The US will decide at the end of May whether Europe’s current exclusion from steel tariffs will be extended — and it doesn’t look likely.
Italy’s populist parties are on the verge of signing a government deal.
Oil prices continue to climb, with Brent hitting $80 a barrel earlier today.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is discussing the first draft of the 2018 budget in front of lawmakers in the German parliament (Bundestag) today.
With the Middle East mired in conflict, the global weapons trade is booming, sending sales for 2013-17 up 10% from the previous four years.
Gulf powers and Israel have welcomed US President Donald Trump’s announcement to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal last night.
UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has turned up the pressure on president Trump to stay in the Iran nuclear deal amid his arrival for talks in Washington.
US President Donald Trump’s team are off to China this week to discuss the simmering trade tensions between the world’s two largest economies.
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is trying to prove that Iran covertly purchased nuclear weapons and that “Iran lied.
US President Donald Trump has given the European Union (EU), Canada, Mexico and other allies a 30-day reprieve from new steel and aluminium tariffs, delaying the controversial measures just days before a high-level delegation heads to China for trade discussions.
Earlier this month — on what happened to be the anniversary of the 1961 attempted Bay of Pigs invasion by the US CIA — Cuba’s National Assembly selected Miguel Díaz-Canel as the country’s new president.
A looming trade war between the EU and the US will be at the centre of talks when German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives in Washington today for her second meeting with US President Trump at the Oval office.
The EU is considering a massive budgetary overhaul that will see tens of billions of euros in funding redirected from Central and Eastern Europe to countries still struggling after the financial crisis such as Spain and Greece.
China’s trade with North Korea fell 60% in the first quarter of 2018 compared to the same period last year, falling to $483 million, customs data has today revealed.
Russia has asked the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to hold consultations with the US over its decisions to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium imports.
US President Donald Trump’s consideration of rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership didn’t last long.
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is flying to the US state of Florida to meet with US President Donald Trump at his Mar-a-Lago retreat — the sixth meeting between the two leaders since Trump came to power a little over a year ago.
ZTE, the Chinese telecoms equipment maker, has temporarily stopped trading in Hong Kong and Shenzhen after news that it was suspended from the UK and cut off from US suppliers Yesterday, the UK’s cyber-defence watchdog (the National Cyber Security Centre) blacklisted the company, warning that ZTE’s equipment and services were a risk to national security.
China has posted its first trade deficit since February last year due to exports coming out of the country falling last month.
International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde has warned countries that a looming trade war risks “tearing apart” the World Trade Organisation’s global economic order.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has vowed to open up parts of the country’s economy in a conciliatory speech that has been taken as an attempt to avoid a trade war with the US.
The tit-for-tat trade war between US President Donald Trump and China continues to escalate.
The trade war between Trump and China is taking shape.
European leaders yesterday joined Britain in formally blaming Russia for the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal with a nerve agent in Salisbury.
European Union leaders had their agenda derailed at last night’s Brussels summit — forced to focus on two old Cold War rivals, with attention split between Russia and Trump’s trade war.
Asia stocks have tumbled this morning — while the safe haven yen has strengthened to a 17-month high — after US president Donald Trump fired the first shots in his much anticipated trade war with the world.
US President Donald Trump is set to sign a memorandum to introduce a fleet of new trade tariffs on Chinese technology imports, escalating a growing trade war between Washington and its trade partners.
It’s rare that humble US tax professionals can expect much attention outside our small circle of clients and colleagues, but in the aftermath of the enactment of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act 2017 (TCJA) in December, US tax remains a big issue.
While the British business community has largely welcomed the 21-month Brexit transition period agreed by Britain and the EU earlier this week, new analysis released echos long-term business concerns after Brexit.
Liu He, a financial advisor and alleged close personal friend of Chinese President Xi Jinping, has been made vice-premier of the country.