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EU to challenge China at WTO on patents, Lithuania pressure
The European Union will proceed with two cases against China at the World Trade Organization on Wednesday after talks to resolve the issues with its…
World Trade Center New Orleans announces retirement of executive director
Ed Webb led organization’s revisioning and integration into GNO, Inc.
Biden to tap special envoy for Northern Ireland to boost US sway
President Joe Biden will soon name a special envoy for Northern Ireland as the US seeks a bigger role in a region beset by the…
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US-EU talks ‘moved the needle’ on Inflation Reduction Act issues, Vestager says
Discussions between the European Union and US this week “have moved the needle in order to get closer to a solution” to issues the bloc…
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China ramps up corn purchases from Brazil as US exports decline
China is ramping up imports of Brazilian corn, replacing imports of the more expensive US grain.
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US trade deficit widens on greater imports, drop in exports
The US trade deficit widened for a second month in October, as the value of imports increased and exports declined, which may weigh on economic…
U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council advances concrete action on Transatlantic cooperation
The U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council (TTC) held its third ministerial meeting on December 5 at the University of Maryland in College Park. Secretary of…
Israeli firms eye Turkey imports as China shipping costs rise
Israeli businesses are seeking to increase imports from Turkey because maritime shipping costs are making supplies from China expensive.
Canada trade surplus widens on rising consumer goods exports
Canada’s merchandise trade surplus widened by more than expected in October, led by exports of consumer goods, canola and wheat.
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US won’t back 2022 patent waivers for Covid tests and treatments
The US won’t agree to waive intellectual-property protections for Covid-19 treatments and tests this year -- aligning with developed-nation peers and damaging prospects for a…