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      Brexit set to give more protectionist EU states clout

      Britain’s exit from the EU shifts the balance of power on policymaking for business, giving a boost to a Franco-Italian...

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    1. 18 hours ago

      Free trade will not have an ally in the White House next year

      When Donald Trump rode down his golden escalator and announced his run for the US presidency last summer, few may have...

    2. June 24, 2016

      Brexit and the making of a global crisis

      Brexit was a British decision, but a global shock. The most powerful effects will be felt at the centre of the storm —...

    3. June 24, 2016

      US lessons from Britain’s Brexit blunder

      It would be hard to think of a more dystopian moment than Donald Trump crowing about Brexit in Scotland the day after...

    4. Fast FT

      June 24, 2016

      US trade chief cautious on EU trade deal after Brexit

      President Barack Obama famously warned British voters earlier this year that the UK would be at the “back of the queue”...

    5. June 24, 2016

      ‘A bad day for Europe’: Brexit stuns EU leaders

      Britain’s Brexit vote has emboldened Eurosceptics across the EU, who demanded similar referendums on EU membership to...

    6. Fast FT

      June 24, 2016

      Asia's central bankers talk tough amid market volatility

      While all eyes are turned to Tokyo on expectations of possible monetary intervention, central banks throughout the Asia...

    7. June 23, 2016

      Protectionism may bark but it still has no bite

      Despite many warnings of an imminent attack ever since the global financial crisis, the dog of traditional trade...

    8. Fast FT

      June 22, 2016

      US to hike duties on Chinese steel to over 500%

      The US will slap duties of more than 500 per cent on imports of certain steel products from China after a ruling that...

    9. June 22, 2016

      EU ‘foolish’ to erect trade barriers against Britain

      A German industry leader has warned Brussels against responding to a British departure from the EU with a tough trade...

    10. June 21, 2016

      America fears effect of Brexit way beyond Britain

      With Thursday’s fateful referendum on Europe almost upon us, the British public and political class are fiercely and...

    11. June 21, 2016

      Free Britain to trade with the world

      The central fact of our age is the rise of what we still think of as the “developing world”. In the past decade the...

    12. June 21, 2016

      WTO warns on rise of protectionist measures by G20 economies

      The surge in antitrade rhetoric around the world is being accompanied by a rise in the introduction of protectionist...

    13. June 20, 2016

      Election rhetoric weighs on investment in US

      A presidential campaign tinged with protectionist rhetoric and fears about the impact of globalisation is hampering US...

    14. June 17, 2016

      Oil prices see biggest weekly decline since early May

      Oil prices rose for the first time in seven trading sessions on Friday as the US dollar eased, but still saw their...

    15. June 16, 2016

      How the EU single market works and the benefits it offers

      The Leave campaign has officially confirmed that a vote for Britain to leave the EU is also a vote to leave the single...

    16. June 15, 2016

      Iran awaits investment dividend post-nuclear sanctions

      When more than 300 German companies visited Iran last month, their interest in the Islamic Republic stretched across...

    17. June 15, 2016

      Alternative EU trade models not in your interest, UK warned

      Business lobby groups from several of the countries that could provide a model for a post-Brexit UK have spoken out to...

    18. Fast FT

      June 14, 2016

      European court backs UK over child benefit limits

      Britain can use strict “right to reside” rules to limit access to child benefit for non-UK citizens, according to a...

    19. June 9, 2016

      Brexiters’ idea of unilateral free trade is a dangerous fantasy

      Has the Brexit campaign put forward a proposal that delivers both more self-determination and greater prosperity than...

    20. June 8, 2016

      Brazil’s economic woes provide container export silver lining

      Brazil has turned into a net exporter in terms of container traffic as a weakened currency fuels shipments of beef,...

    21. beyondbrics

      June 8, 2016

      What if China was to rein in credit growth?

      While China’s rapidly rising debt incites worries among many, China’s leadership seems so determined to meet overly...

    22. June 8, 2016

      Emerging markets find it hard to play catch-up

      Catching up is hard to do. Having spent more than a century watching their incomes fall behind the rich countries, many...

    23. June 7, 2016

      Economic and trade uncertainty is the biggest Brexit threat

      In recent weeks, I have spoken to many of HSBC’s mid-market UK clients about the upcoming EU referendum. The responses...

    24. June 6, 2016

      Trump’s tough talk on trade faces legislative hurdles

      Donald Trump and his plans to impose punitive tariffs on imports from China and Mexico and rip up trade agreements have...

    25. June 6, 2016

      Pessimists on earnings growth have got it wrong

      The third wave of deflation that hit the global economy over the past year is passing, with limited damage to the...

    26. June 2, 2016

      Cameron and Javid play high-stakes game

      Sajid Javid is an avid reader of the libertarian author Ayn Rand, who once wrote that when governments try to help...

    27. June 2, 2016

      US ire switches from renminbi to Chinese industrial overcapacity

      For years, currency concerns were at the top of the agenda for US economic policymakers visiting Beijing. But as the...

    28. May 31, 2016

      Europe and US in race to keep TTIP on track

      Washington and Brussels are scrambling to rebuild momentum for a landmark trade accord, amid signs that it is faltering...

    29. May 31, 2016

      Washington threatens to undermine the WTO

      The last thing the World Trade Organisation needs is another threat to its authority. Last year it saw the so-called...

    30. May 30, 2016

      German activists plan legal action in bid to halt trade deal

      German activists are poised to take their protest over an EU-Canada trade deal to the country’s constitutional court as...

    31. May 30, 2016

      US accused of undermining WTO

      The US has been accused of being a bully and undermining the World Trade Organisation’s dispute system after vetoing...

    32. May 29, 2016

      The island story that flags up Britain’s differences from Europe

      If you walk down Piccadilly in London you will see one European flag — on the Maltese High Commission — whereas on the...

    33. Fast FT

      May 27, 2016

      David Cameron: EU helps Britain 'stand up' to the US

      Britain’s clout as part of the European Union helps the UK “stand up” to the United States to defend its trade...

    34. May 27, 2016

      FTCR China Exports Index falls in May despite volume increase

      The FTCR China Exports Index is based on a monthly survey of 200 export manufacturers, trading companies and shipping...

    35. FT Alphaville

      May 26, 2016

      FT Opening Quote

      Electra has a new activist CEO, Tate & Lyle profits have recovered, Brent crude is back above $50 a barrel. FT Opening...

    36. May 25, 2016

      WTO warns on tortuous Brexit trade talks

      Britain would face tortuous negotiations to fix the terms of its membership of the World Trade Organisation if it votes...

    37. May 24, 2016

      India to bypass Pakistan on the road to Central Asia

      India, Iran and Afghanistan have agreed to develop a modern port outside the Gulf as well as road and rail links that...

    38. May 22, 2016

      US wields biggest stick in trade dumping fight

      The US has overtaken India as the leading user of anti-dumping and other trade defence cases, with China and its steel...

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