"We are bound by the national interests here more than anything else," says @larry_kudlow in response to my question on whether this administration will respect @wto decisions. "International multi-lateral organizations are not going to determine American policy."

Map. History of Trade Wars conflict

22 September 2018
In Colombia, the Senate approved giving the Anti-Corruption Consultation a free hand. It was achieved with 84 votes and zero against3 month ago
In #Colombia, the Senate approved giving the Anti-Corruption Consultation a free hand. It was achieved with 84 votes and zero against
Iraqi oil minister Luaibi says trucking of Kirkuk crude to Iran has not started due to technical issues
"China has not behaved well," says @larry_kudlow. @POTUS wants to "see if China will play by the rules."
"We are bound by the national interests here more than anything else," says @larry_kudlow in response to my question on whether this administration will respect @wto decisions. "International multi-lateral organizations are not going to determine American policy."
"Don't blame Trump, blame the nations that have broken away from those conditions" set by GATT and @wto," says @larry_kudlow. "It was a good systembut that system has been broken in the last 20 years plus."
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he does not expect the dispute with European allies over US import tariffs to damage military and security relations:
3 month ago
Canada's Trudeau rejects US proposal for bilateral trade pact
U.S. total oil inventories (crude and all products) jumped last week 15.8 million barrels, the largest in nearly 10 years and one of the largest in last 30 years
3 month ago
Repair Work On 4th Turbine at Naghlo Dam 'Almost Complete'
3 month ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel expects a "contentious" G7 summit given differences with US President Donald Trump on trade, climate and security
Israeli company Ellomay Capital is seeking €125m from the European Investment Bank to fund the planned 300MW Talasol solar plant in the Extremadura region of Spain
Pakistan's anti-corruption agency approves inquiry into former prime ministers Nawaz Sharif and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi over LNG terminal project
EU set to impose extra tariffs on U.S. imports from July
AP: Secret Obama-era license would have allowed Iran to convert $5.7B by sidestepping sanctions kept in place after 2015 nuclear deal.
Asked whether US steel tariffs could endanger the unity needed for NATO strength, @USAmbNATO Hutchison says no, that she believes the result will be a "fair" trade relationship
The EU Commission says new duties on U.S. imports should apply from early July
"Of course I'm concerned about the disagreements" between US and other allies, says @jensstoltenberg, as the majority of questions in press conference focus on transatlantic tensions, but "I believe it's possible to limit the repercussionswithout weakening NATO."
"These are serious differences between NATO allies," says @jensstoltenberg about steel tariff/Iran deal tensions, but notes (as he has been doing for some time since the list keeps getting longer) that allies can still "unite around NATO's core task" of mutual defense
3 month ago
European parties to the nuclear deal demand that the US administration exempt the European Union companies operating in Iran from sanctions
3 month ago
India central bank raises main interest rate for first time in four years
South Africa faces long haul to roll back scourge of corruption
G7 likely to discuss global economy, concerns about U.S. trade policy: Japan's Suga
3 month ago
Russian Energy Minister Novak says Russia could help Gazprom cause of arrest of actives in Netherlands
ZTE has signed an agreement in principle with U.S. that would lift Commerce Department ban; U.S. will claim penalty of as much as $1.7 billion - sources
Wess Mitchell at Heritage puts Turkey on notice: Buy the S400, and you can forget about the F-35
Mexico announces import tariffs for various US products, ranging from 20 per cent for pork to 25 per cent for steel.
A Dutch court has satisfied claims filed by Ukraine's oil giant Naftogaz to seize Russian Gazprom's Dutch assets to secure a US$2.56 billion settlement with the Ukrainian company.
Former Malaysia PM's wife Rosmah Mansor leaves anti-graft agency after five hours of questioning on 1MDB unit
3 month ago
Khamenei: Iranian nation and government will not stand being under both sanctions and nuclear restrictions. The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran must immediately make the preparations for achieving 190K SWU- for within JCPOA- starting tomorrow. IranDeal
3 month ago
UK Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman says she has told U.S. President Donald Trump the tariffs imposed on steel and aluminium imports were "unjustified" and she is "deeply disappointed" at the decision
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