Posts Tagged ‘trade’

When to trade bitcoin? When Saturn crosses Mercury, of course

Bitcoin seems so flighty, some might argue you may as well consult a crystal ball, read the runes or stare at the stars to divine the direction of the capricious cryptocurrency.Enter Maren Altman, bitcoin investor and astrologer.The New Yorker has been following the movements of celestial objects to predict bitcoin price fluctuations since last summer. […]

Incoming U.S. Trade Rep: ‘Trade Policy Must Benefit Regular Americans’

The nominee to become the next United States Trade Representative (USTR), Katherine Tai, says U.S. trade policy “must benefit regular Americans” and is vowing a “worker-centered trade policy.” In a speech to the National Foreign Trade Council, Tai hinted at the guiding principles she is set to focus on as the successor to USTR Robert […]

‘Setback for the Free World’: EU Trade Deal with Communist China Draws Harsh Criticism

The European Union’s investment pact with the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has been characterised as a “real setback for the free world” by the founder of Hong Kong Watch, as human rights campaigners, diplomats, and others chastise the bloc for cosying up to the dictatorship in Beijing. The EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI) was […]

Heads of joint chambers of commerce meet to discuss trade with Oceania

TEHRAN –Heads of Iran’s joint chambers of commerce with Oceanian countries met with First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri to discuss issues and ways of boosting trade with the mentioned countries, the portal of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) reported on Sunday. The meeting was attended by senior government officials as well […]

‘We Will Get This Done’: U.S. Ambassador Hints at Last Minute Trump Trade Deal With UK

America’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Woody Johnson, has suggested that U.S. and British negotiators are close to securing a trade deal before the end of President Trump’s term in office. On Sunday evening, Mr Johnson wrote on social media: “Free trade between our countries will lift us all to prosperity! Our trade negotiations are […]

UK And European Union Reach Brexit Trade Deal Ahead Of Deadline

The United Kingdom and the European Union have finally reached a provisional deal for post-Brexit trade, avoiding what would likely have been massive economic disruption. After months of negotiations leading up to the Dec. 31 deadline, U.K. and European Commission officials concluded what had been long and tense negotiations, striking a deal on trade across the […]

With Time Running Out, EU And UK Near Post-Brexit Trade Deal

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union and British negotiators closed in on a trade deal Wednesday with only a disagreement over fishing remaining, raising hopes a chaotic economic break between the two sides on New Year’s Day could be averted even as soon as before midnight, officials said. After resolving a few remaining fair competition issues, […]

Agreement on post-Brexit trade deal expected on Wednesday — EU sources

Britain and the European Union are expected to conclude a deal on a future trade relationship by the end of Wednesday. European sources have told Euronews that talks are “in the end phase” and an agreement is expected within hours. European Commission Chief Spokesperson Eric Mamer tweeted around midnight that negotiations were continuing through the […]

‘Deal is done’ reports say, as UK & EU apparently strike post-Brexit trade accord after 11th hour talks

A post-Brexit trade deal between the EU and UK have been reached, the media is reporting, according to sources from No. 10 Downing Street. Reports came out of Downing Street, the prime minister’s residence, on Wednesday that a trade deal between the UK and EU has been agreed. However, these reports have been challenged and […]

Foreign investment in industrial, mining, trade sectors up 71% in 8 months

TEHRAN – The volume of foreign investment attracted in Iran’s industrial, mining and trade sectors during the first eight months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-November 20) increased 71.2 percent compared to the same period in the previous year. According to the latest data released by the Industry, Mining and Trade Ministry, the […]

UK and EU remain far apart in post-Brexit trade talks as deadline looms

British and EU negotiators are continuing talks over the weekend but remained divided on Sunday. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s office said Sunday that the EU is “continuing to make demands that are incompatible with our independence. We cannot accept a deal that doesn’t leave us in control of our own laws or waters.” The […]

Sloup Castle: Bohemia’s Salt Trade Defense, Hermitage and Tourist Spot

Sloup Castle is a rock castle located in the northern part of what is today the Czech Republic. The castle dates all the way back to the 14th century AD, when the area it is in was part of the Kingdom of Bohemia. Due to its strategic position, Sloup Castle was a formidable stronghold. Nevertheless, the […]

What’s ahead for the EU on trade and finances?

EU Commissioner, Mairead McGuinness, is the new head of financial services in Brussels. She’s been handed a difficult portfolio due to the worrying economic downturn caused by the pandemic and Brexit. Euronews correspondent, Meabh McMahon, spoke to the commissioner to find out more on where Brexit negotiations stand as a deal has still not been […]

UAE, Israel Export Credit Agencies Sign Agreement to Boost Trade

An El Al plane is seen on the ground in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Aug. 31, 2020. Photo: Reuters / Nir Elias / Pool. The export credit agencies of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Israel have signed a cooperation agreement to develop economic relations between the two countries, the UAE’s state news agency […]

UK, EU say post-Brexit trade talks will continue past Sunday deadline

Brexit negotiations will continue despite a self-imposed Sunday deadline to get a deal before the UK leaves the EU. “It is responsible at this point in time to go the extra mile,” European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced on Sunday. The negotiations will continue in Brussels, she added. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson […]

