Fiscal Policy Headlines

  • China says will maintain normal relations with Iran

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China will maintain normal relations with Iran, the Commerce Ministry in Beijing said on Thursday.

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  • UK's upper house of parliament approves government's Brexit law

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's upper house of parliament approved Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit bill on Wednesday, ending months of parliamentary debate over the legislation that will formally end the country's European Union membership.

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  • U.S. ambassador says Trump to meet Queen Elizabeth on UK visit

    LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will meet Queen Elizabeth during a visit to Britain next month, the U.S. ambassador in London told Sky News on Wednesday.

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  • Ambassador says Trump to meet Queen Elizabeth during UK visit: Sky News

    LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will meet Queen Elizabeth during a visit to Britain next month, the U.S. ambassador in London told Sky News on Wednesday.

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  • Greece says will support Macedonia efforts to meet name change accord

    ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece will support efforts by Macedonia to meet the terms of an accord to change the country's name, Greece's government spokesman said on Wednesday.

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  • UK's upper chamber to debate Brexit laws later on Wednesday

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's upper house of parliament will consider any changes made to proposed Brexit laws on Wednesday evening, shortly after they have been voted upon by the lower house of parliament, the opposition Labour Party said.

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  • U.S. shale producers warn Chinese tariffs would hit energy exports

    HOUSTON (Reuters) - China's proposed tariffs on U.S. petroleum imports, part of a mounting trade war between the two countries, would crimp sales to the shale industry's largest customer, adding new pressure on U.S. crude prices, energy executives and analysts said in interviews this week.

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  • Incoming Paraguay president Abdo to name his brother Lopez as finance minister

    ASUNCION (Reuters) - Incoming Paraguay President Mario Abdo will name his half-brother and former central bank board member Benigno Lopez as finance minister when he is sworn in on August 15, the transition team said on Tuesday.

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  • Veteran Chavez ally Cabello to lead Venezuelan Constituent Assembly

    CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's all-powerful Constituent Assembly elected as its head on Tuesday Socialist Party No. 2 Diosdado Cabello, boosting the profile of a political leader who the United States has accused of being a coordinator of international drug shipments.

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  • Veteran Chavez ally Cabello to lead Venezuelan Constituent Assembly

    CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's all-powerful Constituent Assembly elected as its head on Tuesday Socialist Party No. 2 Diosdado Cabello, boosting the profile of a political leader who the United States has accused of being a coordinator of international drug shipments.

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  • White House piles pressure on China after Trump tariff threat

    WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - China has underestimated U.S. President Donald Trump's resolve to impose more tariffs unless it changes its "predatory" trade practices, a White House trade adviser said on Tuesday, as Trump greatly expanded the amount of Chinese imports possibly facing new duties.

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  • White House piles pressure on China after Trump tariff threat

    WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - China has underestimated U.S. President Donald Trump's resolve to impose more tariffs unless it changes its "predatory" trade practices, a White House trade adviser said on Tuesday, as Trump greatly expanded the amount of Chinese imports possibly facing new duties.

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  • Trump threatens almost all imports from China as Beijing fires back

    WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - China has underestimated President Donald Trump's resolve to move forward with tariffs unless Beijing changes its "predatory" trade practices, a top U.S. trade advisor said on Tuesday, in comments that diminished the chances of a negotiated settlement to a looming trade war between the world's economic superpowers.

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  • Trump threatens almost all imports from China as Beijing fires back

    WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - China has underestimated President Donald Trump's resolve to move forward with tariffs unless Beijing changes its "predatory" trade practices, a top U.S. trade advisor said on Tuesday, in comments that diminished the chances of a negotiated settlement to a looming trade war between the world's economic superpowers.

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  • Trump determined to hit China as tit-for-tat tariff war erupts

    WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - China has underestimated President Donald Trump's resolve to press ahead with tariffs unless Beijing changes its "predatory" trade practices, a top U.S. trade advisor said on Tuesday, in comments that undercut the chances of a negotiated settlement to a looming trade war between the world's economic superpowers.

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  • Trump determined to hit China as tit-for-tat tariff war erupts

    WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - China has underestimated President Donald Trump's resolve to press ahead with tariffs unless Beijing changes its "predatory" trade practices, a top U.S. trade advisor said on Tuesday, in comments that undercut the chances of a negotiated settlement to a looming trade war between the world's economic superpowers.

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  • China slams U.S. 'blackmailing' after Trump makes new trade threat

    BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China accused the United States on Tuesday of "extreme pressure and blackmailing" and vowed to retaliate after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese goods in an escalation of the trade conflict between the world's two biggest economies.

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  • China slams U.S. 'blackmailing' after Trump makes new trade threat

    BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China accused the United States on Tuesday of "extreme pressure and blackmailing" and vowed to retaliate after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese goods in an escalation of the trade conflict between the world's two biggest economies.

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