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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – As China’s parliament prepares new laws to ban the trade and consumption of wildlife, local action plans published this week suggest the country’s fur trade and lucrative traditional medicine sectors will continue as usual. After identifying exotic animals traded in a Wuhan market as the most likely source of COVID-19, Beijing imposed
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LONDON (Reuters) – The United Kingdom announced a new post-Brexit tariff regime on Tuesday to give it leverage in trade talks, maintaining the European Union’s 10% duty on cars but cutting levies on tens of billions of dollars of supply chain imports. The new tariff regime, which would come into effect from January 2021, aims
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain will not be threatened into following EU rules in the future by talk of economic rifts and is ready to trade with the bloc on basic international terms if needs be, Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Europe adviser said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Europe adviser David Frost
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FILE PHOTO: European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen delivers a speech during a debate at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, December 18, 2019. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler PARIS/BERLIN (Reuters) – The European Union may need to extend the deadline for talks about a new trade relationship with Britain, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a new North American trade deal on Thursday that includes tougher labor and automotive content rules but leaves $1.2 trillion in annual U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade flows largely unchanged. The House passed legislation to implement the U.S.-Mexico Canada Agreement 385-41, with 38 Democrats, two Republicans and one
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a new North American trade deal on Thursday that includes tougher labor and automotive content rules but leaves $1.2 trillion in annual U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade flows largely unchanged. FILE PHOTO: The flags of Canada, Mexico and the U.S. are seen on a lectern before a joint
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Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits John Smedley Mill in Matlock, Derbyshire, Britain December 5, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/Pool MATLOCK, England (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday that the possibility of not reaching a post-Brexit trade deal with the European Union by the end of 2020 “simply will not happen”. Johnson has
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LONDON (Reuters) – Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Xavier Bettel on Wednesday urged Britain to accept the rules of EU single market or face a potential cliff-edge exit in a year’s time. Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Xavier Bettel reacts as he arrives for the NATO leaders summit in Watford, Britain December 4, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls Speaking at a
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(Reuters) – The Trump administration is considering scaling back intellectual-property protections for biologic drugs by big drugmakers to help win Democratic support for a new trade pact with Mexico and Canada, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Democrats are pushing the administration to reduce the length of time that leading
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FILE PHOTO: The European Union’s Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier looks on as he addresses the European Economic and Social Committee, at the EU Parliament in Brussels, Belgium October 30, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman (Reuters) – The European Union’s Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, has told EU politicians he will make Britain’s new trade deal with the EU
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