Economy
New York: Ensuring that people everywhere can trust the safety and quality of the food they eat is the focus of a UN meeting taking place this week in Rome. more
EU introduces retaliatory tariffs on US goods

Brussels: The European Union has introduced retaliatory tariffs on goods from the United States of America, reports said on Friday.

Trade War: US President Donald Trump warns China of additional $200bn in tariffs

Washington: Adding more fuel to the growing trade battle, US President Donald Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on an additional $200bn worth of Chinese goods.

China decides to impose additional tariffs on 50 bn USD of U.S. imports

Beijing: Responding to the US move of imposing additional duties on Chinese imports, the Asian nation on Saturday unveiled a list of products from the United States that will be subjected ...

Donald Trump attacks Canada, European allies over trade issue

Singapore City: US President Donald Trump on Monday continued to attack Canada and European allies over the issue of  trade.

Justin Trudeau made 'false statement': Trump on G7 Summit

Toronto: Attending the G7 Summit, US President Donald Trump accused Canadian PM Justin Trudeau of making 'false statement' and said his nation will not endorse the G7 communique. ...

France, UK, Canada rap Trump, say US trade tariffs absurd, illegal

Paris/London: As US trade tariffs came into force, allies France, the UK and Canada have joined hands in condemning American President Donald Trump, stating that the move is absurd and il ...

China to buy more goods and services from the US

Washington/Beijing: China has agreed to increase its import of goods and services from the United States, reports said on Sunday.

UN and World Bank ink pact to spur cooperation on Global Goals

New York, May 19: The United Nations and the World Bank Group on Friday signed an agreement to work closer together to help countries implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development ...

Economic growth ‘exceeds expectations’ but trade tensions are rising: UN report

New York: Global economic growth is exceeding expectations this year but heightened geopolitical tension and uncertainty over international trade could thwart progress, according to a new ...