Brexit will change many aspects of Germany's export trade. It will not only be more complicated, but could be billions of euros more expensive.
Asian shares have jumped to three-week highs following a report that US President Donald Trump is aiming for a swift trade deal with China. The news came only days after Washington had threatened more punitive tariffs.
For many good reasons, the border in Ireland is a central theme of the Brexit negotiations. Yet there's another UK-EU border, the one in the English Channel, that warrants some consideration.
China is trying to highlight it is open to importing more at a time it is under pressure to open its markets further. Critics say it is more talk than action.
Washington is looking to fix "chronic" trade imbalances by negotiating trade agreements with the UK, the EU, and Japan, US officials have said. Donald Trump's efforts to cut trade deficit have so far been unsuccessful.
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