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Origin Calculation | 7 December 2017

China and Canada pledge support for FTA despite lack of progress on formal talks

Canada and China have affirmed their commitment to a new trade agreement, but efforts to secure the start of formal talks on a deal have continued to prove fruitless.


Imports and Exports | 6 December 2017

US trade deficit widens further in October 2017

The US trade deficit widened to a nine-month high in October 2017, with import figures hitting a record peak.


Imports and Exports | 4 December 2017

G20 trade growth accelerates to highest pace in six years

G20 merchandise trade growth accelerates to its fastest pace in six years during Q3 2017, according to the latest OECD data.


Imports and Exports | 4 December 2017

IMF: Europe is the engine for global trade

Europe has emerged as the driving force behind global trade growth, according to a new report from the International Monetary Fund.


Origin Calculation | 1 December 2017

Canada 'remains cautious of pursuing new free trade deal with China'

Canada will not be pressured into rushing into any new free trade agreement talks with China, according to a new report.


Legislation | 1 December 2017

G20 nations 'showing restraint on trade-restrictive measures'

G20 nations are still generally showing restraint on introducing new trade-restrictive measures, according to a new report from the WTO.


Imports and Exports | 30 November 2017

New report highlights negative trade impact of US protectionism

A new report has predicted that the protectionist trade policies of president Donald Trump are likely to have a negative impact on US trade, with other countries also affected if they follow suit.


Brexit | 29 November 2017

UK offers new Brexit 'divorce' settlement to accelerate trade talks

The UK has provided the EU with the offer of a new Brexit "divorce" settlement in order to accelerate the commencement of trade talks.


Origin Calculation | 27 November 2017

UK business survey shows support for joining EFTA

A survey of small British businesses has shown a strong level of support for the country becoming an EFTA member post-Brexit.


Origin Calculation | 23 November 2017

New NAFTA deal remains distant after fifth round of talks

The US, Mexico and Canada have failed to make substantial headway towards reaching a consensus following the fifth round of NAFTA renegotiation talks.