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US trade chief is expected to discuss China with officials from Japan and EU this week

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will meet with officials from the European Union and Japan at the ministerial meeting of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris....

US trade chief is expected to discuss China with officials from Japan and EU this week

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U.S., Chinese officials to discuss trade in phone call this week: Mnuchin U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday told reporters he expects to have another telephone call with Chinese officials this week as part of ...
23:16, 07/15/2019

US-China officials discuss trade, Mnuchin suggests possible in-person talks "Right now we're having principal-level calls and to the extent that it makes sense for us to set up in-person meetings, I would anticipate that ...
06:48, 07/19/2019

Trump will meet China's Xi to discuss trade on Saturday morning in Japan: White House The meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping is likely to be the most closely watched event at the G-20 summit in ...
08:32, 06/27/2019

G20 leaders begin arriving in Japan, expected to tackle climate change, US-China trade war Trade and global tensions, as well as the looming threat of climate change, are on the agenda as world leaders gather in Osaka, Japan for the Group of...
00:32, 06/28/2019

Trump officials say U.S.-China trade talks to resume next week Top representatives of the United States and China are organizing a resumption of talks for next week to try to resolve a year-long trade war between ...
12:16, 07/04/2019

U.S. diplomat Stilwell keen to discuss Iran, North Korea with Japan officials The top U.S. diplomat for East Asia said on Thursday he was looking forward to talking with Japanese officials about subjects including Iran and North...
10:32, 07/11/2019

Macron to discuss Renault-Nissan with Japan's Abe next week: Elysee official French President Emmanuel Macron will discuss the situation regarding the alliance between carmakers Renault and Nissan with Japanese Prime Minister S...
16:00, 06/19/2019

Donald Trump And Japan PM Shinzo Abe To Discuss US Auto Tariffs Next Week U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are expected to clinch a deal on farm tariffs and digital trade when they meet in N...
19:48, 09/20/2019

ASEAN Leaders Expected To Discuss Rohingya Crisis, South China Sea Southeast Asian leaders met on Sunday for a second day of a summit in Bangkok, where they were expected to discuss pressing regional issues including ...
15:32, 06/23/2019

Pentagon chief Mark Esper, Seoul leader Moon Jae-in discuss Japan security agreement Defense chief Mark Esper and South Korean President Moon Jae-in discussed trilateral security cooperation with Japan on Friday, amid a trade and diplo...
19:48, 08/09/2019

Fed Officials Are Expected to Find Little to Boost Outlook from Trade Truce An agreement between President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping to resume trade negotiations avoids further deterioration in the economic outloo...
22:16, 06/30/2019

Trump to Host Canada’s Trudeau Next Week to Discuss Trade Deal and Huawei Donald Trump is set to host Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau next week as the American president’s tariff threats continue to cloud the ou...
06:16, 06/13/2019

China asks for U.N. Security Council to discuss Kashmir this week, diplomats say China on Wednesday backed Pakistan's request for the United Nations Security Council to discuss India's decision to revoke the special statu...
21:32, 08/15/2019

PM, Xi Jinping To Discuss US Trade Friction At Shanghai Summit: China Describing PM Modi and President Xi Jinping as "good friends", China today hoped that the two leaders would discuss their respective trade frictions w...
16:16, 06/10/2019

U.S., Japan officials meeting to advance trade talks, report says U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will visit Japan on May 24 to meet Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi to accelerate trade talks ahead of a...
19:32, 05/20/2019

Japan’s new trade chief has record of misogyny Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appointed an anti-Seoul politician known for his misogynistic views as trade minister during a cabinet reshuffle on...
22:17, 09/11/2019

Pence, Trudeau to discuss Huawei, China trade issues in Ottawa: official U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will discuss their joint dispute with China over Huawei Technologies Co Ltd ...
00:16, 05/30/2019

Pence, Trudeau to discuss Huawei and China trade issues in Ottawa: official U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will discuss their countries' joint dispute with China over Huawei during a ...
01:48, 05/30/2019

U.S. trade chief Robert Lighthizer talks Mexico trade, China tariffs in Senate hearing U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testified in the Senate Tuesday, where he gave details on the Trump administration's trade policy and face...
03:32, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Pence, Trudeau to discuss Huawei and China trade issues in Ottawa -official U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will discuss their countries' joint dispute with China over Huawei during a ...
03:32, 05/30/2019

China's Factories Take a Bigger-Than-Expected Hit From U.S. Trade Battle Activity in Chinese factories slumped in May, as new orders for goods fell in response to uncertainties created by the escalating trade dispute with t...
11:16, 05/31/2019

Chinese officials to visit U.S. farmland as trade talks continue: U.S. agriculture chief A Chinese delegation will visit American farm regions with U.S. officials next week in an effort to build goodwill amid ongoing trade negotiations, U....
21:32, 09/19/2019

South Korea holds off plan to drop Japan from 'white list': trade ministry officials South Korea on Thursday held off a plan to drop Japan from the so-called "white list" of countries with fast-track export status, two officials at Sou...
22:48, 08/08/2019

Expected Fiscal Stimulus, US-China Trade War To Guide Markets: Experts Analysts opined that investors are awaiting a stimulus package and relief for foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) from the super-rich surcharge which w...
21:16, 08/18/2019

Japan trade a problem for Trump, but not as bad as China TOKYO (AP) — While in Japan, President Donald Trump can point to Tokyo’s streets to drive home a sore point in trade relations between the allie...
06:00, 05/25/2019

China, US officials meet for trade talks in Shanghai U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin shook hands with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He before beginning trade ...
09:48, 07/31/2019

China accuses U.S. officials of misleading public on trade war China on Friday accused U.S. officials of lying to the public about their trade war, as rising tensions between the world's two largest economies kept...
06:48, 05/25/2019

China vice premier 'very unlikely' to go to U.S. this week: Global Times editor in chief China's Vice Premier Liu He is "very unlikely" to go to the United States this week following U.S. President Donald Trump's "threat" to hike tariffs o...
09:32, 05/06/2019

If Trump wants tariffs with China, then look to Taiwan and Japan for trade With both sides retreating to their respective corners, it appears the trade conflict between the United States and China, the two largest economies i...
14:32, 05/21/2019

China, US trade officials talk ahead of Trump-Xi meeting Chinese Vice Premier Liu He held a phone conversation with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Chi...
09:32, 06/25/2019

Japan's Aso says US-China trade uncertainty could hurt market confidence Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Saturday that uncertainty over U.S.-China trade friction, if not resolved early enough, could hurt market c...
12:48, 06/08/2019

Japan's Abe hopes U.S., China resolve trade war through constructive talks Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday that he hoped the United States and China would resolve their trade war through constructive dial...
12:00, 06/26/2019

Japan Finance Minister Aso says hopes U.S., China will resolve trade row Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Friday expressed hope that Washington and Beijing will resolve their trade dispute in a constructive manner thro...
04:00, 05/10/2019

China’s saber-rattling on rare-earths trade has US officials looking for options Rare earth oxides. Clockwise from top center: praseodymium, cerium, lanthanum, neodymium, samarium, and gadolinium. (credit: Peggy Greb, US Department...
04:16, 05/31/2019

Japan stocks slide as revived U.S.-China trade war hits sentiment Japanese stocks slid on Friday as U.S. President Donald Trump unveiled plans to impose new tariffs on China, reviving trade war concerns and hitting e...
06:16, 08/02/2019

U.S., China did not raise trade at G20 finance, health ministers meeting: Japan Aso Neither the United States nor China raised the issue of trade at Friday's joint session of finance and health ministers of the Group of 20 major econo...
17:32, 06/28/2019

U.S. trade chief says talking with China won't stop cheating Washington wants changes from Beijing that would rewrite the terms of trade between the two countries by improving intellectual property protection, h...
23:00, 06/18/2019

US-China trade war unlikely to end soon, ex-Chinese central bank chief says The deadlock over trade between the U.S. and China is unlikely to end during next month's G20 summit in Japan, with a former Chinese central bank chie...
11:48, 05/31/2019

China's top negotiator may have diminished role in trade talks ahead of dinner with US officials China's top trade negotiator Liu He will meet with President Donald Trump's trade team on Thursday without the title "special envoy" for Pre...
19:16, 05/09/2019

Top U.S., China trade negotiators to meet in Shanghai next week Top U.S. and Chinese negotiators will meet face-to-face next week for the first time since Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed to revive tal...
00:16, 07/25/2019

U.S., China Set to Resume Trade Talks in Shanghai Next Week A U.S. delegation is expected to travel to China for trade talks next week, according to a senior administration official, marking what would be the f...
01:16, 07/24/2019

China trade talks to start next week, Mnuchin says Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that he will travel to China next week with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to resume tal...
00:48, 07/25/2019

SAP chief says German headquarters an advantage amid U.S.-China trade war German business software company SAP SE has an edge over its U.S. rivals because it faces potentially fewer restrictions on doing business with China,...
08:16, 09/10/2019

U.S. Treasury chief to plan for trade meeting in China soon: spokesman U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will plan for another trade meeting in China at some point soon, a Treasury spokesman said on Tuesday, adding t...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Kudlow says US-China trade talks to be held in person as soon as next week Kudlow later backed away slightly from his timeline, saying that the face-to-face talks would begin "soon" and that an announcement would be forthcomi...
05:16, 07/04/2019

Trudeau to visit Trump next week to talk trade, China Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will travel to Washington next week to meet with President Donald Trump to discuss the ratification of the new ...
20:32, 06/13/2019

Mnuchin Suggests China Trade Talks Could Wrap Up by End of Next Week Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin suggested that trade talks with China could be wrapped up by the end of next week, following two more rounds of nego...
15:48, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 4-Top U.S., China trade negotiators to meet in Shanghai next week Top U.S. and Chinese negotiators will meet face-to-face next week for the first time since Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed to revive tal...
23:16, 07/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Japan's Marubeni stops some new soybean sales to China amid trade dispute Marubeni Corp said on Friday that its U.S.-based unit, Columbia Grain Trading Inc, has stopped all new soybean sales to China because falling sales vo...
12:00, 07/26/2019

UPDATE 2-Japan's Marubeni stops some new soybean sales to China amid trade dispute Marubeni Corp said on Friday that its U.S.-based unit, Columbia Grain Trading Inc, has stopped all new soybean sales to China because falling sales vo...
05:32, 07/27/2019

Treasury chief Steven Mnuchin: U.S.-China trade deal 90 percent done U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday negotiators are 90 percent of the way to a new trade deal with China, just days before President...
14:48, 06/26/2019

Acting Defense Chief Tries to Cool Hostilities with China as Trade War Heats Up Patrick Shanahan, acting U.S. defense secretary, and his Chinese counterpart will both attempt to win over Asian nations this weekend at a security co...
20:00, 05/31/2019

