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EU To Respond Strongly Against US Tariff Threat Against France, Claims Paris

While saying that the threat by the United States’ Trump administration to impose up to 100 per cent import tariffs on French goods exported to the US worth ‎€2.17 billion was "unacceptable", the French Finance minister Bruno Le Maire said on Monday that if the US actually implemented the threat,...

Greater German Exports To US Despite Trade Tensions: Reuters

A weaker euro and diversion in trade related to the ongoing trade war between the United States and China benefited German companies as the largest economy of the European Union managed to avoid a recession in the third quarter, aided by strong exports to the US, showed data released on Thursday....

No Agreement On Full Tariff Rollback With China, Says Trump

Even though reports suggested that the United States and China have agreed on phasing out of import tariffs imposed on each other’s goods worth billions of dollars, the US President Donald Trump said on Friday that he has taken no decision on the rolling back on the tariffs imposed by the White...

Ross Says Special Licenses For US Firms To Do Business With Huawei Coming Soon

Dozens of Chinese companies have been placed by United States President Donald Trump in e so called ‘entity list’ of the US commerce department which has prevented the companies from making any purchase from American companies – including software and components.   Huawei was the first...

Indian Gov. Seeks Explanation From WhatsApp About Privacy Breach Of Its Indian Users

Journalists and activists in India were among some 1,400 people who were targeted worldwide for espionage by an Israeli-made spyware, said the messaging app WhatsApp.   The matter came to light after WhatsApp filed a lawsuit against the Is NSO Group of Israel in the United States on...

China Confirms Completion Of Tech Consultations On Parts Of Trade Deal With US

World markets and thousands of companies on both sides of the Atlantic breathed a sigh of relief as the United States and China seemingly are inching towards a trade deal after all.   Both the countries confirmed that they had ultimately managed to complete technical consultations on some...

SUVs Second Most Pollution Rise Source Globally, Shows A New Study

A new study has concluded that the second largest contributor to the increase in global CO2 emissions between 2012 and 2018 is the increase in demand for SUVs.   The report that was published by the International Energy Agency, the global market share for SUVs have doubled in the period...

Drop In Japanese Exports For The 10th Consecutive Month In September

Weak demand for its goods in some of its major markets such as China, South Korea and other Asian economies has pushed Japanese exports to fall for the 10th straight month in September, the Japanese government said in a statement.   The trade tensions and wars between Japan and its...

China’s Replica Of Nasdaq Losing Its Sheen Within Three Months Of Launch

Within just three months, the attempt of setting up a Nasdaq-style stock market by China is apparently not doing as well as expected.   There were a few hit initial public offerings (IPO) and initial huge gains in some stocks after the launch of the Star Market by the Shanghai Stock Exchange...

US Plans To Limit American Money Chinese Firms, Stocks Of Alibaba & Other Chinese Firms Drop

Following reports from the United States that the US White House is planning and contemplating ways to reduce investments from the US in Chinese companies and in China, share prices of some of the well known global Chinese companies such as Alibaba dropped sharply.    According to...

SoftBank Contemplating Increasing Its Pledged $1.5bn Investment In WeWork

Talks about infusion of an increased investment of $1.5bn are ongoing between the Japanese investment conglomerate SoftBank and the United States based office leasing company WeWork. The Japanese firm has earlier agreed to invest $1.5bn in the American company sometime next year, claimed reports...

40 Companies To Be Brought To Brazil By SoftBank

About 40 companies, all of which have high potential for growth, from different parts of the world are being planned to be brought into Brazil by Japans investment company SoftBank. The Japanese firm is also expected to make an announcement of a large investment in Brazil in about a couple of...
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