Tag: Trade policy

US tightens sanctions on North Korean shipping

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration escalated pressure on North Korea Friday by slapping sanctions on scores of companies and ships accused of illicit trading...
South Korea to fight WTO ruling on Fukushima seafood ban

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea said Friday it will appeal the World Trade Organization's decision against bans on imports of Japanese fishery products...
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LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May was gathering her divided ministers Thursday for a marathon meeting aimed at hammering out a common position...
China probing possible violation of UN sanctions on N. Korea

BEIJING — China is "highly concerned" about a reported ship-to-ship transfer on the high seas that could violate U.N. sanctions on North Korea and...
Foreign leaders seek fresh ties with US governors, mayors

WASHINGTON — When Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull arrives in Washington this week for consultations with President Donald Trump, he won't be traveling solo. ...
Book Trump? Interest groups press case at his properties

WASHINGTON — Payday lenders got regulators to rethink rules on how closely to vet borrowers. E-cigarette makers got a delay in federal oversight of...
Canada, Mexico officials: trade pluses should outweigh fear

TEMPE, Ariz. — Senior Canadian and Mexican officials on Wednesday expressed frustration with current American skepticism about free trade, saying the benefits for all...
New Zealand says Pacific trade deal will boost GDP 1 percent

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand estimates a Pacific trade deal would boost its economy by up to 1 percent as exporters would face...
Australian leader off to US for talks with Trump, governors

CANBERRA, Australia — Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull heads to the United States on Wednesday, accompanied by the largest Australian political and business delegation ever...
Road warrior David Davis says UK won’t have ‘Mad Max’ Brexit

LONDON — Britain wants to lead a "race to the top" in global standards after it leaves the European Union, Britain's top Brexit negotiator...

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