U.S. trade chief expects to meet China's vice premier ahead of G20 The top U.S. trade negotiator on Wednesday said he expects he and the U.S. Treasury secretary will meet the Chinese vice premier ahead of the G20 summ...
18:00, 06/19/2019

U.S. Treasury chief hopes for 'substantial progress' in China trade talks U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Tuesday that he hopes to make "substantial progress" with Chinese negotiators in the next two rounds of...
01:00, 05/01/2019

Dragging out a China trade deal would not help Trump in 2020, says VP's chief of staff "A trade deal with China would boost market significantly," says Marc Short. "It would benefit the president politically" and probably give him "more ...
00:16, 07/31/2019

Trump is better off never cutting a trade deal with China, CME Group chief economist says President Donald Trump would be better off not cutting a trade deal with China as it could backfire on him ahead of the 2020 U.S. election, according ...
16:32, 09/18/2019

Treasury yields fall after China trade officials cut DC trip short, forgo Montana visit U.S. government debt yields fell Friday morning as traders digested a rate move from the Federal Reserve and monitored trade talks between Washington ...
23:17, 09/20/2019

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Investors eye G20 with hopes for U.S.-China trade detente All eyes will be on U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping next week as investors are desperate for any signs of a thaw in U.S.-...
16:16, 06/23/2019

US Scheduling Principal-Level Trade Call With China Next Week: Official The Trump administration is in the process of scheduling a phone call for next week between US and Chinese trade principals, an official with the US T...
02:48, 07/04/2019

China's Liu is still set to join trade talks this week as US says tariffs will rise on Friday Tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods are set to increase to 25% on Friday, but the U.S. could reconsider the move if it sees progress in the talks...
23:48, 05/06/2019

European shares retreat from 3-week highs on U.S.-China trade jitters European shares pulled back from three-week highs on Wednesday after the United States toughened its stance on trade with China and data from Beijing ...
10:16, 06/12/2019

Asia stocks mostly decline with US-China trade talks set to resume this week Stocks in Asia mostly slipped on Monday as investors awaited the resumption of U.S.-China negotiations in Beijing this week amid low expectations for ...
13:48, 07/29/2019

Nikkei tumbles to 5-week low on fears of deeper U.S.-China trade tensions Japan's Nikkei tumbled to a five-week low on Wednesday morning as fears there might be a breakdown in U.S.-China trade negotiations continued to pull ...
07:48, 05/08/2019

Slim chance of comprehensive U.S.-China trade deal this week: Nomura Nomura analysts see a high likelihood further negotiations between the United States and China will be needed before a final trade deal is reached, dr...
14:32, 05/08/2019

METALS-Copper touches 6-week high on U.S.-China trade truce Copper rallied to its highest in six weeks on Monday, after the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks, reducing tensions between the w...
08:00, 07/01/2019

METALS-LME copper touches 6-week peak on U.S.-China trade truce Copper touched its highest in six weeks on Monday after a U.S.-China trade truce eased tensions between the world's top two economies that have threat...
10:16, 07/01/2019

China treads a fine line as it seeks to mediate in Japan-South Korea trade dispute China appears to be stepping up to mediate between Japan and South Korea as their trade battle intensifies — a move that could prompt the U.S. to get ...
19:16, 08/22/2019

UPDATE 3-Hard for Xi, Trump to make progress on trade - former China cbank chief China's President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump are likely to find it "difficult" to make major progress towards ending their countries' ...
10:00, 05/31/2019

Hard for Xi, Trump to make progress on trade: former China central bank chief China's President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump are likely to find it "difficult" to make major progress toward ending their countries' t...
07:48, 05/31/2019

Trade war could trigger a 'global financial crisis,' says ex-China central bank chief China continued to ramp up the rhetoric against the U.S. on Friday, with a former Chinese central bank chief saying that further escalation in trade t...
13:32, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 4-Hard for Xi, Trump to make progress on trade - former China cbank chief China's President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump are likely to find it "difficult" to make major progress towards ending their countries' ...
13:16, 05/31/2019

Dow claws out of 359-point hole to end a wild week sparked by U.S.-China trade standoff The threat of higher tariffs has sown unrest in global markets all week as investors and business executives try to parse the uncertainty and brace fo...
04:00, 05/11/2019

Wall Street Week Ahead: Investors eye G20 with hopes for U.S.-China trade detente All eyes will be on U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping next week as investors are desperate for any signs of a thaw in U.S.-...
08:48, 06/22/2019

China says its top trade negotiator, Vice Premier Liu He, will go to Washington this week for tariff war talks BEIJING (AP) — China says its top trade negotiator, Vice Premier Liu He, will go to Washington this week for tariff war talks....
10:00, 05/07/2019

USDA chief Sonny Perdue promises $16B for farmers to offset China trade war losses Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Thursday that the administration will offer $16 billion in aid to farmers to offset the losses caused by the t...
22:48, 05/23/2019

Stocks rise for week on easing of U.S.-China trade tensions, erasing August losses It’s a stock market that won’t stop. The last few months have been packed with bad news: trade war salvos, U.S. threats against Mexico, a currency sca...
18:16, 09/15/2019

Asian shares hit fresh six-week lows ahead of crucial U.S.-China trade talks Asian shares hit six-week lows in early trade on Thursday as increased tensions ahead of key Sino-U.S. trade negotiations fanned fresh concerns about ...
05:00, 05/09/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold slips to 1-week low as U.S.-China trade optimism lifts risk sentiment Gold prices fell more than 1% on Monday, their lowest in a week, as hopes of a trade deal between the United States and China improved risk appetite, ...
05:00, 07/01/2019

CORRECTED-METALS-Copper hits 6-week high after US, China agree to restart trade talks Copper and other base metals rallied on Monday, after the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks, easing risks of severe global economi...
05:00, 07/01/2019

Pelosi doubts Trump will strike a trade deal with China this week as tariff hike looms House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she "never believed that the Chinese were going to honor what they said they were going to do" as part of a trade agre...
20:48, 05/08/2019

Apple shares drop 7% this week on fears China trade turmoil threatens iPhone growth plans Apple shares have slid steadily amid tumultuous U.S. trade negotiations with China, as investors fear CEO Tim Cook's warning earlier this year ab...
20:48, 05/10/2019

Philippines' Duterte plans China visit to discuss South China Sea ruling Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will soon meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping to discuss a 2016 arbitration case over the South China Sea, hi...
11:48, 08/06/2019

The Latest: Japan FM, Pompeo discuss N. Korea missiles Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have held telephone talks after North Korea launched several unidentified ...
08:32, 05/04/2019

India, Pak Officials Meet, Discuss Modalities For Kartarpur Corridor Officials from India and Pakistan on Monday held a meeting to discuss the modalities for a corridor linking Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Punjab's Gurdasp...
14:00, 05/27/2019

Brazil officials, Bolsonaro's son meet with Trump to discuss Amazon fires Brazil's foreign minister and President Jair Bolsonaro's son met with U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday to discuss the fires ravaging the Amazon r...
02:48, 08/31/2019

U.S., Russia to discuss nuclear arms limits in Geneva on Wednesday: officials Representatives from the United States and Russia are set to meet in Geneva on Wednesday to explore the idea of a new accord limiting nuclear arms tha...
22:32, 07/15/2019

Freeland calls on ‘all Canadian officials’ to discuss detainees with Chinese counterparts At a stop in Musquodoboit Harbour, N.S., on Thursday, Chrystia Freeland told reporters government officials should be advocating for two detained Cana...
20:32, 08/15/2019

Church, civic officials to discuss temporary housing for asylum seekers TUCSON – Catholic Community Services leaders and officials plan to discuss temporary housing for asylum seekers in Pima County Wednesday afternoon. Th...
17:32, 07/17/2019

Japan, U.S. reach framework trade pact, no tariff cuts on Japan cars, report says Japan is seeking to stay in President Trump’s good graces to avoid costly tariffs and retain positive relations with an ally that ensures its security...
12:32, 08/24/2019

Japan, U.S. reach framework trade pact, no tariff cuts on Japan cars: Nikkei The United States and Japan have reached the broad framework of a trade agreement, with Washington maintaining tariffs on Japanese autos but Tokyo cut...
07:00, 08/24/2019

G20 ministers to discuss oil tanker attacks at meeting in Japan – business live Oil prices volatile after US blames Iran amid sanctions standoffUK businesses urged to step up preparations for no-deal Brexit 10.32am BST A bit of re...
11:48, 06/14/2019

Trade curbs for South Korea to hit exports of Japan's chip-making gear: Japan lawmaker Japan's plan to drop South Korea from its "white list" of nations with minimum trade curbs will probably hit 630 billion yen ($5.8 billion) in annual ...
16:16, 07/24/2019

UPDATE 3-Brazil officials, Bolsonaro's son meet with Trump to discuss Amazon fires Brazil's foreign minister and President Jair Bolsonaro's son met with U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday to discuss the fires ravaging the Amazon r...
02:48, 08/31/2019

Jared Kushner has been meeting with Trump campaign officials to discuss fundraising strategy Kushner and campaign chief Brad Parscale regularly hold strategy sessions on how to improve messaging about Trump's accomplishments to small-doll...
00:48, 07/18/2019

U.S. attorney general, state officials discuss big tech firms' effect on competition Eight state attorneys general met with U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Thursday to discuss the effect of big tech companies on competition, and ...
02:32, 07/26/2019

Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz carried ‘Japan-related cargo’ TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz carried ‘Japan-related cargo’...
12:00, 06/13/2019

Trump needles Japan over US-Japan trade imbalance US President Donald Trump on Saturday needled Japan over the U.S.-Japan trade imbalance as he kicked off a state visit to the country. (May 25)  ...
23:00, 05/25/2019

Officials to meet with Attawapiskat families to discuss water concerns: Indigenous Services Minister Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O'Regan says the federal government is committing more assistance for a northern Ontario reserve facing challenges...
21:00, 07/22/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. attorney general, state officials discuss big tech firms' effect on competition Eight state attorneys general met with U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Thursday to discuss the effect of big tech companies on competition, and ...
00:32, 07/26/2019

Trump considering replacing Dan Coats as intel chief, holding meetings to discuss possible replacements President Trump is considering replacing Dan Coats as director of national intelligence and is holding informal meetings with potential candidates, na...
21:48, 07/12/2019

Trump, May to discuss Chinese firm Huawei in London next week: British official U.S. President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May will discuss Chinese technology company Huawei Technologies and the effort to build...
17:48, 05/30/2019

Japan Resumes Commercial Whaling for Now, But Is Expected to Gradually End the Practice TOKYO (AP) — Japan has resumed commercial whaling after 31 years, meeting a long-cherished goal of traditionalists that’s seen as a largel...
12:00, 07/01/2019

