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    1. July 19, 2016

      Donald Trump and Mike Pence in conflict on trade

      The American politician arrived in Beijing bearing homespun gifts of Amish quilts and wooden bowls carved from fallen...

    2. July 18, 2016

      Washington not yet ready to shut door on trade deals

      The parallels with the anti-establishment movement Donald Trump is leading into this week’s GOP convention in Cleveland...

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    1. July 18, 2016

      US exports gas to the Middle East

      For the US to sell gas to the energy-rich Middle East might seem like sending coal to Newcastle, but it has started to...

    2. Fast FT

      July 18, 2016

      EU-US trade deal to help counter Brexit - John Kerry

      The United States is on course to conclude talks over an ambitious free trade agreement with the EU, in a deal that...

    3. July 17, 2016

      Independent US oil producers seek limit on crude imports

      Months after the US energy industry triumphed in overturning an oil export ban, a group of independent producers wants...

    4. July 14, 2016

      Washington trade official reveals early talks on UK trade deal

      The Obama administration has begun preliminary discussions with senior UK officials about how they might pursue a trade...

    5. July 13, 2016

      Obama steps up trade battle with China

      Barack Obama has escalated the US’s trade battle with China, launching a formal complaint against Beijing as both of...

    6. July 13, 2016

      Companies pin hopes on domestic spending

      Nearly half of all companies worldwide expect their sales to rise in the next 12 months — but they are relying on...

    7. July 12, 2016

      Osborne seeks to reassure Wall Street over Brexit concerns

      George Osborne, UK chancellor, told Wall Street investors on Monday that Britain will not retreat into a “Little...

    8. Fast FT

      July 8, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: US jobs in focus

      UK and European markets were in an upbeat mood overnight, recovering some of the declines in the previous session, but...

    9. July 7, 2016

      Transatlantic trade treaties are no quick fix for Brexit

      A couple of months ago, Barack Obama jumped into the EU referendum debate by suggesting that the UK would be at the...

    10. July 7, 2016

      IEA warns of ever-growing reliance on Middle Eastern oil supplies

      The world risks becoming ever more reliant on Middle Eastern oil as lower prices derail efforts by governments to curb...

    11. July 5, 2016

      How vulnerable is the US to Brexit fallout?

      While the Brexit shock delivered a severe jolt to US markets, by the end of last week shares had recovered much of...

    12. June 29, 2016

      ‘Three amigos’ reinforce commitment to more integrated N America

      Barack Obama and the premiers of Canada and Mexico urged further North American integration as they came under pressure...

    13. June 29, 2016

      White House rivals miles apart on visions for US voters

      The two presidential candidates were speaking just 1,500 miles and two time zones apart. But they could have been...

    14. June 26, 2016

      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...

    15. 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”...

    16. 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...

    17. June 22, 2016

      US risks future of low growth, says IMF

      The US faces economic “headwinds” and “pernicious” trends including a shrinking middle class that could slow growth in...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. June 15, 2016

      US business leaders lower growth forecast for American economy

      US business leaders have offered a bleak view of the American economy, lowering their growth forecast for this year and...

    21. June 7, 2016

      China warned over hostility to foreign business

      Foreign multinationals feel increasingly unwelcome in China, American officials and European business executives said...

    22. 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...

    23. June 6, 2016

      China rails against global ‘hype’ on overcapacity

      A war of words between China and the US over management of the Chinese economy escalated on Monday when Beijing...

    24. June 5, 2016

      Biggest US rail operator slams trade politics

      The biggest US rail operator has criticised presidential candidates’ reluctance to support bilateral trade agreements,...

    25. June 3, 2016

      Peru hits back at US hedge fund over $1.6bn claim

      Peru has accused a US hedge fund of “threats and blackmail” after it filed a $1.6bn legal claim against the Andean...

    26. June 3, 2016

      US Steel given green light to seek China import ban

      The US has given the go-ahead for the country’s largest steel producer to seek a ban on imports from Chinese rivals, in...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. May 25, 2016

      Obama’s pivot to Asia remains unfinished

      Barack Obama’s “pivot to Asia” was always well founded. The world’s gravity is shifting eastward and it makes sense for...

    32. Fast FT

      May 25, 2016

      US crude inventories fall sharply

      US crude stocks declined far more than expected last week as energy groups continue to cut back on drilling in response...

    33. Fast FT

      May 25, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: Markets to follow Wall St higher, oil gains

      US crude prices rose to their highest level since October, but it was strong gains for financial and technology stocks...

    34. May 23, 2016

      Donald Trump’s retreat from American greatness

      Donald Trump loves to say that he will “make America great again”. But Mr Trump’s foreign policy ideas actually amount...

    35. May 23, 2016

      VietJet signs $11bn Boeing order in demand growth bet

      Vietnam’s VietJet has agreed an $11.3bn order for 100 Boeing aircraft in the latest gambit by an Asian airline to tap...

    36. Fast FT

      May 23, 2016

      Obama watches on as VietJet agrees $11.3bn Boeing deal

      Barack Obama was on hand on Monday to witness Vietnam’s biggest ever commercial aviation deal as VietJet, the country’s...

    37. 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...

    38. May 19, 2016

      Obama fights back against Trump over US trade deals

      Donald Trump may want to start a trade war with China, but first he is going to have to get through another battle —...

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