Global trade

In this Sunday, July 30, 2017 photo released by Bahrain News Agency, from left to right, Foreign Ministers of UAE Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan, Egypt's Sameh Shoukry, Bahrain's Khalid bin Ahmed al-Khalifa and Saudi's Adel al-Jubeir, pose for a photo during their meeting in Manama, Bahrain. Four Arab states that cut ties with Qatar met Sunday to discuss the diplomatic crisis, insisting on compliance with a list of sweeping demands while refraining for now from imposing more punitive measures against the Gulf state. (Bahrain News Agency via AP)
August 01, 2017 - 2:29 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization against three of the four Arab countries that are isolating it, opening up a possible new path for negotiations with its opponents. The Gulf nation said late Monday it had filed the grievance with the...
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FILE - In this April 30, 2008 file photo, a sales person at Jusco Supermarket arranges U.S. Beef products in Tokyo. Japan is slapping emergency tariffs of 50 percent on imports of frozen U.S. beef after shipments surged. Finance Minister Taro Aso announced the move Friday, July 28, 2017, saying he was prepared to explain the decision to the U.S. side.(AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye, File)
July 28, 2017 - 3:40 am
TOKYO (AP) — In unwelcome news for American farmers, Japan said Friday that it was imposing emergency tariffs of 50 percent on imports of frozen beef, mainly from the U.S. Finance Minister Taro Aso announced the move Friday, saying he was prepared to explain the decision to the U.S. side. "The...
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FILE - In this April 30, 2008 file photo, a sales person at Jusco Supermarket arranges U.S. Beef products in Tokyo. Japan is slapping emergency tariffs of 50 percent on imports of frozen U.S. beef after shipments surged. Finance Minister Taro Aso announced the move Friday, July 28, 2017, saying he was prepared to explain the decision to the U.S. side.(AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye, File)
July 28, 2017 - 1:21 am
TOKYO (AP) — In unwelcome news for U.S. farmers, Japan is slapping emergency tariffs of 50 percent on imports of frozen beef, mainly from the U.S. Finance Minister Taro Aso announced the move Friday, saying he was prepared to explain the decision to the U.S. side. "The tariff will take effect...
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July 28, 2017 - 12:58 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan is slapping emergency tariffs of 50 percent on imports of frozen U.S. beef after shipments surged. Finance Minister Taro Aso announced the move Friday, saying he was prepared to explain the decision to the U.S. side. Under World Trade Organization rules, Japan can introduce such...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May greets Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at 10 Downing Street in London Monday July 10, 2017. The British and Australian prime ministers are holding bi-lateral talks. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
July 10, 2017 - 10:08 am
LONDON (AP) — Australia's leader has expressed confidence in Britain's plans to forge global trade deals once it leaves the European Union, saying Monday that his country will jump at the chance to strike a free trade deal with the U.K. After talks with British counterpart Theresa May, Prime...
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Leaders and their partners attend the G-20 summit dinner after a concert in the Elbphilharmonie concert hall in Hamburg, Germany, Friday, July 7, 2017. (Alex Schmidt/Pool Photo via AP)
July 07, 2017 - 4:44 pm
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — The latest on the Group of 20 summit in Germany (all times local): 10:40 p.m. Leaders at the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, have been served local delicacies at a festive dinner at the northern port city's philharmonic following a concert with music by Beethoven...
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An injured police officer is attended by fellow officers during skirmishes with demonstrators on the first day of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, northern Germany, Friday, July 7, 2017. The leaders of the group of 20 meet July 7 and 8. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
July 07, 2017 - 1:12 pm
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit in Germany (all times local): 7:10 p.m. The Group of 20 leaders and their partners will spend their evening at a spectacular new landmark that dominates Hamburg's harbor — the Elbphilharmonie concert hall, with its wave-shaped roof and...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, is welcomed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the first day of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, northern Germany, Friday, July 7, 2017. The leaders of the group of 20 meet July 7 and 8. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 07, 2017 - 5:10 am
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit in Germany (all times local): 11:05 a.m. Leaders of China, India, Russia, Brazil and South Africa have met on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Germany, calling for a more open global economy. In a communique following their meeting in...
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Protestors hold posters on the first day of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, northern Germany, Friday, July 7, 2017. The leaders of the group of 20 meet July 7 and 8. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
July 07, 2017 - 2:58 am
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — The Group of 20 summit is getting underway in Hamburg, with terrorism, global trade and climate change among the issues on the agenda as leaders gather under tight security. The host, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, says she hopes to find "compromises and answers" on a...
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Police uses water canons during a protest against the G-20 summit in Hamburg, northern Germany, Thursday, July 6, 2017. The leaders of the group of 20 meet July 7 and 8. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
July 06, 2017 - 2:38 pm
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the G-20 summit in Hamburg (all times local): 8:15 p.m. German police have used water cannons and pepper spray to disperse protesters in Hamburg after being attacked with bottles and stones by some marchers protesting the Group of 20 summit. Police say they...
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