Trump expected to delay auto tariffs decision by up to six months: officials U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to delay a decision on tariffs on imported cars and parts by up to six months, three administration officials ...
16:48, 05/15/2019

Indigenous Services Minister and Grassy Narrows chief discuss proposed agreement, medical facility Help for the community experiencing the effects of mercury contamination seemed to be on the way when the federal government promised a specialized tr...
01:00, 05/30/2019

Trump won't discuss Huawei in trade talks US President Donald Trump has claimed the US will not discuss on the ongoing status of Huawei in the country during ongoing trade talks with China.Ear...
13:48, 09/05/2019

Japan PM Abe says hopes for 'new era' in Japan-China relations Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday he wanted to elevate ties with China to create a new era for Asia's biggest economies, and invited...
14:00, 06/27/2019

Japan's economy grows more than expected on strong consumer, business spending Japan's economy grew much more than expected in April-June to mark the third straight quarter of expansion, as robust private consumption and bus...
04:16, 08/09/2019

Deutsche Bank's Equities Chief Expected to Leave Deutsche Bank’s global head of equities is expected to leave the bank, the latest move in a planned downsizing of the German lender’s investment bank,...
15:32, 06/25/2019

The Latest: Trump, May discuss bilateral trade deal LONDON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Europe (all times local): 9:15 a.m. The Trump baby blimp is flying again. Proteste...
11:32, 06/04/2019

Bill de Blasio expected to announce presidential bid next week "I'm going to make my decision in the month of May and as soon as we have something to tell you, we'll tell you," the mayor said Thursday at a press c...
00:00, 05/04/2019

U.S. emergency alert test on TV and radio expected this week A test of the U.S. Emergency Alert System will be sent to radios and televisions across the United States on Wednesday, excluding cell phones hit by a...
01:48, 08/06/2019

Missouri governor expected to sign eight-week abortion ban into law Missouri's Republican governor could sign a law as early as this week banning most abortions in the Midwestern state after the eighth week of pregnanc...
18:16, 05/20/2019

U.S. lawmakers expected to delay Mueller testimony by a week Two U.S. House committees are expected to delay for former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's planned July 17 testimony for one week to allow more time ...
20:48, 07/12/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Second Ebola death on DR Congo’s eastern border, UN chief lauds climate activist Thunberg, Afghan bus attack, and outgoing UN agriculture chief hands over reigns Our main stories today cover:  World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Ebola on DR Congo side of Rwandan border, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg to said to UN cl...
02:48, 08/01/2019

Trump: U.S. does not want to discuss Huawei with China President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the United States does not want to discuss the U.S. blacklisting of Huawei Technologies with China as the two...
03:16, 09/05/2019

Cyntoia Brown expected to be released from prison this week after clemency A woman who said she was a sex trafficking victim when she was sentenced to life in prison at 16 for killing a man will leave prison this week this af...
08:16, 08/07/2019

Openings expected next week in Chinese scholar slaying trial PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A judge at the trial of a former University of Illinois student charged with killing a visiting Chinese scholar says lawyers shoul...
04:16, 06/07/2019

A tropical depression is expected to form in the Gulf of Mexico later this week (WDSU/NBC News) New Orleans is bracing for heavy rains and wind as forecasters warn a possible tropical depression could form in the Gulf of Mexico la...
07:32, 07/10/2019

Chelsea Manning released from jail, expected in court next week Chelsea Manning, a former U.S. Army intelligence analyst, was released from jail Thursday after the grand jury she refused to testify before expired. ...
09:48, 05/10/2019

Senate expected to confirm Trump's second Secretary of Defense next week The U.S. Senate is due to vote next week to confirm Mark Esper as President Donald Trump's second Secretary of Defense, ending the longest period by f...
00:16, 07/19/2019

Jury expected next week in Chinese scholar's slaying trial A federal judge overseeing the death-penalty trial of an ex-University of Illinois student charged with kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scho...
19:32, 06/04/2019

U.S. Senate expected to confirm Trump's second Secretary of Defense next week The U.S. Senate is due to vote next week to confirm Mark Esper as President Donald Trump's second Secretary of Defense, ending the longest period by f...
00:00, 07/19/2019

Ball in U.S. court to start trade talks: EU trade chief EU-U.S. talks that could prevent the United States imposing punitive car tariffs have made some progress, but Washington must decide if it wants to ne...
18:48, 05/27/2019

"Expected Capital Punishment": Women's Commission Chief On Kathua Verdict The National Commission for Women chairperson on Monday said the Pathankot court decision convicting six accused in the rape and murder of an eight-ye...
03:00, 06/11/2019

Trump says he will discuss detained Canadians with China's Xi U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he would raise the issue of detained Canadians being held by China as part of the ongoing spat involving ...
19:00, 06/20/2019

Pompeo to meet with Mexico's foreign minister to discuss immigration, trade U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet with Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard on Sunday to discuss migration and trade, amid heightened b...
08:00, 07/21/2019

Justin Trudeau, Mike Pence discuss trade deal in Ottawa Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday that the U.S.-Canada relationship has "never been stronger," less than a year after a trade tiff had chilled t...
21:48, 05/30/2019

Trudeau and Johnson discuss transition to trade relations after Brexit: Downing St Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has pledged to work with the UK to achieve a smooth transition to a UK-Canada free trade agreement as Britain p...
02:16, 07/27/2019

India, US Discuss Broad Contours Of Bilateral Trade And Commercial Ties India and the United States on Friday held a detailed discussion on a range of trade issue with an aim to strengthen bilateral economic relations, the...
02:00, 07/13/2019

Johnson, Trump discuss trade, Brexit and Iran: Downing Street British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and U.S. President Donald Trump have agreed to start talks as soon as possible after the UK leaves the European U...
02:16, 07/27/2019

Donald Trump and Theresa May discuss climate change, Huawei and trade US president Donald Trump is on his first state visit to the UK. Amid the ceremony and speeches, he discussed cybersecurity with UK Prime Minister The...
19:48, 06/04/2019

Facebook expected to tout privacy in messaging at this week's developer conference Facebook's annual F8 developer conference promises to put a focus on the company's messaging apps as the social network shifts toward privac...
15:32, 04/29/2019

Sterling bounces back to five-week high as Brexit delay expected The pound traded for $1.2353 and €1.1171, the highest levels since late JulyThe pound hit its highest level in five weeks against the US dollar on Thu...
08:32, 09/06/2019

Iran to ask Japan's Abe to mediate over U.S. oil sanctions: officials Iran will ask Japan to mediate between Tehran and Washington to ease oil sanctions imposed by the United States, Iranian officials said ahead of a vis...
12:48, 06/12/2019

Trudeau and Trump discuss Canadians detained in China Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday and discussed the detention of two Canadian citizens in China, which ha...
06:00, 05/10/2019

Acting Border Chief Expected to Resign as Migrant Children Are Returned to Texas Facility The Trump administration says it is transferring the children back to a shelter in Clint, Tex., that had seen hundreds of children held in overcrowded...
18:48, 06/25/2019

North Korea again fires projectiles into Sea of Japan, officials say North Korea fired more projectile missiles into the sea early Saturday in a likely rebuke of joint military exercises between the United States and So...
07:48, 08/10/2019

Japan officials hunt for reasons behind fire that killed 34 Japanese officials groped on Monday for answers to why a blaze tore through an animation company, amid reports that smoke spread so fast a majority of...
16:48, 07/22/2019

UPDATE 2-Trudeau and Trump discuss Canadians detained in China Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday and discussed the detention of two Canadian citizens in China, which ha...
06:00, 05/10/2019

Xi, PM Modi, Putin To Discuss Protectionism Amid US Tariffs: China The leaders of China, India and Russia will meet on the sidelines of the G20 summit later this week in Japan to discuss ways to counter US President D...
12:32, 06/24/2019

Week ahead: Both Q2 earnings and GDP expected to show sluggish growth, as investors await rate cut More than a quarter of the S&P 500 companies report earnings in the week ahead, and that could buffet the market as investors await the Fed's mee...
23:48, 07/19/2019

More South African voters are expected to cross racial lines in this week’s national elections Growing white support for the African National Congress and rising black support for the opposition party are making elections less of a racial census...
19:48, 05/06/2019

Japan sending patent officials to U.S. over Kim Kardashian "Kimono" flap Japan is to send patent officials to the United States to discuss the flap over Kim Kardashian’s Kimono brand underwear, the trade minister said on Tu...
09:32, 07/02/2019

Fantasy Football Week 1 Injury Report: Stefon Diggs, Mike Evans expected to play The biggest storylines of Week 1 haven't been injury-related, thankfully, but there's still plenty you need to know as we get ready to set lineups thi...
16:16, 09/08/2019

US acting defense chief calls out China over South China Sea U.S. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is denouncing China’s efforts to steal technology from other nations and militarize man-made outposts i...
04:00, 06/01/2019

Justin Trudeau, Donald Trump discuss Canadian citizens detained in China Of the Canadians detained in China, a White House statement said Trump expressed to Trudeau Washington's "solid commitment to standing by Canada in ef...
12:48, 05/10/2019

FAA chief to meet with Boeing officials, test 737 MAX simulator New Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) chief Stephen Dickson plans to fly to Seattle this week to fly "newly configured" Boeing 737 MAX software in...
10:32, 09/17/2019

South Korea to nix intelligence-sharing deal with Japan, alarming US military officials South Korea's move prompted immediate concern from U.S. military officials and comes in the wake of repeated North Korean missile tests.  &...
12:16, 08/23/2019

PM Modi To Attend G20 Summit In Japan Next Week Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Japan next week to attend the G-20 summit where issues such as financial stability, WTO reform, black money, a...
19:16, 06/21/2019

U.S. health officials report 41 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 41 new measles cases last week, bringing the year's total number of cases to 981 in the worst outbreak of the disease since...
19:16, 06/03/2019

Oil strengthens in volatile trade ahead of expected U.S. crude drawdown Oil prices rose in volatile trade on Tuesday supported by expectations of a drawdown in U.S. crude inventories, though gains were capped by worries a...
22:48, 08/27/2019

Strong U.S. jobs growth expected in May, trade tensions a threat U.S. job growth likely increased solidly in May, with wage gains expected to pick up, showing strength in the labor market before an escalation in tra...
12:00, 06/07/2019

Daily on Energy: Trump’s next big trade announcement is expected to be radioactive Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's...
18:32, 07/12/2019

UN chief and senior officials show solidarity with DR Congo during three-day visit United Nations chief António Guterres and senior members of the UN, have embarked on a three-day visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), wher...
20:16, 08/31/2019

