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.
US law makers have unveiled the country’s toughest sanctions yet on Russia for activities ranging from meddling in the US election to cyber attacks linked to Russia’s military.
As the world is still reeling from the shock announcement that US President Donald Trump could soon meet with Kim Jong-un, Japan’s top government spokesman has revealed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe might soon sit down with the North Korean leader.
Saudi Arabia spared no expense painting London green with ads and billboards heralding the arrival of their powerful crown prince in the UK this week, in a multi-million pound ad campaign.
The UK has rolled out the red carpet to Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as he arrived for three days of meetings with prime minister Theresa May, royals, and business and defence officials.
Shares in engineering giant Rolls-Royce are up almost 12% today, thanks to the restructuring programme it announced this morning.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has arrived in London for a three day visit to pitch his Vision 2030 to UK companies and boost defence and economic cooperation with London.
US President Donald Trump last night reiterated his plan to slap big tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum, warning he would hit the European Union with a “big tax” if the bloc fights back.
The European Union isn’t happy about US president Donald Trump’s announcement of tough trade tariffs and has wasted no time in putting together a list of 100 things it will tax if the US doesn’t back down.
A letter signed by 16 influential British law makers has called for the government to block the proposed takeover of UK-based engineering company GKN by turnaround specialist Melrose.
US stock market fell for the third day in a row yesterday, hitting the world’s 500 richest people hardest and causing them to lose a combined $128bn, according to Bloomberg’s Billionaire Index.
US president Donald Trump has sent shock waves through stock markets and international trade groups by announcing tough tariffs on steel and aluminium imports.