Published: Sep 07, 2020
Boris Johnson will tell the European Union he's prepared to walk away from trade talks rather than compromise on what he regards as a core principle of Brexit, and the feeling has grown on both sides that a breakthrough will prove impossible when negotiations resume in London this week.
Published: Feb 28, 2020
LONDON - Just days before formal trade negotiations are to begin, Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday threatened that Britain would walk away from talks with the European Union in June if its demands for full control over its own rules and laws are not met.
Published: Nov 23, 2019
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump suggested Friday that he might veto legislation designed to support pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong - despite its near-unanimous support in the House and Senate - to pave the way for a trade deal with China.
Published: Nov 21, 2019
Nearly six weeks after claiming he had agreed "in principle" on a partial trade deal with China, President Donald Trump suggested on Wednesday that the agreement might not be finalized this year because of Chinese foot-dragging.
Published: May 10, 2019
Washington - The United States pulled the trigger Friday on a steep increase in tariffs on Chinese products and Beijing immediately vowed to hit back, turning up the heat before a second day of trade negotiations.
Published: Nov 28, 2018
Asian markets mostly rose Wednesday on hopes for a positive outcome from Donald Trump's high-stakes trade talks with Xi Jinping, while dovish comments from the Federal Reserve's number-two suggested the bank could slow its pace of interest rate hikes.