South Korea demands Olympic officials ban Japan's 'Rising Sun' flag at 2020 games South Korea on Wednesday formally asked the International Olympic Committee to ban Japan's "Rising Sun" flag from next year's Tokyo Olympics, comparin...
21:48, 09/11/2019

This week in tech history: Nintendo's N64 goes on sale in Japan At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come....
15:48, 06/23/2019

Japan's Abe says he plans to meet with Putin in Russia this week Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday he planned to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin this week when he attends the Eastern Econo...
11:32, 09/02/2019

Japan PM Abe to meet Iran's Khamenei, Rouhani this week Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani on a visit to Tehran this week, in a bi...
08:32, 06/11/2019

Fed expected to cut rates as economy feels trade war impact, despite strengthening consumer The Fed is expected to cut interest rates Wednesday, after second quarter GDP shows inflation is still sluggish and trade wars are impacting business....
19:32, 07/26/2019

U.S.'s Hook to meet European officials on Iran in Paris next week U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook plans to travel to Paris next week for talks about Iran with senior British, French and German officia...
00:32, 06/19/2019

Hundreds of migrants to be flown to California in as many as 3 flights a week, officials say Hundreds of migrant families will be flown to California in as many as three flights a week as U.S. Border Patrol agents continue to struggle with the...
12:48, 05/18/2019

China's exports fell less than expected in June China's dollar-denominated exports fell 1.3% in June from a year ago while imports fell 7.3% in the same period, the country's customs depar...
10:32, 07/12/2019

Japan needs to improve medical care for detainees, says immigration chief Japan needs to improve medical care at immigration detention centers, the head of the country's recently created Immigration Services Agency said, fol...
12:32, 09/09/2019

Japan's regulatory chief urges BOJ to consider impact of easing on banks The Bank of Japan is responsible for deciding whether to ramp up stimulus to support the economy, but should weigh the impact its monetary policy will...
12:16, 08/26/2019

Japan’s emperor reports to Shinto gods week after succession Japan’s Emperor Naruhito has performed a Shinto ritual at the imperial palace to report to the gods the plans for the main ceremonies of his successio...
09:32, 05/08/2019

Japan's emperor reports to Shinto gods week after succession Japan's Emperor Naruhito has performed a Shinto ritual at the palace to report to imperial family gods the plans for the main ceremonies of his succes...
09:16, 05/08/2019

Japan's prime minister set to meet with Iran's Rouhani this week Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani on a visit this week that aims at easin...
06:48, 06/11/2019

US economy adds fewer jobs than expected amid trade tensions – as it happened Rolling coverage of business, economics and markets as non-farm payrolls data show 130,000 new jobsRiskier assets gain after trade war and US data giv...
17:00, 09/06/2019

China's bank loans up in August, more stimulus expected Chinese regulators have been trying to boost bank lending and lower financing costs for more than a year. But some analysts say credit demand has not ...
14:00, 09/12/2019

Nissan, Japan reject merger overture from Renault chief, report says Nissan and the government of Japan have spurned efforts by Renault, Nissan’s French partner, to engage in merger talks, the Financial Times reported....
22:48, 04/29/2019

Create conditions for ‘harmony between humankind and nature’, UN chief says on sidelines of G20 in Japan The world needs to create conditions for “harmony between humankind and nature”, Secretary-General António Guterres said in Osaka, Japan, during a mee...
22:00, 06/29/2019

Ethiopia's army chief, top regional officials killed in northern coup attempt Ethiopia's army chief of staff and the regional president of the northern state of Amhara were killed in two related attacks when a general tried to s...
13:32, 06/23/2019

| Ethiopia army chief, local officials killed amid regional 'coup' bid Ethiopia's army chief and a top local leader have been shot dead during an attempt to overthrow a regional government in northern Ethiopia, underscori...
06:48, 06/25/2019

Asia stocks set to trade mixed as investors watch US-China trade developments Stocks in Asia were set to trade mixed at the open on Tuesday as investors watch for developments on the U.S.-China trade front following a recent esc...
02:16, 08/27/2019

Trump's trade war with China is leaving tech with a growing tab, trade group warns Tariffs on imported Chinese products cost the US tech industry $1.3 billion in May 2019 alone, according to data from the Consumer Technology Associat...
00:00, 07/18/2019

Asia stocks set to trade lower amid renewed US-China trade uncertainty U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Washington and Beijing have a long way to go on trade, adding that America could place tariffs on an add...
01:48, 07/17/2019

Russian Agri Minister, Saudi's Falih to discuss Russia-Saudi trade Russian Agriculture Minister Dmitry Patrushev and Saudi Arabian Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih will discuss the development of bilateral relations, i...
12:32, 09/04/2019

Global Economy Cools Faster Than Expected as Trade Tensions Rise, World Bank Says The global economy has stumbled sharply in the first half of the year with trade and investment flows between countries falling faster than expected, ...
23:16, 06/04/2019

China Trade Talks Complicate Outlook for Trade Deficit The U.S. trade gap showed signs of stabilizing in March as exports and imports both grew, though economists said unpredictable trade negotiations with...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Tropical Storm Dorian is expected to turn into a hurricane this week. Here's where the storm is heading. NOAA Tropical Storm Dorian in the Atlantic is expected to strengthen to a Category 1 hurricane this week. A watch has been issued for Barbados, and D...
02:48, 08/26/2019

Companies await China retaliation; weaker growth expected BEIJING (AP) — Companies are waiting to see how China will retaliate for President Donald Trump’s latest tariff hikes on Chinese imports while e...
10:00, 05/13/2019

Olympics: Japan's Yamashita appointed chief as Takeda resigns in graft probe The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) picked former Olympic judo champion Yasuhiro Yamashita as its new chief after the resignation of Tsunekazu Takeda...
17:16, 06/27/2019

S. Korean Olympic chief: IOC will have answers on Japan's Dokdo labeling, radioactive contamination When it comes to Tokyo's labeling of Dokdo as Japanese territory on its Olympic website and concerns of radioactive contamination during the competiti...
17:32, 08/14/2019

Ethiopia’s army chief, 3 other officials killed in renegade general’s coup attempt, government says The government blamed the attack on a brigadier general who had been imprisoned for his political views by the previous government and was recently gr...
22:16, 06/23/2019

U.N. aid chief says Saudi Arabia to pay $500 million for Yemen aid next week United Nations aid chief Mark Lowcock said Saudi Arabia plans to pay $500 million next week of a pledge it made in February to help fund a humanitaria...
18:48, 09/16/2019

U.S. Soccer chief executive Flynn to step down next week Longtime U.S. Soccer Chief Executive and Secretary General Dan Flynn, who is credited with turning around the finances of the federation, will step do...
02:48, 09/10/2019

Japan shares at 6-week high as banks, exporters, Apple suppliers shine Japanese stocks rose to a six-week high on Wednesday as bank shares extended recent gains thanks to rising bond yields, while major exporters reaped ...
06:32, 09/11/2019

Top U.S., Chinese Officials Break the Ice on Trade China and the U.S. held their first high-level meeting on trade since negotiations fell apart a month ago, with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin...
17:00, 06/09/2019

China expected to retaliate over Trump tariff hike, economic adviser says Larry Kudlow says ‘We may know more today or this evening or tomorrow’ after Trump raises spectre of a full-blown trade warThe US expects China to ret...
00:32, 05/13/2019

China fixes its daily yuan midpoint at 7.0312 — stronger than expected China's central bank set the official midpoint reference for the yuan at 7.0312 per dollar on Wednesday — stronger than Tuesday's fixing, an...
08:48, 08/14/2019

American Tech Shudders as China Cyber Rules Are Expected to Get Tougher U.S. businesses view proposed cybersecurity rules as new barriers to the Chinese market and they loom as a potential sticking point in coming trade ta...
07:16, 07/30/2019

Japan's central bank chief Kuroda sounds alarm on global economy ahead of G-20 Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said Group of 20 meetings this year will discuss current account balances and also said bilateral trade measure...
08:00, 05/27/2019

Helicopter pilot killed in New York City crash is former volunteer fire chief, department officials say The helicopter pilot killed in Monday’s crash in New York City has been identified as a former volunteer fire chief and a "dedicated, highly professio...
06:00, 06/11/2019

UN human rights chief Bachelet to visit Venezuela next week The United Nations' top human rights official has scheduled a trip to Venezuela next week featuring meetings with President Nicolás Maduro and opposit...
20:48, 06/14/2019

U.N. food chief warns aid suspension in Yemen likely to start this week United Nations food chief David Beasley warned on Monday that a phased-suspension of food assistance in Yemen was likely to begin later this week over...
19:16, 06/17/2019

Following week of bloodshed, ‘suffering of the Afghan people must end’: UN mission chief In the wake of a surge in violent strikes by Taliban extremists in Afghanistan over the past week, the country’s top UN envoy has pleaded for an end t...
23:32, 09/03/2019

Am Done, Rahul Gandhi Repeats; New Chief In A Week, Say Congress Sources Rahul Gandhi today said his Congress party should choose a new president "quickly and without further delay" and that he was not part of the process a...
11:32, 07/03/2019

US-China trade spat: China's Asian neighbors see record investments More and more companies are relocating their factories from China amid trade tensions between Washington and Beijing, a UN report shows. Is China's "w...
19:16, 06/12/2019

China, U.S. trade negotiating teams maintaining 'effective communication': China Chinese and U.S. trade negotiating teams are maintaining effective communication, China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday at a daily news briefing in ...
11:16, 08/30/2019

Why Japan and South Korea Have Their Own Trade War Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula ended more than seven decades ago, yet that legacy still roils everyday politics on both sides of the ...
18:48, 08/22/2019

What’s at Stake in U.S.-Japan Trade Talks More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump walked away from a regional Asia-Pacific trade agreement, the U.S. and Japan -- the world’s larg...
17:32, 04/29/2019

Yang Hengjun: Australian writer detained in China expected to be charged, lawyer says Yang, who has been detained for six months, is expected to be charged with endangering national securityAustralian writer Yang Hengjun is expected to ...
14:32, 07/18/2019

A private survey shows China's manufacturing activity for May was slightly higher than expected The Caixin/Markit factory Purchasing Managers' Index for May was 50.2, slightly above the 50 level which analysts polled by Reuters had expected....
04:32, 06/03/2019

China to issue scrap import licenses by end-June, earlier than expected by industry China aims to grant import licenses and a first batch of import quotas by the end of June for soon-to-be restricted scrap metal shipments into the nat...
08:16, 05/29/2019

Chinese and US officials meet in last-ditch bid to end trade war Chinese and US officials were today meeting in Washington in a last-ditch bid to negotiate a truce in the escalating trade war between the two countri...
14:32, 05/10/2019

Fed officials say trade tensions could threaten growth The recent ratcheting up of U.S.-China trade tensions is creating uncertainties for businesses and could threaten economic growth, four Federal Reserv...
01:32, 05/24/2019

