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WRI Market Insights 2021: The Global Forest Industry This Quarter
Softwood sawlog prices have gone up in 21 of 22 WRQ regions worldwide in the past year. By far, the most significant increases have occurred…
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In Biden’s Oval Office, Johnson’s Brexit promise slips away
Boris Johnson talked up a trade deal with the U.S. as one of the major prizes of his campaign for Brexit. Sitting in the Oval…
Taiwan applies to join Pacific trade deal just days after China
Taiwan has submitted an application to join a Pacific trade deal, just days after China sent its own request to become a member of the…
ADB cuts developing Asia GDP outlook as recovery paths split
Growth paths in developing Asia continue to diverge, as some nations struggle with waves of infections while those that quickly rolled out vaccines and contained…
Biggest Indian e-scooter firm urges 2027 end to gas two-wheelers
India’s biggest electric-scooter maker has called for the nation to end sales of gasoline-powered two wheelers by 2027 to speed up a switch to clean…
U.K. weighs joining USMCA pact as hopes for U.S.-only deal fade
The U.K. is exploring joining an existing free-trade agreement between the U.S., Mexico and Canada, a person familiar with the nation’s thinking said, a recognition…
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EU, U.S. aim to pledge more enforcement to curb China risk
The European Union and the U.S. are cautiously moving to rein in China, seeking stronger enforcement of investment-screening rules and trying to keep technology from…
U.S. Commerce nominees vow to keep key tech out of China’s hands
Two nominees for key trade-policy positions in the U.S. Commerce Department pledged to use their roles to prevent the transfer of sensitive technologies to China…
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French call to delay U.S. trade meeting gains support within EU
France’s bid to delay a pivotal European Union trade meeting with the U.S. gained support as member states assess a new defense pact Washington struck…
Johnson hints his prized U.S. trade deal is unlikely before 2024
Prime Minister Boris Johnson indicated he doesn’t expect to secure the free-trade agreement he seeks with the U.S. before the next U.K. general election due…