‘Strong possibility’ that UK-EU trade talks will fail — Boris Johnson

Britain’s trade talks with the European Union face the “strong possibility” of ending without agreement, Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned after meeting his ministers on Thursday. The two sides have given themselves a deadline of Sunday to revive their stalled negotiations for a deal that would come into force at the end of this year. […]

Trade blocs: China vs US

The trade war with China was one of the key strategic building blocks of the administration of US President Donald Trump, who declared he wanted to “Make America Great Again” by reviving its time as the leader of the global economy. He chose confrontation, tariffs, sanctions and tit-for-tat exchanges that were somehow resolved by the […]

The EU must leverage closer trade ties with Uzbekistan to ensure progress on human rights ǀ View

Since coming to power four years ago, Uzbekistan’s president, Shavkat Mirziyoyev has been eager to improve relations with the EU. Under the long-serving authoritarian former president Islam Karimov, Uzbekistan was an international pariah – criticised for its atrocious rights record and kept out of international bodies. Through savvy public relations campaigns and some nominal changes, […]

It’s Time For Trade Policies That Benefit Us All

It’s Time For Trade Policies That Benefit Us All By Hillary Haden, The Stand. December 6, 2020 Decades of failed ‘free trade’ deals must end. Instead, let’s manage globalization to raise wages, create jobs, and protect the environment. Everyone we know is “for” trade. We can’t remember ever meeting anyone who is “against” trade. This […]

Glass Beads Help to Map Unknown Medieval African Trade Routes

For several decades, a team of researchers have been carrying out excavations at old cemeteries and villages at sites in central Mali and eastern Senegal. Over the years they’ve come across a handful of glass beads dating from between the 7th and 13th centuries AD. The recent analysis of those beads reveals that Medieval African […]

Israel Expects $220 Million in Non-Defense Trade With Bahrain in 2021

The national flags of Israel and Bahrain flutter at the entrance of the King David Hotel, in Jerusalem, Nov. 26, 2020. Photo: Reuters / Ammar Awad. Israel foresees $220 million in non-defense trade with Bahrain in 2021, the Economy Ministry said on Wednesday as it hosted a delegation from the Gulf state to cement newly-established ties. […]

Monthly non-oil trade balance of $118m achieved

TEHRAN- Iran’s non-oil trade balance was $118 million during the eighth Iranian calendar month of Aban (October 22-November 20), the spokesman of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) announced. Ruhollah Latifi put the country’s non-oil trade at $6.302 billion during the eight-month period, of which $3.21 billion was the share of exports, while […]

Cromwell & The Irish Slave Trade

The Khazarian Mafia invades England after being expelled for hundreds of years: To accomplish their invasion, they hired Oliver Cromwell to murder King Charles 1, and make England safe for banking again. This began the English Civil Wars which raged for nearly a decade, resulting in regicide of the royal family and hundreds of the […]

Dennis Prager Tells The ‘Truth’ About The Slave Trade But Fails To Mention The Prominent Jewish Role In It

The Jewish “conservative”, Dennis Prager is at it again — attempting to expose the hypocrisy of the Left on the issue of slavery by pointing the finger at the evil Muslim slavers while deftly failing to admit the disproportionate role the Jews played in dominating the Trans-Atlantic slave trade — a role that was justified […]

Brexit: Is there enough time left to ratify a UK-EU trade deal even if one is agreed?

Even if the EU and the UK succeed at this late, late stage in striking a post-Brexit trade deal, a new race against time will begin. An agreement needs to be ratified on both sides to ensure it comes into force by January 1 after the transition period expires. “Crunch” weeks have come and gone, […]

Welcome to Spookland: Tricks of the Trade of the CIA (Criminals Int’l Agency Controlled By Fake Jews-ZIONISTS)

by Steve Mizrach Oct. 19, 2006 Origin and Function of the CIA: The “Cult of Intelligence” The CIA was created at the outset of the Cold War by Truman’s National Security Act of 1947. That Act was a response to Yalta, and to the general pervasive fear that, after WW II, the greatest threat […]

Workers Need Immediate Relief and Wider Role for Trade Unions

Workers in India have suffered a lot in recent Covid times, particularly all the workers, migrants or others, who do not have security of employment and a regular salary. Nutrition levels for most of them were inadequate earlier too, but now these have suffered a further steep decline. Access to all other basic needs has […]

Report: Afghanistan’s Booming Meth Industry May Rival Its Heroin Trade

Afghanistan is emerging as a significant global producer of methamphetamine, according to a study published on Tuesday by the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA). Afghan drug traffickers have in recent years discovered that the ephedra plant — commonly found growing wild in certain parts of the country — can be used to […]

Expansion of trade ties with Pakistan a priority

November 20, 2020 – 17:22 By Mahnaz Abdi TEHRAN- Pakistan has a relatively large consumer market with a population of over 200 million. According to the World Trade Organization, imports constitute over 66 percent of Pakistan’s trade. Expansion of trade with Pakistan, and boosting exports to this neighbor is one of Iran’s priorities. In a […]

Brexit trade talks suspended after EU negotiator contracts COVID-19

Top-level talks over a post-Brexit trade deal were suspended on Thursday after an EU negotiator tested positive for COVID-19. It added uncertainty to discussions that were already under pressure amid a looming deadline. EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier announced the suspension on Twitter but said lower-ranking officials would continue discussions in the interim. Any long […]

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