Comments Off on Exclusive: U.S. asks for WTO panel over metals tariff retaliation
The United States is requesting that a World Trade Organization dispute resolution panel get involved in a clash over international retaliation over U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum, according to a U.S. official familiar with the matter.
Comments Off on Wall St. slides as Saudi Arabia, Italy add to economic concerns
U.S. stocks fell more than 1 percent on Thursday as the European Commission issued a warning regarding Italy’s budget and concerns mounted over the possibility of strained relations between the United States and Saudi Arabia, further denting investors’ appetite for risk amid global trade tensions and rising interest rates.
Comments Off on UK should bring forward new petrol and diesel car ban to 2032: lawmakers
Britain should bring forward a ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans by eight years to 2032 to help the country reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, a parliamentary committee said on Friday.
Comments Off on China asks WTO to set up panel to discuss U.S. steel, aluminum measures
China has filed a request with the World Trade Organisation to establish an expert group to determine the legality of tariffs imposed by the United States on imports of steel and aluminum, the Ministry of Commerce said late on Thursday.
Comments Off on Mexico’s Walmex third-quarter profit driven by solid sales
Mexico’s biggest retailer, Wal-Mart de Mexico , reported on Thursday a 7.9 percent rise in third-quarter revenue, capitalizing on sales traffic in Mexico that compensated for slow growth in Central America and a tough comparison base.
Comments Off on Goldman Sachs joins growing band of businesses snubbing Saudi conference
Goldman Sachs Group Inc on Thursday joined the growing list of high-profile businesses snubbing a Saudi investment conference next week amid mounting pressure on Riyad over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.