Jul 9, 2016

China vows to act with G-20 partners to increase world trade

China will work with its Group of 20 partners to promote global trade growth, Beijing’s commerce minister said Saturday as the world’s top economies met in Shanghai. Global trade is expected to grow at a tepid 2.8 percent in 2016, the World Trade Organization ...

Jul 5, 2016

Wacoal may relocate logistics base from U.K. to France

Wacoal Holdings Corp. is considering relocating its logistics base in Britain to France in the wake of the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union. “We need to find a place to store inventories if tariffs are imposed in trade between Britain and ...

Back in the USSR? Ukraine rebels aim to 'bring up patriots'

Jun 23, 2016

Back in the USSR? Ukraine rebels aim to 'bring up patriots'

In camouflage uniforms and red caps, a group of young people gather in the Ukrainian rebels’ de facto capital of Donetsk to sing patriotic songs and discuss the conflict. They are members of Patriot, a youth club set up by separatist authorities in the ...

Japan rejects Clinton's TPP threat, won't renegotiate trade pact

Jun 22, 2016

Japan rejects Clinton's TPP threat, won't renegotiate trade pact

Japan does not plan to rework the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal despite U.S. presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton’s suggestion Tuesday that she may try to renegotiate it, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Koichi Hagiuda said on Wednesday. “We are not going to accept any request ...