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Japan's Abe to face Trump trade challenge after likely win in party vote

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe waves to the media upon his arrival at his official residence in Tokyo, Japan Tuesday. Eugene Hoshiko, Pool via Reuters TOKYO – Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was expected to win a ruling party leadership vote ...

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Asian firms' confidence sinks to near 3-year low on trade war fears: poll

A general view of the Bundaran Hotel Indonesia roundabout in Jakarta, Indonesia, September 5, 2018. Willy Kurniawan, Reuters JAKARTA — Confidence among Asian companies slumped to the weakest in almost 3 years in the third quarter as businesses feared blowback ...

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Plan to upgrade China-Asean trade agreement unveiled

Vice-Premier Han Zheng (center right) and visiting guests inaugurate the 15th China-ASEAN Expo in Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, on Wednesday. CHINA DAILY NANNING/BEIJING — China will work with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to upgrade a strategic partnership ...

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Trade gap breaches $20-B mark

The trade-in-goods deficit further widened to $ 22.49 billion at the end of the first seven months as the sustained jump in imports outpaced exports recovery in July. Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto M. Pernia told the Inquirer that even as ...

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Dissecting Data: Is the global trade war stoking inflation?

President Rodrigo Duterte has blamed US President Donald Trump's trade war with China last for faster inflation in the Philippines. Cathy Yang and the ABS-CBN Data Analytics Group took a closer look at the numbers to see the impact of ...

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PH shares fall amid global trade uncertainties

Philippine shares closed lower on the first trading day of September amid a confluence of both local and global risk events. – Business Nightly, ANC, September 3, 2018  Let’s block ads! (Why?) Business

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Factories worldwide feel pinch from escalating trade conflict

LONDON/TOKYO – Manufacturing activity took a hit from weak orders in August, surveys showed, a sign firms are feeling the pinch from an intensifying trade war between the United States and China that could derail global growth. Surveys of purchasing ...

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Asian markets sink as global trade concerns return

HONG KONG — Asian markets started Monday on a negative note as trade tensions returned to the fore with Donald Trump eyeing fresh tariffs on a swathe of Chinese goods and NAFTA talks with Canada hitting a wall. The optimism ...

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Agreement on world's biggest trade deal set for November, Singapore says

SINGAPORE – Singapore's trade minister said Saturday that broad agreement on the world's biggest trade deal should be reached at a summit of leaders from participating nations in the city-state in November, six years since talks began. Called the Regional ...

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China-backed trade pact talks at 'critical stage': Singapore PM

SINGAPORE – Talks on a China-backed free-trade pact have reached a "critical stage", Singapore's leader said Wednesday as he urged regional economic ministers to seal the deal by the end of the year. The 16-nation Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), ...

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