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China unveils additional retaliatory tariffs on $60bn of USA goods

The move comes after Trump asked USA trade officials to consider imposing a 25% tariff on $200bn of Chinese goods, up from the 10% level originally proposed last month, as the two countries attempt to reach an agreement on trade. Beijing says the United States is deliberately creating the trade conflict, using bullying tactics, and ignoring global negotiating norms so that it can stop the rise of China as a competitor on the world stage. Consulte Mais Informação

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China Defends Relationship with Iran, Refuses to Halt Oil Imports

China Defends Relationship with Iran, Refuses to Halt Oil Imports

Under the 2015 pact, signed by the US, UK, Britain, China , Russia and the European Union, Tehran agreed to scale back its uranium enrichment programme. From Iran, it said it would block off the Strait of Hormuz if it's isolated from the global oil market. China is defending its relationship with Iran, calling their cooperation "justified, reasonable and lawful". Consulte Mais Informação

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Molson Coors Canada Announces Non-Alc Cannabis Bev Venture

Molson Coors Canada Announces Non-Alc Cannabis Bev Venture

They will form a standalone company with its own board of directors and independent management. Hydropothecary would own the rest. The new company will combine the proven beverage experience of the Canadian brewer with a recognized innovator in the fast-growing cannabis sector to explore the highly anticipated consumable cannabis market, which is expected to be legally permissible in Canada in 2019. Consulte Mais Informação

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U.S. to apply more pressure on China with new tariff hike

U.S. to apply more pressure on China with new tariff hike

Slapping additional tariffs on Chinese imports - 60 per cent of which are made by foreign firms, including American companies - will only raise costs for domestic U.S. "If the U.S. takes further actions to escalate, China will retaliate , resolutely protecting our fair and legitimate rights", he added. The goods that would be subject to the steep import duties include fish, petroleum, chemicals and handbags. Consulte Mais Informação

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Donald Trump ratchets up trade war with China

Fast forward to today, when the WSJ gives some further color, noting that while "the administration didn't spell out a particular rationale for increasing the tariff...." "We are trying to figure out whether the conditions present themselves for a specific engagement between the two sides", the official said, adding that the USA trade representative is the lead negotiator for the United States side. Consulte Mais Informação

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Oil falls as U.S. inventories swell, economic growth slows

Oil falls as U.S. inventories swell, economic growth slows

It has rebounded to above $70 a barrel since April as the Opec cartel, which pumps a third of the world's crude, cut supplies to bring the market back into balance. "And we will remain the biggest opportunity", Kazempour said. Energy information company Genscape, however, said that inventories at the Cushing rose almost 200,000 barrels, or nearly 1 percent, from Tuesday to Friday last week, according to traders. Consulte Mais Informação

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Apple becomes world's first trillion dollar company

Apple becomes world's first trillion dollar company

The iPhone maker achieved that big number on Thursday when the stock passed $207.04 a share. That price translates to a $1 trillion market cap based on the current estimated number of outstanding shares. Other companies have come close to the mark, but no public United States company has hit a $1 trillion valuation. In recent years, Apple has been working to spread its cult-like following to newer devices like smart watches, cordless headphones and smart home speakers. Consulte Mais Informação

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