Trade uncertainties big downside risk, Fed officials say Uncertainty over U.S.-China trade, including how long recently increased tariffs will stay in place and if and how trade tensions will get resolved, i...
21:48, 05/23/2019

Trump’s communications with foreign leader are part of whistleblower complaint that spurred standoff between spy chief and Congress, former officials say The president’s interaction with the foreign leader included a “promise” that prompted an intelligence official to file a formal whistleblower complai...
12:48, 09/19/2019

Incoming Pentagon chief will attend NATO meeting in Brussels next week U.S. Army Secretary Mark Esper, who becomes the acting defense secretary on Monday, will travel to Brussels next week for a meeting of NATO defense mi...
04:00, 06/20/2019

Newly-Appointed Sikkim Chief Minister Announces 5-Day Week For Employees Newly-appointed Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang, popularly known as P S Golay, on Monday announced a five-day working week for state governmen...
21:32, 05/27/2019

After Japan Resumed Commercial Whaling This Week, Fishmarkets are Selling Whale Meat at ‘Celebration Prices’ (TOKYO) — Chunks of meat from the first whales caught since Japan resumed commercial whaling this week fetched “celebration prices” ...
20:00, 07/04/2019

China says US-China trade teams in contact ahead of G20 BEIJING (AP) — China says its trade negotiators are talking to their U.S. counterparts on how to resolve disputes ahead of an expected meeting between...
12:00, 06/24/2019

China says both U.S., China should make compromises in trade talks Both China and the United States should make compromises in trade talks, Chinese Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen said on Monday, ahead of a much a...
06:32, 06/24/2019

China, U.S. to resume trade talks but China says demands must be met Top Chinese and U.S. officials will resume trade talks in accordance with the wishes of their leaders, but China hopes the United States will create t...
11:48, 06/20/2019

Asia shares mixed as China sets the yuan midpoint slightly weaker than expected Asia Pacific stocks traded mixed on Wednesday as investors kept a close watch on the Chinese yuan amid an escalating trade dispute between the U.S. an...
11:16, 08/07/2019

Apple's brand image in China is wrecked, expected to lead to big iPhone sales decline As if Apple's troubles in the world's largest smartphone market weren't already bad enough, iPhones have been reportedly facing somewhat of an "inform...
20:32, 05/29/2019

Exclusive: Pile drive - China expected to divert outstanding U.S. soybean cargoes into reserves China will stockpile up to 7 million tonnes of soybeans bought from the United States during an earlier truce in the trade war between the nations, tw...
13:16, 06/04/2019

US and India on verge of trade agreement breakthrough, officials say U.S. and Indian officials are nearing a trade negotiation breakthrough, according to multiple administration officials and industry insiders familiar ...
06:18, 09/17/2019

Fed officials see risks in weaker inflation expectations, trade row A drop in the consumer outlook for inflation and intensifying trade tensions drew caution from Federal Reserve officials on Monday as policymakers fac...
22:16, 05/13/2019

After Rate Cut, Trade Headwinds Complicate Outlook for Fed Officials Two Federal Reserve officials said lower interest rates might be warranted later this year amid a more uncertain trade outlook, but that it was premat...
00:48, 08/07/2019

South Korea, Japan spar at WTO over trade row A diplomatic row between Japan and South Korea spilled over into a World Trade Organization meeting on Tuesday, where Seoul's ambassador accused Japan...
19:32, 07/09/2019

Currency provision won't be in Japan-U.S. trade deal: Aso Japanese finance minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday that a currency provision won't be included in a Japan-U.S. bilateral trade deal that the two count...
10:32, 09/17/2019

What’s at Stake and at Risk in U.S.-Japan Trade Talks Terms of Trade is a daily newsletter that untangles a world embroiled in trade wars. Sign up here.  More than two years after U.S. President Donald Tr...
18:48, 08/26/2019

After elections, Japan's leader Abe will be seeking a big win on trade Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his ruling coalition party are set for a victory at the polls on Sunday, and next, he'll be seeking out a ...
10:32, 07/19/2019

Japan, U.S. reach framework on new trade pact The broad deal retains U.S. tariffs on Japanese vehicles -- 2.5 percent on cars and 25 percent on trucks -- while removing barriers to beef and pork e...
17:32, 08/24/2019

Japan denies it gave away too much in trade talks with U.S. Japan's top government spokesman denied on Monday that Tokyo made too many concessions in trade talks with the United States, saying the fact the two ...
09:48, 08/26/2019

Kudlow says US-Japan trade deal is possible this month White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Friday that the U.S. could reach a trade deal with Japan by the end of this month, far exceeding all pr...
03:48, 05/04/2019

Trump at G-20: There Will Be 'Very Big' Trade Deals With India, Japan President Trump struck a conciliatory tone with other world leaders as the Group of 20 summit got started in Japan, soothing worries that he would pro...
06:00, 06/28/2019

North Korea fired "rockets and missiles" last week: acting Pentagon chief Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Wednesday that North Korea last week launched "rockets and missiles", the first time the Pentag...
19:16, 05/08/2019

Indian, US Officials To Meet For Trade Talks In Delhi Tomorrow Senior officials from India and the US will meet in New Delhi on Friday to discuss various trade and economic issues and strengthen bilateral relation...
19:32, 07/11/2019

U.S., Chinese officials show signs of trade progress in Shanghai New trade talks between the United States and China ended Wednesday with small signs of progress that could indicate potential to end the long-running...
00:16, 08/01/2019

Trade war, tariffs pose risks to U.S. and global growth: IMF, Fed officials Officials of the U.S. Federal Reserve and International Monetary Fund separately warned on Thursday that global trade tensions and rising tariffs pose...
19:32, 06/06/2019

Top US, Canada trade officials to talk metal tariffs remedy Lighthizer is expected to "float a proposal" to remove the tariffs and "chart a path forward" for the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, according...
19:32, 05/15/2019

Trade war could turn Japan, Taiwan firms into casualties Leading electronics manufacturers in Japan and Taiwan are facing a crisis because of U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to possibly place 25 perce...
02:32, 05/16/2019

Trump, Abe say U.S. and Japan have agreed in principle on trade deal The United States and Japan agreed in principle on Sunday to core elements of a trade deal that U.S. President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo ...
18:48, 08/25/2019

U.S., Japan reach initial trade agreement, Trump says President Donald Trump notified Congress Monday that he plans to enter into a trade agreement with Japan after negotiating with the Asian ally for nea...
05:48, 09/18/2019

Japan Abe says G20 leaders confirm need for free, fair trade Group of 20 leaders have clearly confirmed the need for a free, fair and non-discriminatory trade policy, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on S...
13:00, 06/29/2019

U.S., Japan eye possible small trade deal by September: sources The United States and Japan are working on a trade deal involving agriculture and autos that could be agreed by President Donald Trump and Prime Mini...
15:00, 07/17/2019

U.S., Japan eye possible small trade deal by Sept., report says An auto industry official said the deal could involve Japan offering U.S. farmers new access to its market in return for Washington reducing tariffs o...
13:16, 07/17/2019

Trump to Press for Trade Deal in Trip to Japan President Trump travels to Japan this week to keep up the pressure for a trade deal that has raised hackles among Japanese companies, while showing he...
17:48, 05/21/2019

Japan, U.S. agree to accelerate trade talks from July Japan and the United States agreed on Friday to hold working-level meetings intensively from early next month to accelerate progress towards a two-way...
11:32, 06/28/2019

Japan PM Abe calls for strong G20 message on free trade Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday urged leaders from the Group of 20 major economies to deliver a strong message to support "free, fair and...
08:00, 06/28/2019

Lighthizer aims for trade deal with Japan in a few months U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Thursday that he expected to work out a trade deal with Japan within a few months, and warned that th...
01:16, 06/19/2019

Trump, in Japan, says Tokyo has ‘substantial’ trade advantage over US President Trump, in his first day of a four-day visit to Japan, said in Tokyo on Saturday that the country has a “substantial” trade over the U.S. -- ...
22:48, 05/25/2019

Japan’s trade negotiator: US won’t impose quotas on autos TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s trade negotiator has said Washington won’t be demanding any numerical restrictions on Japanese auto exports to the U....
11:00, 05/17/2019

South Korean tourists shun Japan over trade row The number of South Korean tourists visiting Japan fell last month to its lowest in nearly a year as visitors canceled travel plans amid deteriorating...
12:48, 08/21/2019

UPDATE 2-Japan and South Korea clash at WTO over trade row South Korea tried to bring international pressure to bear on Japan by airing its complaint at the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Wednesday, the lat...
20:00, 07/24/2019

Trump, Xi set for high-stakes trade war talks in Japan U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are set for a high-stakes meeting in Japan on Saturday that could salvage trade talks or ...
03:32, 06/29/2019

Japan's trade negotiator: US won't impose quotas on autos Japan's trade negotiator has said Washington won't be demanding any numerical restrictions on Japanese auto exports to the U.S. Toshimitsu Motegi, the...
07:48, 05/17/2019

Trump says expects to get trade gap with Japan fixed fast U.S. President Donald Trump kept up pressure on Japan to cut its trade surplus with America, saying ahead of a summit with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe t...
05:48, 05/27/2019

South Korea raises Japan trade dispute at WTO South Korea is introducing a bilateral trade dispute with Japan as an urgent item for the agenda of the World Trade Organization's Council on Trade in...
01:48, 07/10/2019

Japan-South Korea trade spat gets worse South Korea has warned Japan against escalating a dispute that could upend a trade relationship worth around $80 billion and threaten the global suppl...
23:48, 07/26/2019

Trump hopes to announce more on trade deal with Japan very soon The United States and Japan hope to have more to announce very soon on a trade deal, President Donald Trump said on Monday after meeting Japanese Prim...
10:32, 05/27/2019

US Reaches Trade Deals With Japan, Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump said on Monday Washington had struck trade agreements with Tokyo that could be implemented without congressional approval, b...
08:17, 09/17/2019

S. Korea’s Moon calls for talks to end trade row with Japan South Korean President Moon Jae-in has offered an olive branch to Japan to end a tense trade dispute, saying Seoul will “gladly join hands” if Tokyo t...
08:00, 08/15/2019

Japan denies it gave Trump too much in trade talks Japan's top government spokesman denied on Monday that Tokyo made too many concessions in trade talks with the United States, saying the fact the two ...
13:16, 08/26/2019

US and EU officials disagree about countering China European allies need to stop underestimating China when considering sensitive economic partnerships, a U.S. official warned Thursday in a display of d...
23:16, 06/06/2019

