Trump says "I love Canada," but he then tells a fictional story about "one of the pieces of paper they give out with the Canadian flag" he says shows a $98B U.S. deficit. He's talking about an obscure stat, not the basic deficit, his admin found deep on the Stats Canada website.
Trump on NAFTA: "You're dealing with closed markets. The Canadians, you have a totally closed market from so many, you know, in Canada they have a 375% tax on dairy products." (The tariff is hefty, but for milk it's under 300% for amounts above an import quota.)
Trump on NAFTA: "We're getting close on that."
U.S. and China clash at WTO over ideology, state's role
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Russia's State Duma, the lower chamber of the parliament, approved a bill which will regulate the issuance of licenses for oil and gas exploration and production in Crimea, illegally annexed from Ukraine in 2014
Trump demands Turkey releases U.S. pastor Andrew Brunson immediately, threatens to impose "large sanctions"
US hopes to reach new NAFTA accord in August, US trade official says
Pence: US will impose sanctions on Turkey unless detained American pastor released.
There is no formal grounds for the suspension of oil supplies to the DPRK - the Russian Foreign Ministry
BRICS bloc signs declaration reaffirming multilateral trade as per WTO rules
India's HPCL cancels Iran oil shipment after insurer excludes coverage: sources
No tariffs on Europe cars during trade talks: US
US, EU to 'immediately resolve' steel, aluminum issue to remove tariffs: Mnuchin
ECB chief Draghi says 'threat of protectionism remains prominent'
Trump-Juncker trade talks 'a good sign', says ECB chief Draghi
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"I thought we had a deal," says @stevenmnuchin1 this morning about the outcome of yesterday's US-EU trade talks. In a WH driveway gaggle, Mnuchin said "there was an agreement in principle" on steel/aluminum and retaliatory tariffs. "I think we made very big progress," he said.
China's president says the world must 'reject protectionism outright' as the Trump trade war grows.
Twitter stock extends losses, declining 4% in pre-market trading as Donald Trump criticizes the social network for "shadow banning" Republicans
A Somali official accused of stealing public funds has been arrested, per state media. A Director at the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management Dahir Mohamed Nur is accused of stealing $84,000 in public funds. Nur is Director of IDP resettlement program.
The German opposition is unimpressed by the results of the Trump-Juncker trade talks. Green Party trade spokeswoman @katdro told DW: "The deal contains the most problematic parts of the old TTIP free-trade agreement. The EU has agreed to a game completely on Trump's terms."
The Organization of the Islamic Cooperation condemns the targeting of a Saudi oil tanker in the Red Sea by the Houthi militias
Xi takes trade war gloves off by blocking Qualcomm
Andrej Sljahova is a new owner of VTB Bank in Serbia
PM Volodymyr Groysman: Ukraine is opening databases about resources(mainly gas) to reduce imports
German industry group: Deeds must follow words on U.S.-EU trade
3 week ago
Germany's foreign minister @HeikoMaas sees trade talks between European Commission President Juncker and US President Trump as positive. But he added that "this is not yet the result we're aiming for."
China's expanded new corruption detention system must treat suspects well, says watchdog
3 week ago
Maduro signs a decree and refers to the National Constituent Assembly to carry out a reform to the Law of Illicit Exchange in order to have "free flow" of "the investment needed by the country": "We must dismantle the illicit exchange that are of another weather"
3 week ago
Maduro announces that the monetary economic conversion will star on August 20 definitively with the circulation of the new "sovereign Bolivar", which will be anchored with Petro. There will be a reduction of 5 zeros in Venezuelan currency.
Maduro announces a reduction of five zeros of the Venezuelan currency.
Facebook shares plummet 24% in after-hours trade, erasing 2018 gains on weak user and revenue growth
.S. attorney disrupts a network of "boliburgueses" for laundering USD 1.2 billion from PDVSA
Aramco: Houthis targeted two oil tankers in the Red Sea on Wednesday
Saudi Arabia's energy minister said country halt oil shipments through Bab al-Mandab strait with immediate effect
Saudi energy minister says Saudi Arabia is temporarily halting all oil shipments through Bab-El-Mandeb strait immediately
Trump after Juncker meeting says they agreed to work together toward zero tariffs
Agreed to strengthening strategic cooperation in energy arena — "they're going to be a massive buyer of LNG," says @POTUS.
In a meeting with President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, U.S President Trump secures concessions from EU to avoid trade war, with the EU agreeing to import more soybeans, lower industrial tariffs, work more on LNG exports.
Trump and Jean-Claude Juncker reportedly reach deal to ease U.S.-EU trade tensions
Mexico's economy minister Guajardo says essence of NAFTA is trilateral and will continue to be trilateral
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and France sanction 5 entities, 8 individuals charges with being "key components of a vast network procuring electronics on behalf" of Syria's chemical weapons program
US sanctions five entities, eight people with ties to #Syria's chemical weapons program: statement. The sanctions were imposed in coordination with France.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said that there was "no winner in a tradewar," calling on the US to withdraw from the wrong path after Trump administration announced it would provide up to $12 billion in aid to US farmers impacted by trade disputes
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