secretary said the U.K. will continue its “joyous exploration of other European culture.”
LONDON — Andrew Jervis has the auto trade in his blood. His grandfather was a military mechanic during the second world war, and went on to create a successful mechanics and leasing company. His father, after leaving school at 15 toShow More Summary
This story first appeared on Ecosystem Marketplace. While US President-Elect Donald Trump was tweeting dissatisfaction at his perception of how CNN will probably cover his daughter in an upcoming piece that he hasn't even seen yet, Chinese...Show More Summary
American companies don’t feel welcome in China any more. And while Chinese President Xi Jinping defended globalization at the World Economic Forum in Davos, U.S. companies say his government is not practicing what he preached. An annual survey of business conditions by the American Chamber of Commerce, or AmCham, in China found that 4 out […]
By Matt Burgess, University of California, Santa Barbara and Rob Williams, University of St Andrews The United States is the world's largest seafood importer, purchasing about US$20 billion worth every year. It is also a global leader...Show More Summary
There are three general options May could choose: "Hard Brexit," where the UK exits the common market entirely and relies only on general trade agreements of the World Trade Organization in trading with its continental partners (plus any bilateral agreements...
“No one will emerge as a winner in a trade war,” Mr. Xi, the leader of the world’s second-biggest economy, said in hourlong speech on Tuesday to members of the world elite gathered for the annual World Economic Forum. “Pursuing protectionism is just like locking one’s self in a dark room. Show More Summary
Also, Trump's man in Davos says pulling out of global trade deals will be good for globalism.