Gareth Bale expected to travel with Real Madrid for Tottenham clash as he trains after China transfer collapse Gareth Bale trained with his Real Madrid team-mates on Monday morning and is expected to travel to Munich with the rest of the squad for tomorrow's Au...
12:48, 07/29/2019

Mexican Officials Have Taken to Social Media to Ease Tensions With the U.S. Over Immigration and Trade (MEXICO CITY) — Mexican officials have copied a page from President Donald Trump’s playbook in recent days, taking to Twitter to communica...
10:48, 06/03/2019

G-20 talks trade, finance as Japan readies for Osaka summit FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — Trade and economy ministers of the Group of 20 major economies are meeting in Japan to discuss ways to reorder trade rules and f...
06:32, 06/09/2019

South Korea says Japan flatly rejects meeting over trade row South Korea's deputy trade minister Kim Seung-ho said on Wednesday he had asked a senior Japanese official for a face-to-face meeting on a trade row b...
16:48, 07/24/2019

South Korea to drop Japan as a preferential trade partner South Korea said on Monday it plans to drop Japan from its "white list" of countries with fast-track trade status from September, a tit-for-tat move t...
16:17, 08/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Japan rejects South Korean attempt to air trade row at WTO Japan told the World Trade Organization on Wednesday its controls on exports to South Korea were based on security concerns unsuitable for discussion ...
15:48, 07/24/2019

Trump arrives in Japan for ceremonial visit and trade talks Visit will stress ties between the two countries as tensions over exports rise amid the US-China trade warDonald Trump and his wife, Melania, landed i...
16:00, 05/25/2019

Japan Imposes Broad New Trade Restrictions on South Korea The clash, which has its roots in World War II-era grievances, has spooked markets and provoked U.S. worries over the impact on China and North Korea....
05:48, 08/02/2019

S. Korea, Japan fail to resolve growing trade dispute South Korea and Japan have failed to immediately resolve their dispute over Japanese export restrictions that could hurt South Korean technology compa...
03:32, 07/13/2019

Japan shares hampered by trade worries, defensives gain Japan's Nikkei eked out small gains on Thursday but the market was hampered by concerns about the U.S. trade war with Mexico and China, prompting inve...
08:00, 06/06/2019

Trump hopeful about trade deal with Japan; host not as optimistic President Donald Trump is hopeful about a trade agreement with Japan by August though his host at the summit in Tokyo, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, is n...
19:32, 05/27/2019

U.S. agriculture secretary urges Japan to reach trade deal U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue urged Japan on Monday to move swiftly to clinch a trade deal with Washington on farm products and other go...
10:48, 05/13/2019

Japan downgrades second-quarter GDP as trade war hits business investment Japan's economy grew at a slower pace than initially estimated in the second quarter as the U.S.-China trade war prompted a downward revision of busin...
09:32, 09/09/2019

Japan big manufacturers' mood hits near 3-year low as trade war bites Japanese big manufacturers' business confidence worsened to a nearly three-year low in the quarter to June, a central bank survey showed, in yet ...
10:48, 07/01/2019

Trump hopeful about trade deal with Japan; host not as optimitic President Donald Trump is hopeful about a trade agreement with Japan by August though his host at the summit in Tokyo, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, is n...
18:16, 05/27/2019

Japan Finmin Aso: Sino-U.S. trade war won't trigger economic crisis Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday the Sino-U.S. trade war would not immediately trigger an economic shock on the scale of the "Lehman...
04:16, 05/14/2019

Japan, U.S. reach framework trade pact, no U.S. concessions seen - Nikkei The United States and Japan have reached the broad framework of a trade agreement, Japan's Nikkei business daily said on Saturday, with Tokyo making c...
07:00, 08/24/2019

Japan, Taking a Page From Trump, Uses Trade Against South Korea Tokyo has moved to limit exports of chemicals to big chip makers like Samsung, citing vague national security concerns. Seoul says a political dispute...
12:16, 07/15/2019

Trump and Xi trade talks loom large over G20 meeting in Japan The US and Chinese presidents are expected to discuss the year-long dispute, but experts say substantive agreement is unlikelyTrade talks between Dona...
09:00, 06/26/2019

Trump says US reaches trade deals with Japan, no vote needed President Donald Trump said Monday that the U.S. has reached initial trade agreements with Japan on tariff barriers and digital trade that will not re...
04:48, 09/17/2019

Trump fetes sumo champ in Japan before grappling with trade Visit to sumo wrestling’s spiritual home followed by golf and burgers as Abe tries to keep president on sideOn one side of the sumo ring stood a tall,...
17:32, 05/26/2019

South Korea Retaliates Against Japan in Trade and Diplomatic Rift South Korea said it would remove Japan from its list of countries entitled to preferential treatment in trade, following a similar move by Japan this ...
00:48, 08/13/2019

Trump says U.S. reaches trade deals with Japan, no word on cars U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday Washington had struck trade agreements with Tokyo that could be implemented without congressional approval,...
10:32, 09/17/2019

South Korea to file WTO complaint over Japan trade curbs South Korea is initiating a complaint to the World Trade Organization over Japan’s tightened export controls on key materials South Korean companies u...
04:32, 09/11/2019

South Korea says 'won't be defeated again' as Japan trade dispute escalates South Korea fired back at Japan over a deepening trade dispute on Friday, pledging it would not be "defeated again" by its neighbor, laying bare decad...
09:48, 08/02/2019

Japan, US to hold working-level trade talks June 10-11 Japan and the United States will hold working-level talks on trade in the United States on June 10-11, Japan's economy minister said on Tuesday....
10:32, 06/04/2019

Japan denies imposing South Korean trade embargo at WTO Japan denied imposing a trade embargo on South Korea on Tuesday, after a complicated diplomatic dispute that could disrupt global supplies of chips an...
21:16, 07/09/2019

South Korea to drop Japan's trade status in tit-for-tat move South Korea has said it will withdraw Japan from its fast-track trade list. The announcement comes after Japan placed export restrictions on South Kor...
23:16, 08/12/2019

Japan says Korea must rebuild trust to facilitate talks on trade South Korea has to rebuild trust with Japan in a deepening bilateral row, a Japanese government official said on Friday, adding that trade curbs Japan...
13:00, 07/19/2019

Japan automakers need not worry about U.S. trade talks outcome: Motegi Japanese Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Tuesday he did not think U.S.-Japan trade talks would result in an outcome that would cause concer...
07:16, 08/27/2019

Expect a US-Japan trade deal in 6 to 9 months, says former USTR official The U.S. and Japan will likely reach a trade settlement in the next six to nine months that will "give each side something to claim credit for," says ...
05:00, 05/27/2019

Japan downgrades second-quarter GDP as trade war dulls business investment Japan's economy grew at a slower pace than initially estimated in the second quarter as the U.S.-China trade war prompted a downward revision of busin...
07:16, 09/09/2019

Tentative trade deal with Japan encourages U.S. farmers, ranchers Word that the United States has reached a tentative trade deal with Japan has given American farmers and ranchers a bright spot in an otherwise dismal...
13:16, 08/27/2019

Following week of bloodshed, ‘suffering of the Afghan people must end’ says UN mission chief, as Guterres calls for inclusive negotiations In the wake of a surge in violence across Afghanistan over the past week, the country’s top UN envoy has pleaded for an end to the fighting through a ...
06:01, 09/05/2019

China vs. India vs. Australia vs. Japan Chinese stocks have been under-performing, but what about India, Japan, Australia? Watch our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor Mark Galasiewski ...
20:48, 05/01/2019

Next IMF chief must be 'ready to go to war' – trade and currency, strategist says The next head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will have to deal with trade wars, currency manipulation and new digital currencies, a strategi...
15:16, 07/29/2019

Trump digs at Japan for 'substantial' trade advantage and calls for more investment in US The president's state visit comes amid tensions with carmaker Toyota over potential auto tariffs. Trump has repeatedly threatened Japanese and Eu...
17:16, 05/25/2019

Japan woos Trump with pomp and circumstance, looks to avoid trade battle Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will treat U.S. President Donald Trump to an imperial banquet, front row seats at a sumo tournament and a trip to t...
12:00, 05/22/2019

Samsung to prepare contingency plans for Korea-Japan trade scuffle Samsung leader JY Lee has told the company's semiconductor and display businesses to make contingency plans in the event that the trade dispute betwee...
14:00, 07/15/2019

South Korea asks Japan not to impose tougher trade conditions South Korea said on Wednesday a Japanese plan to remove South Korea from a Japanese list of countries that face minimum trade restrictions would impos...
04:32, 07/24/2019

Japan and U.S. must work to narrow differences on trade: economy minister Motegi Japan and the United States still need to work to narrow their differences on trade, Japan's economy minister said on Saturday, following a meeting wi...
20:16, 05/25/2019

The high-tech trade dispute rooted in Japan's wartime history Japan has tightened curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea, upping the ante in a decades-old dis...
20:32, 07/08/2019

Explainer: Details on car tariffs fuzzy as U.S., Japan head for trade deal U.S. President Donald Trump has said Washington and Tokyo have reached an initial trade deal that he and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are expect...
10:32, 09/17/2019

Most G20 members see trade row as huge risk for global growth: Japan MOF official Most Group of 20 finance leaders said escalating trade tensions pose a huge downside risk for the global economy, a senior Japanese Ministry of Financ...
12:48, 06/08/2019

Japan's first quarter GDP growth revised up, trade war poses risks to outlook Japan's economy grew slightly faster than initially estimated in the first quarter, thanks to stronger capital spending, but analysts say global ...
10:00, 06/10/2019

Trump Moves Ahead With U.S.-Japan Trade Pact That Eases Some Tariffs President Trump notified Congress on Monday that the U.S. and Japan were prepared to enter a limited agreement that would lower some tariffs and set t...
15:16, 09/17/2019

Trump slammed Japan for having a ‘substantial edge’ over the US on trade as tensions simmer Jonathan Ernst/Reuters President Donald Trump said Japan had a "substantial edge" over the US on trade while speaking to business leaders in Tokyo. ...
03:16, 05/26/2019

Japanese official says negotiators working hard on U.S.-Japan trade deal U.S. and Japanese officials are working hard to reach agreement on a bilateral trade agreement, a senior Japanese official told Reuters on Wednesday, ...
07:32, 07/18/2019

S. Korean firms push for self-reliance amid trade spat with Japan An intensifying trade feud with Japan is pushing South Korean companies to look beyond their longtime business partners and enhance self-sufficiency o...
08:48, 08/28/2019

South Korea asks Japan not to drop it from smooth-trade list South Korea protested on Wednesday against a Japanese plan to remove it from a Japanese list of countries that face minimum trade restrictions, saying...
10:48, 07/24/2019

Trump arrives in Japan for ceremonial visit as trade tensions loom U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, landed in Japan on Saturday on a largely ceremonial visit meant to showcase strong ties with Tokyo ...
16:00, 05/25/2019

