Tag: Trade agreements

US raises concerns on Mexico’s nationalistic energy policy

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MEXICO CITY — The U.S. trade representative said Wednesday that she has raised the concerns about Mexico’s energy policies that favor state-owned Mexican companies....

Jordan, Israel agree to water deal, more West Bank trade

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AMMAN, Jordan — Jordan reached an agreement Thursday to purchase an additional 50 million cubic meters of water from Israel and to increase its...

Egyptian, Jordanian and Iraqi leaders meet in Baghdad

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BAGHDAD — Egypt's president arrived in Baghdad on Sunday on a first official visit to the country in over 30 years, for tripartite talks...

UK pushes on with talks to join Pacific trade partnership

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LONDON — The U.K. launched negotiations Tuesday to join a trade partnership in and around the Pacific Ocean, as it explores new opportunities around...

Scotch whisky makers welcome suspension of costly US tariffs

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LONDON — Scotch whisky makers breathed a sigh of relief Thursday after the United States agreed to suspend tariffs on one of Scotland's main...

Australia says it’s reached a free trade deal with Britain

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CANBERRA, Australia — Britain and Australia had agreed on a free trade deal that will be released later Tuesday, Australian Trade Minister Dan Tehan...

EU, US close to deal to end Airbus-Boeing trade dispute

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BRUSSELS — The United States and the European Union appeared close to reaching a deal to end a damaging dispute over subsidies to rival...

Odds of settling US-EU trade rifts? Hope may outrun progress

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden has vowed to mend America’s trade relations with its European allies, which were stretched to the breaking point by...

EU vows a firm response as Brexit tensions rise anew

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BRUSSELS — Top European Union officials vowed Thursday to use all measures available to ensure that the United Kingdom respects the terms of its...

Biden, Johnson to stress close ties, manage differences

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PLYMOUTH, England — Their nations may have a famed “special relationship,” but President Joe Biden and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet for...