US to announce penalty import taxes for China - Fed raises key rate - African nations commit to free trade deal
African markets are full of cheap bootleg Chinese versions of their textiles. As China comes under US pressure to respect laws on intellectual property rights, should Africa also take a stand?
German Chancellor Merkel and Chinese President Xi may strive to champion global free commerce and present a united front against US President Trump's protectionism. But all is not well between the two trade partners.
When East African countries announced a ban on the import of secondhand clothes to help their own textile industries, this irked US President Donald Trump. All but Rwanda have now backtracked. What's at stake?
The EU and Mexico have had a free trade agreement for 17 years, but have been negotiating a new one for the past 18 months. Following the most recent round of talks, hopes are high that a deal can be concluded next week.
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