WRAPUP 3-Japan, S.Korea row over history, trade deepens as man dies of immolation Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned and admonished South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic row over compensation for Kor...
09:32, 07/19/2019

Trump celebrates 'progress' in trade negotiations during eventful Japan visit President Trump is celebrating a busy trip to Japan, where he says he is making headway on a trade deal, in addition to taking in the culture by prese...
23:32, 05/26/2019

Trade, Climate Change and Iran Are in Focus as G-20 Leaders Arrive in Japan (OSAKA, Japan) — Trade and geopolitical tensions, and the looming threat of climate change, are on the agenda as Chinese President Xi Jinping an...
13:32, 06/27/2019

Japan removes South Korea from trusted trade partner list The Japanese move is likely to disrupt supply chains and escalate tensions with South Korea. Tokyo said the decision was taken for national security r...
08:16, 08/02/2019

USTR Lighthizer to meet Motegi for trade talks in Japan on May 24: sources U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will visit Japan on May 24 to meet with Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi to accelerate trade talks ahead...
04:00, 05/20/2019

USTR Lighthizer to meet Motegi for trade talks in Japan on May 24 -sources U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will visit Japan on May 24 to meet with Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi to accelerate trade talks ahead...
08:00, 05/20/2019

Japan, U.S. target broad bilateral trade deal by September: Nikkei Japan and the United States have agreed to target a broad deal on bilateral trade by September, seeking to bridge differences of opinion over tariffs ...
10:48, 08/04/2019

Asian stocks up ahead of Bank of Japan decision, trade talks Asian stocks traded modestly higher Tuesday. Investors are waiting for clues on several key events, including rate decisions from the Bank of Japan an...
05:16, 07/30/2019

U.S., Japan rush to finish trade deal by Trump’s tight deadline While President Trump told reporters that the U.S. wouldn’t impose new tariffs on autos and auto parts imported from Japan “at this moment,” the presi...
14:16, 09/05/2019

South Korea downgrades Japan trade status as dispute deepens South Korea has gone through with plans to drop Japan from a list of countries receiving fast-track approvals in trade in a reaction to a similar move...
07:32, 09/18/2019

Japan, a Champion of Free Trade, Takes a Page From Trump's Playbook Japan’s decision to use its technology exports as a weapon in diplomatic combat signals a strategy upheaval for a resource-poor country long aware of ...
00:48, 07/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Japan denies imposing South Korean trade embargo at WTO Japan denied imposing a trade embargo on South Korea on Tuesday, after a complicated diplomatic dispute that could disrupt global supplies of chips an...
21:32, 07/09/2019

Japan’s 2020 5G plans may be delayed by South Korea trade conflict A trade battle between the Japanese and South Korean governments is threatening the supply of 5G hardware to Japan ahead of a planned 2020 Olympic rol...
18:48, 08/05/2019

Pompeo looking forward to completed U.S.-Japan trade deal at U.N. General Assembly U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday said he was looking forward to a completed U.S.-Japan trade agreement at the U.N. General Assembly in Ne...
20:16, 09/09/2019

South Korea Cancels Intelligence Sharing With Japan Over Trade Dispute (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea said Thursday it is canceling an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid a bitter trade dispute, a surprise...
18:16, 08/22/2019

No concessions from China as Trump postpones some tariffs: U.S. officials China made no concessions to the United States after President Donald Trump postponed threatened tariffs on some Chinese imports until mid-December, s...
20:32, 08/14/2019

Pompeo says U.S. officials are focusing on release of two Canadians in China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday assured Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that American officials were working to free two Canadi...
17:16, 08/22/2019

Bloody Japan defeat a lesson for China and US In early July 1944, on a tiny island in the Pacific Ocean, the United States clinched a devastating defeat over Japan in one of the bloodiest battles ...
02:48, 07/06/2019

Chief trade negotiator: UK had little influence before Brexit vote The man in charge of leading the government's global trade negotiations has told Sky News that the UK "had very little influence on the international ...
06:48, 07/15/2019

EU trade chief sees possible extension to May 18 deadline for U.S. car tariffs Europe's trade chief expects President Trump to delay a May 18 deadline for U.S. tariffs on cars imported from Europe as Washington focuses on its ong...
14:16, 05/13/2019

Pelosi to meet with Trump's trade chief Wednesday House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will host President Donald Trump’s top trade official on Wednesday, the meeting coming as the president faces backlash from...
04:32, 05/15/2019

Tencent chief says he's watching whether the trade war will turn into a tech war "We are also constantly watching whether the trade war will turn into a tech war," Ma said Tuesday, according to a CNBC translation of his Chinese rem...
06:32, 05/22/2019

Fed officials and Trump's latest trade threat could decide whether June starts with a market swoon A Fed policy conference will be a big focus in the week ahead after President Trump's tariff threat against Mexico raised expectations for intere...
00:16, 06/01/2019

Japan-South Korea feud deepens with disputed accounts of trade meeting A row between Japan and South Korea escalated on Saturday, with contested accounts of a frosty meeting the day before that had failed to make progress...
21:32, 07/13/2019

Trump presses Japan over trade gap, expects 'good things' from North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump pressed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday to even out a trade imbalance with the United States and said he was ...
10:32, 05/27/2019

EXPLAINER-The high-tech trade dispute rooted in Japan's wartime history Japan has tightened curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea, upping the ante in a decades-old dis...
16:32, 07/08/2019

Trump arrives in Japan, kicking off 4-day state visit with trade talks at its center President Trump and first lady Melania Trump landed in Japan on Saturday, kicking off a highly anticipated state visit -- with the president to become...
13:48, 05/25/2019

US-Japan trade and the auto sector will be high on Abe's agenda as he claims victory at the polls Japan's prime minister and his coalition won a majority of the upper house elections on Sunday, but couldn't secure enough votes to revise t...
15:48, 07/22/2019

Nikkei edges up on hopes for Japan-U.S. trade progress, turnover lowest since 2014 Japanese stocks edged higher on Monday, when volume was low with U.S. markets closed, as investors awaited details from trade talks between the leader...
12:48, 05/27/2019

Japan removes South Korea from 'white list' of preferred trade partners Japan's cabinet decided on Friday morning to remove South Korea from a "white list" of preferred trading partners, the latest move in a growing diplom...
13:16, 08/02/2019

South Korea's Moon pledges action against Japan's 'unfair' trade step President Moon Jae-in vowed on Friday to take stern action against Japan's decision to strip South Korea of its fast track export status, calling it a...
09:48, 08/02/2019

Many G20 heads voiced concern over trade tensions, global growth: Japan government Many Group of 20 leaders voiced concern over trade tensions and the risk they pose on the global economy at their meeting in Osaka, western Japan, on ...
09:16, 06/28/2019

Japan to remove South Korea from 'white list' of favored trade partners South Korea would be the first country to be removed from Japan's white list, which currently has 27 countries including Germany, Britain and the...
04:48, 08/02/2019

President Trump Opened His State Visit to Japan by Needling the Japanese on Trade (TOKYO) — President Donald Trump opened a state visit to Japan on Saturday by needling the country over its trade imbalance with the United Stat...
18:32, 05/25/2019

Trade Wars Stoke Economic Fear as G-20 Finance Ministers Gather in Japan Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will meet China’s central bank governor in the first meeting of senior officials from the countries since trade talk...
12:48, 06/07/2019

U.S. adviser Bolton travels to Japan, South Korea amid trade dispute U.S. national security adviser John Bolton departed on Saturday for a trip to Japan and South Korea as the two countries are in the middle of a trade ...
03:00, 07/21/2019

South Korea removes Japan from trusted trade list in retaliatory move South Korea announced Monday that it would be removing Japan from its top tier of preferred trading partners, a retaliatory move in an ongoing trade a...
00:48, 08/13/2019

Japan's cabinet approves removal of South Korea from favored trade list Japan's cabinet on Friday approved a plan to remove South Korea from a list of countries that enjoy minimum export controls, a move likely to escalate...
04:48, 08/02/2019

Japan, U.S. ministers meet for trade talks as hopes for early deal fade Japan and the United States will seek to narrow gaps on trade when their top negotiators meet this week, but hopes for a deal in September are fading ...
12:48, 08/21/2019

Japan, South Korea dispute over history, trade deepens as man dies of immolation Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned and admonished South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic dispute over compensation for...
10:00, 07/19/2019

Trump plans to delay auto tariffs amid EU, Japan trade talks President Trump faces a May 18 deadline over how to proceed with his threat to slap a tariff of as much as 25 percent on imported cars and parts in th...
20:00, 05/15/2019

South Korean trade official says Japan's export curbs violate WTO rules Japan's decision to tighten curbs on tech material exports to South Korea violates World Trade Organization rules and Seoul would respond firmly, a se...
06:48, 07/01/2019

South Korea cancels Japan intelligence deal amid trade dispute South Korea will scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid an intensifying dispute over history and trade, South Korea's presidential of...
19:16, 08/22/2019

South Korea's Moon says any gains by Japan from trade curbs will be short-lived South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday that Japan imposing tighter export curbs against South Korea will undermine Japan's international ...
05:16, 08/08/2019

South Korea’s central bank lowers rate amid Japan trade row South Korea’s central bank has cut its policy rate for the first time in three years to combat a faltering economy that faces further risks from a hea...
05:48, 07/18/2019

South Korean president says any gains by Japan from trade curbs will be short-lived South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Japan imposing tighter export curbs against Seoul will undermine Japan's international credibility for us...
07:48, 08/08/2019

South Korean boycott of Japan grows ahead of crucial trade decision As a trade spat with Japan threatens to intensify, South Koreans are striking back with a movement to boycott Japanese products that is growing in sca...
19:16, 08/01/2019

China Signals Veto In Standoff with US Over Afghan UN Mission: Officials China and the United States are deadlocked over a U.N. resolution to extend a mission in Afghanistan, with Beijing signaling it will cast a veto becau...
15:48, 09/17/2019

U.S. still evaluating requests from firms to sell to China's Huawei - officials The U.S. Commerce Department is continuing to evaluate requests by U.S. companies to sell certain equipment to Chinese telecoms company Huawei Technol...
06:48, 08/10/2019

Integrity of China’s Three Gorges Dam questioned despite officials dismissing it as safe China’s Three Gorges Dam, the world’s biggest and most controversial hydropower structure, was rumored to have been cracking and splitting as people p...
20:48, 07/10/2019

U.S. still evaluating requests from firms to sell to China's Huawei: officials The U.S. Commerce Department is continuing to evaluate requests by U.S. companies to sell certain equipment to Chinese telecoms company Huawei Technol...
03:16, 08/10/2019

