The U.S. and China are trying to restart talks aimed at averting a full-blown trade war between the world's 2 largest economies, sources say

Map. History of Trade Wars conflict

17 August 2018
[email protected] authorizes a proposed Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to Kuwait for up to 300 AGM-114R Hellfire missiles and related equipment, for an estimated cost of $30.4 million.
@USTreasury slaps sanctions on Pakistan-based terror group LashkareTayyiba, targeting fundraising/support networks
The U.S. and China are trying to restart talks aimed at averting a full-blown trade war between the world's 2 largest economies, sources say
2 week ago
IMF says Greek debt sustainable medium-term, long-term uncertain
Super hot weather in north Europe continues, extreme north of Norway hits 30 °C. This is as far north as the northernmost parts of Alaska2 week ago
Super hot weather in north Europe continues, extreme north of Norway hits 30 °C. This is as far north as the northernmost parts of Alaska
Ukraine: EU adds six entities involved in the construction of the Kerch Bridge connecting the illegally annexed Crimea to Russia to sanctions list
US sides with Russia in WTO national security case against Ukraine
"Sanctions on Russia will remain, as is," states @POTUS.
Stratfor: Iran's rial reached a historic new low July 30, trading at an average of 112,000 rials to one U.S. dollar on the black market, Bloomberg reported.
Pompeo announces $113 million in new U.S. initiatives in 'Indo-Pacific'
"Today we are also addressing the crucial issue of trade and commerce" with Italy to "ensure fair and reciprocal trade," adds @POTUS.
Now is the perfect time to expand trade between US and Italy, says @POTUS. "Likewise I recommend investment in Italy."
2 week ago
Gazprom cancels purchase of pipelines for the total of $369 million
US granting India U.S. strategic trade authorization status, according to @SecretaryRoss
Secretary of State Pompeo says U.S. wants a 'free' Indo-Pacific region to protect its sovereignty from coercion by other countries
Arab Coalition spox Maliki: Iran continues to threaten navigation in Bab al-Mandab and the Red Sea
World Bank and Afghanistan sign grant agreements for reforms worth $350 million2 week ago
World Bank and Afghanistan sign grant agreements for reforms worth $350 million
Moldovan parliament introduces a Magnitsky Act for Moldova. Moldova is now one of 9 new countries where Magnitsky legislation is in play.
2 week ago
MMK, one of Russia's largest steel producers, has postponed the launch of a lucrative project in Turkey due to uncertainty created by global trade wars, Andrey Eremin, the company's director for economics, told Reuters in an interview
Iraq will take electricity from Saudi Arabia2 week ago
Iraq will take electricity from Saudi Arabia
Nicolás Maduro will regulate the sale of gasoline in Venezuela.
According to @LaTribune newspaper, Egypt is negotiating with Germany for obtaining MEKO A200 corvette as an alternative to the additional @navalgroup Gowind corvettes.
Bill Browder: Estonian Parliament will be holding emergency hearings on Tuesday (July 31) in response to the criminal complaint we filed last week about money laundering at Danske Bank in connection to Magnitsky case
2 week ago
North Sea: Alwyn, Dunbar and Elgin fields are shutting down production ahead of industrial action that will begin at noon today, Unite union regional officer Andrew Brady says
Pompeo to announce U.S. economic initiatives in 'Indo-Pacific'
2 week ago
Russian steelmaker MMK changes tack after tariffs, Iran sanctions
China tempts Britain with free trade, says door to U.S. talks open
Billionaire industrialist Charles Koch warns that Trump administration trade policies could trigger a recession.
2 week ago
[email protected]: Is Robert Mueller ever going to release his conflicts of interest with respect to President Trump, including the fact that we had a very nasty and contentious business relationship, I turned him down to head the FBI (one day before appointment as S.C.) and Comey is his close friend..
The Iranian rial plunged from 98,000 to the dollar on Saturday to 112,000 to the dollar on Sunday. That is a 12.5% depreciation in value in a single day.
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