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IMF warns of rising risks to global growth as trade tensions loom

US President Donald Trump welcomes Chinese President Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago state in Palm Beach, Florida, US, April 6, 2017. Carlos Barria, Reuters WASHINGTON — The global economy is still expected to grow at a solid pace this year, but ...

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EU, Japan to sign massive trade deal as US puts up barriers

US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Japan's Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hiroshige Seko, and European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstrom pose for a photo before a meeting at the 11th World Trade Organization's ministerial conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina ...

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IMF warns US vulnerable in escalating trade fight

WASHINGTON – The International Monetary Fund warned on Monday that escalating and sustained trade conflicts are increasingly likely, threatening to derail economic recovery and depress medium-term growth prospects. The IMF, in an update to its World Economic Outlook growth forecasts, ...

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Alleged hit man with ties to illegal drug trade shot dead in Cebu

A man who authorities believe worked as a hired killer for self-confessed drug lord Franz Sabalones was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Barangay Vito, Minglanilla town, Cebu on Saturday afternoon. Armando Orellano, a habal-habal driver, was dropping off a ...

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Will U.S.-China trade war affect PH?

Economic managers are bracing for headwinds amid the escalating trade tensions between the United States and China. The local electronics sector is not worried. – Business Nightly, ANC, July 10, 2018 Let’s block ads! (Why?) Business

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Economist: PH can expect 'complications' amid U.S.-China trade war

The ongoing trade conflict between the U.S. and China fueled concerns for Philippine miners, with experts saying any increase in trade barriers is bad for business. At least one analyst is not worried amid the Philippines' soaring trade deficit. – ...

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PH vulnerable to US-China trade war: analyst

MANILA – The trade spat between the United States and China is still "relatively limited" right now but could get much worse, with the Philippines vulnerable to its effects, an analyst said on Monday.  The world's largest and second largest ...

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After marathon meeting, UK leaders endorse Brexit trade plan

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London, bound for the House of Commons to face Prime Minister’s Questions, Wednesday July 4, 2018. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP) LONDON  — British Prime Minister Theresa May corralled her Cabinet ...

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Trump's many trade wars: a summary

US President Donald Trump. File photo WASHINGTON – The United States launched what China called the "largest trade war in economic history" between the world's top two economies Friday, imposing tariffs on goods worth around $ 34 billion annually. The ...

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U.S.-China trade war: What’s behind it, who will be hurt?

In this May 21, 2018 file photo container ships are unloaded at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, Calif. Barring a last-minute breakthrough, the Trump administration on Friday, July 6, will start imposing tariffs on $ 34 billion in Chinese imports. ...

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