Three Gorges Dam is safe, say China officials, dismissing online rumors China's controversial Three Gorges Dam, the world's biggest hydropower project, is structurally sound, officials said, denying rumors on social media ...
14:32, 07/09/2019

The Latest: China mum on plan for Japan meeting with Trump SHANGHAI (AP) — The Latest on trade tensions between the U.S. and China and their wider impact, especially on technology giant Huawei (all times local...
12:48, 06/11/2019

Japan's Nikkei dips as U.S.-China tensions escalate Japan's Nikkei share average dipped on Friday as escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing over trade and technology firms weighed on investo...
10:48, 05/24/2019

Fed speakers could steal focus from trade war in week ahead A flurry of Fed speakers and any new trade developments could shake up what normally might be a slow week of trading ahead of the three-day Memorial D...
03:16, 05/18/2019

U.S.'s North Korea envoy to visit Japan, South Korea next week U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun will travel to Japan and South Korea next week to coordinate efforts to secure the denuclea...
22:32, 08/16/2019

Airbus' programmes chief: trade tensions could impact customers Airbus' programmes chief said trade tensions could impact customers, although the sales chief at the European planemaker said its market remained "qui...
10:00, 05/21/2019

Two reasons why the OECD's chief economist is 'very, very worried' about global trade Faltering trade growth in certain parts of the world amid increasing trade barriers and decline in investments are extremely worrying, the OECD's...
14:32, 07/09/2019

EU trade chief sees possible extension to May 18 deadline for U.S. car tariffs: newspaper European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem expects U.S. President Donald Trump to delay a May 18 deadline for U.S. tariffs on cars imported from t...
10:48, 05/13/2019

Fed chief likely to focus on trade-inspired policy shift in testimony The U.S. Federal Reserve over the course of its 105-year history has changed monetary policy in reaction to property crashes, war, financial bubbles a...
08:16, 07/10/2019

Airbus' programs chief: trade tensions could impact customers Airbus' programs chief said trade tensions could impact customers, although the sales chief at the European planemaker said its market remained "quite...
11:00, 05/21/2019

Uber chief executive laments U.S. trade policy for lackluster IPO Uber Technologies Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi said on Tuesday the company's initial public offering last month was hurt by U.S. trade tensions e...
01:16, 06/12/2019

Oklahoma City Thunder officials receive threatening voicemail after Paul George trade, police say Oklahoma City Thunder officials received death threats from a man who appeared to be upset after the team traded MVP candidate Paul George to the Los ...
22:16, 07/18/2019

Japan says its export control review compatible with free trade, after Korea dropped from list Japan's foreign minister said on Friday that a review of the country's export control regime, which saw South Korea dropped from a trade "white list",...
06:16, 08/02/2019

South Korea protests Japan's 'grave' plan to drop it from smooth-trade list South Korea protested on Wednesday against a Japanese plan to remove it from a list of countries that face minimum trade restrictions, saying it would...
12:48, 07/24/2019

Top diplomats of S. Korea, Japan hold talks amid high tensions over trade, history The top diplomats of South Korea and Japan held bilateral talks in Beijing on Wednesday as Seoul is considering whether to renew a military informatio...
11:16, 08/21/2019

South Korea warns of security impact if dropped from Japan's easy-trade list South Korea warned on Thursday that security cooperation with Japan might be hurt if it removes South Korea from its list of countries that face minim...
10:48, 08/01/2019

Japan-South Korea dispute is a sign that the world order is 'collapsing,' says trade expert The trade conflict between Japan and South Korea is a sign that the global order is "collapsing," according to Deborah Elms, executive director at the...
05:16, 08/30/2019

Japan trade minister blasts South Korea for 'mistaken' explanation after bilateral meeting Japanese Trade Minister Hiroshige Seko said on Tuesday it was "regrettable" that the South Korean government had made what he said was an erroneous ex...
04:00, 07/16/2019

South Korea to remove Japan from preferred trade list in sign of growing tension South Korea said Monday that it has decided to remove Japan from a list of nations receiving preferential treatment in trade in what was seen as a cou...
02:16, 08/13/2019

South Korea pulls out of intel sharing pact with Japan amid trade dispute Withdrawing from an intelligence sharing agreement with Japan alarmingly expands the scope of their trade dispute beyond being purely political and ec...
11:48, 08/23/2019

South Korea removes Japan from trade ‘white list’ as exports dispute worsens The change comes a week after South Korea initiated a complaint to the World Trade Organization over a separate Japanese move to tighten export contro...
05:48, 09/18/2019

South Korea-Japan talks falter ahead of decision on favored-trade list South Korea called on Thursday for Japan to allow more time for diplomacy as talks on their most serious dispute in years failed to make progress, a d...
11:16, 08/01/2019

China behind massive Australian National University hack, intelligence officials say Officials fear data breach may be used to recruit students or university alumni as informantsIntelligence officials believe China may have been behind...
05:16, 06/06/2019

| Taiwan and US officials hold rare meeting amid China tension Senior national security officials from the United States and Taiwan have held their first meeting in four decades this month, with the aim of deepeni...
01:00, 05/28/2019

Pompeo tells Trudeau that U.S. officials are focusing on release of two Canadians in China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday assured Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that American officials were working to free two Canadi...
18:48, 08/22/2019

China Backs Hong Kong Officials, but Leaves Protests for Them to Solve Officials in Beijing defended the Hong Kong government but failed to address demonstrators’ demands for more police accountability and greater democra...
13:16, 07/29/2019

Japan wants to hire guards for contested islands also claimed by China Japan's National Police Agency has asked the government to pay for more than 100 police officers to guard the country's remote territories, including ...
00:48, 09/05/2019

Japan to hire guards for contested islands also claimed by China Japan's National Police Agency has asked the government to pay for more than 100 police officers to guard the country's remote territories, including ...
07:32, 09/05/2019

Japan, China agree to boost relations ahead of Xi visit TOKYO (AP) — Japan and China have agreed to boost their relations ahead of a planned visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Japan in June, his first...
13:32, 05/17/2019

Japan's Nikkei slips on fear of escalating U.S.-China tensions Japan's Nikkei share average dropped on Friday, as concerns about escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing over trade and technology firms s...
08:32, 05/24/2019

Jacinda Ardern confuses Japan for China during Tokyo trip New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has just kicked off her first official trip to Japan as leader. Unfortunately for her, she appeared to confu...
12:48, 09/19/2019

Kento Momota Stunned As China Win Sudirman Cup With Japan Whitewash Japan have never won the badminton world mixed-team championship and their search goes on after they were well beaten 3-0 in the Chinese city of Nanni...
14:32, 05/26/2019

In a Surprise, Japan’s Economy Grew in the First Quarter, Despite a Slowdown in China Japanese economic growth beat expectations in a piece of good news for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as he tries to strike a trade deal with Donald Trump....
03:32, 05/20/2019

China appoints its envoy on North Korea its ambassador to Japan China has appointed its special envoy for North Korea, Vice Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou, its ambassador to Japan, Chinese state media said on Tuesda...
12:00, 05/28/2019

| Japan to host Africa aid forum as China looms large Japan hosts development talks with African leaders this week, looking to boost its presence on the continent and offer an alternative to investments b...
20:16, 08/27/2019

| Japan PM warns Africa about debt as China grows presence Japan's prime minister warned African leaders against accumulating too much debt, in an apparent reference to Chinese infrastructure projects that som...
23:16, 08/29/2019

Japan PM Abe: Stable U.S.-China relations crucial for global economy Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday stable relations between the United States and China are "very important" not just for these economi...
21:16, 08/26/2019

Judo helps Japan get to grips with China's expansion in Pacific In a large church hall near the Samoan parliament, 175-kg (386-lb) judo practitioner Derek Sua is being thrown to the mat by his Japanese coach, a bla...
03:16, 08/08/2019

USDJPY at 5-Week Highs: This Is NOT a Market “Moved by Trade Talks” On September 10, the U.S. dollar soared to a 5-week high against the Japanese yen. In fact, the USDJPY rally has been consistent since August 26. Anal...
21:32, 09/12/2019

New Nord Pool power markets trade 14 GW hours in first week Nord Pool's day-ahead power markets in select European countries traded some 13.8 gigawatt hours of electricity in their first week of trading, the po...
14:00, 09/02/2019

Stocks in Asia mostly trade higher after earlier losses this week Shares in Asia were mostly higher in Wednesday morning trade following an earlier slump this week amid escalating tensions on the U.S.-China trade fro...
05:48, 05/15/2019

European stocks hit two-week low amid trade war, political worries European shares hit a two-week low Wednesday morning amid worries over the U.S.-China trade war and a potential budget standoff between Italy and the ...
10:32, 05/29/2019

Trade war: How tariffs on clothing, TVs and school supplies could affect you next week President Trump's tariffs are aimed more Chinese consumer goods starting Sunday. Clothing, TVs, lamb, pasta, glasses and pens are among products ...
18:48, 08/30/2019

METALS-Shanghai copper drops to 3-week low as trade war escalates China's copper futures prices fell to their lowest in three weeks, as demand prospects for base metals weakened following the latest escalation in the...
12:16, 08/26/2019

Stocks Suffer Worst Week in Months on Trade Threats Stocks capped a down week with another decline as investors overlooked a jobs report in line with expectations and focused on threats by President Tru...
00:16, 08/03/2019

METALS-Shanghai copper hits 3-week low as trade war escalates China's copper futures prices fell to their lowest in three weeks, as base metals weakened due to an escalation in the U.S.-China trade war over the w...
04:16, 08/26/2019

This Week's Trade Standoff Wipes $2 Trillion Off Global Stocks As expectations for a U.S.-China trade accord faded stocks in trade-sensitive sectors and emerging-market currencies tumbled. Meanwhile, investors bra...
17:48, 05/10/2019

S&P 500, Nasdaq close out worst week since December on trade worries Wall Street extended its sell-off on Friday on renewed trade fears as the benchmark S&P 500 index and Nasdaq saw their worst weekly percentage plunges...
05:16, 08/03/2019

UPDATE 1-EU has 35 billion-euro list if U.S. hits its cars, trade chief says The European Union will retaliate with extra duties on 35 billion euros ($39.1 billion) worth of U.S. goods if Washington imposes punitive tariffs on ...
17:48, 07/23/2019

Climate crisis could see ‘collapse’ of some economies without diversification, warns UN trade chief Climate change poses an “existential threat to commodity-dependent developing countries”, the United Nation’s trade chief said on Wednesday, pointing ...
03:49, 09/12/2019

Chinese officials cancel U.S. farm visits as Trump says he feels no pressure to cut trade deal before 2020 elections The exclusions, published ahead of trade talks next month, cover products ranging from plastic straws to coffee filters to electric skateboards. The U...
16:35, 09/21/2019